palitoy

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.

Mint Off Card: Star Trek Locutus and Q

It’s a twofer on this week’s Mint Off Card as we look at not only Locutus of Borg but Q from Mego’s upcoming Star Trek: The Next Generation line of figures plus we talk about the new figure reveals and big news about Target. Buy upcoming Mego Figures at Entertainment Earth: https://www.entertainmentearth.com/s/?query1=mego&id=ME-002202116 Enter the Toy-Ventures…

Vintage Mego: Captain Americar (Worlds Greatest Superheroes)

Vintage Mego this week looks at the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes Captain Americar, which was released in 1976 and only sold for one brief year. Why did Spider-Man and Captain America even get cars? We discuss that and more in the week’s installment. Join us at MegoMania: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYta3nz_7FAzPvP8FPSgpg?view_as=subscriber  …

Vote for your favourites in the 2021 MegoMuseum Kubby Awards!

  Another year has passed and that means the annual Kubby Awards return to salute the best in ReMego figures for the year as picked by you, the fans. The Kubby Awards (named after the late Neal Kublan, former VP at Mego)  looks at ReMego figures released in 2020 that are not straight reproductions of…

Vintage Mego: Moonraker

    Vintage Mego looks at Mego’s brief James Bond toy line, based on the 1979 film “Moonraker”. It is a toy line that had an incredibly short life and we explore the many items that never made it to market as well. Get Toy-Ventures Issue 2 here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ MegoMania FB Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania  

Mint Off Card: SWAMP THING by Figures Toy Company

Mint off Card takes a look at the new 8″ Retro Figure from Figures Toy Company, SWAMP THING! One of my favourite characters from DC Comics. Get Swamp Thing here: www.figurestoycompany.com Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania Mego Museum Forums: www.megomuseum.com/community Buy Toy-Ventures Magazine issue 1 here: PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue One (September 2020) Limited Edition Gift…

PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue 2 Announcement and Pre-Orders

PlaidStallions Toy-Ventures Issue 2 is now available for pre-order. http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Issue two covers a number of genres and has some exciting new voices from the hobby. H.R. Puppet Stuff! By Kroffty This colourful piece tracks the careers of the legendary Sid and Marty Krofft through puppet merchandise, it will make you smile. The Lost Outer…

Vintage Mego: Japanese Planet of the Apes

Vintage Mego this week talks about how Toy Maker Bullmark marketed the 1974 Mego Planet of the Apes line in Japan. They did a very unique and quite wonderful job of marketing this iconic toy range. Check out Hunter’s Planet of the Apes archive: https://pota.goatley.com/ MegoMania on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania Buy Toy-Ventures Magazine issue 1 here:…

Mego Jeepers Creepers! Exclusive First Look!

  Mego has graciously given us another surprise reveal today and this time it’s the Creeper from the “Jeepers Creepers” film series. Sculptor: Andrew Covalt Seamstress: Rachel Baker Card Layout: Jason Young   You can Pre-Order The Creeper and dozens of other Mego characters from Entertainment Earth, proud sponsor of the MegoMuseum!   Limited Edition…

Mego Candyman! Exclusive First Look!

    “The pain, I can assure you, will be exquisite.” Mego has graciously given us another surprise reveal today in the form of the upcoming Candyman figure in a series of gorgeous photographs. Sculptor: Sean Sansom Seamstress: Rachel Baker Card Layout: Jason Young You can Pre-Order Candyman and dozens of other Mego characters from…