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5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week

To celebrate the launch of the second edition of my book Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings (available now from Nacelle Company) I give you 5 Awesome Rack Toys on eBay this week!   EBAY LINK : LAND OF THE LOST WILDERNESS CAMPFIRE SET Well, this kind of makes sense in the Rack Toys universe, considering […]

The Oddest Star Trek Toy Ever

The Oddest Star Trek Toy Ever The Worcester Toy Company is the organization that I would give the credit for making the oddest Star Trek toy ever. That’s a big deal because there were lots of dogs in the race. However,  this item tops even the Star Trek Metal Detector, sorry “Metal Detection Probe” or […]

Pod Stallions 91: Sci-Fi Weapons

Yes, it’s the never asked for, long-awaited Pod Stallions episode all about SCI-FI WEAPONRY! From Buck & Flash to Scarlet & Koenig right past Kirk, Han, Luke, Pizer, and Logan right back to Flash again. We chat about the sleekest designs, the best sounds, and the damage done by the all-time coolest weapons in Sci-fi […]

1977 REMCO Toys Catalog

Remco’s name was purchased in 1974 by Azrak Hamway, a successful manufacturer of rack toys. AHI used the Remco brand to sell a more upscale toy but one that still utilized the many licenses integral to their business. 1977 saw the introduction of Mickey Mouse to the fold and more Superhero related products which would […]

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 […]