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First Ever Toy-Ventures Live Stream

Tonight at 8:30 pm EST we will be holding our first-ever live stream with an update on what’s going on with the channel, Toy-Ventures Magazine, and a reveal of the next issues premium. If there is time, maybe I’ll do an unboxing of some knock-offs. GET Issue 3 of Toy-Ventures here! FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAIDSTALLIONS […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures: 80s toy find!

   My friend dropped off a box of his childhood toys, so let’s take a look through this awesome time capsule of childhood friends! PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Magazine #2 is now available and it’s been called “not only an entertaining read, but it’s also an impeccable work of reference” by PopCult. FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAIDSTALLIONS […]

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 […]

1979 Kenner Megabug Gladiators Catalog

  Described by Kenner in 1979 as “Combat vehicles of the future….half insect, half-machine” Megabug Gladiators were perhaps just too ahead of their time. That’s pretty much the only reason I can think of to justify why this cool toy line of insect tanks wasn’t a hit with kids. Had it been spawned in the […]

Toy-Ventures: Remco Universal Monsters

    Toy-Ventures concludes “Monster Month” with a look at one of the coolest Monster toy lines of the 1980s, the Remco Monsters! We talk about its origins, both waves and it’s foreign releasing. Check out the Monsterizer Commericial here: Join our Facebook Group “Mego KOHQ” here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Megoknockoff Get issue 1 of Toy-Ventures Magazine here: […]