Toy-Ventures Magazine

Toy-Ventures: Mego Meet @ Power-Con Recap! Amazing Toy Haul!

Toy-Ventures covers last week’s Mego Meet which was a show within show at Power-Con! We talk about the latest news from Mego Corp, take a look at the show floor and then I share my haul, which was pretty incredible.   Check out the PlaidStallions store for Toy-Ventures magazine, Tura Satana and much more:¬†www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Join […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 11 Cover Reveal

As showcased at last weekend’s Power-Con, the cover for Toy-Ventures Issue 11 is live. Issue 11 features a striking cover by Chris Franklin depicting the Tonka Steel Monsters Toy Line. The bonus early bird prize is a Metal Face Car Air Freshener, he smells like grape! More details soon! Toy-Ventures Magazine is a quarterly vintage […]

Mego Planet of the Apes TV Commercials Restored

In case you missed the Toy-Ventures live stream, here is the newly restored Mego Planet of the Apes commercials on YouTube. These TV cuts haven’t been available for 49 (ugh!) years and are now in high definition; enjoy! Toy-Ventures¬†Magazine presents the first time in 49 years, the original Mego Planet of the Apes toy commercials […]

Marvel or DC? A Toy-Ventures Dilemma

Regarding the cover design for Toy-Ventures Magazine, I am surprisingly pretty hands-off. I explain my concept to the artist, and often, in that discussion, they make it better. I retire to the interior knowing I’m in good hands, and honestly, it’s always worked out great. However, for issue 9 and crafting the Mego Comic Action […]

Castle of the Three Headed Dragon in Toy-Ventures Issue 9

Castle of the Three Headed Dragon – Warrior’s Toybox- Toy Ventures Magazine Issue 9 Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 9 features another installment of regular columnist Chance Priest we dubbed “The Warriors Toybox”. This issue, he shares the Helm Toys “Castle of the Three-Headed Dragon” playset from the 1980s. I had not heard of this toy before […]