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Our Way Studios Jointed Giants Super Heroes

Loving this UK advertisement for Our Way Studios Jointed Giants Super Heroes. I wanted these really bad as a kid, heck I’d still love to get the Planet of the Apes Galen. They weren’t terribly expensive either, I just never saw them as a kid other than Heroes World advertisements.  A while back we posted […]

Toy-Ventures: Denys Fisher Cyborg

This week Toy-Ventures looks at Cyborg, a UK action figure line licensed to Denys Fisher by way of Japan. While it isn’t talked about enough, Cyborg was a spin-off of Hasbro’s GI Joe and eventually gave birth to such incredible toy icons as the Micronauts and Transformers. It’s a really interesting and beautiful line of […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Plaid Stallions

Ebay Link: 70s Incredible Hulk Promotional Poster- I don’t remember this thing at all but wow, it’s impressive ain’t it? Ebay link: C3P0 Underoos– A good friend of mine in college once said to me, “I love underoos because it looks like the character is thinking about children’s underwear and well, that’s weird”. I’ve never […]

1984 Fleetwood Toys Catalog – Manimal – Secret Wars – Sword & the Sorcerer

1984 Fleetwood Toys Catalog Even though Fleetwood began in the 1970s by grabbing such high-brow licenses as Charlie’s Angels and the Marvel Comics Superheroes for Rack Toys, the 1980s seemed to be the company’s high point with them retaining many high ticket licenses from TV and movies. 1984 is a good example of how Fleetwood […]

Toy-Ventures Live Stream! Rack Toys! Issue 5! Knock Offs

Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/brickmantooth New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Order Rack Toys 2.0 Here►https://amzn.to/3Bkm9z1 It’s been a really big day here. Our book Rack Toys has launched thanks to the good people at Nacelle Publishing and Issue five of Toy-Ventures Magazine is now shipping. Plus I have a few mystery boxes to open and […]

5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week

To celebrate the launch of the second edition of my book Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings (available now from Nacelle Company) I give you 5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week!   EBAY LINK : LAND OF THE LOST WILDERNESS CAMPFIRE SET Well, this kind of makes sense in the Rack Toys universe, considering […]

1978 Remco Toys Catalog- Energized Spider-Man – Utility Belts –

  1978 Remco Toys Catalog In 1978, Remco, a division of Azrak Hamway International, figured out a way to get in on the Superhero action figure business long-held onto by their rivals at Mego. That would prove to be the centerpiece of the 1978 Remco Toys Catalog. Energized Spiderman was more statue than action figure […]

Toy-Ventures: Antique Mall Toy Hunt!

New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Aw yeah, as summer winds to a close we do another toy hunt at local antique malls and flea markets searching for treasure. It’s a real overload of nostaligic items from the 1960s to the 1990s and of course, we manage to find some really awesome items. Check Out […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

EBAY LINK: GI JOE BLACK WIDOW RENDEZVOUS SET- This to me, is GI Joe, I was five when this came out and the set, the art on the box, the orange, it just brings forward those childhood vibes, those good feelings. However, adult me doesn’t have this kind of cash and already has his #! […]

Toy-Ventures: My 10 Favourite Rack Toys

 New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Toy-Ventures: My 10 Favourite Rack Toys To celebrate the second printing of my book “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” (Coming September 10th) I’m going to do a count down of my absolute favourite dime store toys. From screen accurate Space:1999 stun guns to a pistol-packing Spider-Man, it’s a […]