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.

Vintage Mego: 12″ Mego Superman

This episode is special because it was sparked by a figure variant that i wasn’t sure existed, a very rare Parkdale Novelty (Canada) version of Superman. This episode we delve into the history of the Mego 12″ Heroes and the man who made them happen, Parkdale Novelty’s founder Morris Kotzer and discuss the distribution of…

Riddle me this!

Figures Toy Company’s new arrivals are already making their way to collectors around the world, but a few expected releases are still en route! A pair of puzzlers are coming soon to FTC, because their latest Riddler release is about to be joined by two variant versions! Clad in his traditional jumpsuit, The Riddler is…

Mego Wave 7 Announced!

As if we didn’t get enough good news at Mego Meet, we’ve just recieved word that License 2 Play has let the cat out of the bag with regards to Wave 7 from Mego Corp and it’s going to make a lot of people happy this August 15th. You can Pre-Order Wave 7 at Entertainment…

Mego Corp. Reveals at Mego Meet: Here is what we know

Mego Meet 15 was our biggest and best celebration of all things Mego, a perfect mix of vintage, custom and new Mego action figures completely buoyed by the presence of the newly reformed Mego Corporation. Mego CEO Marty Abrams and President Joel Rosenzweig and Paul “Dr. Mego” Clarke, spoke in an intimate “Town Hall” style…

2019 Mego Meet Customs Auction

We’ve got one of the finest selections of customs we’ve ever had and we’re very happy to unveil the selection of the 2019 Mego Meet Customs Auction. All proceeds from the auction go to fund our costs running the Mego Museum, bandwidth, hosting and software upgrades.  We’d also like to the thank the folks at…

Mego Corp. Rocky and Mummy figures announced at Licensing Expo

Mego made the news at this year’s Licensing Expo in New York announcing both a Rocky Balboa action figure but also that the Mummy was joining the ever-expanding roster of Mego Monsters. What announcement will be made at Mego Meet 2019 next weekend? We can’t wait to find out: Please check out the MegoMeet Facebook…

MMFTCNEWS: BIG June Arrivals at Figures Toy Company!

  No need to adjust your eyes, FTC fans; this week’s #MMFTCNEWS is not a rerun.  The only reason why things may look the same to you is because those items that have been hyped up prior to their arrival at Figures Toy Company are now here!  It’s time to make a dash over to http://www.figurestoycompany.com to…

Mego Superheroes: The fastest selling new toy for 1973!

  This ad from June of 1973 is one of the earliest we’ve found to feature the World’s Greatest Superheroes brand and look, they’re already selling like mad!   Please Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYta3nz_7FAzPvP8FPSgpg?view_as=subscriber   Shop for Mego on Ebay and each click supports us a little bit, thanks!  

Vintage Mego: The Mystery Man

This week, we talk about one of our most persistent (and in my case, annoying) Mego mysteries. This figure surfaced in the late 1970s in clearance bins in New York City, he had no packaging but he’s clearly made by Mego. Who the heck is he? We’ve been trying to figure that out for 20…

CustoMego: Mego Meet 2019 Customs Auction

  Today we talk about the upcoming Mego Meet 2019 Customs benefit auction, all proceeds go to keeping our site up and running. We’ve had some generous donations this year and I also share my own contributions. Please check out the MegoMeet Facebook page for more information. https://www.facebook.com/MegoMeet You can also visit the MegoMuseum for…