Mego Micronauts + Superheroes = MAGNA HEROES: Vintage Mego

Vintage Mego returns with a look at the Magna Heroes, a marriage of the Micronauts and the Superheroes. It’s the one Mego Superhero line most of us never got but probably should have.

Iron Man was played by Jason Lenzi.

Special thanks to Eddy Berst and Will McGowan (@toltoys_kid) for sharing their discoveries.

 

#Mego #megoMuseum #micronauts

 

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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

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Topics Discussed: MegoMuseum, Vintage Mego, GIG, Takara, Jaeg, Jeeg, Microman, Marty Abrams, Iron Man, Worlds Greatest Superheroes, Mego Magna Heroes, Marx Toys, Toltoys, Marty Abrams, Neal Kublan, Tonka, Micronauts, diecast superheroes, elastic heroes, spiderman, batman, hulk, superman, neal adams, baron karza, brian heiler, plaidstallions, toyventures,

LINCOLN MONSTERS BRINGS BACK THE RETRO MONSTER ACTION FIGURE

Lincoln Monsters brings back the Retro Monster action figure

Toronto, Ontario, October 31, 2023-

Lincoln Monsters

Lincoln Monsters

A vintage toy brand is rising from the grave! “Lincoln Monsters”  is a new collaboration from White Elephant Toyz, Absolutely Retro and Plaid Stallions, who have joined forces to make dimestore retro monsters.

The name is inspired by the legendary knock-off toy company Lincoln International. However, Lincoln Monsters reimagines the company as a 70s third-rate film studio, making exploitation and copying horror trends.

Each Lincoln Monster release and creation will center around a fictional movie from Lincoln International Studios, premiering with The Evil of Dracula.

The 8″ Evil of Dracula figure will be on a type S body, with a look inspired by the past but retaining the LM house style.

Lincoln Monsters

Lincoln Monsters

Each Evil of Dracula figure will come in a gorgeous solid box with artwork by Chris Franklin depicting the gorey poster for the movie made to cash in on Hammer horror.

Like all good horror shows, this is a double bill as Lincoln Monsters will at the same time also release “The Power of Frankenstein,” featuring a stunning poster by Chris Franklin.

Our goal is to create well-made figures inspired by cheap knock-offs,” explains White Elephant Toyz Jason Schiermeyer who adds “At a collector friendly price point.”

Subsequent releases from Lincoln Monsters will include original male and female character designs that cross multiple film genres from Science Fiction, Horror and Exploitation. The fictional Lincoln studio was known to dabble in Gothic Horror, Ozsplotation, Philippine Drive-In movies and Italian rip-offs.

We realized we all complimented each other and liked a lot of the same things and agreed on a vision,” explains PlaidStallion’s Brian Heiler, who adds, “This  is long term, we’re putting everything into new figures and ideas; it’s basically three guys saying “you know what would be cool?

Look for a newly revised Lincolnmonsters.com this November and the first offering of figures in Q1 2024. #retromonster

 

Lincoln Monsters

Lincoln Monsters

The Lincoln Monsters team

About Absolutely Retro:

Created by Frank Wojo, Absolutely Retro is an up-and-coming e-tailer and toy brand ambassador. Frank has consulted on popular brands and licenses and has a vast background working in social media.

Formed by Jason Schiermeyer, a veteran toy designer and collector. He has helped bring several exciting, licensed properties to Action Figure collections: King Features the Phantom and Flash Gordon, Strike Force Alpha and the officially licensed Tura Satana figure.

About PlaidStallions

PlaidStallions is a pop culture and toy website dedicated to the 70s and 80s created by Brian Heiler. The publisher of Toy-Ventures Magazine and the newest book, “Knock-Offs: Totally Unauthorized Action Figures.” Under their Odeon Toys division, they have released licensed action figures of Captain Canuck, the Mego Museum Super Collector, and their mascot Brick Mantooth.

 

#retromonsters #knockoffs #lincolnmonsters

ISSUE 11 of Toy-Ventures is now available

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

Tonka Steel Monsters- Toy-Ventures

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Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

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Vintage Mego Solves the Mego Mystery!

Tonight at 9:30: Vintage Mego is back with a mind-blowing update; for decades, Mego collectors have wondered, “Who is this guy?” and, well, we finally know his name. #brickmantooth #megomuseum #mego
https://youtu.be/VOroPxyiG6c

If you want to read about this, check out Toy-Ventures Issue 11 with features an article about this discovery:
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Mego Mystery Astronaut

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Knock Offs; Totally Unauthorized Action Figures the book

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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!

 

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Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is better than Lou

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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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Get the Official Tura Satana Action Figure

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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!

 

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Megolike Knock Off Head Quarters is Lou's nightmare

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Toy-Ventures: Fisher Price Adventure People Score!

