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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 awesome things on eBay this week, come window shop with me. Black Hole Soap– I featured Black Hole soap on eBay previously but I’ve never noticed the Cygnus version of this before.   Kojak Bike Siren– It is my goal on 5 awesome things on eBay to feature every weird bit of Kojak merchandise […]

Toy-Ventures: 80s toy find!

   My friend dropped off a box of his childhood toys, so let’s take a look through this awesome time capsule of childhood friends! PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Magazine #2 is now available and it’s been called “not only an entertaining read, but it’s also an impeccable work of reference” by PopCult. FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAIDSTALLIONS […]

1984 Ideal Toys Manglors Catalog

Manglors were a pretty interesting concept from Ideal and one you remembered seeing, first, everybody in the line was a monster, which is cool in itself. Secondly, the concept was that you hatched the figures from their eggs and then you could stretch, squeeze and even rip the body parts off the figures and attach […]

LJN Dune Catalog from 1984

It’s hard to believe that toymakers thought the next merchandising blitz would come from a David Lynch film but that’s exactly what happened in 1984. Dune got the full treatment with colouring books, bed sheets and of course a selection of action figures produced by LJN. The movie wasn’t particularly kid (or for that matter […]