10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

10 Awesome Things on eBay this week, we normally do 5 Awesome things but it’s tax return season! Treat Yo’Self!

Oscar the grouch latchhook rug

Vintage Oscar the Grouch Rug Hook (eBay Link)

My Rug Hooking obsession was brief in the third grade but darn it, I’m obsessed with this. I blame the whole tactile thing.

Fighting Furies Store Display - 10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Matchbox Fighting Furies Store Display (eBay Link)–

My friend Kevin sent me this link but refused to buy it for me. It seems a bit rude, doesn’t it? Email me, and I’ll give you Kevin’s home phone number so you can discuss why he should buy this for me at 3 am. 


Martin Landau's collection of Space:1999 Magazines

Martin Landau’s Personal Collection of Space:1999 magazines (eBay Link)

I own a Space:1999 novel from Landau’s collection, and it made my life better. The seller is an awesome dude too. Check out his other Space:1999 Goodies.


Jack Kirby Black Light Poster

Funky Jack Kirby Inspired Black Light Poster (eBay Link)

I’d be afraid to be stoned around this, I might not come back.

Dr Zaius Chair from the Planet of the Apes TV series

The Dr. Zauis chair from the Planet of the Apes TV series (eBay Link)

Folks, I need this in my life. I wanna be the Duke of New York but slightly slimmer and painfully paler.

Fists of Fury T Shirt Print -10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Fists of Fury T-Shirt Transfer (eBay Link)

Pretty sure that’s Bruce Loo on that transfer; it could be Bruce Leah, but I am not sure. If you’re still reading, I love the POS movie “Clones of Bruce Lee,” and so should you.


Sgt Rock Rack Toy

Sgt. Rock Rack Toy by AHI (eBay Link)

I probably have read like 3 Sgt. Rock comics in my life and WW2 wasn’t a popular topic in my house. However, I love Joe Kubert and actually own quite a few Sgt. Rock toys as a result. There is something so stellar about that card art.

Spanish Sesame Street Puppet- 10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Spanish Sesame Street Puppet (eBay Link)

Foreign Sesame Street productions would create new characters.  This character’s name is Professor Hastings, although I’m posting this because I’m a fan of “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (seek it out), and if you are too, this is Mr. Frumpus.


Durham Target Game- 10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Durham Target Game (eBay Link)

I would not have been into this as a kid; I has a pet rabbit and well, kind of  a fan. 


Lone Ranger 10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

European Lone Ranger Playset by Marx (eBay Link)

I don’t collect the Gabriel Lone Ranger Line, but consarnit, I want to. I won’t do it, but just know it tasks me! 


Toy-Ventures Collector Pins

Toy-Ventures Collectible Pins including the Lincoln Monsters

Do you miss toy collector magazines?

That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. Each issue is packed with never before seen images and information written by some of the top collectors. We’ve got nine issues and climbing; please check our page here or visit our store.

The Mego Museum News has rebranded into the Super Collector Newsletter! Encompassing more from sites like PlaidStallions and more. Check it out even if you don’t collect Mego figures.

Mego Museum Newsletter


The PlaidStallions Polyester Pals have arrived and come in green and orange. Be the first kid in the sandbox with our Podcast mascots!

Polyester Pals from PlaidStallions



Our latest book is “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures” a love letter to cheeky copyright-infringing toys. You can get this new book via the PlaidStallions Shop, On Amazon (Affiliate Link) or eBay (eBay Link)


Pod Stallions is based on our podcast and is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Toys, Comics, Movies, TV, it’s all up for grabs, and remember, folks, you keep the glass! If you like our show, then you have found your tribe.

Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs and bootleg action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman.  It’s a fun group where we talk about Lincoln Monsters, AHI, Mighty Gary, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Mortoys, and other generic greats.


AHI Godzilla toys



10 Awesome Things on eBay this week

About The Author

AKA Brian Heiler author of "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" and co-editor of "Toy-Ventures Magazine". Co-Host of the "Pod Stallions" podcast. Host of the Brick Mantooth Youtube channel, painter, designer, writer, mental health advocate, toy collector, Mego, and Mego Knock-Off enthusiast. I have large feet, ADHD and I live in Canada. Talk toys, not others.


  • Jón Páll Björnsson on April 21, 2023

    Yep. Those Hughes helicopters were big in WWII.

  • Keith Fulkerson on May 2, 2023

    That Lone Ranger playset is like an old west strip mall.

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