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Toy-Ventures: Mattel Space:1999 Moonbase Alpha Playset

    This week, we’re heading back to Space:1999 and talking about Mattel’s Moonbase Alpha Playset. This neat set uses parts from another classic space toy line. Check out the original commercial here: https://youtu.be/CBEAa5O42Yg #space1999 #mego #mattel Other Mattel Space:1999 videos we’ve done: Mattel Space:1999 Eagle 1 Spaceship   Mattel Space:1999 Zython Action Figure ISSUE […]

5 Spooky Things on eBay this week

5 Spooky Things on eBay this week- It’s October (when did that happen?) and all the spooky toys come out in droves on eBay, let’s see what things are going bump in the night shall we? Lite-Up Monster Heads (eBay Link) – Glow sticks were such a cool thing that somehow never found their footing […]

Toy-Ventures: Gerry Anderson UFO collection

Toy-Ventures returns with a tribute to one of my favourite Science Fiction shows of all time, Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s UFO. This cool-looking series only ran a single season but there is plenty of awesome merchandise from all over the world. We look at Eidai Grip, Dinky toys, Custom Mego, 16 mm films, Imai model […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Dec 10

Martin Landau’s collection of Space:1999 toys– OK, I don’t what kind of pedigree you need but these are Martin Freaking Landau’s collection of Space:1999 toys. I have a book from Landau’s collection and it’s something I will always keep. I can’t tell you how cool it would be to own Commander Koenig’s Eagles but you […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week! Happy Friday! EBAY LINK Logan’s Run Farrah Fawcett Towel There really isn’t enough Logan’s Run merchandise out there and honestly, there will never be enough for me. I do, however, have a soft spot for stuff like this towel, which is obviously meant to cash more in on […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay

Mystery Hulk Figure- This thing isn’t a bootleg as it’s marked Marvel and honestly, my best guess is it came from something like a Mold-A-Rama type machine. Anyone know what this is? It’s bugging me.     Golodarak Cosmic Station – Goldorak or Grendizer as it’s known in Japan got a toy line in France […]

Toy-Ventures: Space:1999 Rack Toys

This week’s toy-ventures takes a look at the merchandising from Gerry Anderson’s classic series Space:1999, particularly the lower cost “Rack Toys” made by Azrak-Hamway International. If moonbase Alpha had a drugstore, these are the toys it would sell! Hosted and edited by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions) PlaidStallions Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom/ Plaidstallions facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/2226244254053126/ Twitter: @plaidstallions […]

LJN Road Stars

Which one would you go for as a kid? I’d be torn between Captain America and the Eagle from Space:1999. Also, I wanna meet the kid who saw this display and went “Oh Wow, the Waltons truck!” New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. […]