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1977 REMCO Toys Catalog

Remco’s name was purchased in 1974 by Azrak Hamway, a successful manufacturer of rack toys. AHI used the Remco brand to sell a more upscale toy but one that still utilized the many licenses integral to their business. 1977 saw the introduction of Mickey Mouse to the fold and more Superhero related products which would […]

Toy-Ventures: 1980 Azrak-Hamway AHI Catalog

Toy-Ventures this week takes a look at the 1980 dealer catalog for Azrak-Hamway International (AHI for short), this is one of the last years for AHI as they were absorbed into REMCO (and later on Jakk’s Pacific) but this is a wonderful year full of rack toys based on the Marvel and DC Superheroes, Star […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Gundam Inflatable I don’t think I’ve watched the show but I sure know those robots and designs from hobby shops and toy shows. I know there has to be fans who dig them. Aquaman Supersea Aquarium There was a time in my life where I had this killer office loaded with Aquaman merchandise and this […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week!

Power Records 3 Pack- I have never seen this before and it reminds me of those Whitman comics packs I had as a wee lad that I still collect. The killer thing is, this isn’t terribly priced and it contains Spider-Man, Dracula and Star Trek. This one is killing me, please remove it from my […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures : Summer Pick-ups!

Rather than a focused subject, this week we just look at what a summer of flea markets, toy shows, and networking can get you as I talk about the stuff I picked up over the summer.  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   Subscribe to […]

5 Awesome Things on Ebay this week

Custom Marvel Legends Manta and Moray figures- Oh my God, I love Filmation’s Tarzan and the Super 7 and this guy did a brilliant job making them. Tootsie Toys Flash Gordon Spaceship- This brings me back to the days when Flash Gordon toys peppered toy aisles. I am pretty sure that I first saw Flash […]