Tag: Comics

The Vault | January 16, 2018

Tie in Merchandise: Books Full of Colour

Another avenue for merchandising during the 80’s was the Colouring Book. Armed with your best felt tip colouring pens*, a bag of crisps and a glass of juice, you laid there […]

The Vault | January 16, 2018

Tie in Merchandise Adverts: A Tale of Ladybirds & Pancakes

Ladybird Books – The Transformers Ladybird Books are a British publishing company which released several Transformers storybooks and audio cassettes under their “Tell-A-Tale” line from 1985 to 1988 and during […]

The Vault | January 14, 2018

Blackthorne Publishing

In 1987 Blackthorne Publishing released “The Transformers in 3-D”, a comic book series that ran separately from the Marvel Transformers comic book series.