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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 […]

Toy-Ventures: Kung Fu Mystery Knock-Off Box

Toy-Ventures this week is entering the 36 chambers of Knock-Offs as we use our five fingers of death to reveal some incredible martial arts-themed bootleg toys. Meet the Karate Masters, the mysterious Spy Girl and the unbelievable Black Belt Brawlers in this week’s episode. We have a new book out called “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action […]

Toy-Ventures: Top Ten Mego Knock-Offs

This week we look at the fun and interesting toy lines put out to catch some sales heat from the popular Mego Superheroes line of toys from Kooky Aliens to Biblical Heroes to some just plain blatant copyright infringement, it’s a fun ride. Get Toy-Ventures Magazine here: PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue One (September 2020) Tell us […]

Pac Toys Lords of Light Super Cut of Toy Commericials

Thanks to the amazing AcroRay (link to his channel below) we have this wonderful supercut of marketing from Toy Fair 1984. PAC toys attempted to create the Lords of Light toy line from Mego Micronauts Molds and glow sticks, an ambitious and fun toy concept that sadly didn’t make it to market. This rare piece […]