Toy-Ventures: Unlocking Memories: Remco Batman Utility Belt

 

https://youtu.be/zdPQO7q0XjI

Toy-Ventures returns with a look at the Super Hero Utility belts produced by Remco and me reuniting with my childhood bat belt. A toy I loved and enjoyed for a whole afternoon before it broke but I’d do it again!

 

#batman #remco #mego

 

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 11 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 12 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

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Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book Megolike

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The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is better than Lou

Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join Mego-KO-HQ! Check out the PlaidStallions store for Toy-Ventures magazine, Tura Satana and much more: www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Join the fun at Mego Knock Off Headquarters, 1800 members and climbing: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Megoknockoff New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Follow PlaidStallions on Social Media: Twitter ► https://bit.ly/2UzxQ5q Facebook ► https://bit.ly/3mfY73R Instagram ►https://bit.ly/3yZ3kAV Website ► https://bit.ly/3yZ3kAV

 
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Toy-Ventures: Bigfoot Sighting at Vintage Toy Show!

Toy-Ventures: Bigfoot Sighting at Vintage Toy Show!

Nothing starts a year better than a Vintage Toy Hunt! Toy-Ventures returns with a recap of Ontario Collector Con, including Action Force, Star Wars, McDonald’s, GoDaikin and Kenner Six Million Dollar Man. As usual, I did something irresponsible. Come toy hunt with me and the boy!

 

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Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Megolike Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book Megolike Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop! 5 Awesome

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The official FB group for PlaidStallions, Megolike come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass. The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass. Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is better than Lou Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join Mego-KO-HQ! Check out the PlaidStallions store for Toy-Ventures magazine, Tura Satana and much more: www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Join the fun at Mego Knock Off Headquarters, 1800 members and climbing: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Megoknockoff

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1976 Action Figure Explosion!

1976 Action Figure Explosion!

1976 Action Figure Explosion!

I got this catalogue just after Christmas, and I wanted to close the year with the single reason I had to have it. This glorious page of plastic joy.  I never saw this page as a kid, but wow, that’s how the inside of my brain looked when I was five. 

This page, with it’s triple threat of Kenner Bionic Man, GI Joe Adventure Team, and Big Jim’s P.A.C.K hit me like a gut punch but in a good way, more like a “gut hug?” is that a thing? 

I enjoyed the book even more when I found the other page with my sixth birthday present, the GI Joe Capture Copter, which also was the “Monster Squad Copter” with my Lincoln Monsters

Not to mention the Sky Dive to Danger set, another birthday present and my vote for the single greatest GI Joe set ever.

 

1976 Action Figure Explosion!

1976 Action Figure Explosion!

No Offense to fans of Johnny West but I have almost no memory of the toy line. It’s probably because of stuff like Remco Star Trek and the amazing Lazervette had all of my attention and well kind of still do…. 

 

Happy New Year!

 

 

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 11 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 10 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

 

Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Megolike Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys

We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

 

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book Megolike

Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop!

5 Awesome

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The official FB group for PlaidStallions, Megolike come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

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Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is better than Lou

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Toy-Ventures: Major Mego Score at Toy & Nostalgia Show!

Toy-Ventures: Major Mego Score at Toy & Nostalgia Show!

Toy-Ventures visits the Toronto Toy and Nostalgia Show and scores big time with Canadian Mego Black Hole and Buck Rogers action figures! If that wasn’t enough, we also hit an antique mall!
https://youtu.be/v9YDCIV7GpI

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Lincoln Monsters Return from the Crypt in our latest Collaboration with Absolutely Retro and White Elephant Toyz.

 

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 11 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 10 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

 

Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys

We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

 

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop!

5 Awesome

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The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

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Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is better than Lou

Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join Mego-KO-HQ!

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Toy-Ventures: Star Trek Mix N Mold challenge!

https://youtu.be/kwHUPKdzWaU

Toy-Ventures returns with a look at the 1975 Star Trek Captain Kirk Mix-N-Mold set. I will use all my middling skills to make this vintage hobby item; come see how I do! The one thing I am good at is making a mess.

