AKA Brian. Curator/helper monkey on the Mego Museum. Webmaster/Creator of . President (and sole employee) of Odeon Toys. Freelance pop culture writer, toy historian and author of the book "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" which is now available. Shoe size is 15 wide.

Who is Prank ‘N Stein? – Toy-Ventures

Who is Prank 'N Stein? - Toy-Ventures

Issue 12 Toy-Ventures magazine delves deep into a toy that, sadly, never was. Prank ‘N Stein was a 90s toy concept by Canada’s Irwin Toys that would have rivalled Kenner’s Hugo Man of a Thousand Faces in our monster kid hearts. Read about Prank ‘N Stein and much more in issue 12 of Toy-Ventures Magazine,…

Weird Superhero Merchandise Panel from Toronto Comic Con

Weird Superhero Merchandise!

Weird Superhero Merchandise Panel from Toronto Comic Con PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures hosted it’s first Comic-Con panel this year with a look at the weirdest merchandise we could find for Batman, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and especially the Hulk! Co-Hosted by Sam Noir (@heysamnoir) with a live draw by children’s book illustrator, Danesh Mohiuddin (@daneshmo) Toy-Ventures is our…

Lincoln Monsters Wave 1 Reveal and Pre-Orders open

Lincoln Monsters Wave One Reveal

The Wait is finally over; the Lincoln Monsters Pre-Orders are open today The wait is finally over, Lincoln Monsters Pre-Orders are open today at Get your hand on our first two release “The Evil of Count Dracula” and “The Power of Frankenstein” each 8″ figure comes on a Type-S body with custom tailored outfits…

Toy-Ventures Magazine Issue 12 Cover and Prize Reveal

Toy-Ventures Issue 12

Good News! Issue 12 of Toy-Ventures magazine is now available for pre-order. This issue celebrates Stretch Monster with a deluxe gatefold cover by Mr. Peter Carsillo (the Cover artist for Issue 10). Articles include: Order Early and get an Infl8able Monster at no extra charge (while supplies last.)  Order Issue 12 of Toy-Ventures Here Subscribe…

FTC Three Stooges 8-Inch Action Figures Series featuring Joe Besser

Three Stooges Joe Besser from Figures Toy Company

Exciting News! The wait is finally over! We’re thrilled to announce that the latest addition to our collection has just hit the shelves! Introducing the NEW Three Stooges 8-Inch Action Figures Series featuring the hilarious Joe Besser! Get ready to bring the laughs home with these iconic characters immortalized in action-figure form! Don’t miss out…

Mego World’s Greatest Super-Heroes 50th Anniversary Deadman (item # 51333)

Mego Deadman

World’s Greatest Super-Heroes 50th Anniversary Deadman (item # 51333) “How can I find anything when no one can hear me or see me … or fear me?!” “Deadman is being reborn into Mego’s 50th Anniversary World’s Greatest Super-Hero Collection! In life Boston Brand was one of the world’s greatest acrobats. He performed under the stage name Deadman…

Lincoln Monsters DEADSTREAM Friday, March 29th

Lincoln Monsters

Next Friday, join us for the first-ever Lincoln Monsters dead stream, featuring Brain from PlaidStallions, Jason from White Elephant Toyz and Frank from Absolutely Retro. Pre-order information, Q&A, reveals, and prizes. It’s all going to happen on the Brick Mantooth YouTube channel. ABOUT LINCOLN MONSTERS A vintage toy brand is rising from the grave!…

Toy-Ventures: Massive Star Wars Kenner Haul!

Fisher Price, Adventure People, Kenner, Star Wars, Transformers, GI Joe, Deathstar, Hoth, Playset, Land of the Jawas, Ice Planet Hoth, Yoda, Avon bath, The Black Hole, Buck Rogers, Mego, Clash of the Titans, Mattel, Matchbox Mobile Action Command, Battlestar Galactica, Toy Hunting, Unboxing, Vintage toys Canada, Toy-Ventures, Toy-Ventures Magazine, Vintage toys

Toy-Ventures returns with a dream find of vintage toys. We were recently asked to look at a childhood toy collection that nobody wanted. What we found was a treasure trove of Kenner Star Wars, Fisher Price Adventure People, Mego Buck Rogers, and so much more! Watch Toy-Ventures on YouTube here

First Look: Mego Bizarro from Wave 18

Mego Bizarro

Far out in the universe exists the square bizarro world – home to the imperfect duplicates of Superman and his friends. Bizarro was intended to be the opposite of Superman. Superman being good… Bizarro would then be evil. The duplication process didn’t go as planned – Superman was intelligent, so Bizarro ended up being ……

Lincoln Monsters Packaging Reveals “The Evil of Count Dracula”

Lincoln Monsters Packaging Reveal- PlaidStallions Megolike

The team is well pleased to unveil the box for “The Evil of Count Dracula,” coming soon from Lincoln Monsters. Side A features the poster art created by Chris Franklin, and side B is a tribute to Lincoln International. We’ll have more surprises in the coming days, including final figure reveals and pre-orders. Thank you…