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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.

SUPER FRIENDS SERIES 2 PRE-ORDER IS LIVE!!!!!

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Four more Friends are coming to battle the Legion of Doom!  Figures Toy Company’s popular Super Friends line of figures is about to expand with the release of Series 2! Classic DC Comics characters Aquaman and Wonder Woman are here, designed after the likenesses that Super-Fans remember from the cartoon.  Also arriving in Series 2…

UP Close: Mary Marvel and Harley Quinn

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  Fans have been asking for a while to bring on the ladies and Figures Toy Company delivered this past month in the form of fan favourites Mary Marvel (sister to Captain Marvel now known as Shazam!) and Harley Quinn, known accomplish to “Mr. J” who has been a fan favourite since her debut in…

NECA announces Weird Al Yankovic Action Figure

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NECA announced  a new 8 inch character today, Weird Al Yankovich is certainly a surprise to us and NECA has promised online today that is the “Just the beginning” of new announcements. I’m mainly excited for that Mego scaled accordion…..   More news like this every week in our newsletter Subscribe today! Join us at…

First Look at Fred from Scooby Doo!

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Last year collectors were delighted to find out that Figures Toy Company would be launching an all new line of retro figures based on Scooby-Doo!  While we eagerly await the release of Scooby, Shaggy, and the gang, get a sneak peek at one of the upcoming Scooby-Doo figures! Figures Toy Company has released a production…

Up Close: Scarecrow from Figures Toy Company

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While reproductions are fine and all, we here at the Mego Museum are always more excited when a new ReMego character is produced. Especially when it’s a character like the Scarecrow, this bat villain has been long overdue for the Mego treatment and Figures Toy Company has made it happen in 2016. Released as the…

Up Close: Aquaman Vs the Great White Shark

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Aquaman Vs the Great White Shark is one of the most elusive sets in the Mego Superhero patheon. Figures Toy Company took on the heroic task  of toolinga recreation of the original shark so many collectors wouldn’t have to shell out for an original (which aren’t in heavy circulation.) We decided to check it out and…

Heritage Auctions offers incredible Mego Prototype items this February

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Heritage Auctions is hosting some incredible pieces of Mego history today and answered questions Mego fans have wondered for decades who sculpted classic Mego characters like Scotty, Dr McCoy and Captain America? Sculptor Gene Salamacha is auctioning off his collection of Mego prototypes including original paperwork and reference materials from the World’s Greatest Toy Company.…

NECA unveils the Hateful 8!

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NECA dropped these amazing photos of their Hateful 8 Retro Action Figure line up this afternoon, an all star cast of 8 inch goodness.   Presented in Glorious Retro Figure Style! Our full line of The Hateful Eight clothed action figures is already headed out to stores, so let’s take a close-up look at the…

The 2015 Kubby Award Winners!

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Its Awards show time again as we announce the winners of 2015 as chosen by you. Like every Kubby Awards, we’re thankful to the many companies that produce these figures for having so much choice in the matter. This year was a stellar one packed with Superheroes, Monsters, Villains, Robots, Apes and rebels, so much…

Here comes Daredevil! The Mego without Fear

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  Images have begun to leak out of Diamond Select Toy’s Sixth and highly anticipated Marvel Comics Set, Dare Devil! As we can see here the line up includes Yellow DD, regular old red DD and Matt Murdock,  complete with shades and briefcase. You can pre-order him right now at Entertainment Earth!   More news…