#startrek #toyventures #captainkirk #modelkits

Toy-Ventures Issue 11 is almost here.
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Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 10 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

 

Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys

We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

 

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop!

 

Facebook Groups we enjoy

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is better than Lou

Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join Mego-KO-HQ!

Check out the PlaidStallions store for Toy-Ventures magazine, Tura Satana and much more:
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Toy-Ventures Magazine gets Post Apocalyptic with the Tonka Steel Monsters

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

I think one of the best parts about working with vintage toys is, you get to play with them while you do it. Case in point, at the mid-point of researching the line, I got inspired to emulate the incredible energy that Chris Franklin put into issue 11’s cover, and I must admit that it was cathartic.

Little off-shoot projects like this are something that charge my mental batteries. It no longer feels like work in any way.

 

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy_Ventures Magazine

I didn’t have the Steel Monsters as a kid because they came out too late for me, but I remember thinking, “I’m gonna buy all of this stuff someday!” and well, someday is now. Issue 11 features a cover story on the Tonka Steel Monsters toy line; if you pre-order through us, I’ll add a Metal Face air freshener, absolutely free (It smells like grapes!)

More reveals of Issue 11 later in the week.

 

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 10 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

 

Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys

We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

 

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop!

 

Facebook Groups we enjoy

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is Lou's nightmare

Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join Mego-KO-HQ!

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Toy-Ventures: Mego Meet @Power-Con Recap!

Toy-Ventures: Mego Meet @ Power-Con Recap

Toy-Ventures: Mego Meet @ Power-Con Recap

Toy-Ventures covers last week’s Mego Meet which was a show within show at Power-Con! We talk about the latest news from Mego Corp, take a look at the show floor and then I share my haul, which was pretty incredible.

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 10 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

 

Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys

We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

 

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop!

 

Facebook Groups we enjoy

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

Mego Knock Off Head Quarters

Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join the Mego-KO-HQ!

 

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Topics Discussed: Mego, Mego Corp., Marty Abrams, Absolutely Retro, Barbarian Rage, Toycollectr, Denys Fisher Cyborg, Infra-Man, Marvel Comics, Mego Convention, Mego Meet, Mego Superheroes, Mego Marvel,.
Brick Mantooth, Planet of the Apes, kenner, L’il Loggers, Super Joe, White Elephant Toyz, Blind Dead Movie, Toy Show Recap, Toy Show Walkthrough, Power-Con Dealer’s Room.

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Toy-Ventures Issue 11 Cover Reveal!

As showcased at last weekend’s Power-Con, the cover for Toy-Ventures Issue 11 is live. Issue 11 features a striking cover by Chris Franklin depicting the Tonka Steel Monsters Toy Line.

The bonus early bird prize is a Metal Face Car Air Freshener, he smells like grape!

More details soon!

Toy-Ventures Issue 11

Toy-Ventures Magazine is a quarterly vintage toy magazine published by Plaid Stallions Press. If you love reading about vintage toys, you’ll like us.

ORDER ISSUE 11 of TOY-VENTURES HERE

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10 is here!

Toy-Ventures Magazine deals with Kenner, Mego and More

Do you miss print toy magazines? I sure did; that’s why I created Toy Ventures. A full-colour print magazine that celebrates toys from the 1960s to the 1980s. It features collector guides, interviews and even some satire. We’re on issue 10 now but still have a limited supply of our back issues; please visit our Shop for more information.

 

Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

Official Tura Satana Action Figure by Odeon Toys

We co-produced this amazing action figure with White Elephant Toyz; it’s an 8″ Mego Style Officially Licensed Tura Satana figure with a beautiful box by Joeseph Linsner! Get yours while supplies last.

 

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

Knock-Offs Totally Unauthorized Action figures is from the demented mind that brought you “Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings” and features hundreds of hilarious, charming, copyright infringing toys. Get a signed copy in our shop!

