Toy-Ventures: The Legacy of ROM: Space Knight

After a lifetime of wanting one, I finally tracked down a Parker Brothers ROM Space Knight Toy. How could a character that sold millions of comic books flop? We’ll get into that in the latest episode. #ROM #toyventures #plaidstallions Interview with Lawrence McCoy for reference. Toy-Ventures is our magazine; we’re an independent publisher trying […]

10 Awesome things on eBay this week

Fantastic Four Water Pistol (eBay Link) — France’s Pin Pin Toys carried a ton of products from Mego and AHI but also made their own products like this pretty non-descript water gun. The Fantastic Four are huge in France and well, that seems totally deserved.        Spider-Man Sticker Book from France (eBay Link) […]

Krofft Week Wrap up

I got a lot of nice mail over Krofft week and many folks wanted to join in! Seeing as most of you have better collections than me, it made sense to showcase them here today. Manuel has a great selection of Krofft borad games, I’ve never seen the Bugaloo’s one above. A lot of folks […]

1978 Milton Bradley Electronics Catalog

In 1978, Milton Bradley who had already been known for board games for well over 100 years,  brought the world some inventive and memorable electronic offerings in the form of Simon and Star Bird. While primitive by today’s standards in the late 70s, these were high tech and hours of fun. Click Here to visit the 1978 Milton […]

This could be your head

I was denied this as a child but I remember friends having this wonderful kit and as you’d expect from something with Vincent Price’s face on the box, it was a high quality item. Talk about timely, Jody sent in the picture for our Halloween contest of her latest yard sale score. I go to […]

Star Bird Trading Card

Card #27 is Milton Bradley’s Star Bird Avenger, this card wasn’t decided by me or the factor of what I had as a kid, to be honest I was never aware of this toy back in ’79. I held a contest at the Mego Museum Trading Card Forum (where you can trade PS cards) and […]

Star Bird

Star Bird was created by Milton Bradley, it’s cool electronic features set it apart from the more obvious Star Wars inspired toys of the day (like this stuff). The command base practically begs you to use your star wars figures on it!