More V figures from South America

My buddy Dana has uncovered more variants to the V figure that I showed here in April. Whoever made these, they created a lot of different variations and I especially love the one that looks like Diana in the middle.  Knock offs, just when I think I can’t love you more….  

Diana from V

I picked up a vintage bit of merchandise relating to the “V” mini series that has to be seen to be believed. Peel back her skin after the jump:   I’ve always been fascinated with the TV mini series “V” and it’s merchandise. Particularly that we really came close to getting come amazing action figures.  […]

Pod Stallions Episode 9: Monster Kids

October brings out the best in us as both Jason and myself appear to be “Autumns”. More importantly, October serves as a countdown to Halloween and brings with it all sorts of memories of monsters and horror. Throughout this episode we explore our first experiences with the genre, what publications were most helpful and what […]

Meet the more interesting half of Knight Rider

Devlin found this photo at a junk store and submitted it to the blog. We have no idea who the girl is but she’s meeting K.I.T.T , most likely at a car show  and most definitely in the early 1980s. I love the home made banner. Knight Rider came out when I was 12, so […]

Kojak by Excel Toys

I’ve gone on record on many occasions as to not understanding the toyetic appeal of Kojak. Starsky and Huth or SWAT I readily enjoyed as a child but Kojak wasn’t something I ever wanted a toy of.I do admit I think that the Kojak office set is pretty damned skippy however, it even comes with […]

1974 HG Toys Puzzle Catalog

HG Toys was one of the bigger producers of licensed products in the 1970s and this great puzzle catalog from 1974 proves this. Almost every popular television show or character from that time is present, including Evel Knievel, Star Trek, the Marvel Superheroes, Planet of the Apes, Happy Days and much more. Check out the […]

The Fonz Pinball

This little bit of “Fonzie Mania” made a lot of sense, considering the show was set in the 1950s. It’s amazing how much Fonz merchandise there really was, I still have my pillow case.

Daisy Toys Catalog Featuring Sheriff Lobo!

Daisy has been the premier maker of toy caps guns since well long before I can remember and in this 1981 catalog they did something I am too excited about, they created Sheriff Lobo merchandise! It’s almost impossible to find BJ and The Bear Toys let alone anything based on it’s short lived spin off, […]

Colouring Book Theatre: Diff’rent Strokes

Leave it to Sharry to provide us with what is perhaps the most culturally signifigant colouring book ever produced. Based on the landmark sitcom of whose quality has never been surpassed, Diff’rent Strokes follows the gripping adventures of Willis and Arnold Jackson and their adopted family, the blandest people alive, the Drummonds. The art in […]