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Toy Talk Show Episode 1- Toyshop on Tour

 Toy Talk Show Episode 1- Toyshop on Tour Welcome to the Toy Talk Show, a new feature on the channel where we talk toys with others. Our first guests are the amazing Joe and Gav from Leicester Vintage Toy Shop and hosts of Toy Shop on Tour now in its second season on YouTube. […]

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt 1 day, 3 antique malls, 300 miles and ten thousand steps. Come join us on our biggest toy hunt yet, the Epic Toy Hunt. We see more vintage toy eye candy that should be legal, pick up some charming stuff and play a little “antique mall bingo.” All on the extra […]

Toy-Ventures: 70s Sticker Collection

70s Sticker Collection Whacky Packs! Ugly Monsters! Steve Austin, the Fonz and JJ Evans are some of the cool vintage stickers I picked up in this amazing collection. There is even some bootleg Mego weirdess from Star Trek and Planet of the Apes.      It’s a time capsule from the middle 1970s; please join […]

Toy-Ventures: Mattel Space:1999 Moonbase Alpha Playset

    This week, we’re heading back to Space:1999 and talking about Mattel’s Moonbase Alpha Playset. This neat set uses parts from another classic space toy line. Check out the original commercial here: https://youtu.be/CBEAa5O42Yg #space1999 #mego #mattel Other Mattel Space:1999 videos we’ve done: Mattel Space:1999 Eagle 1 Spaceship   Mattel Space:1999 Zython Action Figure ISSUE […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 8 Pre-Orders now open

Issue 8 of Toy-Ventures is the first in the new direction for the magazine, with more content, new voices and the same quality you’ve come to expect from our print toy magazine. Darran Hight, AKA Doc Multiverse, created our striking cover. Toy-Ventures Issue 8 has the most articles we’ve ever included, and we’re adding two of […]

1978 toy catalog with oddball action figure assortment

This past week I picked up a wishbook from a regional chain of stores called “Monroe,” mainly because of its cover and the most 1970s people ever (see below).   I mean, the only thing missing from this is macrame and a fresh pot of Chicory brewing. However, the more curious thing is the selection […]

Toy-Ventures: Canadian Toy Con 2022

Toy-Ventures takes a trip to Canadian Toy-Con 2022, where we find a pile of fabulous vintage toys; we share what we saw and then show you the goodies we brought home. #toyshow #mego #actionfigures New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Our book Knock-Offs is available here: New Home Pod Stallions Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podst… Follow PlaidStallions […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 8 Sneak Peek

Hello All, I’m happy to share a sneak preview of Toy-Ventures magazine issue 8. Due in October, this issue will showcase the new direction for the magazine but will also retain the flavour you’ve come to expect from TV. Toy-Ventures Issue 8 will contain the most vintage toy articles we’ve ever attempted, covering genres from […]

Toy-Ventures goes to PowerCon 2022

Toy-Ventures goes to PowerCon 2022 On this week’s episode of Toy-Ventures, we head down to Columbus, Ohio, to attend PowerCon 2022, a Toy convention that celebrates the toy industry. Come check out the fantastic vintage goodies I saw at this incredible event and what I picked up. #mego #powercon #motu Do you miss toy magazines? […]

Toy-Ventures: 1976 Child World Flyer- Space:1999, Mego and more

1976 Child World Flyer- Space:1999, Mego and more This week, Toy-Ventures looks at a flyer from the legendary toy store chain Child World. 1976 was a great year, and this is packed with toys from Space:1999, Mego, Six Million Dollar man, McDonaldland and Vincent Price shrinking heads! New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Toy-Ventures Magazine […]