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Toy-Ventures: The Return of Big Jim?

Toy-Ventures: The Return of Big Jim? Toy-Ventures this week takes a detour from vintage and talks about this modern oddity. This three-pack of figures keeps popping up on eBay containing current versions of Big Jim, Pulsar and Major Matt Mason on Secret Wars bodies. Three characters I’d welcome back to the toy shelves with open […]

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, […]

Toy-Ventures: Weird Stuff I Got (plus channel news)

  The Love Boat crew goes to war? Planet of the Apes gumball items? Aquaman goes sky diving? Big Jim pajamas? This week’s Toy-Ventures explores all the oddball stuff I’ve picked up over the past few months and also gives an update on the channel and our various endeavors and announcements. It’s a super long […]