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Toy-Ventures: Lincoln International Monsters

Toy-Ventures is participating in Bleak Sunday and we’re doing a special episode dedicated to my favourite Monster Toys of all time, the Lincoln International Monster dolls. This episode is a comprehensive look at the Lincoln Monsters including the company’s history, the different waves and variations of not only the Monster figures but the packaging, my […]

Toy-Ventures: My 10 Favourite Rack Toys

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Toy-Ventures: Toy Hunt with me!

In this week’s episode of Toy-Ventures, I ask you to Toy Hunt with me as I take a tour of some antique malls and toy stores on my monthly road trip. In this episode I visit three different places on my journey: The One of a Kind Antique Mall (Woodstock, ON) Southworks Antique Mall (Cambridge, […]

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 4 Now Shipping!

I’m so thrilled to be able to announce that Plaid Stallions Toy-Ventures Magazine issue 4 is now shipping! Let’s dig into what’s in between the covers, shall we? The Munster Mash– We’re visiting 1313 Mocking Bird Lane when Corey LeChat gives us a tour of one of the greatest collections of Munster merchandise ever assembled. […]

Toy-Ventures: Star Maidens

Plaid Stallions Toy-Ventures this week is all about the Star Maidens line of toys, you know I talk a lot about Knock-offs on this show and I love them but our subject today only looks one, they’re actually officially licensed toys from a tv program that not many people watched. Star Maidens in a UK/German […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 3 Pre-Orders are Open

Pre-Order Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 3 here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Visit Tim Baron’s amazing website: www.timbaronart.com SHIPPING LATE MARCH 2021 Toy-Ventures issue three content includes: Beware His Stingray Eyes- Tony Roberts host of the analog toys channel on Youtube tells the story behind the development of Action Man’s greatest Foe Captain Zargon. Megobase Alpha – We take a […]