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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: Fisher Price Adventure People Score!

Toy-Ventures┬áset up at Ajax Collector Con this past weekend, and not only did I saw some fantastic vintage toys, but went home with something amazing. You won’t want to miss this if you’re a ’70s Fisher Price Adventure People fan.   #toyventures #toyshow #actionfigures   Join our weekly newsletter. The Super Collector Newsletter combines all […]

Toy Talk Show Episode 2 – Raymond Castile (Basement of Horror)

´╗┐ Episode 2 of Toy Talk Show is finally here, and this time around, we’re chatting with the legendary Raymond Castile, host of “Basement of Horror.” We chat about collector origin stories, holy grails, coming to grips with not “collecting them all”, preserving rubber masks and, of course, monster toys. Join us, if you dare! […]

Toy-Ventures: The Shadow Toys (Bonus Toy Show)

The Shadow Toys- Toy-Ventures Toy-Ventures celebrates its 150th-ish episode talking about 70s merchandise based on the Shadow, a radio legend. We explore the origins of the Shadow character, and talk about the odd merchandising blitz of the late 70s. Later on, then visit a local toy show! I show the stuff that will haunt me […]

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: Toy Show Hunt

Toy-Ventures takes you on another journey, this time it’s a quest for Knock-Off action figures. We hit a toy show and an antique mall in search of treasure. I share what I find and what I saw in this week’s installment. Knock Offs is our next book, join our facebook page: We’ve got a new […]

Canadas Greatest Toy Show and Sale

I had the pleasure of visiting the toy show that started it all for me today. The CTS show was the first I ever attended (probably when it was in it’s 15th year and I in my 16th) and i’m happy to say it’s going strong. The joy of this show is that it’s an old […]

Vintage Toys I saw this weekend

This past Sunday I set up at Burlington Toy Show, mostly to hang out with friends and eat food that’s not good for me but also to hopefully earn some money for next week’s Mego Meet toy show. It was hard being good but I took photos instead of buying, above is easily the rarest toy […]

Mera shreds it

I remarked last week about how impressed I was that Sea World included Aquaman’s bride  into their show. Here is a great shot of her showing off her water skiing skills, which makes total sense. Speaking of appearances: I’ll be setting up next weekend at Canadian Toycon in Burlington. Special guests include Casper Van Dien […]