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Space Safari

This predates me mildly but darn it, I love and want all of it. New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

Toy-Ventures 10: Slade Super Agent from Shindana Toys

This week’s installment of Toy Ventures is all about one of the coolest action figures of the 1970s, Slade: Super Agent by Shindana.  We talk about Slade but also a little bit about the company that was Shindana toys and how they changed the landscape for the better.   Visit us online at www.plaidstallions.com   Twitter: @plaidstallions  […]

Toy-Ventures 8: The Martian Chronicles

This week’s installment of Toy-Ventures is all about the action figures produced by Larami for the 1980 TV mini-series “The Martian Chronicles”, just how does a mini-series get an action figure line the first place? We’ll try to explain.  You can check out our gallery of Martian Chronicles Toys Here.  Visit us online at www.plaidstallions.com  […]

A Whopper of a Deal

Does anyone else find it ironic that we were desperate the play the jobs we would soon have? New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

Did anyone get a Gold Cylon Mailer?

My friend John sent me an email the other day asking me about this, one of his “holy grails”. He claims he sent away for this as a kid but a got a Hot Wheels car and an apology. Since then he’s been looking for one in the mailer box to fill that void (i […]

Incredible Bendy Hulk

As a fan of Bendy figures, I’d have to say the Vic’s Incredible Hulk is a choice and logical item.  He’ll fit it in great with my Mego Bend N Flex figures. Thanks to Steve for sending me this generous gift! New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join […]

Toy-Ventures 7: Robot Man with Four Faces

This week’s installment of Toy-Ventures is all about the wonderful and weird Maskatron knock off from France called “Robot Man with Four Faces” one of the more blatant (and charming) rip-offs I’ve ever encountered as a collector.  Visit us online at www.plaidstallions.com  Twitter: @plaidstallions  Subscribe to our Youtube Channel:  New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt […]

Ray-Line Star Trek Tracer Gun Sell Sheets

Not only did I have a lot of fun with these as a kid (probably still disks in the carpet of my old house) but as a teen, I would trade the abundant overstock found in every toy store in Canada during the 1980s to trade for cool toys with US dealers. I love you […]

Toy-Ventures 5: The Lords of Light by PAC Toys

 This week’s installment of Toy-Ventures is all about the story PAC toys and their sadly too short toyline called the Lords of Light. I get into my relationship with their creator and what might have been with this 80s toy line that ended all too quickly.   Visit us online at www.plaidstallions.com   Twitter: @plaidstallions Shameless […]