Diener Space Raiders
Source: Little Weirdos: Mini figures and other monster toys: Diener Space Raiders: classic robo-alien & spaceship erasers
Oh Internet, is there anything that I can remember that you can’t locate? I was thinking back on an eraser set I had back when I was 10 (1980). Lo and behold I found them. Not only did I find them, I also found this awesome blog post that,is very informative, about them. The only thing I had to go on was the name on my favorite piece… HORTA. I have fond memories about these erasers. They were toys that were acceptable in the classroom, so it was as if I was getting away with something 😉
Looking at them now, I am more drawn in by the blue Cyclops Robot.
1973 Adventure Team GI Joe Catalog by Hasbro
Source: 1973 Hasbro GI Joe Adventure Team Catalog : Plaidstallions
If you, like I, grew up in the early 70’s, then you are probably well acquainted with these stalwart fellows. The G.I. Joe Adventure Team took Joe from his Military roots to a seeker of danger. I loved this line. I grew up with this line. It wasn’t until Star Wars came out that I had a love for an extensive franchise on a large scale such as this. Joe AT had a shared, cohesive, story. Mego, arguably the biggest line of characters, didn’t offer a singular voice. Adventure Team did that, and more. Head over to Plaid Stallions to check out the great toys from years gone by.
In the 75 years since Wonder Woman started bringing truth and love to the world in All-Star Comics #8 the Amazon Princess has been immortalized in many different forms. In this series, we’ll lasso examples of Wonder Woman collectibles through the decades, which will help you appreciate the first great comic book superheroine’s history and […]
Source: Evolution Series: Wonder Woman Collectibles from the 1960s – Entertainment Earth News
I read this article earlier today, and enjoyed it thoroughly. Did you know about Ideal’s small toy line representing female superheroes of DC? I didn’t! Really neat stuff. Anyhow, it gives me something else to look for out in the wild, or at second hand shops.
Being someone who’s extremely fond of the Zeroid robot range by Ideal Toys, which appeared in 1968, it’s not surprising that I also have a soft spot for some of Ideal’s S.T.A.R. Team action figures.
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