Playset Magazine Issue Number 98 - THE BMC PLAYSETS STORY
Playset Magazine March/April 2018 Issue #98 features an article written by Grady Laster about all seven of the BMC Toys playsets starting at the very beginning in the early 90's through Y2K. The article is eight full color pages with descriptions and contents of the sets, along with color photos of box art, figures and accessories. There's also some great tidbits about the company and what happened to the molds from the early sets. This is the first time BMC Toys has been featured in PM, so it's a must-have issue for BMC collectors and fans.
Playset Magazine is all about the excitement of the Atomic era Marx playsets, taking you back for more fun with great photos, reports, stories and news featuring Fort Apache, Battleground, Cape Canaveral and all the other fabulous sets. The magazine concentrates on Marx and the Louis Marx toy company but covers all the fantastic plastic from MPC, Eldon, Ideal, Deluxe Reading and so many others from the Atomic Age through new sets of designers like Barzso Playsets, Inc., Toy Soldiers of San Diego, Conte, and BMC Toys. Issues include interviews from the world's greatest toy makers and features the best toy writers and photographers to deliver the most complete history, news and information ever published on plastic. Topics include vintage toy soldiers, Army men, Cowboys, Indians, space men, rockets, tanks, buildings, forts, castles and all the other toys that came in these sets.
Issue #98 is 36 glossy pages full of color photos and content and also features a big article about the MPC Ramar of the Jungle and Combat Team Prestige sets.