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Land of the Lost Rack Toys

Land of the Lost Rack Toys   Sid and Marty Krofft’s “Land of the Lost” is not only one of their best-known shows, it’s also one of their most merchandisable. Larami Toys went to town with the license and released a slew of low-cost Rack Toys that range from logical to absolutely bonkers. The majority […]

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? […]

The Phantom Rack Toys

The Phantom Rack Toys   Lee Falk’s The Phantom AKA the Ghost who walks isn’t quite the household name that Batman is, but he has occasionally gotten some merchandise. Most notably in the mid-1980s “Defenders of the Earth” toy range. One series that deserves more attention is the Rack Toys made by Larami. Produced in […]

Tura Satana action figure update! Head Sculpt Revealed.

  Happy to reveal the first glimpse of the upcoming Tura Satana action figure. This sculpt will now be readied with a paint master for final approval before production.  The Tura Satana Action figure is a co-production between White Elephant Toyz and Odeon (house toy brand of this site). It will be an 8″ action […]

Toy-Ventures: Big Jim Kung Fu Studio

Toy-Ventures: Big Jim Kung Fu Studio New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Everybody’s Kung Fu fighting on this week’s Toy-Ventures with an in-depth look at the Mattel Big Jim Kung Fu Studio playset. We also discuss the Martial Arts craze that inspired this iconic 70s toy. Toy-Ventures Magazine is now available for subscription: https://www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Pod […]

Toy-Ventures: Monster Bash

New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Toy-Ventures: Monster Bash In Part Two of our Road Trip series, we visit Monster Bash, an old-school Monster Movie convention in Pittsburgh, PA. Check out the spooky stuff I found. Monster Bash FaceBook Page https://www.facebook.com/MonsterBashCon/ Toy-Ventures Magazine is now available for subscription: https://www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Pod Stallions Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podstallions Follow […]

Toy-Ventures: Action Toyman visit (Road Trip part 1)

Toy-Ventures Road Trip One- Action Toyman New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK In Part One of our Road Trip series, we visit ActionToyman, an epic toy store in Erie, PA. Do I manage to find anything with three floors of wall-to-wall vintage toys? Find out in the latest Toy-Ventures! Special thanks to Action Toyman, visit […]

Toy-Ventures: 1981 Toys R Us Catalog

Toy-Ventures: 1981 Toys R Us Catalog Toy-Ventures this week digs into the archive with this sweet 1981 Toys R Us Catalog! We look at the hottest toys Toys R Us had to offer in this blast from the past. Mego Superheroes, Remco Monster and Smokey and the Bandit? You bet.     You can now […]

Toy-Ventures: Awesome Gift + Contest Winners

This is just a quick episode to announce the 16th-anniversary contest, plus talk about an amazing gift to the channel! Check out the action figure Adventure Kick Starter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/afa/action-figure-adventure-season-two?ref=section-film-projectcollection-6-category   Do you miss toy magazines? That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. […]

1989 Galoob Star Trek TNG catalog

Lewis Galoob Toys inc took a major gamble in the late 1980s when it licensed the merchandising rights to the yet-to-air syndicated series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” in the late 1980s. Star Trek had a varied history as a toy property. The television series would make millions for companies such as Mego. Still, the […]