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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 […]

Archie at Riverdale High

Archie comics and cartoons ruled when I was a kid and I would have loved to have these groovy figures by Marx toys. However, I just don’t remember them so Jughead never got to team up with Batman and Big Jim. Oh, the adventures they would have had! New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in […]

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.

1976 Child World Toy Flyer :Space:1999: Mego Superheroes

Man, do we have something wonderful this Friday, an original Child World Toy Flyer straight from November 1976. If you’re a fan of this site, this is going to be a real treat as it features all the hits, Mego Star Trek, Mattel Space:1999, Kenner Stretch Armstrong, Mego Cher, LJN SWAT, Hasbro Weebles, Ideal Evel […]

Muppet Big Wheels

Shouldn’t Kermit’s ride be an “It’s not easy being Green” Machine? Oh, it was too early for that, I’m going to lay down now…. Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

The Lone Ranger Rides Again

As much as the gorgeous Gabriel Lone Ranger action figure line was popular here, it was a massive success in Europe, where cowboy lore held a special fascination. Never had a single figure as a kid and still don’t own any but man, do i love looking at these. (Thanks to Eddy for this scan!) […]

Toyco Alien Attack

Today’s update is the answer to one of those riddles that plagued for years. The play set you see above has been something I’ve been trying to track down for well over 20 years and it’s a wealth of toy history (and re-used molds) inside, more after the jump. Despite the Woolco price tag on […]

Frontier Fun

I never got any Best of the West or Gabriel Lone Ranger but I certainly remember their presence in the early 1970s wish books and i miss seeing them.