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 […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures: Remco Universal Monsters

    Toy-Ventures concludes “Monster Month” with a look at one of the coolest Monster toy lines of the 1980s, the Remco Monsters! We talk about its origins, both waves and it’s foreign releasing. Check out the Monsterizer Commericial here: Join our Facebook Group “Mego KOHQ” here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Megoknockoff Get issue 1 of Toy-Ventures Magazine here: […]

1975 Rapco Catalog- Universal Monsters Hobby Kits- Famous Monsters

One of the bigger explosions in the seventies was the rise of the homemade craft kit, which no doubt was brought about by the hippie movement of the 60’s.. Children across America were making macrame (guilty!), rug hooking (guilty!) and happily making Christmas tree Candles (My father must have worried about me). One of the […]