Fisher Price Little People Sesame Street set with box- I can’t tell you the hours this thing entertained me for and then my kids played with it. I still have mine but I’m sorely tempted by this being so complete and in the box. Best playset ever. Our Man Flint Super 8mm film- This […]
It’s October and that means nothing but monsters and horror and we kick it off with a discussion of one of our favourite monsters ever, the Creature from the Black Lagoon. But, we’re us and we veer off into a million directions with discussions about Monster Cereal and Christmas displays being put up too early. […]
Monster month continues with a long-overdue look at the Super Monster action figures by Azrak-Hamway International or AHI for short. This line only ran for three seasons but the amount of variations it produced is staggering. We also talk about the “unofficial years” that ran after. Issue 1 of Toy-Ventures magazine is available […]
One of the bigger explosions in the seventies was the rise of the homemade craft kit, which no doubt was brought about by the hippie movement of the 60’s.. Children across America were making macrame (guilty!), rug hooking (guilty!) and happily making Christmas tree Candles (My father must have worried about me). One of the […]
PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Magazine #1 is now available and it’s been called “not only an entertaining read, but it’s also an impeccable work of reference” by PopCult. Join the Mego Knock Offs Facebook Group!
Vinyl Phantom of the Paradise Figure– I already own one of these, I’m not a big collector of vinyl figures but I buy what I like and well, I really liked this. The visor comes off too. AHI Creature from the Black Lagoon on the card- While this is priced out of my range, it […]
One of my favourite monster toys of all time is the Remco Monsterizer, even though it doesn’t a have ton of play value, it’s just such a nice and thoughtful prop. I was happy to discover that mine actually worked the other day and it inspired me to make this little video short all about […]
Every year I post about the Rapco Monsters along with the phrase “Why don’t I own these?” This year is no different. From a previous Halloween the 1975 Rapco Catalog
One of the reasons I love October is I get to talk about Monster toys, in my top five are the Remco monsters and their awesome, wonderful haunted house playset. More on these guys next week. More Remco Monsters on PlaidStallions: .
Torn right from the pages of Famous Monsters, the Aurora Monsters of the Movies series is easily one of the “top five” monster kit series of all time.