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Mystery Hulk Figure- This thing isn’t a bootleg as it’s marked Marvel and honestly, my best guess is it came from something like a Mold-A-Rama type machine. Anyone know what this is? It’s bugging me.     Golodarak Cosmic Station – Goldorak or Grendizer as it’s known in Japan got a toy line in France […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures: Space:1999 Rack Toys

This week’s toy-ventures takes a look at the merchandising from Gerry Anderson’s classic series Space:1999, particularly the lower cost “Rack Toys” made by Azrak-Hamway International. If moonbase Alpha had a drugstore, these are the toys it would sell! Hosted and edited by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions) PlaidStallions Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom/ Plaidstallions facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/2226244254053126/ Twitter: @plaidstallions […]

LJN Road Stars

Which one would you go for as a kid? I’d be torn between Captain America and the Eagle from Space:1999. Also, I wanna meet the kid who saw this display and went “Oh Wow, the Waltons truck!” New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. […]

The Zython from Mattel’s Space:1999 line.

The Zython was offered in the 1977 Mattel Catalog as an alien character to go alongside with Mattel’s Space:1999 action figure line. It never appeared in the series but was a rather welcome addition to the line which desperately needed more flair. However, sales on Space:1999 merch weren’t strong enough to warrant a wide release and […]

Five Awesome things on Ebay this week

The response to last week’s roundup of virtual window shopping was so positive, I decided to make it a regular thing.  Who knows? Maybe it’ll lead to me being more responsible with my money. Here are the five things I’d buy if I was the son of an oil tycoon:  An Electra Woman Costume!- I […]

Space:1999 Lunchbox

I love Space:1999 and I occasionally dabble in lunch boxes when I find them for a decent price, so it should not come as a shock that I own the stunning Space:1999 lunch box. Say what you will about the series, it had some incredible merchandise. More after the jump: The Eagles, easily my favourite […]

Choice Board Games of 1976

I’m not sure what your favourites were but I had a mean love affair with playing Hangman and staring at the Sleestak on the “Land of the Lost” board….. Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

From Space:1999 to Rupert Bear

Browsing through some old magazines and found this killer licensing artwork for Space:1999, too good not to share! Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

The 1978 AHI Toy Catalog

The undisputed king of the “Rack Toy” in the 1970s was Azrak-Hamway International or “AHI” for short. They were riding high with past hits like Batman, Spider-Man, Star Trek, Space 1999 but 1978 saw them add James Bond 007, Farrah Fawcette, Donnie and Marie, the Walt Disney characters and their answer to Star Wars, Star […]