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: Join […]

Pod Stallions 63: Convention Stories

The last PodStallions we did was so much fun, we rushed back to do another, look at us being proactive! This week’s show is all about conventions and toy shows. We explore our humble first conventions (which were mind blowing to us then) and eventually get all the way to modern tales of San Diego […]

Electra Wow!

I’m still in recovery mode from Mego Meet but wanted to share this story of my first experience walking on the show floor. My friend Scott takes me aside and hands me this, a custom Dyna Girl.  Last year Scott had done a limited amount of Electra Woman but only one Dyna Girl. He said […]

And Away Mego!

Well folks that’s it for me as I’m off on a road trip with good friends to Mego Meet 2018 in Columbus, Ohio.  Look for live updates here and on the Mego Museum facebook page all weekend. Also, we’ve got a new podcast as well!  If you’re within driving distance please consider coming and saying […]

Marty Abrams to reveal Big News at Mego Meet 2018

For Immediate Release: Star Trek! Spider-Man! The Micronauts! Planet of the Apes! Cher! Famous 1970s toymaker Mego had them all and made for a generation of happy childhoods, each year the company is celebrated with this special convention.   Special Guest is Mego President Martin Abrams, who was recently featured in several episodes of Netflix’s hit series […]

Japanese Evel Knievel

I’m back from Mego Meet and I bring many virtual presents in the form of the sights I encountered there. Let’s start with this, a Popy Evel Knievel stunt set or as they dubbed it “The Evel Knievel Challenge Machine”. I had to do some Guerilla photography on this one because it had just been […]

Aw Yeah Mego Meet 2017!

This weekend marks the annual Mego Meet convention in Skokie, IL. I’ll be heading there to help out at the door, see old friends and spend money on things I probably don’t need. If you’re in the area, it’s a terrific show and we’d love to have you. If not, I’ll be posting live pics […]

Pod Stallions 44: Mego!

Sorry for the long delay in shows but we’re back with a vengeance! Our latest show is all about one of our favourite subjects Mego Action Figures!  We’re joined by fellow Mego enthusiast and best selling author Art Baltazar to talk about the world’s greatest toy company and next week’s up coming Aw Yeah Mego Meet Toy […]

The Amazing Micronauts Exhibit

Today’s update is a fun look at the amazing displays my pal Ray “Acroray” Miller put up at the Kruger Street Toy Museum a few years back.  I was lucky enough to see it first hand (luckily we also held Mego Meet there at the time) but for those of you who didn’t, this is […]

Pod Stallions 39: The 2015 Retro Awards

Happy New Year! It’s time for our annual salute to all the things that made us happy in 2015, especially those that harkened back to our childhoods and brother, did we have a lot to smile about. The 2015 Retro Awards salutes the movies, books, magazines and toys we raved about this year and we […]