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Vintage Mego: The Love Boat

Mego Love Boat Vintage Mego looks at the Love Boat action figure line and tries to tackle the question of “Why did Mego make these?”. It’s a power-packed episode with special guest stars Abe Vigoda and Ron Pallilo. #mego #megomuseum #loveboat Issue 6 of Toy-Ventures Magazine is now up for pre-order. Get a limited edition […]

James Bond Rack Toys by Imperial

James Bond Rack Toys by Imperial In 1986, just after 59-year-old Roger Moore had left the role, Imperial Toy Corporation decided to launch an aggressive line of Rack Toys featuring the movie super spy. These were not the first time Bond had been featured on Rack Toys, AHI had done it in the 1970s but […]

1984 Galoob Blackstar Catalog

Blackstar was a Filmation animated program that made its debut in September of 1981; the series blended science fiction with fantasy (borrowing a little from JRR Tolkien) and saw its end the December of that same year. Blackstar saw a second life, thanks to Filmation’s next project, “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe,” based […]

1980 Funstuf Toys Catalog- Aniforms Hulk-Frankenstein

1980 FunStuf Toys Catalog Naming a toy company “Funstuf” is a pretty bold statement, luckily the company more than lived up to it’s namesake during the 1970s and 80s. During the late 1970s, the company was best known for it’s “Aniforms’ line of figures which were a unique concept that involved a rubber figure and […]

1984 Fleetwood Toys Catalog – Manimal – Secret Wars – Sword & the Sorcerer

1984 Fleetwood Toys Catalog Even though Fleetwood began in the 1970s by grabbing such high-brow licenses as Charlie’s Angels and the Marvel Comics Superheroes for Rack Toys, the 1980s seemed to be the company’s high point with them retaining many high ticket licenses from TV and movies. 1984 is a good example of how Fleetwood […]

Toy-Ventures: Antique Mall Toy Hunt!

New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Aw yeah, as summer winds to a close we do another toy hunt at local antique malls and flea markets searching for treasure. It’s a real overload of nostaligic items from the 1960s to the 1990s and of course, we manage to find some really awesome items. Check Out […]

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 […]