Toy-Ventures: Big Jim Kung Fu Studio New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Everybody’s Kung Fu fighting on this week’s Toy-Ventures with an in-depth look at the Mattel Big Jim Kung Fu Studio playset. We also discuss the Martial Arts craze that inspired this iconic 70s toy. Toy-Ventures Magazine is now available for subscription: https://www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Pod […]
Vintage Toy Hunt and Haul. Toy-Ventures returns with a recap of nearly 3 weeks of hunting flea markets, Antique malls and toy shops looking for treasure. I saw a lot of cool stuff I’d like to share. Along the way, I picked up an eclectic haul of Mego and Knock-Off figures along with some oddball […]
Toy-Ventures: Weird Knock-Offs Unboxing! Toy-Ventures is back with another unboxing of weird knock-off action figures just in time for our upcoming book! This week we face Tuff guys, Weird Astronauts/Fire Men and the weirdest Justice League ever. Unbox with me! Watch Toy Shop on Tour Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yGZlgJ-twc&list=PLFrZorSKO5sCr765yZi0PJ2BAfo1Zn5xF Our magazine Toy-Ventures is available to […]
(Many thanks to my friend Eddie for this awesome image above) The Martial Arts explosion of the early 1970s was not lost on action figures, growing up in this time, it gave me a lifelong obsession with the culture. It also turned out to be a real positive influence in my life, so I’ve decided […]
I have a strange bond with Mego’s Action Jackson, I was slightly too young for him when he came out but thanks to my father’s business of buying closeouts, I had a small army of them during childhood. Action Jackson became a character actor in my backyard adventures becoming Sinestro, Klingons, Planet of the Apes […]
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I’ve posted this photo on the MegoMuseum before but it needs to be put here because it’s awesome. Courtesy of Ken Abrams, I present Mego CEO dressed as Action Jackson atop the Mego Planet of the Apes parade float. The gentleman in the Ape costume is VP of Mego R&D Neal Kublan and the “human […]
Today’s colouring book is a personal favourite of mine, Mego Action Jackson.For those not in the know, Action Jackson was Mego’s attempt to muscle into the boy’s market dominated by G.I. Joe with a new character and plenty of TV advertising.Action Jackson was a sportsman/adventurer/military man who kids just had to think of what they […]