 
Tonight: Toy-Ventures returns from Ajax Collector Con with good memories, video recap and an amazing piece of Fisher Price Adventure People History!
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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!

 

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Mego Knock Off Head Quarters Megolike

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#toyventures #toyshow #actionfigures

 

 

Topics discussed: Tura Satana, Ajax Collector Con, Toy Shows, Kenner Bionic Man, Bionic Bigfoot, Fisher Price, Adventure People, Batman, Gi Joe, Transformers, MOTU, Plaidstallions, Toy-Ventures Magazine, 70s toys, memories, Christmas,

Toy-Ventures: Top 10 70s Star Trek Toys

Toy-Ventures counts down the top 10 coolest (and silliest) bits of Star Trek merchandise this week.

Join us as we talk about Mego, Remco, Worcestor toy, AHI, AMT and much more.

#startrek #mego #toyventures

Topics include: top ten, star trek TOS, Star Trek, Mego Star Trek, mego figures, Remco, Utility belts, rack toys, parachuting, Mr Spock, Captain Kirk, Toy-Ventures, phasers, Dinky toys, toy collecting, Brick Mantooth,

 

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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.

 

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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!

 

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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

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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!

 

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Toy-Ventures: The Redbox Batman Mystery

Toy-Ventures Returns with a look at the RedBox Batman, a figure that is as mysterious as the character he’s ripping off. We talk about how the action figure came to be and it’s evil twin, the Knock-Off as we try to solve the mystery!

#toyventures #batmantoys #bootlegtoys

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Topics Discussed: Bootleg Toys, Stan Weston, GI Joe, Hasbro, Don Levine,
Action Figure, Stony Smith, Major Matt Mason, Red Box Toys, Mego Corporation, Fighting Yank, Tommy Gunn, Adventure Man, Knock-Offs, Batman, Captain Action, Ideal Toys, Astronaut toys, Army toys, Barbie, Ken

 

Mego Meet 2023 will become part of Power-Con August 11-13 in Columbus, Ohio. Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

USA Tickets can be purchased here:
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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.

 

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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!

 

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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)

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.

#plaidstallions #toyvenures #5awesomethingsonebay

 

 

 

 

 
 

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. 

SPECIAL LIMITED-TIME OFFER-

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.

5 Awesome of the Things on eBay this week

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#Mego #toyventures #toymagazine

Toy-Ventures: 17th Anniversary Spectacular plus contest

Toy-Ventures: 17th Anniversary Spectacular plus contest

 

It’s PlaidStallions 17th Anniversary Spectacular with some cool collection updates featuring Mego Knock Offs, Adventure Team GI Joe, Ninjas and wind-up Super Monsters. Plus a contest where you can win big prizes!

The Microman Auction will be here: https://ebay.us/enAHKC

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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 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.

Bootleg Star Wars

Topics discussed, Mego Knock-Offs, Batman, Italian Batman, Godzilla, Rack Toys, Gi Joe Adventure Team, Superman, Fighting Yank, Ninjas, Menudo, Space:1999, Mattel, Eagle, Microman, Micronauts, Canadian toys, Palitoy, Mego Superheroes,

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: Electra Woman and Dyna Girl Toy Collection

 

Toy-Ventures returns with an awesome new toy in my Electra Woman and Dyna Girl merchandise collection. We discuss the history, remakes and all the goodies I’ve found so far from the Krofft Supershow. #krofft #electrawoman #saturdaymorningcartoons

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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.

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.

 

Electra Woman and Dyna Girl toy collection

PlaidStallions on Bootleg Safari

I was fortunate to be a guest on Aaron Reynold’s popular series “Bootleg Safari” this past weekend at Toronto Comic Con. We discuss lousy wax museums, getting blocked by William Shatner, copyright-infringing toys and the Roger Corman Fantastic Four. It is a real riot and I hope you enjoy.

Host Aaron Reynolds (Effin’ Birds, Swear Trek) is joined by Brian Heiler, author of Knock Off Toys and the Plaid Stallions website, for a look at bootlegged Wonder Women, the worst Lisa Simpsons, and a movie with an unexpected leprechaun in it. Plus, Brian answers some lingering questions about Mr. Rock.

You can stream past episodes of Bootleg Safari on http://bootlegsafari.com. You can also find it at http://youtube.com/@effinbirds.

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.

Bootleg Safair

Vintage Mego: Mystery Mego Figures from Japan!

Vintage Mego has an episode with more questions than answers. This week we look at recent discoveries from Japan, including a Dinah-Mite wanna-be and is that GI Joe? Visit our shop at: www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop Megomuseum.com #mego #gijoe #ultraman

 

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.
Vintage Mego