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Toy-Ventures: Fisher Price Adventure People Score!

Toy-Ventures¬†set up at Ajax Collector Con this past weekend, and not only did I saw some fantastic vintage toys, but went home with something amazing. You won’t want to miss this if you’re a ’70s Fisher Price Adventure People fan.   #toyventures #toyshow #actionfigures   Join our weekly newsletter. The Super Collector Newsletter combines all […]

1982 GI Joe Playset from the JC Penney Catalog

  One of my favourite things about Department store wishbooks is when they snuck in an exclusive item. Sometimes this was whole figures like the Mego Secret Identity figures; other times, carry cases or even playsets meant to be used with the toys unofficially. That’s the case with the Mobile Command HQ playset from the […]

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 […]

Sonic Fazer by Kusan

    While generally considered a Star Wars Knock-Off, if “Luke Solo” above wasn’t enough of a clue, the Kusan Sonic Fazer is one of those toys that’s better than Kenner’s official products. (that prize also goes to Milton Bradley’s Star Bird) While the Kenner blasters sounded like my blender when I put in too […]

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 […]