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1979 Kingsford Star Force Catalog

Following the blitz of Star Wars, a lot of previously unknown companies began cashing in on what the toy industry called the “Sci-Fi craze” of the late 70s. These toys were often lower-priced generic toys that likely offered better margins for the toy retailer. Kingsford’s line of Star Force toys is one of those lines […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Gundam Inflatable I don’t think I’ve watched the show but I sure know those robots and designs from hobby shops and toy shows. I know there has to be fans who dig them. Aquaman Supersea Aquarium There was a time in my life where I had this killer office loaded with Aquaman merchandise and this […]

Toy-Ventures: Crime Busters, Special Agents and Space Dollies!

Toy-Ventures Magazine Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/toyventuresmag PlaidStallions Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Magazine #2 is now available and it’s been called “not only an entertaining read, but it’s also an impeccable work of reference” by PopCult. FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAIDSTALLIONS Pod Stallions is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The […]

Toy-Ventures Magazine on Global News

    Toy-Ventures Magazine recently was featured on Global News in Canada (where Toy-Ventures is based) and the story went national. You can check it out here. We’re very grateful to Frazer Snowden and the Global News team for this vital exposure as a small start-up it was deeply appreciated.       PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures […]

Toy-Ventures: Weird Stuff I Got (plus channel news)

  The Love Boat crew goes to war? Planet of the Apes gumball items? Aquaman goes sky diving? Big Jim pajamas? This week’s Toy-Ventures explores all the oddball stuff I’ve picked up over the past few months and also gives an update on the channel and our various endeavors and announcements. It’s a super long […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

70s Supergirl Poster- I have no idea where this originates from although it is definitely from a Spanish speaking country but I’m very smitten with it’s gorgeous design and take on Superman’s cousin.    Durham Gunslingers Wild Bill Hickock– Durham Industries made some crazy action figures in the 1970s and these were the staple of […]