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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Spider-Man Soap- Sure, it’s probably a much more intimate relationship with Spidey than you expected BUT you’ll smell great.    Battlestar Galactica Cosmic Puzzles- I’m actually weirdly good at these and I can’t think of a better use of my time than assembling Lorne Green’s highly kissable mug.   Custom Mego Black Hole Palomino Spacecraft– […]

1980 Toys R Us Catalog (with video walkthrough)

If there is one thing I like collecting as much as toys, it’s catalogs, it’s why PlaidStallions exists in the first place and my personal favourite catalogue to find are these toy store newspaper circulars or flyers, I don’t care what you call them. They are time capsules, wonderful little moments into what toys were […]

Rare Battlestar Galactica toy in CD Catalog (Plus Mego Micronauts)

I recently acquired the 1979 Consumer’s Distributing catalog, a Canadian chain, Consumers was one of those stores where you filled out a slip of paper (I tended to use fake names), it went down one of those cool tubes and then 20 minutes later your purchase rolled up a conveyer belt (or a substitution item, […]

Pod Stallions 86: The Mandalorian

For the first show of 2021, we decided to discuss the Mandalorian but seeing as it’s New Year’s Eve and we’re us, it sort of devolves into a discussion about Star Wars in general, fandom, the term “fan service” and a whole bunch of other tangents. Join us if you will. Also, we both like […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay

Mystery Hulk Figure- This thing isn’t a bootleg as it’s marked Marvel and honestly, my best guess is it came from something like a Mold-A-Rama type machine. Anyone know what this is? It’s bugging me.     Golodarak Cosmic Station – Goldorak or Grendizer as it’s known in Japan got a toy line in France […]

1975 Child World Flyer -Mego-Fisher Price-Evel Knievel-Star Trek

As far as 70s toystores go, none are as far remembered and beloved as Childworld, a chain which had at one point 180 stores across the united states. This 1975 flier preserves what they had to offer during that time including the greats like Mego Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. This is the […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

Nomura Yamato Water Pistol- Oh wow, I love Star Blazers and drool at every toy made to be honest. This one especially catches my fancy because i could emulate the wave motion gun.   Action Man Storybook–  I am not terribly fond of military toys (more of an Adventure Team guy) but this thing like […]