During the 1990s, Bluebird Toys produced a range of toys which combined tiny figurines with imaginative playsets. One of these toy lines was Mighty Max – an action adventure brand, themed around a young boy and his journey to strange and exotic locations.

In this post I am taking a look at one of the Mighty Max sets. This is a neat playset from my collection and is a great example of how fun Mighty Max toys were (and still are).

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Lashes the Lizard

Produced in 1994, Lashes the Lizard is a colourful playset, with a reptilian theme. Lashes boasts burnt orange scales, a purple forked tongue, and bright green eyes.

On his spine he showcases a Mighty Max logo, while a twist of a protruding knee bone causes his tongue to pop out. He’s creepy, he’s cool, and he is great to look at.

From an external viewpoint, Lashes is a fine-looking set, but the real delights are contained inside. Pop Lashes open and he transforms into a gruesome two-section wonderland, featuring monstrous beasts and devilish decoration.

Skulls, bones, and strange creatures inhabit the inner workings of Lashes. Parts move, platforms provide respite from the horror, and a teeny, tiny Max dwells within.

Terrifying? Yes – but also terrific. Lashes is an awesome Mighty Max playset and one that is fiendishly foul!

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Mighty Max toys are very collectable and it is easy to see why. Sets like this one fire up the imagination and look damn good too, making them a real treat.

I picked this set up a couple years ago for a decent price, but I am aware that Mighty Max sets continue to prove popular. Good toys last the test of time and this is most certainly a good toy.

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