Clash of the Titans (1981)

Clash of the Titans (1981)

Looking back through my past posts I discovered, to my shock and dismay, that I had never made a post talking about one of my all-time favorite Harryhausen films... Clash of the Titans. I could either slide further into my deep pandemic justice-less depression OR I could rectify this oversight. The day is June 12th, [...]

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 [...]

Old Dreams of Godaikin Revisited

Old Dreams of Godaikin Revisited

In 1984, was 14 and almost as big a nerd as I am today. Those were heady days indeed. Comics were coming into the mainstream zeitgeist, video games were about to really explode after a lull, and music just kept on improving. The beautiful thing about progress is that if you choose to stay behind, [...]

Mail Call… Mego Micronauts

Mail Call… Mego Micronauts

   This week I received some great pieces in the mail. 1977 Mego Micronauts Force Commander and his mount, Oberon. These are pieces that I never owned as a child. They are missing a few parts but I am always down to hunt for bits-n-bobs.    One of my favorite things about these two is [...]