The Genius Of He-Man’s Mini Comics Illustrates The Importance Of Thinking On Your Feet

When He-Man action figures appeared in toy aisles across America in the 1980s, they were unlike anything any child had seen before. And the revenue figures proved it: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe toys generated $38.2 million in 1982 and grew to a peak of $400 million in 1986.

One of the innovative aspects of this toy franchise was the inclusion of a bonus mini comic which told a story relevant to the figure it came with. These comics helped flesh out the characters and the overall storyline with the intention of selling more product. But the secret origin of these comics — these comics which have inspired website archives, reviews, and hardcover reprints — has a special lesson for product managers.

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The Rebirth of Optimus Prime in Transformers: Generation 2 Shows How Product Managers Can Scale Themselves

“Transformers: Generation 2” is a 12-issue comic book series where everyone’s favorite transforming robots battle the vastly superior forces of the next generation Cybertronian Empire and confront a new threat more dangerous than anything they’ve ever encountered before. The series was written by Simon Furman, drawn primarily by Manny Galan, Derek Yaniger and Geoff Senior, and published by Marvel Comics during the 1990s.

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Archie Vs. Predator And The Phenomenal Power Of “Not Yet”

Archie vs Predator

Archie vs. Predator is a graphic novel written by Alex de Campi, drawn by Fernando Ruiz, and published by Dark Horse Comics and Archie Comics where the galaxy’s deadliest hunter, the Predator, collides with the all-American teenager Archie Andrews. And not everyone makes it out alive. Also, the Predator speaks in emoji.

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A Child’s Talk With Santa Reveals The Secret To Product Growth

Fables Christmas

Fables is the award-winning comic book series exploring the lives of legendary characters, such as Snow White and the Big Bad Wolf, living among us in the modern world. Fables #56 by writer Bill Willingham and artist Mark Buckingham seeks to answer the burning question: Does Santa Claus really exist? And if he does, is he a Fable?

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