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An auction’s price tag may have prevented these Nestle Quik M.U.S.C.L.E. figures from entering into any actual collections, but that doesn’t stop them from entering Advertising & Promotion 300’s Virtual Collection.
This is the official archive for The University of M.U.S.C.L.E. as it attempts to document a full 233 counterfeit M.U.S.C.L.E. figure collection through the submission of collectors’ pictures. The collection is part of Art 100.
Ryan Searles, known as Scumdogg on LittleRubberGuys.com, is an interesting and prominent collector within the M.U.S.C.L.E. community for a variety of reasons – most notably because of his incredible M.U.S.C.L.E.-related artwork.
The 28-pack write-up has been long delayed because of the desire to add individual pictures of each 28-pack figure. Additionally, there are a few 28-pack pictures that also need to be taken. Instead of withholding the entire topic it seemed better to make the current information available; adding pictures and various improvements over time.
The only documented example of M.U.S.C.L.E. in a mail order catalog is the 1986 Sears Wishbook. Sears, along with Mattel and most advertisers, seemed unsure of the figures proper place – although the placement suggests probably the best understanding of the brand. Read more in Literature 200.