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Toy-Ventures: Christmas Wish List 1979

Welcome to the Toy-Ventures Christmas special! In this episode, I dig up my Christmas Wish List from 1979 and tell you which toys I got and the ones that got away. Mego Superheroes, Micronauts, Kenner Star Wars and apparently, I had a thing for cats?   We’ve got a new book coming! Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized […]

Toy-Ventures: Lincoln International Monsters

Toy-Ventures is participating in Bleak Sunday and we’re doing a special episode dedicated to my favourite Monster Toys of all time, the Lincoln International Monster dolls. This episode is a comprehensive look at the Lincoln Monsters including the company’s history, the different waves and variations of not only the Monster figures but the packaging, my […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 2 Announcement and Pre-Orders

PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue 2 is now available for pre-order. http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Issue two covers a number of genres and has some exciting new voices from the hobby. H.R. Puppet Stuff! By Kroffty This colourful piece tracks the careers of the legendary Sid and Marty Krofft through puppet merchandise, it will make you smile. The Lost Outer […]

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  https://www.facebook.com/Plaidstallionsdotcom/   Plaidstallions facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/2226244254053126/  Twitter: @plaidstallions   Subscribe to […]

Toy-Ventures 6: Star Blazers toys by Nomura

This week’s installment of Toy-Ventures is all about the amazing action figure line based on the Television series we knew as “Star Blazers”.  I get into my personal love of this series and why this is the toyline I wish I could have had as a kid.   Visit us online at www.plaidstallions.com   Twitter: @plaidstallions New […]

Pod Stallions 63: Convention Stories

The last PodStallions we did was so much fun, we rushed back to do another, look at us being proactive! This week’s show is all about conventions and toy shows. We explore our humble first conventions (which were mind blowing to us then) and eventually get all the way to modern tales of San Diego […]