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1969 Toys R Us Flier

Here’s another wonderful Toy Newspaper Circular from the good people at Toys R Us, this time it’s from this weekend 41 years ago (ok I timed that part). A lot of people don’t know that Toys R Us was around in the 1960s but it’s hard to deny this kind of evidence. It’s a cool […]

Toy-Ventures: Mike Power Atomic Man

This week is all about one of my favourite childhood friends, the amazing Mike Power : Atomic Man from the GI Joe Adventure Team. We talk about his origins, foreign incarnations, accessories and his sales.  Special thanks to Chris at www.1964gijoe.com Hosted and edited by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions) PlaidStallions Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom/ Plaidstallions facebook group […]

5 awesome things on Ebay

Battle Star Galactica Wall Paper– One of the collections I wish I could start but probably never will is children’s licensed wall paper. A lot of it is gorgeous and I’d like to cover a room with it. This can be yours for $20. Monster Killer Laser Car- Remember that cool device that shot energy […]

It’s Charlie’s Angels!

Only in the 1970s were “crimefighting” and “Skateboarding” put together logically. New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

World of Adventures

Ah, this photo will be my happy place today. That orange scuba set was well played with in my house. Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

Hasbro Ghost Gun

I got to spend one afternoon with the Ghost gun’s brother “the Moving Monster Gun” when I was ten and i remember how smitten i was with this toy. Bonus shot: Here’s the Ghost gun at retail way back in 1974. We have a PodCast! It’s fun, please listen. Check out our Instagram for more stuff […]

I Love Action Figures in Karate Outfits

(Many thanks to my friend Eddie for this awesome image above)  The Martial Arts explosion of the early 1970s was not lost on action figures, growing up in this time, it gave me a lifelong obsession with the culture.  It also turned out to be a real positive influence in my life, so I’ve decided […]