PrestoMagiX "Return of the Jedi"

Page Three

Sarlacc Pit

We now come to the four smaller titles. Here's the display stand they came in:


First up is "Sarlacc Pit". The front & back of the set, still sealed in cellophane:


And then opened out, as is customary round here:


Inside we find the same signed Shalanksy artwork as for the Thomas Salter "Sarlacc Pit" set, although re-edited for the more widescreen format of the PrestoMagiX sets.


The transfer sheet figures are identical, but rearranged. "APC", which appears as a logo on the sheet, stands for "American Publishing Corp" which is a division of Gillette. You will recall that it was Gillette who effectively persuaded Letraset to purchase the Sodecor factory in Italy, to produce Kalkitos transfer sets for Gillette to distribute; PrestoMagiX was Gillette's domestic US equivalent of Kalkitos.

Thanks to Steve Hills ("starwarssteve" on eBay) for these last three scans.


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Picture Credit: the SPLAT Scan Archives, with thanks to Craig Spivey — Steve Hills