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Mego Knock-Offs: Telly Play Favourites figures – Planet of the Apes

Telly Favourites Play Figures. “Suspects are pantsless, I repeat pantsless” Another weird way to sell unsold Mego factory seconds, both these figures are on the wrong bodies and each just has a tunic. I love the header card with the lowest-resolution picture of Adam West they could find. Did they take a Polaroid of an […]

5 Must-Have Toys from this 1981 Christmas Catalog | Toy-Ventures

5 Must-Have Toys from this 1981 Christmas Catalog | Toy-Ventures   Toy-Ventures digs deep into the 1981 Hudson’s Bay Toy Flyer, and as an extra challenge, we pick five things we’d ask for. Everything from Smurfs to Star Wars to Strawberry Shortcake, this show is seriously a timewarp. #toyventures #starwars #80stoys Toy-Ventures is our magazine; […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Weird Italian AHI Parachuting Superman (eBay Link) — I’m the proud owner of one of these AHI Superman figures from Italy on the “Bong” card. Now, you can join my exclusive club and get this example. We can totally get matching jackets!     Sweathogs Grease Machine (eBay Link) —  I was six when “Sweathog […]

Toy-Ventures: Major Mego Score at Toy & Nostalgia Show!

Toy-Ventures: Major Mego Score at Toy & Nostalgia Show! Toy-Ventures visits the Toronto Toy and Nostalgia Show and scores big time with Canadian Mego Black Hole and Buck Rogers action figures! If that wasn’t enough, we also hit an antique mall! https://youtu.be/v9YDCIV7GpI #toyventures #mego #buckrogers Lincoln Monsters Return from the Crypt in our latest Collaboration […]

Toy-Ventures: Reckless Toy Show Purchases

Toy-Ventures looks at last week’s Canadian Toy-Con, including what I picked up and some amazing stuff I wish I had purchased. #toyventures #godzilla #planetoftheapes     Join our weekly newsletter. The Super Collector Newsletter combines all the news from Mego Museum and Plaid Stallions and a lot of other fun stuff across the Interwebs. It’s […]

Toy-Ventures: 1982 Toy Parade!

  Toy-Ventures: 1982 Toy Parade! It’s time for another blast from the past vintage toy catalogue. The year is 1982, and the toy offerings of Canadian Tire stores. Monsters, Annie, Atari, Space Lego and Smurfs!     Join our weekly newsletter. The Super Collector Newsletter combines all the news from Mego Museum and Plaid Stallions […]

Lincoln Monsters brings back the Retro Monster action figure

Lincoln Monsters brings back the Retro Monster action figure Toronto, Ontario, October 31, 2023- A vintage toy brand is rising from the grave! “Lincoln Monsters”  is a new collaboration from White Elephant Toyz, Absolutely Retro and Plaid Stallions, who have joined forces to make dimestore retro monsters. The name is inspired by the legendary knock-off […]

Vintage Mego: Mego Mystery SOLVED!

Tonight at 9:30: Vintage Mego is back with a mind-blowing update; for decades, Mego collectors have wondered, “Who is this guy?” and, well, we finally know his name. #brickmantooth #megomuseum #mego If you want to read about this, check out Toy-Ventures Issue 11 with features an article about this discovery: https://plaidstallions.com/reboot/product/plaid-stallions-toy-ventures-magazine-issue-11-tonka-steel-monsters/ #mego #megomuseum #actionfigures Mego […]