 

Facebook Groups we enjoy

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

The official FB group for PlaidStallions, come for the conversation, stay for the chill vibe. Remember, you keep the glass.

Mego Knock Off Head Quarters

Mego Knock Off Headquarters is a group created to discuss bootleg toys and customs. Totally chill vibe for fans of Tomland, Lincoln International, Mego and AHI. It’s a super fun group, join the Mego-KO-HQ!

 

 

 

 

Toy-Ventures: The 5 Best & 5 Weirdest Toyline Comic Books

https://youtu.be/52NKfaG2gi0

Toy-Ventures take a trip to the spinner rack to highlight the memorable and truly forgettable comic books based on toy lines. We won’t tell you number one but rest assured; it ain’t Man Tech.

#mego #micronauts #gijoe

 

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Did you that issue 10 of Toy-Ventures magazine is now shipping? If you like vintage Toys and print magazines, this is the one for you. Topics include Mattel Pulsar, Sesame Street Finger Puppets, Shindana toys, Playmates Toxic Crusaders, Super Joe, Mego Planet of the Apes, Bionic Man Knock Offs, 

 

Do you miss reading print toy collector magazines?

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 9That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. Each issue is packed with never before seen images and information written by some of the top collectors. We’ve got ten issues and climbing; please check our page here or visit our store.

 

Pod Stallions Pod Cast Our long running Pod Cast, Pod Stallions is now available on Spotify.

 

The PlaidStallions Polyester Pals have arrived and come in green and orange. Be the first kid in the sandbox with our Podcast mascots!

Polyester Pals from PlaidStallions

 

 

Our latest book is “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures” a love letter to cheeky copyright-infringing toys. You can get this new book via the PlaidStallions Shop, On Amazon (Affiliate Link) or eBay (eBay Link)

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Pod Stallions is based on our podcast and is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Toys, Comics, Movies, TV, it’s all up for grabs, and remember, folks, you keep the glass! If you like our show, then you have found your tribe.

Megolike
Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs and bootleg action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman.  It’s a fun group where we talk about Lincoln Monsters, AHI, Mighty Gary, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Mortoys, and other generic greats.

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Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10 brings you Pulsar the movie!

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 10

Issue 10 starts with a stunning piece of art by Peter Carsillo, who told me he’d do a Pulsar cover ages ago should the need arise. So when I reached out, we began to explore concepts. When the idea of a movie poster came up, I mentioned “Infra-Man” probably because I was staring at it while messaging him.

Just from that, Peter crafted a Basil Gogos-inspired movie poster for a Pulsar movie that, sadly I cannot watch. I also want to point out that I will get that movie made or die trying.

My favourite thing about this is the “Pulsar Universe” Peter brought to life here. A bevy of beauties, a fleet of vehicles but also adding the ironic twist that they all are repurposed from other Mattel toylines. That is…Chef’s Kiss toy satire, and I love it. There are a couple of other toy easter eggs in there that I will leave for you to find them all. 

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If you order Toy-Ventures magazine issue 10 through our shop, you will get a free “Amigos Del Terror” patch while supplies last.

 

Toy-Ventures Issue 10

Toy-Ventures Issue 10

Issue 10 is a milestone for us, and we’ve packed with a diverse grouping of stories that we’ll be doing more in-depth reveals on this coming week.

Finger Puppets:
Robyn Adams joins us for a great piece about Sesame Street Finger Puppets.

Toxic Crusade
Bert from “Ed’s Retro Geek Out” shares some history on the Playmates Toxic Crusaders line.

The Hero with Heart (and Lungs)-
Toy Industry insider Greg Autore talks about the Mattel Pulsar toy line and his research at Mattel.

The Deadly Dresses of Kung Fu Man
Vicent Cerbone tells about solving the age-old mystery of who is “Action Jose.”

The Terror BEST Friends
Uriel Barros shares his knowledge of the “Amigos Del Terror” toy line and the Argentinian toy trade.

