In 1978, Ideal Toys hobbled together a series of toys using old molds and previously used brands to captilize on the popularity of Star Wars (and its lack of product on the shelves. Yes, lawsuits did happen.
In an effort to create a back story kids might enjoy Ideal contacted Marvel comics (Yes, the people making the officially licensed Star Wars comic) to create a promotional piece outlining the adventures of Zem and the evil Knight of Darkness. It’s a gripping tale written most likely in an afternoon
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