About

Battle Ram is primarily a blog about He-Man toy design, history, packaging art, comics and other media. The focus is on the original Masters of the Universe line (1982-1988), however the various reboots that came later are occasionally covered.

Adam McCombs

Adam in 1983

As a result of readers’ enthusiastic response to this blog, I’ve been lucky enough to contribute to the following:

Netflix series The Toys That Made Us

Mundo Masters Magazine, issues 02-05

The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (upcoming book from Dark Horse)

My work was also referenced in How He-Man Mastered the Universe, by Brian C. Baer

I also appeared as a guest on Roast Gooble Dinner.

As always, thanks for reading!

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Jukka Issakainen

Jukka in 1989

Co-writer on certain aspects at the Battle Ram-blog. Below is a list of things Jukka has been involved with and contributed to:

The voice of 2002-2004 He-Man series Finnish-dub for Captain Miro.

Written for Dark Horse books

  • ”He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection” (2015)
  • ”He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Character Guide and World Compendium” (2017)
  • ”He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Character Guide and World Compendium Supplemental” (2021)

Research and Masters of the Universe lore history writing for “Fields of Eternia” – The Board Game (2021) from Archon Studio.

Research contribution, images and videos for ”The Power of Grayskull – the Definitive He-Man Documentary”

Background color assistance on 2008 DVD pack-in ”He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseCaptured” minicomic.

Been part of podcasts in various forms from creating, co-host or as guest: Chris Vint’s Masters of the Universe Chronicles, Masters Comic Cast, Council of the First Ones, Global Masters.

Contributed to Masters Mundo -magazine No2 and No6.