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: Toronto Toy Hunt

    New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK On this week’s Toy-Ventures, I take you along on another toy hunt, this time to one of Toronto’s finest shops, Tree-House Collectibles. Nestled in the East end, Treehouse is jam-packed with goodies from vintage and modern toys, comic books, vinyl records, and video games. Some of the […]

Toy-Ventures: Denys Fisher Cyborg

This week Toy-Ventures looks at Cyborg, a UK action figure line licensed to Denys Fisher by way of Japan. While it isn’t talked about enough, Cyborg was a spin-off of Hasbro’s GI Joe and eventually gave birth to such incredible toy icons as the Micronauts and Transformers. It’s a really interesting and beautiful line of […]

Toy-Ventures: My 10 Favourite Rack Toys

 New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Toy-Ventures: My 10 Favourite Rack Toys To celebrate the second printing of my book “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” (Coming September 10th) I’m going to do a count down of my absolute favourite dime store toys. From screen accurate Space:1999 stun guns to a pistol-packing Spider-Man, it’s a […]

Toy-Ventures: Shogun Warriors Model Kits

Toy-Ventures: Shogun Warriors Model Kits Toy-Ventures this week explores the monogram models licensed line of Shogun Warriors Model Kits from the late 1970s. These kits, just like the Shogun Warriors themselves have Japanese origins. we also explore other Shogun Warriors merchandise as well as other model kits based on popular 80s toy lines. We also […]

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: 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: Top Ten Mego Knock-Offs

This week we look at the fun and interesting toy lines put out to catch some sales heat from the popular Mego Superheroes line of toys from Kooky Aliens to Biblical Heroes to some just plain blatant copyright infringement, it’s a fun ride. Get Toy-Ventures Magazine here: PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue One (September 2020) Tell us […]