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Was there an actual Muppet Magazine?

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by muppet_fan_1, Apr 29, 2002.

  1. muppet_fan_1

    muppet_fan_1 Well-Known Member

    I heard rumors and seen acover, but am not sure. Anyone know? :confused:
  2. matleo

    matleo Well-Known Member

    Yep, it ws real. It ran from like 83 or 84 to 88 or so. It as a fun magazonce. comics, intervies with celebs. And just general zany stuff. but very real.

  3. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    I have a few issues, but they're old, lost and in bad condition. It was like the Disney Adventures magazine when it first came out, only with Muppets.
  4. muppet_fan_1

    muppet_fan_1 Well-Known Member

    where can I find copies of this magazine? how many wre published do you know? I mean, it couldn't have been for very long f I hadn't heard of it till now...:confused:
  5. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Muppet Magazine was aroung for a while. From around 81 or 82 to around 88. I know someone else will have more exact dates, but that is approximately how long it was out. It was published quarterly with a few special issues. Hope this helped a little bit. i too would like to know the exact figure(s).
  6. muppet_fan_1

    muppet_fan_1 Well-Known Member

    You say you know someone who would know? by chance....coud you ASK this particular someone? I would greatly appreciate it.:D
  7. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    I meant someone on the board [in general] could help you with the specific figures and volumes. Be patient for a day or so and I am sure that someone will give you a more detailed answer. I was just offereing what I knes. If you are looking for copies, Ebay is your best choice. There are also copies on Muppet Central every now and then.:D :D :D :D
  8. BorkBork

    BorkBork Well-Known Member

    Hmmm, maybe it's time for me to visit my local used cartoons and magazines dealer :)

  9. Pschtyckque

    Pschtyckque Well-Known Member

    The only copy I have is the Star Wars issue. It also features a young Drew Barrymore. Funny stuff.
  10. statnwaldorf

    statnwaldorf Member

    Muppet Magazine ran from January 1982 to Spring 1989. It was quarterly giving a total of 26 magazines, the last issue being solely posters from previous issues.

    Hope that helps.

  11. Foreignman

    Foreignman Well-Known Member

    In a utopian future they would have a weekly Muppet magazine that would be around forever, not to mention an all Muppets TV Channel. :D
  12. muppet_fan_1

    muppet_fan_1 Well-Known Member

    thank you so much. it DOES help. now I have a lil more inf to give the person I'm having track them down for me...(he kinda looked at me funny when I told him I needed to find Muppet magazines....)
  13. matleo

    matleo Well-Known Member

    hey Meghan!!! You got your avatar working!!!! Yeahhhhh!!!!!!! now I am a happy boy!

  14. Dr. Bombay

    Dr. Bombay Well-Known Member

    Oh this topic makes me so bitter towards myself. I had somewhere in the ball park of 8 - 10 issues which I STUPIDLY cut up to make a collage for a school project!!! WHAT WAS I THINKING?!!! Obviously I wasn't thinking or I would've still had my magazines. It was the coolest magazine ever!

    I even wrote a question to Dr. Bunsen Honeydew for his question and answer page. I asked if all the time zones begin and end at the top and the bottom of the world then how would a person tell time at the North or South poles? The magazine went out of production around that time so I never got an answer but I did get a postcard back from Kermit the Frog and the staff of Muppet Magazine thanking me for writing in. The picture on the front was of the Muppet Magazine offices with a lot of the Muppets hanging out there. I still have it in my scrapbook. I thought it was the coolest.

    I do have The Muppet Christmas Carol magazine though. It's fun to look through but not as great as the Muppet Magazine was though.
  15. Gonzo

    Gonzo Well-Known Member


    Something to look for would be the hardcover book "Muppets Muppets Muppets!" on eBay or someplace else...it's basically a collection of a bunch of articles and stories from Muppet Magazine--sort of a best of collection. It's hardcover, and it turns up pretty often.

    Good luck!

  16. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

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