1975 Child World Flyer -Mego-Fisher Price-Evel Knievel-Star Trek

As far as 70s toystores go, none are as far remembered and beloved as Childworld, a chain which had at one point 180 stores across the united states. This 1975 flier preserves what they had to offer during that time including the greats like Mego Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. This is the […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

  Fairy Light Emma Peel Doll:  I’ve never actually seen this very rare doll before, i’ve heard of it in legend. I miss you Diana Rigg.     Battle of the Planet Vinyl Bag   Any Merchandise of Battle of the Planets that features the whole team and not just the leader is OK by […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

AHI Sky Diving Parachuting Penguin- It should come as no shock that i love rack toys and especially ones with parachutes. The Penguin is actually a lot tougher to find than Batman and I really like the way the figure looks. Planet of the Apes Puzzle- Not much vintage merch features Charlton Heston but come […]

5 awesome things on eBay this week

Star Blazers Gun- I know that Nomura made a show accurate pistol (that I lost out on last year, grrrr) but this one is totally new to me, it reminds of those AHI water guns. Batman Flash Mite by Janex- There is a certain pleasure i get from seeing stuff like this weirdly drawn Superman […]

Toy-Ventures : Summer Pick-ups!

Rather than a focused subject, this week we just look at what a summer of flea markets, toy shows, and networking can get you as I talk about the stuff I picked up over the summer.  Hosted and edited by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions)   PlaidStallions Facebook Page   Plaidstallions facebook group  Twitter: @plaidstallions   Subscribe to […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Dr. Zaius hand Puppet- The only way this could be made more adorable is if it had a voice box featuring Maurice Evans on helium. Incredible Hulk Sno-Stuff- Hulk merchandise is usually absurd and therefor my favourite, it is also compounded by the fact that he was pretty much “Garfield” in the late 1970s and […]

5 Awesome Things on Ebay this Week

Max Headroom Puppet- UK toymaker Bendy Toys is a point of fascination for me because a) They made weird, UK Only toys and b) most of their stuff is deteriorating pretty badly now. I never knew they made a Max Headroom puppet before today and I kind of want it. GERRY ANDERSON STARCRUISER INTERCEPTOR AIRFIX […]