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One of the best parts about getting a He-Man action figure as a child of the eighties was the minicomic. It was a nice little adventure or back story to the hero or villain that just joined your collection. What if, you could sit down and read every single one of those comics? Sure you might have had a few of them, but all of them? What memories will be ignited when you re-read the ones you did have? Dark Horse Comics has re-teamed with Mattel and this fall you get to do both of these things! Check out the press release and artwork below!

Press Release: Following the critically acclaimed release of The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Dark Horse and Mattel have teamed up once again to deliver another must-have book in 2015: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection.

The toy juggernaut Masters of the Universe and its subsequent action figure lines featured memorable pack-in minicomics that aided in playtime for children across the world. Clocking in at 1,232 pages, this impressive oversized hardcover collection features sixty-eight US releases, including all minicomics from the ’80s Masters of the Universe line, the ’80s Princess of Power line, and the ’80s and ’90s He-Man line, plus an introduction to the minicomics in the current Masters of the Universe Classics toy line—all in production order. Relive the illustrated adventures that fueled your imagination!

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomics Collection is on sale October 21 in comic shops and November 3 in bookstores. Preorder today from, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, or your local comic shop.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection HC

Tim Seeley (W),  Steven Grant (W), Phil White (W), Gary Cohn (W), Michael Halperin (W), Scott Neitlich (W), Bruce Timm (A), Mark Texeira (A), Larry Houston (A), Jim Mitchell (A), and Charles Simpson (C)

FC, 1232 pages

HC, 6” x 9”

$29.99, 978-1616558772

The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Limited Edition, which includes rarely seen images of concept sketches, prototypes, and more from Mattel’s archives, is on sale in bookstores everywhere. Purchase your copy today!



By Robert Trate

In my career as a writer, I have made Doctor Who giggle, asked Ahsoka Tano what underwear she was wearing, and spoke with a Raptor from Jurassic Park.

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