Catalogs

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Remco Lost in Space Helmet (eBay Link) — Before AHI took them over, REMCO were the absolute kings of licensed label slapping. This helmet is every bit as goofy as the Star Trek one, trouble is, it did look like a prop from Lost in Space. Knock-Off Spock Ears (eBay Link)— Oh Mr. Martian looks […]

GI Joe Adventure Team Photo Recon

As mentioned in the latest episode of Toy-Ventures (which has a contest BTW) , I recently picked up this wonder GI Joe Adventure Team piece. I collect GI Joe but am what they call “Content.” I haven’t actively searched eBay in ages, and while I always keep my eyes open, I really didn’t have any […]

Hasbro Revives the Weebles for 2024

More Weebles Posts on PlaidStallions BELOIT, Wis., March 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — PlayMonster Group LLC., a leading international toy and game company, and Hasbro Inc., a global branded entertainment leader, have announced that PlayMonster will bring the entire Playskool brand to the company’s dynamic roster in 2024 as part of an overall global growth strategy […]

GI Joe Memories from 1976 or I love Bulletman

1976 GI Joe Adventure Team Catalog PageOver the weekend, a friend asked me to help him with toy research, which meant going through my catalogue collection.¬† That sort of activity is always welcome here as I get to thumb through some favourites from childhood. In particular, the 1976 Simpsons-Sears catalogue. In Canada, Sears partnered with […]

70s Superhero toys in Japanese Starlog – Mego, Remco, AHI and More!

I recently stumbled across this fantastic issue of Japanese Starlog, which was a lot like the US version, except its graphic design was way more exciting. This particular issue has a feature on all the imported Superhero toys from the US you can buy. So the best way to describe it is like a Heroes […]

Toy-Ventures: Awesome Vintage Toy Hunt

Toy-Ventures: Awesome Vintage Toy Hunt Toy-Ventures returns with a super fan recap of an Awesome Vintage Toy Hunt at an Antique Mall and then a toy show. I see some incredible things and go home with a surprisingly cool vintage toy. Get Toy-Ventures Magazine here: plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop #toyventures #godzilla #mego #mightycrusaders #remco #antiquemallfinds #toyshow #80stoys   […]

Ideal Planet of the Apes Inflatable Galen

Behold what happens when you’ve had a little much Christmas cheer, and everybody went to bed. Apparently, I really had to have this inflatable Galen from Planet of the Apes, which totally checks out. Everyone needs an inflatable Roddy McDowall, right? Right? Turns out this was like a series, and I borrowed this image from […]

1978 Kenner Star Wars Catalog

1978 Kenner Star Wars Catalog If you were a kid under ten in the late seventies, you witnessed one of the toy industry’s biggest game changers, the Kenner Star Wars line. Even though it was late for Christmas of ’77, Kenner came out with both barrels blazing the following year, utilizing their master toy license […]