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70s Ourways Studios Catalog- Superheroes!

  Ourways Studios produced some of the wildest superhero merch in the 70’s, best known for their awesome stickers and decals their product features art by some of the true greats like Neal Adams and John Romita. There was something so incredibly cool about a time when a company could have both the Marvel and […]

1984 BANDAI GODAIKEN CATALOG

After Mattel ceased production of the Shogun Warriors brand in 1980, Popy’s parent company Bandai decided to forge ahead and market their characters in the United States themselves. They branded the line of diecast robots GoDaikin which combines the Japanese words for alloy “gokin” with the word for big “Dai”.  Many of the characters chosen […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

Spider-Man Soap- Sure, it’s probably a much more intimate relationship with Spidey than you expected BUT you’ll smell great.    Battlestar Galactica Cosmic Puzzles- I’m actually weirdly good at these and I can’t think of a better use of my time than assembling Lorne Green’s highly kissable mug.   Custom Mego Black Hole Palomino Spacecraft– […]

Toy-Ventures: Other Buck Rogers Figures

Toy-Ventures this week is all about Buck Rogers but not the toys made by Mego, we’re going to talk about the slightly more obscure and rare action figures made in the UK and Australia Join our FB group PodStallions https://www.facebook.com/groups/podstallions Order Toy-Ventures issue 1 here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/   Limited Edition Gift Sets Available Now! Rather than […]

5 Awesome things on eBay this week.

Japanese Spider-Man doll by Popy- I have a deep affinity for the Japanese Spider-Man TV series and it’s merchandise also gets much sunshine from me. This toy is loaded with so many wonderful gimmicks (most of them having nothing to do with Spider-Man himself) that it’s a total win. Missiles coming out of hands? Why […]

Marvel Heroes : Live and In Person

I went to one of these as a kid (at my local Woolco) and my mum exposed all the film. This lead me with an obsession to finding another kid who has photos of this event and to the creation of my next book “Mall of Justice”. If you have photos of an event like […]

Spider-Man crashes the party

David Smith sent in these rocking shots from his birthday party circa ’77 or ’78ish.David is wearing a very cool Spider-Man T Shirt BTW. Here you see Spider-Man signing autographs, (back when celebrities signed everything for free) note the back of Dave’s awesome shirt.Spidey crouchs down for a shot with David’s 85 year old Grandmother, […]

1981 Azrak Hamway Catalog

The beginning of the end for the Rack Toy giant, while the company would continue and prosper for the rest of the decade, it would also eventually fold it’s toy division completely under the Remco Name. The 1981 AHI catalog almost looks like a lower cost copy of the 1981 Remco offerings, all the licenses […]

Marvel Heroes Hit Maine

Matt submitted these cool black and white shots of Captain America and the Hulk at the opening of the Bangor Mall (in Maine, of course) circa 1978. He also believes he has shots of Spider-Man and Darth Vader from the same event, stay tuned.Send us your Mall Appearance photos!