Battlestar Galactica (1978)

Battlestar Galactica (1978)

Once upon a time, after we were introduced to a galaxy far... far away, Universal brought us a new saga from the stars. Was is a blatant rip-off of Star Wars? Not that I can tell. Sure there were similar beats but the tune was different. Starved as we were for any thing Sci-Fi there [...]

New Transformers Toys Incoming

New Transformers Toys Incoming

I enjoyed the Transformers from time to time. They were introduced when I was 14, branded as Transformers. Not being one to care about where I got good story telling, I watch the G1 cartoons and enjoyed them. I never really had the toys, nor did I care to own them. I've been in an [...]

ボルテスV: DX Soul of Chogokin… Voltes V!

ボルテスV: DX Soul of Chogokin… Voltes V!

https://youtu.be/atDd9uB-JuI レッツ・ボルト・イン!伝説のVOLT IN BOXが令和に復活「DX超合金魂 VOLT IN BOX 超電磁マシーン ボルテスV」登場!! "Super electromagnetic machine Voltes V" is a TV animation that was broadcast on NET (now TV Asahi) from June 4, 1977 to March 25, 1978. This Tamashii Nations', and arm of Bandai, Voltus V looks incredible! I never had the original toy from 1977, nor did [...]

PlaidStallion’s Toy-Ventures Magazine Coming Soon!

PlaidStallion’s Toy-Ventures Magazine Coming Soon!

Toy-Ventures is a magazine celebrating and cataloging toys and action figures from the 70s & 80s, and it's coming to a mail-box near you. I am pretty excited for Brian achieving his goal of seeing this project come to fruition, and for myself having a print magazine actually worth picking up, which is very rare [...]

Toy Collecting on a Budget

Toy Collecting on a Budget

If you are not wealthy or an influencer who constantly gets donations to share via video but you love toys and want to start a collection all your own, here's how I go about it... First I check out local second hand shops, antique malls, yard sales, and swap meets. While I browse for pieces [...]