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.

Mego Magnetic Super Heroes Prototypes Discovered

Pretty awesome discovery thanks to our pal Eddy, the original Marx toys catalog featuring the Mego Magnetic Superheroes. Even though these toys were actually produced and sold in Italy by GIG, we’d never seen these early versions of the figures with a shocking surprise. The figures were originally intended to have shooting fists, just like…

Mego Wave Four Reveal: Farrah is returning to Mego!

Mego Corp has been busy bringing back some of their biggest names of the 1970s with the announcement of Muhammad Ali, Joe Namath and now in a MegoMuseum exclusive reveal, Farrah Fawcett is set to return to the World’s Greatest Toy Company.   Farrah was originally a 12″ doll when she debuted in 1977 but…

Solovar added to the Super Friend Line Up!

Figures Toy Company has brought us so many Super Friends retro figures, it’s only fitting that they’re now cranking out figures of the friends of the Super Friends! In today’s #MMFTCNEWS, FTC has provided another first look at an upcoming retro figure. Collectors can now prepare to play with the ape ally of the legendary…

14″ Black Manta is Coming from Mego Corp.

Mego Corp. gave fans a taste of what 2018 has to offer in the form of this awesome 14″ Black Manta figure. Can Aquaman be in the same wave (pun intended)? I think we know that answer.     Shop for Mego on Ebay and each click supports us a little bit, thanks! DOWNLOAD MEGOZINE…

Target reveals new 8″ Joe Namath figure

An interesting glimpse of what Mego Corp. will have to offer in 2019 popped up on the Target website yesterday with this 8″ Joe Namath figure.   The description is below: The New York Jets, led by quarterback Joe Namath, rocked the sports world and the country in 1969, by becoming the first American Football…

Mint Off Card: Svengoolie by Figures Toy Company

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 Svengoolie variant by Figures Toy Company and MeTV. Would you support a line of horror host figures? Let us know at the forums at www.megomuseum.com Hit…

CustoMego Creations 3: Men From Atlantis

CustoMego Creations is web series that serves a platform for our community of talented Mego makers and will hopefully inspire that creative energy in others. what we plan to have is guest hosts each week sharing their skills and ideas. We’re starting with a small group but plan to expand after that and hopefully, get…

Figures Toy Company Announces Deathstroke!

He’s one of the most wanted men in the DC Universe, not just by superheroes, but by collectors of Figures Toy Company’s retro figures. With an all new lineup of familiar faces set for release in the coming year, it seems natural that FTC has one of the most popular DC Comics characters currently in…

Exclusive First Look at the Galaxy Trio

  Ever since Figures Toy Company first showed off Hanna Barbera’s Birdman, collectors everywhere couldn’t wait to get their hands on it!  We know that the Saturday morning superhero will land at FTC in the new year, but what some might not know is that he’s not coming alone!  Joining Birdman will be the members…

Mego Corp. 2019 Update

Mego President Joel Rosenzweig gave us an update on Facebook as to what we can expect with regards to Mego next year: “Though the Target exclusive for 2018 is ending in a few days, they will continue with some exclusive figures for next year as Mego begins rolling out new figures to other retailers around…