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 #4 continues Toy-Ventures ongoing adventure and has a stunning cover by Corey Le Chat
My Favourite Munster
We’re visiting 1313 Mocking Bird Lane when Corey Le Chat (who also provided this issue’s awesome cover) gives us a tour of one of the greatest collections of Munster merchandise ever assembled. We’ll talk about the man whose passion fueled it and show many items that have never been featured in print before.
Apemen Down Under
William has written a great piece about this Australian line of Planet of the Apes knock off figures produced by TONG Inc. called “The Action Apemen”
The Expandable Ones
David Lockwood explores the stretchable space-age superheroes and villains made by Funstuff in the early 1980s.
Push Button Action AKA 'He’s Glump! He’s Glump!'
We talk about the weird world of dime-store action heroes created by Durham from Yung Kung Fu to Glump the Caveman, it’s a comprehensive guide to a truly oddball group of characters.
A fun pictorial guide to this cheeky line of figures that is very obviously meant to imitate the then-popular Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes.
The Toy-Ventures Guide to the Mego Mad Monsters
In this issue, we take an exhaustive look at this wonderful glow-in-the-dark figure line by Mego with input and anecdotes by Mego’s own Marty Abrams. It’s the definitive guide to this incredible toy line.