Toy-Ventures is a new publication coming to you from PlaidStallions press, who brought you MegoZine and Rack Toys: Cheap Crazed Playthings.
What it is: Toy-Ventures is an old skool print toy magazine featuring toys and action figures from the 1960s, 70s, and 80s in a comprehensive manner.
Each issue will feature collector guides, rare photographs, interviews, and articles by some of the toy experts in the Collector Field. it’s a quarterly celebration of our childhood friends!
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Issue #5 continues Toy-Ventures ongoing adventure and has a stunning cover by Robyn Adams (@secretfanbase)
I’m Not Like Other Guys- New contributor Tyler Ham joins us with a wonderful look at the cheeky line of toys based on the Michael Jackson “Thriller” video. The Powco toys Thriller line is charming 80s knock-off gold.
ElectroWow- David Lockwood gives us the history of the amazing exploits of Ideal’s Electroman and Zogg, bring some batteries.
The Ballad of Baby Frankenstein- Corey LeChat explores Universal’s cute version of the Frankenstein Monster and all the associated merchandise.
Toydom Come- Comics legend Alex Ross sits down with PodStallions’ Jason Lenzi and talks about his favourite vintage toys and reveals several fun bits of trivia.
Ms. Peel, we’re needed– Corey LeChat explores the rare 1960s figure based on the Avenger’s most popular character, Emma Peel.
Mego Planet of the Apes Part 1– A multi-issue series focusing on the Mego Planet of the Apes line. Part one is a discussion with Marty Abrams about his nearly 50-year relationship with the brand.
SPECIAL LIMITED TIME OFFER- If you order through our store, your issue will come with a limited-edition Mr. Rock Cosmic Space Flyer. Supplies are limited, this will not be available through any other offer.