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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.

SHAZAM! AND TEEN TITANS WAVES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Shazam! Series one by Figures Toy Company in Mego style. Megomuseum.com

Are you ready for more marvellous figures based on characters from the DC Comics? Then just say the magic word! While the DC Universe goes through a “Rebirth”, Figures Toy Company goes retro with two new toy lines now available for pre-order: SHAZAM! Series 1, and New Teen Titans Series 1! Members of the Shazam!…

New Deluxe Edition 1966 Batman and Robin Figures!

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Where do they get those wonderful toys? It’s time to gear up with Gotham City’s greatest crime fighters, as Figures Toy Company is going all out with accessories for the new Deluxe Edition Batman and Robin figures! Based on the Classic TV Series, both Batman and Robin will come with an abundance of accessories that…

Up Close: The Monkee Men

Mego Monkee Figure Review

  Re-runs of The Monkees  were an afternoon staple for many a 70s kid (self included) growing up, so naturally, we were delighted when Figures Toy Company announced that the first ever Monkees action figures would be in the Mego style. So we’re a bit giddy here at the MegoMuseum to have all three sets…

FIRST LOOK AT KISS DYNASTY!

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Last week, Figures Toy Company gave everyone a sneak peek at the latest in their popular KISS line of action figures. The new Destroyer figures have gotten quite a buzz over the last 7 days, and now collectors are about to be driven KISS crazy once again! The album that featured the megahit “I Was…

Italian Poster for the Mego Diecast Heroes

Italian poster for the Mego GIG Diecast heroes

We got a nice surprise from Paolo today in the form of this rare Italian shop window poster advertising the die cast and Magno heroes from Mego (distributed in Italy by GIG) What a beauty! The poster measures 54 x 76,5cm (or about 21″ by 29″) and is the first one we’ve ever seen. Almost…

KISS Destroyer Exclusive Look!

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KISS fans are some of the most passionate fans on planet Earth, and ever since those fans heard about Figures Toy Company’s plans to release new figures of the world famous band, they’ve been dying to get a glimpse! Well, the wait is over, because today collectors can get their first look at the all…

Up Close: Removable Cowl 1966 Batman by Figures Toy Company

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The last wave of 1966 Batman figures by Figures Toy Company were met with a flurry of interest but the spotlight most definitely belonged to Batgirl and Barbara Gordon, hardly anyone spoke of the latest Batman variant that was also in the wave. That’s a bit of shame because it’s a Removable Cowl Batman, something…

More Mego Prototypes at Heritage Auctions

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Heritage auctions has revealed it’s mid May lot which includes more treasures from Mego Sculptor Gene Salamacha this month’s lot includes the never before discussed line of “Welcome Back Kotter” Super Softies that Mego was apparantly planning as well as the original head sculpt for the Wizard from the Wizard of Oz. You can see…

Up Close: Plastic Man by Figures Toy Company

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Mego fans know that the World’s Greatest Toy Company planned a figure of Jack Cole’s creation thanks to his popularity on Saturday morning TV but it didn’t happen. Sure there was the Elastic figure but those are expensive and known to explode, so he doesn’t count. So naturally, we were delighted when Figures Toy Company…