5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Popy Kamen Rider Stronger Challenge Machine Figure + Kabutoro 1975 Evel Knievel– We covered the Challenge Machines in Toy-Ventures Issue 3, they’re Japanese versions of Evel Knievel but featuring Japanese Superheroes. I want all of these, real, real bad.   M*A*S*H HEAD QUARTERS-  I love Rack Toys and M*A*S*H didn’t go too many and this […]

Toy-Ventures: Filmation Space Sentinels

Toy-Ventures returns with a look at the merchandise around Filmation’s 1977 series “The Space Sentinels” an overlooked gem of a Saturday morning superhero series. While the show didn’t get much, it got a few cool toys and I collect them! Get Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 3 here:

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Mod Squad Silent Stalker Gun- I never missed 1am reruns of Mod Squad when I was in college but I did miss a lot of my early classes and got booted out. Still that is the not the fault of Pete, Julie, and my favourite Lincoln B. Hayes.   Wunderbug Magic Slate- I love Krofft […]

Toy-Ventures: 1980 Azrak-Hamway AHI Catalog

Toy-Ventures this week takes a look at the 1980 dealer catalog for Azrak-Hamway International (AHI for short), this is one of the last years for AHI as they were absorbed into REMCO (and later on Jakk’s Pacific) but this is a wonderful year full of rack toys based on the Marvel and DC Superheroes, Star […]

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 […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Slim Goodbody Healthy is Wealthy Record– Ok, I’ll admit, I thought Slim Goodbody was cool as a kid, I really liked Superheroes and it really bothers me that 40 years later I don’t have a Mego style action figure of Slim. That needs to change dammit, we need this hero now more than ever!   […]

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 (okay 6) Awesome things on eBay this week

Mattel Space:1999 Deluxe Set: As much as i bag on the action figures, the Mattel Moonbase Alpha Playset is remarkable and i love this giftset featuring all the characters. I’ve almost bit a few times and eventually, I probably will.   Superhero Sponges- This is totally in conjunction with the Spider-Man soap from last week, […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Spider-Man Soap- Sure, it’s probably a much more intimate relationship with Spidey than you expected BUT you’ll smell great.    Battlestar Galactica Cosmic Puzzles- I’m actually weirdly good at these and I can’t think of a better use of my time than assembling Lorne Green’s highly kissable mug.   Custom Mego Black Hole Palomino Spacecraft– […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Mattel Godzilla Board Game- For years I’ve searched for this at shows and at flea markets but when I do see it I’ve either spent too much or it’s broken. Anyhoo, I’d sure like to play it some day.   Speaking of Godzilla– This “Godzilla” Dangler by Ben Cooper perplexes me, this is obviously not […]