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Toy-Ventures: Combat Joe Godzilla set by Takara

Monster Month continues with a look at this classic set from 1980s Japan, where GI Joe got his own Godzilla suit. We talk about the history of Combat Joe, Henshin Cyborg, and the various attempts to recreate this fantastic Godzilla toy. Issue 1 of Toy-Ventures magazine is available here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/plaidstallions-toy-ventures-issue-one-september-2020/ Mego Knock Off HQ Facebook […]

A Japanese Toy Store Flyer from the 1970s

It’s no secret I’m fond of vintage toy store flyers but getting them from foreign countries is even sweeter! I can’t read a lick of Japanese but I can spot fun classic 1970s toys like Jumbo Machinders (We called them Shogun Warriors), MicroMan (Micronauts here) and the amazing Henshin Cyborg,check out the 1970s Japanese Toy […]