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5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

The Hamburglar’s Autograph (eBay Link) — My friend Courtney sent me this, and well, I didn’t know this was a thing. Apparently, the actor who played the Hamburglar, the original “Nightmare Fuel” edition does signings? I can’t imagine anyone faking this. Now, I’m no fan of crowds, but I would go to any Con or […]

Mego Marvel Team-Up at the Mall. Spider-Man & Giant Acroyear

I was so excited to stumble upon this ad for Korvettes from 1978 featuring a Mego Superhero and Micronaut Mall Appearance. Mego famously did promotional tours with the Marvel Superheroes, Planet of the Apes characters, Action Jackson and even the cast of Star Trek. However, they also created this amazing costume of the Giant Acroyear […]

Jumbo Machinders Return!

  With the announcement that Bandai is releasing the Jumbo Machinder line starting with Mazinger-Z, I just had to dig up this early 1970s toy flyer with the toys themselves. This page, with its Henshin Cyborg, diecasts, and Microman, is somewhat overwhelming to take in. We 70s kids, of course, know Machinders as “Shogun Warriors,” […]

Kenner Street Hawk and Knight Rider- 1985 Palitoy Catalog

  As a fan of the short-lived television series “Street Hawk,” I was excited to discover some unproduced toy items hidden in the pages of this 1985 Palitoy/Parker Brothers catalogue.  The series launched that year in the US and would be cancelled after 13 episodes.   Kenner, we already had a toy hit with Knight […]

Big Jim Pack Ski Patrol Outfit

  Super fun pick up this week, a Big Jim Double Trouble ski Patrol set in Canadian packaging. As much as I loved the P.A.C.K as a kid, I don’t remember seeing these sets. I’d like to think I’d remember that striking Marvel artwork. Canadian P.A.C.K stuff does not really pop up much so this […]

Toy-Ventures: A Toy Tribute to Marty Krofft

Toy-Ventures pays tribute to TV legend Marty Krofft with a look at some of his most excellent toys featuring Sleestaks, Wonderbug & Bigfoot and Wildboy! Subscribe to our YouTube Channel here. #toyventures #krofft #sleestak Lincoln Monsters Return from the Crypt in our latest Collaboration with Absolutely Retro and White Elephant Toz.   Join our weekly […]

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 […]