Britain attacked by the Fighting Furies

The Fighting Furies sold a lot better in the UK and Europe in general, they even got a second series of Western themed characters. It is one of the most wonderfully made action figure lines of the decade. PlaidStallions Fighing Furies Gallery We have a PodCast! It’s fun, please listen. Check out our Instagram for more stuff like this […]

Big Jim Vs Fighting Furies

It looks like pirates are about to break up Big Jim’s camping trip, I’d watch this if it were a movie…. Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

Matchbox Fighting Furies Commercial

This commercial reel has sat on my desk for over two years, it’s been driving me mad to honest. It did not disappoint, even though I honestly don’t recollect the Fighting Furies, seeing 70s sensation Mason Reese pimp this toy line is truly a highlight of my year, behold the original commercial for “The Kung Fu […]

More Trading Cards Part 1

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about this but I printed some designs in the summer and have been happily sending them out with DVD orders and ebay auctions, figured this weekend would be a good time to showcase them. Card #32- Stretch Armstrong This was long overdue, seeing as he’s an iconic toy […]

The Ghost of Captain Kidd

I’ve always really liked the Matchbox Fighting Furies line, a big reason for that was the Ghost of Captain Kidd figure. What a great idea for the third figure, make him a cool glow in the dark Ghost pirate. I’d put him in my personal top ten of best Glow in the Dark action figures […]

Matchbox Fighting Furies Gallery

In 1974, Matchbox toys ventured into the action figure market with the Fighting Furies, a series of well made Pirate action figures that had piles of adventures to choose from. Fighting Furies is often forgotten when discussing 70s brands and that’s a shame because it’s really high quality stuff. Thanks to the generosity of Bill […]

Fighting Furies ad from 1975

I really dig this UK ad for the highly underrated Matchbox Fighting Furies figures, mostly because it gives you a drool worthy shot of the display box. In the US, for some reason the spokesperson for this line was Mason Reese (no fooling, check it out here) Matchbox also released a killer playset for this […]