PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures magazine is an old school print magazine about vintage toys from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s covering topics and items that don’t get the respect they deserve. Each issue will feature collector guides, rare photographs, interviews, and articles by some of the toy experts in the Collector Field. Issue 9 is jam-packed with vintage toy goodness:
Walloping Websnappers – Vincent Cerbone shares this strange 8” Tong Inc. Spider-Man discovery from France.
Mego Planet of the Apes Part 6 – Our ongoing coverage of the Mego toy line continues into the second wave of action figures based on the television series.
Leicester Vintage Toyshop – Our latest column features the gang from toyshop on tour
Actionized Assassins – The Remco Ninja Strike Force action figure is an underrated bit of 80s cheese.
Basement of Horror – In this issue Ray Castile shares his story about the Marx Whistling Spooky Kooky Tree. An incredibly iconic toy.
Super Joe Part 3 – Steve Stovall looks at vehicles, playsets and the amazing Terron with this third installment of Hasbro’s Super Joe toy line.
The Warriors Toybox – Chance Priest tempts us with the Castle of the Three-Headed Dragon playset by Helm Toys.
Stolen Thunder – Exploring the ill-fated Multiple Toys Blue Thunder action figure line from 1984.
07: Compact Action Heroes – The Toy-Ventures guide to the amazing Mego Comic Action Heroes Toy line. The most comprehensive piece on the line ever produced.