Brian Heiler was born in the suburbs of Toronto, Canada and enjoyed a quintessential 1970s orange and brown childhood.
As a freelance pop culture writer and photographer his work has been published in Toy Shop, Lees Action Figure News, Toyfare Magazine and Model & Collector Mart He has often written the daily list for the Village Voice medias celebrated nerd website Topless Robot .
His website PlaidStallions is a repository for his childhood obsessions including toys, 70s clothing, Superheroes making mall appearances and pictures of long defunct toy retailers.
This was a super fun book to look at and read. Who knew there were so many rack toys available.Published 6 months ago by Angie
I have read Don Quixote, Ulysses, The Catcher In The Rye, The Werewolf Vs. The Vampire Woman, For Whom The Bell Tolls, etc. Read morePublished 9 months ago by John Abar
i remember all this stuff and fighting with mother over buying it. now i look back and see what she disliked about these rack toys but to a 6 year old, this stuff was incrediblePublished 13 months ago by Lee B. Brown
My husband requested this and is happy with it. He's a toy seller, himself, so he really appreciates expert advice when he goes to auctions.Published 15 months ago by Talitha Cumi Vazquez
Unlike many vintage toy books, this isn't a mere reference and price guide, but almost a love letter to '70s childhood written with a great deal of honesty and humor. Read morePublished 17 months ago by TorgosPizza
I mean Junk in the most positive way. This is a book of toy's either your parents wouldn't buy you because they weren't very good and considered junk by some parents and or they... Read morePublished 18 months ago by J. A AMIN
This book had great color photographs. Nice to look through and remember pestering my parents for these inexpensive items. Read morePublished 18 months ago by nannyfan
This is a great book by the person who runs the PlaidStallions blog web site about almost all the rack toys ever made.Published 20 months ago by Darryl Heine
I can't remember having this much fun flipping through a book on collectibles. There were so many toys I had as a kid that I forgot existed. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Goldust