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The pages is
just speculation, it is not meant to be taken as fact.
Some facts are used, but the facts used may not support
the view point on this page. This page is just for fun,
and may become obsolete as we found out more of what Hasbro/Sunbow
was working on.
Update: And the reason Jetta was not on the box is because she was not available in all locations.
2017 Update: there is no way the two dolls were switched, Graphix was designed along with the 1988 Pizzazz doll, same designer. So she wasn't designed until early 1987 or at the earliest very late in 1986 -- after Jetta would have been in production.
What's Up with Jetta??//Jetta vs. Graphix!!
Jetta was the New Misfit
for 1987. But ...
Jetta was not pictured on the back
of the 1987 Misfit boxes ... not even her own.
of the 1987 Misfit doll box ... No
Jetta is the only band member that
does not have a stand that matches the rest of her
Jetta's cassette tape is black with white lettering,
the other Misfit tapes are black with florescent green
As far as Stock Numbers it goes
Clash #4207, Danse #4208,
Video #4209, Raya #4210,
then the Starlight Girls: Ashley, #4211,
Krissie #4212, Banee #4213
, then finally Jetta #4214
... which implies she was the very last doll to
be added for 1987, or at least after the Starlight
She was not sold in as many countries as the rest
of the New Holograms and Clash.
Jetta is not included in the commercial for the
Video Madness(s). Clash is with the rest of the Misfits
and Danse, Video and also Raya are with Jem.
The description from the 1987 Hasbro Toy catalog
does not match with a saxophone player. "Clash
jams JEMs® concert with her distortion modulator
while Jetta loves to zap the color out of JEMs
It seems as if Hasbro either decided
on Jetta, or decided to being out another Misfit doll
at the very last minute. Her catalog description does
make scene if you think about the fact that she does
not have any color to her make-up, hair, fashion,
stand, and cassette tape. But, it also seem to imply
that she was an artist, or in video production ...
not a saxophone player.
I do have to say on Jetta's behalf ... Jetta and Raya
where revealed to the show's head write at the same
time. That is the only thing that suggests that Hasbro
was developing Jetta long with the rest of the new
items for 1987. But the original instrument for Jetta
was going to be another guitar -- written in the script
for Talent Search. The guitar was later changed to
a saxophone before the cartoon was animated.
This is where me speculation
While I have not discovered any information on when either
Graphix or Jetta were created, alternative versions or
anything else that would suggest that the two dolls were
switched. In April 2011, I found out from a former Hasbro
employee that Graphix’s instrument was a “Video
Distorter.” It seems more than a little too coincidental
that Jetta’s description in the 1987 Hasbro Toy
Fair catalog is “Jetta’s loves to zap the
color out of JEM’s music videos!”
seems odd to me, Graphix was to come out in 1988 as
a graphic artist. A graphic artist is not the same as
a video production person, but much closer to it then
a sax player. I have to wonder if Graphix was planned
as the new Misfit for 1987, then Jetta came out instead.
If you look at her prototype picture, sent to
Sunbow, Graphix produced with more quality and detail
then the rest of the 1988 dolls in both make-up
and hair. This makes me think she was much farther
along in production then the rest of the 1988 dolls
shown to Sunbow. At this point, even the dolls that
where show in the Pre-Toy Fair Catalog do not not
look as produced as Graphix.
Her stand is yellow, like the rest of the 1986/1987
Misfits ... Graphix did not have to be a Misfit
stand, she also could have had a Stinger stand or
could have had one of her own.
Graphix's outfit has a shirt with a high collar
and matching tights, both white with a pattern,
plus a skirt. It is basically the same idea as Raya's
outfit except for Raya's jacket, belt and bow-tie.
Also the red of Graphix's skirt would be the negative
color to Raya's aque green skirt. Graphix seems
more like a nemesis to Raya then Jetta is.
Could the Jetta doll fit into the new look of the
Stingers or as be a graphic artist?
Jetta like the Stingers are mostly
black and one other color.
Jetta's make-up looks more like paint painted on
with a paint brush then the make-up.
1st: the line has the same width from lower left to
2nd: the edges look uneven, as if you where painting
and pulled the brush off the wall without coming to
a complete stop.
If it was a choose between Jetta and Graphix for the 1987
doll, maybe Hasbro was leaning more toward the Stingers.
Jetta almost seems to be a predecessor to the Stingers
... compared to the rest of the dolls. Hasbro might have
decided to release Jetta just to see how a black and white
doll -- less Outrageous -- would sell or be excepted by
One thing for sure Danse, Video, and Clash where worked
into the show long before Jetta and Raya. Sunbow received
information about Jetta and Raya from Hasbro at the same
time. Jetta and Raya where introduced on the show in the
So, why if Jetta is not pictured on the Misfit box,
is Raya pictured on the Holograms box? And why does
Graphix seem almost produced in he prototype pictures?