5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Hagar the Horrible, Kojak, deep discount Micronauts, Inflatable Apes and the worst/best Marvel toys ever. 

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Excel Toys Kojak- 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Excel Toys Kojak set with villain (eBay Affiliate Link)

Longtime PlaidStallions readers will know that I am borderline obsessed with Kojak merchandise. It’s such a weird fit and I especially love the action figure, which I proudly own. This is the rare catalogue set that includes “Bad Guy” which in reality is an AHI Butch Cavendish Knock Off figure that looks like a Footlocker employee. I wouldn’t trade my childhood for anything.


PS Here’s my video on Kojak Toys.



Marvel Heroes Display Box fleetwood- 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Fleetwood Glowing Marvel Superheroes Display Box (eBay Affiliate Link)

When I stumbled upon this, it gave me a feeling I haven’t had in ages, just pure wonder. This is a display box for label slap flashlights that were really, really crappy, but the label is Marvel FREAKING Superheroes! It’s Marvel comics in its Bronze Age glory, and the Fantastic Four are involved. I cut my teeth on Kirby/Lee FF thanks to Treasury Editions and I adore those characters as a result (Also, the Corman Movie is currently the most faithful, don’t agree? Bike Racks at 3:15) . I know if you click on this link, I may get a shiny penny, so you have no reason to trust me, but I implore you to check this auction out; the images will likely stir some emotion. 


The price tag will also elicit some emotion, but where else can you find such a thing?

Inflatable Cornelius- 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Inflatable Planet of the Apes Cornelius (eBay Affiliate Link)

Oh, good golly, Miss Molly, smooshing Planet of the Apes with Poly Vinyl Chloride, maybe the “Peanut Butter and Chocolate” of toy making. I own one of these in the baggy, and while I overpaid (waaaay too much Christmas cheer and watching an Apes movie), it inspired the Infl8able Monster premium for issue 12 of Toy-Ventures. I’ll never regret the purchase, that’s for sure!


End Run Mego Micronauts - 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

End Run Mego Micronauts Antron (eBay Affiliate Link)

At some point during the dissolving of Mego Corporation, a whole bunch of oddball items appeared at Toys R Us stores under the “Lion Rock” banner (*psssssst* Lion Rock was Mego all along!) and all of them are awesome and weird! Case in point, these “factory floor sweeping” put onto cards. Antron doesn’t have any of his cool weapons but hey, he’s 97 cents!

As a kid, I would have fallen for this ruse, by the way. I want this damned thing now!


Hagar the Horrible Halloween Costume- 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week


Hagar the Horrible Halloween Costume by Collegeville (eBay Affiliate Link)

I unabashedly love Hagar the Horrible and was so amused to find this. As a fan of comic strips, none aged more poorly than Hagar, but so undeservedly so. I adore the faithful paint mask on this. I have a weird story about Hagar comics from my childhood, but I’ll do it in the next PodStallions Nerdtherapy session.


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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Hagar the Horrible, Kojak, deep discount Micronauts and the coolest/crappiest Marvel toys ever


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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.

1 Comment

  • Gordon Long on May 18, 2024

    With such a dearth of 8 inch Villians in the contemporary figure lines, Kojak must have mostly been waiting for the World’s Greatest Heroes to beat down the Super-Foes, or arresting civilian characters (like the Dukes)…. ANY character in civilian clothes. Throw some Dukes clothes on Kirk and arrest him! (On one eBay win to get my first Spock, Kirk came in jeans and a Dukes shirt…)

    It certainly is nice to have so many Villians available nowadays.

    A Barney Miller line would have been awesome. Lots of cops, generic comic bad guys, and even a 12th Precinct Squad room Playset (complete with holding cell and Barney’s office!) would certainly have been a success with the mostly-family-friendly series…

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