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 10: Action Jackson Adventure Set

Vintage Mego takes a look at an empty box but WHAT an empty box, this is the only surviving sample of the Action Jackson Adventure set, a lost item from 1974. How did this sample survive Toyfair 1974? Well, that’s an interesting story and we discuss this amazing find. Subscribe and like for a bi-weekly…

Mego “Trouble with Tribbles” Wave Announced

An interesting Pre-Order just popped up on the License-2-Play website this afternoon and reveals the details of the next Star Trek assortment from Mego:   Pre-order Mego Scifi Assortment Wave 6! 8-inch licensed Star Trek characters – this assortment is based on the Original Series episode “The Trouble with Tribbles”. Includes: Stark Trek Captain Kirk…

Vintage Mego 9: Planet of the Apes Forbidden Zone Trap

This week is all about one of my favourite Mego Playsets, the amazing Forbidden Zone Trap from the Planet of the Apes line. We give a history of the set, it’s many fun features and also talk about whether the gift set may or may not exist. For more information on the Planet of the…

More Boxed Colombian Superheroes Discovered!

Exciting times here at the MegoMuseum as we’re privileged to share another awesome foreign Mego discovery. We recently spoke to a collector who was generous enough to share his epic collection of the “Los Famosos Super Heroes (en Accion)”. The MegoMuseum originally reported on these in 2017 with the discovery of a boxed Superman. Instead…

Vintage Mego 8″ Batman’s Flying Batcopter

  This week we look at the amazing Flying Batcopter made in 1977 for the Mego Comic Action Heroes line, it really works and you run the risk of losing your Batman on a roof or in a tree. However, did you know that this began life as a different toy line in a different…

Terra is a ground breaking new reveal from Figures Toy Co.

  There’s a new Teen Titan coming to Figures Toy Company, one that’s going to make everyone around her watch their back.  The traitorous Terra is the latest name to be added to FTC’s long list of DC Comics retro figure releases! Those who know their DC history will remember the pivotal role Terra took…

Vintage Mego 7: Prototype Twiki from Buck Rogers

BIDI BIDI BIDI! This week’s installment of Vintage Mego covers the prototype of Twiki from Buck Rogers. I go into my affection for the Mego Buck Rogers line, dispell some myths and share my collection of Twiki stuff. For more information on the Buck Rogers line, please visit the Mego Museum gallery page: Buck Rogers…

Mego Announces Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson and Twisted Sister figures

In a recent Youtube Interview Mego Chairman Marty Abrams spoke candidly about Mego’s past and future and let a few new details slip about what’s coming forward. In addition to showing a headsculpt of Snape from Harry Potter, Abrams mentioned that Mego plans to release figures of Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson and Twisted Sister to…

Mego Bruce Lee: Mint Off Card Review

A new episode of “Mego Museum Mint off Card”, where we de-card a new Retro Figure and let you explore what’s inside. Our subject this week is the new Bruce Lee action Figure from Mego Corp. You can order Bruce Lee at Entertainment Earth: https://www.entertainmentearth.com/s/mego/c?id=ME-002202116 Let us know at the forums at www.megomuseum.com Hit us…

Vintage Mego 6: Superhero Shuttles!

This week’s installment of Vintage Mego covers the weird Superhero (formerly Micronauts) Shuttle toys produced by Mego (using the Lion Rock Logo) for the Pocket Superheroes line. These are an interesting footnote in the Mego Superheroes story and kind of fun! For more information on the Superhero Shuttles, please visit the Mego Museum gallery page:…