Toy-Ventures: Big Jim Kung Fu Studio New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Everybody’s Kung Fu fighting on this week’s Toy-Ventures with an in-depth look at the Mattel Big Jim Kung Fu Studio playset. We also discuss the Martial Arts craze that inspired this iconic 70s toy. Toy-Ventures Magazine is now available for subscription: https://www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Pod […]
Mattel 1979 Big Jim Catalog from Italy Big Jim was an international sensation in 1979, he just wasn’t available in the country of his birth. By 1979, Big Jim was still enjoying popularity in Europe where he had gone through several changes and permutations to become a strong competitor to the Hasbro lines based on […]
Toy-Ventures: The Return of Big Jim? Toy-Ventures this week takes a detour from vintage and talks about this modern oddity. This three-pack of figures keeps popping up on eBay containing current versions of Big Jim, Pulsar and Major Matt Mason on Secret Wars bodies. Three characters I’d welcome back to the toy shelves with open […]
In 1976, Mattel toys decided to add a comic book with the BIG JIM Wolf Pack Commander figure to explain the mission of the PACK and promote upcoming toys. Most of the boxes had comics on the back that were functional but this comic is drawn by I believe John Buscema and it is the […]
Today is an epic day for Plaidstallions. I finally tracked down the film reel to a commercial that has haunted me since 1975 and I get to share it with all of you. I remember it vividly, watching Space:1999 on my parent’s black and white TV when this commercial aired. Already a fan of the […]
New at Plaidstallions.com is the 1976 Big Jim and the Wolf Pack catalog, the theme this year was Double Trouble and it’s seriously cool. As an added bonus I’ve added a few images of the toys in their boxes to the mix.