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 #1 will be a salute to the celebrated toy company Azrak-Hamway International or AHI and topics will include:
Set Phasers for Fun
How AHI turned Star Trek’s phasers and the USS Enterprise itself into major profits.
The Guide to World Famous Super Monsters-
The most comprehensive gallery of AHI’s Universal Monsters action figure compiling every known figure and packaging variant plus we even delve into company history and solve a few mysteries.
Now, SkyDive Like Apes!
The weird world of AHI’s Planet of the Apes toys.
I wanted the Best!-
Steve recalls his long journey to own the fabled AHI KISS microphone.
A deep dive into the world of Space:1999 merchandise including some toys owned by Martin Landau himself.
Crime Fighting Drop Zone-
We talk about the long-running series of Super Heroes on Parachautes including card variations and prototypes.
The Official World Famous Super Monsters Bend ‘Ems!
Subsequent issues will cover toys from Mego, Hasbro, Remco, Ideal, Lincoln International, Fisher-Price, Kenner, Cipsa, Lili Ledy, Palitoy, Tomland, Matchbox, and more with guest articles written by some of the top collectors in the field.