Basement of Horror

Leicester Vintage Toyshop

Mego Planet of the Apes Part 6
Cancellation on the Planet of the Apes!

Bootleg Bionics
We’ve got the OSI files on all the Knock-Off Steve Austins on those toy shelves.

Super Joe Part 4

Were you in the Super Joe Club? Steve shares the memorabilia and explains how the club has returned.

The Warriors Toybox

They Call Him SLADE: Super Agent
We discuss the groundbreaking company Shindana Toys and their man of action.

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Thanks again for all the tremendous support these past two and a half years. Please, tell your friends about us, and tag us in posts whenever you can.

BrAiN

 

Do you miss reading print toy collector magazines?

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 9That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. Each issue is packed with never before seen images and information written by some of the top collectors. We’ve got nine issues and climbing; please check our page here or visit our store.

 

Pod Stallions Pod Cast Our long running Pod Cast, Pod Stallions is now available on Spotify.

 

The PlaidStallions Polyester Pals have arrived and come in green and orange. Be the first kid in the sandbox with our Podcast mascots!

Polyester Pals from PlaidStallions

 

 

Our latest book is “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures” a love letter to cheeky copyright-infringing toys. You can get this new book via the PlaidStallions Shop, On Amazon (Affiliate Link) or eBay (eBay Link)

FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAID STALLIONS


Pod Stallions is based on our podcast and is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Toys, Comics, Movies, TV, it’s all up for grabs, and remember, folks, you keep the glass! If you like our show, then you have found your tribe.

Megolike
Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs and bootleg action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman.  It’s a fun group where we talk about Lincoln Monsters, AHI, Mighty Gary, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Mortoys, and other generic greats.

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Mego Comic Action Heroes Rare Denys Fisher 3 pack- Toy-Ventures Magazine

 

Mego Comic Action Heroes

Mego Comic Action Heroes Denys Fisher 3 pack

Mego Comic Action Heroes 3 Pack from Denys Fisher UK. I swear there is a Marvel 3 pack out there, and I will find it.

Issue 9 of Toy-Ventures Magazine is now available and features our guide (and fanboyish love letter) to one of Mego‘s most underrated toy lines. Packaging variations, prototypes, foreign distributor variants, unproduced art, it’s all there.

Please help us keep print toy collector magazines alive by sharing this or using our hashtag #toyventures if you own some issues or see them in the wild.
We could use all the help we can get.

#toyventures #mego #megosuperheroes #megomuseum #toyventuresmag #denysfisher #superman #wonderwoman #megocorp #comicactionheroes #toysofinstagram  

 

Toy-Ventures Collector Pins

Toy-Ventures Collectible Pins including the Lincoln Monsters

Do you miss toy collector magazines?

That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. Each issue is packed with never before seen images and information written by some of the top collectors. We’ve got nine issues and climbing; please check our page here or visit our store.

 

The Mego Museum News has rebranded into the Super Collector Newsletter! Encompassing more from sites like PlaidStallions and more. Check it out even if you don’t collect Mego figures.

Mego Museum Newsletter

 

The PlaidStallions Polyester Pals have arrived and come in green and orange. Be the first kid in the sandbox with our Podcast mascots!

Polyester Pals from PlaidStallions

 

 

Our latest book is “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures” a love letter to cheeky copyright-infringing toys. You can get this new book via the PlaidStallions Shop, On Amazon (Affiliate Link) or eBay (eBay Link)

FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAID STALLIONS


Pod Stallions is based on our podcast and is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Toys, Comics, Movies, TV, it’s all up for grabs, and remember, folks, you keep the glass! If you like our show, then you have found your tribe.

Megolike
Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs and bootleg action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman.  It’s a fun group where we talk about Lincoln Monsters, AHI, Mighty Gary, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Mortoys, and other generic greats.

 

Mego Comic Action Heroes Toy Ventures

 

Toy-Ventures: The Shadow Toys plus a Toy Show Review

We explore the origins of the Shadow character, talk about the odd merchandizing blitz of the late 70s.

