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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.

Video: Mego Meet Panel Discussion with Marty Abrams

President of Mego Corporation alongside Paul “Dr. Mego” Clarke sat down at this years 2018 Mego Meet to announce the news of Mego’s triumphant return to toy shelves in 2018. After the epic announcement and the launch of the Mego Ambassadors program, Abrams took questions from the audience on Mego, it’s future and of course,…

New Forum: Mego Corporation

  It probably isn’t a surprise that the members of this site are overjoyed at the news that Mego Corporation is back and will have toys at retail this summer. We are thrilled to announce the latest forum added to the Mego Community forums is Mego Corporation. The purpose of this forum is to discuss…

New Catalog: 1976 Poch Spain!

Thanks to our pal Joe, we have the 1976 Mego Catalog from Spain (and hey, you can buy it here right now if you’re so inclined.) Poch was Mego’s distributor in Spain and of course, even most famously created variant window boxes for the American West line but unlike a lot of European distributors, they took a boatload…

Figures Toy Company Announces Wonder Woman TV series line

  Long before Gal Gadot made Wonder Woman a box office blockbuster, the lovely Lynda Carter lit up the small screen with three seasons full of amazing adventures.  Now, following up on their successful Batman Classic TV Series toy line, Figures Toy Company has another surefire hit on their hands with the reveal that Wonder Woman Classic…

Mego Meet 2018 CustoMego Hall of Fame Awards

This year at MegoMeet was different as it was host to the first annual Mego Museum CustoMego Hall of Fame awards and dinner. Hosted by Austin Hough, the experience was a tremendous show of gratitude to the many talented artisans who inspired him and others in the hobby. Hough spoke from the heart to a…

Supergirl update from Figures Toy Company

Wondering where the maiden of might went? Figures Toy Company issued a statement on twitter about the Supergirl figures that are no longer available to order:   Update on the new Supergirl retro figures: the two new Supergirl figures did not arrive as expected yesterday. We are working on getting them delivered ASAP, and will keep…

What is Marty Abrams Favorite Mego Figure?

This is a fun little excerpt from our upcoming Marty Abrams Mego Meet 2018 Panel held Saturday June 2nd in Columbus, OH. During the Q&A a fan asked “what is your favorite figure you produced” which leads into a series of terrific anecdotes about Action Jackson, Superheroes and the Toys R Us buyer. Look for…

Mego Corporation Launches Mego Ambassadors!

Hot off the heals of their announcement at Mego Meet 2018, the newly reformed Mego Corp. has launched Mego Ambassadors an organization that puts you at the front of the line for news and information about the World’s Greatest Toy Company. Why should you sign up? You will be the first to know about new…

Pre-Order is Live on K.C’s Galloping Gals

New 8 inch male and female action figures are coming soon! Check out K.C’s galloping gals, based on the tooling of the Zica Yvonne doll. Check out the facebook group here. You can now pre-order, we take you to the announcement from Jason Schiermeyer (who many of you will remember from Cast-A-Way toys). “Pre-Order is…

Monday is amazing at Figures Toy Company!

Monday. If you were to ask 100 people what their least favorite day of the week is, most would probably make Monday their answer. Well, Figures Toy Company wants to change the way you feel about Monday, because this Monday an assortment of new figures from several of their licenses arrives at FTC! Read along…