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 […]
MATCHBOX ADVENTURE 2000 GIFT SET- I was alway an admirer of this series of futuristic vehicles from Matchbox, one of them even made it’s way into the pages of Judge Dredd! I will admit, I was a little disappointed by the lack of laser pistols and jet packs when we hit the year 2000. […]
We’re pleased to announce that Issue 2 will be visiting Living Island with a deep dive into the Puppets based on the work of Sid and Marty Krofft, written by Kroftty, easily the world’s leading expert on the matter. For more Updates on Issue 2, follow our shiny new Toy-Ventures Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/toyventuresmag PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Magazine #1 is […]
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This week we talk about Remco and it’s long-running relationship with the Star Trek brand. The weird toys of the 1960s and the much more detailed items produced by the second incarnation of Remco. Please hit like and subscribe for the new Toy-Venture each week. Like us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom Subscribe to our YouTube channel […]
Scare Cycles FrankenCycle by Ideal- After Evel Knievel did his little trick with a baseball bat, Ideal toys was left with a very popular toy concept without a theme. Scare Cycles placed the classic monsters on choppers, it made no sense but who cared? Speaking of weird nonsense on Bikes- Who didn’t want a freewheeling Alan […]
Lucan the board game: Lucan was a short lived TV show about a boy raised by wolves being on the run, it was like “The Incredible Hulk” but instead of turning green, he had wolf powers of some kind. I had an older sister who watched ANY TV show with a horse or a dog, so yup […]
Another weekly recap of all the things I sincerely can’t afford to purchase at the minute. Oh well, where would i put it? Remco Star Trek Instant TV- I have this fascination with the Remco Star Trek toys, they’re just previously existing toys with “STAR TREK” written on them but for some reason, I WANT THEM […]
I had a tremendous bit of good fortune on Ebay a while back (As some might know I spend a lot of time there!) when a friend pointed out this head mold. It took a while but eventually, a friend of mine deduced that it was for the Remco Mummy figure! Being a huge fan […]
Who doesn’t remember the episode of Land of the Giants where the puppets of Gerry Anderson’s Supercar came and saved the Spindrift crew? Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.