Aw yeah, it’s Friday and it’s time for 5 awesome things on eBay this week. Come window shop with me… EBAY LINK Bionic Woman Sliding Puzzle- For some reason, I’m really good at these, like it’s my mutant superpower or something. I’m still trying to figure out if there is some sort of career I […]
Oh Sure, Steve gets a rocket car and a space suit but Jamie gets pretty clothes and lounge chairs? Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
Steve Austin and his crew were truly an international hit as evidenced by this wonderful catalog page from France. I love how Jaimie is now “Super Jaimie” but Maskatron? That’s multilingual baby! Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
I was slightly deceived by the title “Bionic Classroom” as a kid, I assumed it would be a playset where Steve and Jaime did cool Bionic things. Nope, it’s just Jaime’s work, a school that seems to be located at the airport and judging by the chalkboard, she’s blown her cover…..
That communicator works up to ten feet away! I’m telling you technology will never get any better….
For this year’s last Friday feature, I bring you my favourite of all sections of PlaidStallions another volume of vintage toy store pictures! Celebrating the time when we had unique independent retailers dotting our landscape and came up with colourful and and interesting ways of selling us toys. Volume 18 is our biggest yet and loaded with […]
Yes! A new installment of one of my favorites, vintage toy store photos. A journey back to the days of oddly named department stores and independent mall toy stores and chains that are fondly remembered but sadly mostly gone. Vintage Toy Store Photos Volume 17 covers the US and Canada this time and features appearances […]
It was bound to happen, episode 21 talks of the Six Million Dollar Man television series which slow motion ran across our television screens (and our collective hearts) during the Polyester decade. In this we discuss the series itself, the spin offs and the crazy/wonderful merchandise that made Christmas more memorable. We go through the […]
In an effort to combat the end of summer blues, I’ve dig deep to the days of Pegboard and regional toy stores to bring the 16th edition of our vintage toy stores feature. Installment 16 features old favorites such as the Bionic Woman and Six Million Dollar Man, Barbie, the Osmonds, Atari, Fisher Price, Mego […]
In 1977, the British Distributor of Kenner toys Denys Fisher, produced an 18″ tall version of Jaime Sommers and marketed more like a fashion doll. Pity they didn’t do a Steve as well. These little foreign variants are what drew me into toy collecting in the first place, I loved discovering what’s out there and […]