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PlaidStallions Book Reviews and a Contest

  A couple of fantastic publications have crossed my path recently that really brought me some joy, considering the year we’re having, I figured I should share. The Wonderful World of Wax Wrappers By Jason Young I love books about collectibles and I’m especially drawn to ones that are stuff I remember fondly but don’t […]

Empire Batman Cycle

The free mask is problematic, people are just going to call you “Robin” and you’ll spend your crime-fighting time correcting them.   Limited Edition Gift Sets Available Now! Rather than crowd fund the next issue of the magazine, I thought I’d whip up these gift sets full of merch we’ve created in the past. Just […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Mattel Godzilla Board Game- For years I’ve searched for this at shows and at flea markets but when I do see it I’ve either spent too much or it’s broken. Anyhoo, I’d sure like to play it some day.   Speaking of Godzilla– This “Godzilla” Dangler by Ben Cooper perplexes me, this is obviously not […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

  Matchbox MAC lot- After my video this week, I got really interested in MAC toys on eBay despite the fact that I try to only buy them in the wild. So here is a really great starter lot that will likely go very cheap.    AHI Batman Road Race Set- AHI did more than rack […]

5 awesome things on eBay this week

Star Blazers Gun- I know that Nomura made a show accurate pistol (that I lost out on last year, grrrr) but this one is totally new to me, it reminds of those AHI water guns. Batman Flash Mite by Janex- There is a certain pleasure i get from seeing stuff like this weirdly drawn Superman […]

Pod Stallions 71: Summer of 1989

We’re back with an all-new episode and what better time to wax nostalgic about the summer of 1989 than the 30th anniversary (sigh) of the release of Tim Burton’s “Batman”. We get into the Superhero event of the summer along with the “other” comic book movie that season, delve into Star Trek V, Do the […]

Superhero AM Radios

What was your AM Radio as a kid? Mine was “Little Sprout” from the “Green Giant” commercials, I assume my mother won it. It was pretty cool but my older sibling had an FM radio in her room, so i mainly just kept my door open so I could hear Black Sabbath.   New Six Million […]

Movember Batman

Just When I thought the very talented Tim Baron (Any child of the 1970s/80s will want to check out his creations here) could surprise me no further, he pulls out the funniest Mall Appearance photo I’ve seen in years.  Seriously, whose older brother is playing Batman here?  Also,  I know it’s a pen but I […]