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A “popular toy” story from the 1985 Christmas season, featuring a photograph starring some familiar Transformers: Dinobots, Constructicons… and a lot of Jumpstarters. A lot of Jumpstarters.

Piled to the ceiling on the shelf behind them is “Battlestation Laser II”, an item from Remco’s also-ran ManTech line. ManTech is so unloved that it doesn’t even have a Wikipedia page, so here’s a review at CollectionDX.

(I’m pretty sure “the Ruskin Bear” is in fact a misnamed Teddy Ruxpin.)