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PlaidStallions Book Reviews and a Contest

  A couple of fantastic publications have crossed my path recently that really brought me some joy, considering the year we’re having, I figured I should share. The Wonderful World of Wax Wrappers By Jason Young I love books about collectibles and I’m especially drawn to ones that are stuff I remember fondly but don’t […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

Dr Shrinker Halloween Costume– I really want this, nobody bid on this k? Also remind me when it’s about to end?     Knock Off Water Pistol– Not only am I getting ROM Spaceknight vibes off the guy on the header card but that’s a recycled AHI Hulk watergun, this thing is full of easter […]

1980 Aladin Lunch Box Catalog

The name Aladin and lunch pails are synonymous. For generations, many of us received these wonderful licensed metal containers to bring to school, back when kids could bring peanut butter sandwichs to school that is.. This 1980 Catalog features a great mix of popular characters, many like Barbie and Superman are still being put on […]

Five Awesome Things on Ebay this week!

Instant Black Hole Collection- Now, like a lot of things on this feature, I’m not really looking at the price but merely window shopping. So I don’t know if this lot is priced well but it is chock full of cool oddball things like the Italian communicators by Mego, the Chad Vallery projector, the Fisher […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Italian Superman Flying toy- I don’t know if i’ve ever seen this 70s item by “New Toy” before but i really like it and it’s wonderful packaging design. It even has an offer for an Ourways Studios articulated Superman on the back. Doctor Zaius Helium Head- OH MY GOD I WANT THIS. I seriously contemplated […]

Super Rare!

One of the nicest things that goes on at MegoMeet is that the dealer’s humour me and allow me to document stuff I can’t afford. Case in point this Official Superman Super Streak by Azrak Hamway, one of the rarest rack toys I’ve ever come across. My best guess is these didn’t sell well due […]

5 Awesome things on eBay this week

Planet of the Apes Wagon toy by AHI- I cannot stress how much i love this AHI Apes toy, if i didn’t have one I’d buy this. I’m not sure if it’s the Astronaut figure in full space suit or Dr. Zaius driving but either way, I just want to hug this. Japanese Die Cast Superman […]

Superhero AM Radios

What was your AM Radio as a kid? Mine was “Little Sprout” from the “Green Giant” commercials, I assume my mother won it. It was pretty cool but my older sibling had an FM radio in her room, so i mainly just kept my door open so I could hear Black Sabbath.   New Six Million […]

Toy-Ventures 11- Box of Mego Knock Offs

This week’s installment of Toy Ventures is a bit of a departure as I just got a big box of weird Mego Knock off items and I decided to share it with you while i “unbox”.  We talk about various Mego and Captain Action related knock offs i’ve found over the years and well, some […]