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Toy-Ventures Issue 2 Announcement and Pre-Orders

PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue 2 is now available for pre-order. http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Issue two covers a number of genres and has some exciting new voices from the hobby. H.R. Puppet Stuff! By Kroffty This colourful piece tracks the careers of the legendary Sid and Marty Krofft through puppet merchandise, it will make you smile. The Lost Outer […]

Pod Stallions 82: John Saxon

We’re back and paying tribute to a legendary genre-defying star of film and small screen, John Saxon. He played A-List to C-List productions, hero or villain he could do it all, and as a bonus, he really knew karate! Topics include Enter the Dragon, Gene Roddenberry, Roger Corman, Six Million Dollar Man, Rosie Grier, Jim […]

1977 Gabriel Lone Ranger Catalog

The Lone Ranger toyline is easily one of the nicest action figure lines of the 1970s if not all time and Gabriel Toys had some real long-running success with it. This 1977 Catalog is the third year for the line and shows that it was still going strong, Gabriel put a lot of effort into […]

Toy-Ventures: AHI Star Trek Toys

Time to celebrate the fun Rack Toys made by Azrak-Hamway International based on “Star Trek”, sure they’re lower cost items but there isn’t any tell-tale “Label Slapping” going on, you can tell these are Star Trek items off the package!   Get Toy-Ventures Magazine here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/   Join the Pod Stallions FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podstallions/  

Toy-Ventures: AHI Super Monsters Bend ‘Ems!

Toy-Ventures this week is all about the World Famous Super Monsters Bend ‘Ems line by Azrak-Hamway International.  Frankenstein, the Wolfman, Dracula, King Kong, the Mummy, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon rounds out this wonderfully designed series of low-cost figures from 1975! Hosted and edited by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions) Check out our AHI galleries […]

Toy-Ventures: Kung Fu Stuff!

Note: Warner Brothers doesn’t like that i used the show intro in the video and has blocked it on mobile devices. Sorry. Instead of looking at a single toy, I thought I’d share my collection of merchandise from the 1970s tv classic “Kung Fu”. There wasn’t a ton of merchandise for the show but there […]