Toy Collecting on a Budget

Toy Collecting on a Budget

If you are not wealthy or an influencer who constantly gets donations to share via video but you love toys and want to start a collection all your own, here's how I go about it... First I check out local second hand shops, antique malls, yard sales, and swap meets. While I browse for pieces [...]

Mail Call: Mego Micronauts Andromeda

Mail Call: Mego Micronauts Andromeda

   Mego Micronauts' Andromeda. Baron Karza's trusted mount. This actually came earlier in the week, but only now do I have some time to photograph and share it. More than the last two Micronauts I shared, this one has been on my want list since 1977. Apart from the box, Andromeda is complete and in [...]

Mail Call… Mego Micronauts

Mail Call… Mego Micronauts

   This week I received some great pieces in the mail. 1977 Mego Micronauts Force Commander and his mount, Oberon. These are pieces that I never owned as a child. They are missing a few parts but I am always down to hunt for bits-n-bobs.    One of my favorite things about these two is [...]

Vintage Collection: Ultraman | ウルトラマン Family Poster Set (circa 1970’s)

Vintage Collection: Ultraman | ウルトラマン Family Poster Set (circa 1970’s)

   Back in the early 80’s, 1981-ish, I had a friend who let me borrow this awesome poster set while he borrowed a prized comic book of mine. It was a Captain America that I had picked up from 7-11 the week before. It was drawn by one of my favorite artists, John Byrne. Many [...]

A Light Toy Haul from Late October

   I missed sharing these from a few weeks ago. I found them all at the same vendor, and paid a dollar each. I probably could have done without the Hulk from the 90's, he looks like a pencil topper. The female toy is a non-articulated hollow piece of plastic, but she looked interesting. The [...]