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

Battlestar Galactica Lasermatic Rifle- This isn’t an easily found item, also it has nothing to do with the series itself but hey, that happened a lot in the 70s.     Welcome Back Kotter Vinny Babarino Watch– It’s always “What-O-Clock” with this fashionable gem. Seriously, how was this a thing?   King Kong Little Walker […]

ENTEX MESSAGE FROM SPACE MODEL KITS

Message from Space is Japan’s answer to Star Wars and boy is it weird but in a good way, I saw it as a kid and it left a mark. Not a lot of Message from Space merchandise hit our shores (the film kind of bombed here) but Entex imported some model kits from Japan […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 2 featuring Monster Squad merchandise

Excited to announce that Issue 2 of Toy-Ventures magazine will have a guide to merchandise based on the Saturday morning series “Monster Squad” including never before seen prototypes and pre-production items.   For more Updates on Issue 2, follow our shiny new Toy-Ventures Facebook page!   https://www.facebook.com/toyventuresmag   You Can Purchase Toy-Ventures issue one at […]

1976 Horsman Police Woman Catalog

It may seem commonplace now but the mid-seventies TV series “Police Woman” was groundbreaking television. Angie Dickinson played “Pepper” Anderson, a no-nonsense lady cop and she became the first female lead of an action series (thankfully not the last, a bit of a Xena fan here). Horsman dolls sought to capitalize on this powerful new […]

LJN V Toys Catalog from 1985

“V” was an early 80s TV sensation, the brainchild of Kenneth Johnson (responsible for the Six Million Dollar Man and the Incredible Hulk series) , V was a parable about facism wrapped in the amazing trappings of science fiction. The original mini-series was a ratings smash, so by the time a weekly series rolled around […]

Toy-Ventures: AHI Star Trek Toys

Time to celebrate the fun Rack Toys made by Azrak-Hamway International based on “Star Trek”, sure they’re lower cost items but there isn’t any tell-tale “Label Slapping” going on, you can tell these are Star Trek items off the package!   Get Toy-Ventures Magazine here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/   Join the Pod Stallions FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podstallions/  

Original Man from Atlantis art for sale

This weekend a man reached out to me because he’s the owner of the original artwork/painting schematic that was used by the model makers during production/pre-production for the Man From Atlantis “Cetacean Sub”. “Man from Atlantis” was short lived but it left a mark on a lot of us Gen-X kids and possibly one of […]