Fans of He-Man, She-Ra, and all of the other denizens of Eternia will want to start working out now so they can lift the massive The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe onto their bookshelves this fall. The Greyskull-sized hardcover tome from Dark Horse Comics weighs in at over 700 pages and will detail everything you ever wanted to know about the successful toy brand.
The compendium is written by Dan Eardley and He-Man historian Val Staples who (according to the official press release) “…have worked with fans worldwide to cultivate this incredible volume that contains in-depth overviews of every item in several complete toy lines, including: 1982’s Masters of the Universe, 1985’s Princess of Power, 1989’s He-Man, 2002’s Masters of the Universe relaunch, and 2008’s Masters of the Universe Classics! Featuring expertly-researched documentation of the toys’ development and unique variants, each entry also includes photographic reference of the heroic figures and playsets from decades of development.”
The book will also include “…never-before-seen interviews and designer commentary from the toys’ creators, offering keen insights into the genesis of a product that inspired millions of young imaginations.”
The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will be released on May 4, 2021 and it is currently available for pre-order through finer comic book shops and book stores everywhere. The back-breaking volume retails for $59.99.