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AKA Brian. Curator/helper monkey on the Mego Museum. Webmaster/Creator of Plaidstallions.com , Odeon Toys and Flea Market Gold. Freelance pop culture writer, toy historian and author of the book "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" now available.

More FTC reveals from the Farrow

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    Danny “The Farrow” Anniello  gave us an awesome shout out and made some more fun announcements on the Electric Ballroom Radio Show tonight including confirmations: Superfriends will Include: Samurai, apache chief, new versions of Superman, Batman and Robin Batman 1966 will include Shame and Bookworm (which he mentioned is finished). DC Characters will include Jimmy Olsen, TeenTitans…

FTC shows us their Gleek

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One week after we learned of FTC’s Superfriends line of 8″ figures, they’ve teased us with an image of their Gleek prototype on their facebook page. It’s a good day to be a 70’s kid. Discuss this on our Figures Toy Forum! 

Mego North 2 on Sunday September 7th

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After the first successful event, Mego North is returning on Sunday September 7th at Canadian Toy Con event in Burlington ON. Mego North is a gathering of Mego collectors from the United States and Canada and is housed in a fantastic vintage toy show. This year we’ll have an exclusive figure (with strong Canadian flavouring) and will…

The Farrow making FTC Kiss announcement on the Electric Ballroom show

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Celebrated sculptor Danny Farrow Anniello AKA “The Farrow” will be a special guest on “The Electric Ballroom” radio program this weekend and plans to make a special announcement regarding  which new KISS figures and era’s he will be doing with Figures toy company as well as discuss other lines such as Teen Titans, Batman 66 and more. The Electric…

Up Close: Penny Dreadful from Bif Bang Pow!

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This week’s up close centers around Bif Bang Pow’s newest release of figures based on Showtime’s Horror drama “Penny Dreadful”, the line starts small with the main principles Ethan Chandler and Vanessa Ives but it’s a great start and definitely has us interested in more characters.   Figures are currently available at Entertainment Earth http://www.entertainmentearth.com/hitlist.asp?id=ME-002202116&theme=Penny+Dreadful…

Up Close: Hjalmar Poelzig from Distinctive Dummies

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Our newest photo review is the first from Distinctive Dummies Boris Karloff line of figures. Officially licensed through the Karloff estate, these four figures represent a different iconic character through the legendary actor’s storied career. They kick the series off with Hjalmar Poelzig(say that three times fast) from the classic Poe inspired film “The Black Cat”.…

Free Enterprise Kick Starter includes Shatner figure by EMCE

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In a recent kick starter to produce a pilot for a TV series based on the cult film “Free Enterprise” (which every Mego head should see, IMHO) one of the kick starter rewards are these”Bomber Bill” 8″ action figure “prototypes” produced by EMCE Toys.   Please check out the Free Enterprise Kick Starter Campaign here,  …

Up Close: NECA Ash from Evil Dead 2

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[Show as slideshow] A new feature here on the Museum is up close, which is showing off some of the latest arrivals in the growing ReMego movement. Not intended as a review but merely a better look at the product itself for those who haven’t made up their minds. First on the block is the…