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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Hagar the Horrible, Kojak, deep discount Micronauts, Inflatable Apes and the worst/best Marvel toys ever.  ( legalese: This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated) Excel Toys Kojak set with villain (eBay Affiliate Link) — Longtime PlaidStallions readers will know that I am borderline obsessed […]

Mego Love Boat Playset (Vintage Mego)

  Vintage Mego is exciting and new. Climb aboard the Mego Love Boat Playset; we’re expecting you! Hear about the adventures I’ve had while bringing this episode to you. This special episode comes from a smoke-free home!     Get Issue 12 of Toy-Ventures shipping this week! Click Here for past installments of 5 Awesome […]

Plaid Stallions 18th Birthday Contest

It’s Plaid Stallions’ birthday, and now I can ship it off to college or the army I guess. Starting this site on a lazy Saturday while my baby daughter napped was more important than I’d ever realized. I had no idea that when I started posting old catalogue photos online. Starting Plaid Stallions would open […]

Lincoln Monsters Featured in Rue Morgue Magazine!

The latest issue of (218) Rue Morgue magazine (on stands now!) features a gorgeous piece by James Burrell about the return of the Lincoln Monsters. We even made the cover! Truly grateful for this wonderful opportunity!     ABOUT LINCOLN MONSTERS A vintage toy brand is rising from the grave! “Lincoln Monsters” is a new […]

Mego Wave 18 Superheroes plus contest (Mint Off Card)

  Mego Museum’s Mint Off Card unboxes a couple of the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes figures from Wave 18, and we’re having a special contest for a free Wave 18 figure. Special Thanks to AbsolutelyRetro.com for the prize donation. mego #megomuseum #unboxing     Order Early and get an Infl8able Monster at no extra charge […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Mattel Slime with Worms commercial (eBay Link) — I never had slime as a kid, well, not “official Mattel brand” Slime; I did manage some through a grocery store vending machine (so good!) For some reason, I vividly remember this commercial and really wanting the stuff. In hindsight, this sort of thing is almost impossible […]

Who is Prank ‘N Stein? – Toy-Ventures

  Issue 12 Toy-Ventures magazine delves deep into a toy that, sadly, never was. Prank ‘N Stein was a 90s toy concept by Canada’s Irwin Toys that would have rivalled Kenner’s Hugo Man of a Thousand Faces in our monster kid hearts. Read about Prank ‘N Stein and much more in issue 12 of Toy-Ventures […]

7 Awesome Things on eBay this week

  Spider-Man and Captain America Richochet Racers (eBay Link) — I’ve never owned these toys but have always been obsessed with them since I saw them at my friend Richard’s House. None of it makes sense and none of it has to, I always loved the comic book ad for this, it also makes zero […]

Lincoln Monsters Pre-Orders are Open!

The wait is finally over, the Lincoln Monsters Pre-Orders are open today at absolutelyretro.com Plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Whiteelephanttoyz.com The wait is finally over, Lincoln Monsters Pre-Orders are open today at Get your hand on our first two release “The Evil of Count Dracula” and “The Power of Frankenstein” each 8″ figure comes on a Type-S body with […]