1978 K-Mart Toy Flyer – Mego Superheroes

The newspaper flyer is still a great way to keep abreast of the hot holiday toys during any given year, too bad few folks decided to keep them after reading. This 1978 K Mart Circular (from the Chicago area) is a wonderful little window into that years potential toy purchases, many familiar faces can be […]

197 Children’s Palace Catalog- Mego-Big Jim-Barbie-Sesame Street

Planet of the Apes was a new hot ticket item for 70s wunderkind Mego¬†who also produced the World’s Greatest Superheroes around the same time. Big Jim was Mattel’s answer to G.I. Joe and Dinah-Mite was Mego’s stab at Barbie, who was the original. Child Guidance was one of the bigger players in Sesame Street merchandise, […]

1980 Toys R Us Catalog (with video walkthrough)

If there is one thing I like collecting as much as toys, it’s catalogs, it’s why PlaidStallions exists in the first place and my personal favourite catalogue to find are these toy store newspaper circulars or flyers, I don’t care what you call them. They are time capsules, wonderful little moments into what toys were […]

1975 Child World Flyer -Mego-Fisher Price-Evel Knievel-Star Trek

As far as 70s toystores go, none are as far remembered and beloved as Childworld, a chain which had at one point 180 stores across the united states. This 1975 flier preserves what they had to offer during that time including the greats like Mego Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. This is the […]

A Micronauts Christmas

Christmas of 1979 was ALL ABOUT those Micronaut Aliens for me, it remains one of my happiest Christmas gets. Did anything on this page make it under the tree for you? PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue 2 is now available for pre-order. http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/   Limited Edition Gift Sets Available Now! Rather than crowdfund the next issue of […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 2 to feature Guide to Denys Fisher Doctor Who

We’re pleased to announce that Issue 2 of Toy-Ventures magazine will feature a guide to the Denys Fisher (Mego) Doctor Who action figure range with a detailed look at this highly collectible 70s toy line. Look for it this December. For more Updates on Issue 2, follow our shiny new Toy-Ventures Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/toyventuresmag You […]

Micronaut Alien Encounter!

So this weekend on twitter, a fella named Jason (follow him on Twitter) reached out and blew my mind with this shot of him with Membros and Repto from the Mego Microanuts line. This shot was taken at Macy’s in 1979 and I had no idea this was a thing. The Micronaut Aliens were a […]