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Vintage Mego: Mystery Mego Figures from Japan!

Vintage Mego has an episode with more questions than answers. This week we look at recent discoveries from Japan, including a Dinah-Mite wanna-be and is that GI Joe? Visit our shop at: www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Megomuseum.com #mego #gijoe #ultraman   Do you miss toy collector magazines? That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated […]

Tura Satana Action Figure Update!

  Great news from the factory floor as White Elephant Toyz shared some new images of the “Fresh from the mould” pieces for the upcoming Tura Satana action figure. The figure’s head has come out of the moulding process, looking just like the original sculpt. The figure will also come with custom-sculpted boots (based on […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 9 drops next week

Super Happy to announce that Issue 9 of Toy-Ventures Magazine is on the press and will be shipping this month. Issue 9 is jam-packed with vintage toy goodness. Walloping Websnappers: Vincent Cerbone shares this strange 8” Tong Inc. Spider- Man discovery from France. Mego Planet of the Apes Part 6 Our ongoing coverage of the […]

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: Epic Toy Hunt

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt 1 day, 3 antique malls, 300 miles and ten thousand steps. Come join us on our biggest toy hunt yet, the Epic Toy Hunt. We see more vintage toy eye candy that should be legal, pick up some charming stuff and play a little “antique mall bingo.” All on the extra […]

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 […]

Toy-Ventures goes to PowerCon 2022

Toy-Ventures goes to PowerCon 2022 On this week’s episode of Toy-Ventures, we head down to Columbus, Ohio, to attend PowerCon 2022, a Toy convention that celebrates the toy industry. Come check out the fantastic vintage goodies I saw at this incredible event and what I picked up. #mego #powercon #motu Do you miss toy magazines? […]

Toy-Ventures: 1981 Toys R Us Catalog

Toy-Ventures: 1981 Toys R Us Catalog Toy-Ventures this week digs into the archive with this sweet 1981 Toys R Us Catalog! We look at the hottest toys Toys R Us had to offer in this blast from the past. Mego Superheroes, Remco Monster and Smokey and the Bandit? You bet.     You can now […]

Vintage Mego: The Love Boat

Mego Love Boat Vintage Mego looks at the Love Boat action figure line and tries to tackle the question of “Why did Mego make these?”. It’s a power-packed episode with special guest stars Abe Vigoda and Ron Pallilo. #mego #megomuseum #loveboat Issue 6 of Toy-Ventures Magazine is now up for pre-order. Get a limited edition […]