Course Catalog

The University of M.U.S.C.L.E. has a variety of courses available. Each course digs further into the complex world of M.U.S.C.L.E. toys.


history100 Course Catalog

History 100
M.U.S.C.L.E. Figures
(4, 10, and 28 packs)

history200 Course Catalog

History 200
The Wrestling Ring, Wrestling Belt,
Board Game, and Video Game

construction Course Catalog

History 300
Alpha or 'Super Rare'
M.U.S.C.L.E. Figures

history400 Course Catalog

History 400
Hot Wheels M.U.S.C.L.E.
HiWay Hauler Prototype

Advertising & Promotion

construction Course Catalog

Advertising & Promotion 100
M.U.S.C.L.E. Posters

ad200 Course Catalog

Advertising & Promotion 200
Pre-Pack and 10-Pack Display Case

ad300 Course Catalog

Advertising & Promotion 300
M.U.S.C.L.E. and Nestle Quik

ad400 Course Catalog

Advertising & Promotion 400
M.U.S.C.L.E. Television Commercials


lit100 Course Catalog

Literature 100
1986 and 1987 Mattel Catalogs

lit200 Course Catalog

Literature 200
1986 Sears Wishbook

lit300 Course Catalog

Literature 300
Elementary School Textbook

lit400 Course Catalog

Literature 400
Industry Trade Magazines


art100 Course Catalog

Art 100
M.U.S.C.L.E. Bootlegs

art200 Course Catalog

Art 200
Custom M.U.S.C.L.E. Figures

art300 Course Catalog

Art 300
Incorporating M.U.S.C.L.E Into Art


soc100 Course Catalog

Sociology 100
Childhood Pictures of
M.U.S.C.L.E. Toys

soc200 Course Catalog

Sociology 200
Contemporary Children Playing
with M.U.S.C.L.E. Figures

soc300 Course Catalog

Sociology 300
M.U.S.C.L.E. Collector Profiles


fashion100 Course Catalog

Fashion 100
Fan-Made M.U.S.C.L.E. T-Shirts

fashion200 Course Catalog

Fashion 200
Commercial M.U.S.C.L.E. Clothing


  • 100 – Unlocking the color code
    • Johnson & Smith’s breakthrough theory on M.U.S.C.L.E. color figure production
    • Theories about the source and cause of “Super Rare” M.U.S.C.L.E. figures
  • 300 – Misattribution of rare
    • Examining the misuse of the word “rare” in M.U.S.C.L.E. collecting



If you have anything to add to these courses, then please do not hesitate to contact the University of M.U.S.C.L.E..