Toy-Ventures: Kenner Bionic Bigfoot

Toy-Ventures: Kenner Bionic Bigfoot Toy-Ventures looks at the Kenner Big Foot, an action figure made for a very special recurring guest star on the iconic television program, the Six Million Dollar Man.      We explore the history of Kenner Bionic Bigfoot, a figure of one of the show’s most popular recurring nemesis that barely […]

Toy-Ventures: Awesome Gift + Contest Winners

This is just a quick episode to announce the 16th-anniversary contest, plus talk about an amazing gift to the channel! Check out the action figure Adventure Kick Starter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/afa/action-figure-adventure-season-two?ref=section-film-projectcollection-6-category   Do you miss toy magazines? That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. […]

Toy-Ventures: Knock Off Unboxing plus Contest!

Toy-Ventures: Knock Off Unboxing plus Contest! It’s the 16th birthday of Plaid Stallions, and we’re celebrating with a knock-off unboxing with characters such as Volpe, Comics Superstars and Super Space Heroes; it’s a weird one, folks. Bonus: We’re having a Sweet 16 contest with a mega prize pack; details are in the video. To enter […]

Toy-Ventures: Big Bad John from Lincoln International

Toy-Ventures this week talks about Big Bad John, the rarest Lincoln International figure out there and a relatively new discovery. A generic bad guy figure for your Mego Starsky and Hutch figures. One of the best things online toy communities can do is work together and discover new things. The story of Big Bad John […]

Toy-Ventures: Toy Show Recap and Regrets

Toy-Ventures Toy Show Recap https://youtu.be/7C-NZGwTj50 Toy-Ventures is on the road this week with a visit to Ontario Collectors Con with a recap of this busy toy show. Also, a tale of real regret and what I picked up. So what are some of your toy show regrets? Let me know in the comments or the […]

Toy-Ventures: Vintage Toy Hunt and Haul

Vintage Toy Hunt and Haul. Toy-Ventures returns with a recap of nearly 3 weeks of hunting flea markets, Antique malls and toy shops looking for treasure. I saw a lot of cool stuff I’d like to share. Along the way, I picked up an eclectic haul of Mego and Knock-Off figures along with some oddball […]

Toy-Ventures: Gerry Anderson UFO collection

Toy-Ventures returns with a tribute to one of my favourite Science Fiction shows of all time, Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s UFO. This cool-looking series only ran a single season but there is plenty of awesome merchandise from all over the world. We look at Eidai Grip, Dinky toys, Custom Mego, 16 mm films, Imai model […]

Toy-Ventures: Space Knock-Off Madness

Toy-Ventures is back with an unboxing from another galaxy! That’s right it’s Space Knock-Off Madness with a series of sad-looking guys and gals that came from Tatooine, the Federation and the Planet of the Apes. Also, a guy named JungleJim, he’s not very spacey.   Get Toy-Ventures Issue 6 here: www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop   We have a […]

Toy-Ventures: Kung Fu Mystery Knock-Off Box

Toy-Ventures this week is entering the 36 chambers of Knock-Offs as we use our five fingers of death to reveal some incredible martial arts-themed bootleg toys. Meet the Karate Masters, the mysterious Spy Girl and the unbelievable Black Belt Brawlers in this week’s episode. We have a new book out called “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action […]