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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Hagar the Horrible, Kojak, deep discount Micronauts, Inflatable Apes and the worst/best Marvel toys ever.  ( legalese: This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated) Excel Toys Kojak set with villain (eBay Affiliate Link) — Longtime PlaidStallions readers will know that I am borderline obsessed […]

Mego Love Boat Playset (Vintage Mego)

  Vintage Mego is exciting and new. Climb aboard the Mego Love Boat Playset; we’re expecting you! Hear about the adventures I’ve had while bringing this episode to you. This special episode comes from a smoke-free home!     Get Issue 12 of Toy-Ventures shipping this week! Click Here for past installments of 5 Awesome […]

Plaid Stallions 18th Birthday Contest

It’s Plaid Stallions’ birthday, and now I can ship it off to college or the army I guess. Starting this site on a lazy Saturday while my baby daughter napped was more important than I’d ever realized. I had no idea that when I started posting old catalogue photos online. Starting Plaid Stallions would open […]

Denys Fisher Android – Enemy of Cyborg

Denys Fisher Android I picked up this wonderful boxed Android from the Densy Fisher Cyborg Line at last summer’s PowerCon. It was a trade with my long-time and trusted friend Mark Huckabone, so I had never thought of opening it until today.   I got a real treat inside as the figure is C10 unused […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Mattel Slime with Worms commercial (eBay Link) — I never had slime as a kid, well, not “official Mattel brand” Slime; I did manage some through a grocery store vending machine (so good!) For some reason, I vividly remember this commercial and really wanting the stuff. In hindsight, this sort of thing is almost impossible […]

Who is Prank ‘N Stein? – Toy-Ventures

  Issue 12 Toy-Ventures magazine delves deep into a toy that, sadly, never was. Prank ‘N Stein was a 90s toy concept by Canada’s Irwin Toys that would have rivalled Kenner’s Hugo Man of a Thousand Faces in our monster kid hearts. Read about Prank ‘N Stein and much more in issue 12 of Toy-Ventures […]

7 Awesome Things on eBay this week

  Spider-Man and Captain America Richochet Racers (eBay Link) — I’ve never owned these toys but have always been obsessed with them since I saw them at my friend Richard’s House. None of it makes sense and none of it has to, I always loved the comic book ad for this, it also makes zero […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 12 Cover and Prize Reveal

Good News! Issue 12 of Toy-Ventures magazine is now up for pre-order. Issue 12 is a celebration of Stretch Monster featuring a deluxe gatefold cover by Mr. Peter Carsillo (Cover artist for Issue). Articles include The Hiliarious House of Prank ‘N Stein Stretch Monster is NOT Indestructible Time of the Mego Apes Palitoy Commander Power […]

Toy-Ventures Magazine: Stretch Monster announcement

Issue 12 of Toy-Ventures will have a Stretch Monster theme with interviews with the toy’s creator, Mr. Tim Efler, and the “kid on the box,” Mike Seta. Sporting a jaw-dropping cover by Peter Carsillo, this issue also features the craziest “subscriber prize” we’ve ever attempted. More on this next week during the Lincoln Monster DeadStream. […]

Toy-Ventures: Massive Star Wars Kenner Haul!

Toy-Ventures returns with a dream find of vintage toys as we recently were asked to look at a childhood toy collection that nobody wanted. What we found was a treasure trove of Kenner Star Wars, Fisher Price Adventure People, Mego Buck Rogers and so much more!   Watch Toy-Ventures on YouTube here