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Batman : America’s Favorite T.V. and Comic Hero

I had a little fun with this page from a catalogue for a chain called “Johnny’s Toys.” I love that it’s clearly 1976, and they’re still advertising a Mego Removable Cowl Batman. I don’t believe that would be what you got at that time. It’s also an epic assortment; the only thing missing is Crazy […]

Toy-Ventures: New Year Unboxing plus I got a grail!

Toy-Ventures: New Year Unboxing plus I got a grail! Happy New Year, let’s open the packages I’ve received, including Mego oddities, Japanese Planet of the Apes, Paul Williams, trippy 1970s Knock-Offs and one of my biggest grails ever! ¬†Topics discussed: Mego Logan’s Run, Knock-Off Superheroes, Gerry Anderson’s UFO, Planet of the Apes toys, Mego Superheroes […]

Toy-Ventures: 70s Sticker Collection

70s Sticker Collection Whacky Packs! Ugly Monsters! Steve Austin, the Fonz and JJ Evans are some of the cool vintage stickers I picked up in this amazing collection. There is even some bootleg Mego weirdess from Star Trek and Planet of the Apes.¬†     It’s a time capsule from the middle 1970s; please join […]

1979 Toys R Us Catalog Gallery

From our video this week, here is the 1979 Toys R Us Catalog in it’s full-colour glory. This wonderful time warp of a publication really encapsulates the late 1970s toy and pop culture crazes. Starting of course with Mork Mania, the popularity of “Mork and Mindy” spawned some really fun merchandise from Mattel and others. […]