5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

EBAY LINK Black Hole Signal Flashers from Shreddies Cereal- These are a Canadian cereal premium from Shreddies or as I called it as a kid, wall paper paste. Shreddies did a Mego action figure promo that year and folks, I ate a ton of it, thank God for sugar. EBAY LINK REMCO POWERIZED MICKEY MOUSE […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 2 will feature the Colorforms Outer Space Men

  Steve Fink returns to Toy-Ventures with another tale of chasing a grail, this time six of them as he recaps his hunt for the never-produced Series 2 Colorforms Outer Space Men figures.   For more Updates on Issue 2, follow our shiny new Toy-Ventures Facebook page!   You Can Purchase Toy-Ventures issue one […]

Toy-Ventures 21: Alien Attack by Toyco

This week’s episode is all about the Toyco Alien Attack playset from 1982, it’s astronauts fighting the Colorforms Outer Space Men, what is not to love? Please like and subscribe to our channel to get a weekly toy-venture and other great stuff. Music: Beneath the Surface South London HiFi


I’m gonna be honest, as much as I loved Buck Rogers, I probably would have went with the Popeye set when I was ten. I still love that movie and well, I have a thing for Shelly Duval… Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

Toyco Alien Attack

Today’s update is the answer to one of those riddles that plagued for years. The play set you see above has been something I’ve been trying to track down for well over 20 years and it’s a wealth of toy history (and re-used molds) inside, more after the jump. Despite the Woolco price tag on […]

GI Joe Adventure Team Colorforms Set

I’m moving and forced to pack up my toys, every collector’s nightmare! I’m making the best of it and photographing everything before I box it up.  It’s a lot of fun to get reaquainted with some of this stuff, especially this super cool colorforms set of the Super Adventure Team. More after the jump! While […]

Web Spinning Toy Love

What’s not to love about this 1977 licensing ad for Marvel Comics, it’s like Spider-Man is dropping a treasure trove of Mego items on you along with classics like Crazy Foam and Colorforms. That’s a monsterous improvement over  the usual rain and bird poop that normally falls on me from above…

The Outer Space Man Conspiracy

Despite the fact that the toy line ended before I ever gulped oxygen, the Colorforms Outer Space Men are strong childhood memory for me. Not because I ever played with them but quite the contrary, I’m not even sure if I’ve ever held one. You see around the time of Star Wars (perhaps you’ve heard […]