1975 LJN Toys Catalog Founded in 1970 by Jack Friedman, LJN was one of the 1970s more successful toy companies, offering a mix of nicely made licensed products and some lower-cost “house brand” items. 1975 saw the company in full swing with hot TV licenses such as “The Rookies” and “Emergency!” as well as Petite, […]
I never had the LJN TV Super Stars, a Mego scaled line based on then-popular shows like The Rookies, Emergency, and S.W.A.T. I would have loved Police and Firemen to clean up after my Mego Superheroes or perhaps interact with the Mego Star Trek crew. Also impressive are the number of vehicles and accessories they […]
Which one would you go for as a kid? I’d be torn between Captain America and the Eagle from Space:1999. Also, I wanna meet the kid who saw this display and went “Oh Wow, the Waltons truck!” New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. […]
Can’t say I’m a huge fan of either S.W.A.T or Emergency! but those vinyl & cardboard playsets are awesome and I totally want them. That old timey computer….sigh…. LJN TV Super Stars Catalog
Oddly, even though i named Brick Mantooth after Randy, I’m not the world’s biggest fan of Emergency! The show and the toys do have a ravenous following to this day however.
While action figure giant Mego was busy swooping up all the comic book and science fiction properties it could for their 8″ action figure lines, rival toy maker LJN was going after a different sort of hero. In the seventies, LJN pursued the men in uniform namely the TV shows Emergency and The Rookies, both […]
Thanks to the wonderful folks at the Johnny Gage Shrine O’ Worship (a page devoted to Randy Mantooth, whose name inspired Brick) we have some new Rack Toys or as Peter Griffen called them on last week’s Family Guy, “Terrible Pharmacy Toys”. These Emergency inspired items were created by larami, one of the true kings […]