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5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

Black Hole Signal Flashers from Shreddies Cereal- These are a Canadian cereal premium from Shreddies or as I called it as a kid, wall paper paste. Shreddies did a Mego action figure promo that year and folks, I ate a ton of it, thank God for sugar. REMCO POWERIZED MICKEY MOUSE RANCH This is an […]

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 […]

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

  MATCHBOX ADVENTURE 2000 GIFT SET- I was alway an admirer of this series of futuristic vehicles from Matchbox, one of them even made it’s way into the pages of Judge Dredd!  I will admit, I was a little disappointed by the lack of laser pistols and jet packs when we hit the year 2000. […]

Toy-Venture Issue 2 is going to Living Island

We’re pleased to announce that Issue 2 will be visiting Living Island with a deep dive into the  Puppets based on the work of Sid and Marty Krofft, written by Kroftty, easily the world’s leading expert on the matter. For more Updates on Issue 2, follow our shiny new Toy-Ventures Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/toyventuresmag   PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Magazine #1 is […]

Toy-Ventures 23: Star Trek Utility Belt by Remco

This week we talk about Remco and it’s long-running relationship with the Star Trek brand. The weird toys of the 1960s and the much more detailed items produced by the second incarnation of Remco. Please hit like and subscribe for the new Toy-Venture each week. Like us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom Subscribe to our YouTube channel […]

Five Awesome Things on Ebay this Week

Scare Cycles FrankenCycle by Ideal- After Evel Knievel did his little trick with a baseball bat, Ideal toys was left with a very popular toy concept without a theme. Scare Cycles placed the classic monsters on choppers, it made no sense but who cared? Speaking of weird nonsense on Bikes- Who didn’t want a freewheeling Alan […]

5 Awesome things on Ebay this week

Lucan the board game: Lucan was a short lived TV show about a boy raised by wolves being on the run, it was like “The Incredible Hulk” but instead of turning green, he had wolf powers of some kind. I had an older sister who watched ANY TV show with a horse or a dog, so yup […]