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AKA Brian. Curator/helper monkey on the Mego Museum. Webmaster/Creator of Plaidstallions.com . 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.

Buddy the Elf is Coming this Christmas from NECA

Our first announcement from New York Toyfair is that NECA Toys is increasing it’s collection of characters from iconic Christmas themed movies with Buddy the Elf from the new traditional yuletide viewing movie “Elf”. Buddy will join other classics from films such as “Christmas Vacation”, “A Christmas Story” and “Home Alone” on my mantle this…

More Retro Horrors from NECA now up for Pre-Order

Horror fans rejoice, NECA has some wonderful 8″ scaled terrors for us.  First up Re-Animator Herbert West was teased a couple of months ago but is now available for pre-order. As a clothed action figure, Herbert stands 8-inch tall and is dressed in his lab coat. He comes with a bottle of reanimation reagent, syringe,…

Mego at German Toy Fair 1977

Germany has always been something of a mystery to us at the MegoMuseum, we’ve known how some of the more popular Mego toy lines made it to Deutschland but never had all the pieces to that puzzle. Well, thanks to an amazing contibution from our friend Eddy, we have some answers. Above is a shot…

Raumschiff Enterprise Von Mego

We’re totally beaming (see what we did there?) over this new submission from Eddy, a German catalog page for the Mego Star Trek line. It seems Star Trek of “Starship Enterprise” as it was known, was a big enough hit in Germany to see the Mego line released, awesome stuff! Shop for Mego on Ebay…

Exclusive Look at Super Friends Joker from Figures Toy Company

In their battle against the Super Friends, will the Legion of Doom finally have the last laugh?  They might, now that The Joker is joining the fight!  In this weeks edition of #MMFTCNEWS, Figures Toy Company is pulling back the curtain once again, allowing you all to get your first look a new figure of the Clown Prince…

April will be WONDERFUL at Figures Toy Company

This April, a world of wonder awaits you at Figures Toy Company!  One of the most powerful heroes in the history of DC Comics is set for an all newaction figure series, and she’s bringing a few friends (and enemies) with her!  Prepare yourselves for Wonder Woman Series 1!   While these figures have been previously…

World’s Greatest Superheroes Team Ups!

Happy Wednesday! Here’s an awesome Mego World’s Greatest Superhero catalog spread from 1976 pairing Spider-Man with Wonder Woman? we’d love to track down that mailer box! Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/

RIP Harold Shull former art director at Mego

  We at the MegoMuseum are saddened to hear of the passing of Harold Shull, former art director at Mego whose talents can be seen on many iconic toy packages produced during the 1970s and 80s.  Mr. Shull famously worked on developing the incredibly trendsetting look for the Micronauts brand but his influence is incalculable. In…

The Mego Museum Customego Hall of Fame

  Megomuseum.com is proud to announce the creation of the Mego Museum Customego Hall of Fame. Since its inception in 1997 Megomuseum.com has featured thousands of custom Megos created by hundreds of Mego customizers.  Armed with leftover parts, acrylic paints, Sculpey, and the mission to “fill in the gaps” in the lines Mego made legendary,…

Hall of Justice or Legion Headquarters?

Hall of justice prototype by Mego

When we posted the original Mego 1976 trade advertisement featuring the Mystery General Urko art yesterday a sharp-eyed reader by the name of Dave noticed another weird anomaly, As featured in yesterday’s ad, here is the prototype for the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes Hall of Justice Playset. It’s obviously been handcrafted. One thing missing from this…