Big Jim was an action figure toy produced by Mattel from 1971 to 1986. Big Jim 10 inches action figures became popular in USA, Europe and Japan. Big Jim, Big Jack, Big Josh, Big Jeff, Dr Steel and Chief Tankua were the basic characters from first series. More characters and series were marketed regularly during 15 years.
Famous figures like Zorak, Torpedo Fist, The Whip, Warpath, Big Jim Commander, Big Jim Double Trouble formed P.A.C.K. series in USA. Captain Drake, Captain Hook and Captain Flint alias Sandokan formed Pirates series in Europe. European Spy series was made up of Big Jim 004, Big Jim Secret Agent, Alpinist Joe, Commando Jeff, Professor Obb and Boris. There was also a Western series and a Space series.
Big Jim basic figure had a push button in the back that moved right arm down, like a karate chop, and had bulging muscles of the arm. Other functions were created for some characters. Torpedo fist, Captain Hook and Boris action figures had a telescope right arm. Big Jim Double Trouble, Zorak, Captain Drake and 004 had a changing face. Captain Flint had a right arm firing caps.
Series are represented by pictures of the characters in original box.
Characters are represented in original box and loose. Several action figures had two or more different boxes, related to different periods.
The intention of this site is to show images of Big Jim figures in a new or very good state of conservation, mint in box and out of box. This site is not a precise history of Big Jim toys line. There are errors and omissions.
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Big Jim name and derived names are Copyright Mattel Inc.