Later on, then visit a local toy show! I show the stuff that will haunt me and what I brought home.

Lots to see in the week’s Toy-Ventures.

 

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Toy-Ventures Collector Pins

Toy-Ventures Collectible Pins including the Lincoln Monsters

Do you miss toy collector magazines?

That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. Each issue is packed with never before seen images and information written by some of the top collectors. We’ve got nine issues and climbing; please check our page here or visit our store.

 

The Mego Museum News has rebranded into the Super Collector Newsletter! Encompassing more from sites like PlaidStallions and more. Check it out even if you don’t collect Mego figures.

Mego Museum Newsletter

 

The PlaidStallions Polyester Pals have arrived and come in green and orange. Be the first kid in the sandbox with our Podcast mascots!

Polyester Pals from PlaidStallions

 

 

Our latest book is “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures” a love letter to cheeky copyright-infringing toys. You can get this new book via the PlaidStallions Shop, On Amazon (Affiliate Link) or eBay (eBay Link)

FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAID STALLIONS


Pod Stallions is based on our podcast and is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Toys, Comics, Movies, TV, it’s all up for grabs, and remember, folks, you keep the glass! If you like our show, then you have found your tribe.


Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs and bootleg action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman.  It’s a fun group where we talk about Lincoln Monsters, AHI, Mighty Gary, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Mortoys, and other generic greats.

The Shadow Toys

Castle of the Three Headed Dragon in Toy-Ventures Issue 9

Castle of the Three Headed Dragon – Warrior’s Toybox- Toy Ventures Magazine Issue 9

Castle of the three headed dragon- Helm Toys

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 9 features another installment of regular columnist Chance Priest we dubbed “The Warriors Toybox”.

This issue, he shares the Helm Toys “Castle of the Three-Headed Dragon” playset from the 1980s.

I had not heard of this toy before Chance’s excellent piece, and now I am tempted to seek it out. It is a remarkable toy.

Be sure to visit Chance’s amazing facebook page Victory Comics LLC.

If you’ve missed reading print toy magazines, well so did we, that’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine. ( issues and climbing are now available at our shop:
toyventuresmag.com

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If you’ve missed print toy magazines, please check out Toy-Ventures. Issue 9 is currently shipping, and subscriptions are now available.

 

New in the Toy-Ventures Shop! The Mego Mangler Collector Pin!

Mego Mangler Pin

Mego Mangler Limited Edition Pin from PlaidStallions

 

 

Toy-Ventures Collector Pins

Toy-Ventures Collectible Pins including the Lincoln Monsters

Do you miss toy collector magazines?

That’s why we created Toy-Ventures magazine, an old-school print publication dedicated to vintage toys from the 1960s to the 1990s. Each issue is packed with never before seen images and information written by some of the top collectors. We’ve got nine issues and climbing; please check our page here or visit our store.

 

The Mego Museum News has rebranded into the Super Collector Newsletter! Encompassing more from sites like PlaidStallions and more. Check it out even if you don’t collect Mego figures.

Mego Museum Newsletter

 

The PlaidStallions Polyester Pals have arrived and come in green and orange. Be the first kid in the sandbox with our Podcast mascots!

Polyester Pals from PlaidStallions

 

 

Our latest book is “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures” a love letter to cheeky copyright-infringing toys. You can get this new book via the PlaidStallions Shop, On Amazon (Affiliate Link) or eBay (eBay Link)

FACEBOOK GROUPS FROM PLAID STALLIONS


Pod Stallions is based on our podcast and is one of the most fun groups on Facebook. Toys, Comics, Movies, TV, it’s all up for grabs, and remember, folks, you keep the glass! If you like our show, then you have found your tribe.


Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs and bootleg action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman.  It’s a fun group where we talk about Lincoln Monsters, AHI, Mighty Gary, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Mortoys, and other generic greats.

Castle of the Three Headed Dragon