Taiwan Thunder Punch He-Man (Semi-hard head) - Front View
Taiwan Thunder Punch He-Man (Semi-hard head) - Back View
SUMMARY:The Taiwan Thunder Punch He-Man is characterized by its mid-skin tones, bright red highlights, pale red boots with white fur lining, vibrant chrome chest emblem, and translucent yellow sword.
The figure is marked © MATTEL INC. 1984 TAIWAN, the Sword marked TAIWAN, and the shield is marked © MATTEL INC. 1984 TAIWAN on the inside. Only “984” is visible in the front. The shield in the back has no corner tabs, as opposed to the Mexico Thunder Punch He-Man shield which has 3 tabs.
There are 2 variants of this figure. The semi-hard rubber head with vibrant, orange hair similar to a Taiwan head (except harder), and a pale face figure with a hard rubber head.
The sword is light yellow and translucent. It uses the battle armor he-man sword mold, with the Taiwan parallel to the blade.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:1. Vibrant orange hair2. Mid-skin tones with bright red highlights3. Vibrant chrome chest emblem3. Pale red boots with white fur lining4. Translucent, yellow sword
MARKED: © MATTEL INC. 1984 TAIWANSWORD MARKED: TAIWAN (5040-2259 with a batch number in the 50s)SHIELD: © MATTEL INC. 1984 TAIWAN on the inside. Only “984” is visible
MAIN VARIANTS:1. SEMI-HARD RUBBER HEAD(Similiar to Taiwan, but denser)2. HARD RUBBER HEAD(Pale face, with a hard rubber head)