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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.

The Lost Doctor Who Figure Gallery

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Our friends at BifBangPow! were kind enough to share with us the Doctor Who figures they were planning before their Doctor Who license had come to an abrupt end. While bittersweet these will never come to be, it is nice to see some higher resolution shots of these pre-production samples. The Anti-Man from “Planet of…

Holy Batman 1966 Wave Four!

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Holy Bat-toys, Batman!  Figures Toy Company is sending out the signal for another retro figure release featuring characters from the beloved Batman television series!  Arriving later this year will be the 4th Series of Batman Classic TV retro action figures, and it will introduce four brand new characters into the line! That’s right, four characters…

Superfriends Blister Card Concepts from Figures Toy Company

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The good folks at Figures Toy Company shared these Superfriends Card concepts with us today, which not only give us a look at what to expect at retail but what figures we will likely see in the future. Take a look and tell us what you think on the Mego Museum forums!  Mego Meet: The World’s Biggest…

Figures Toy Company Rolls out the Bat Lab plus more!

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  Prepare yourselves for a wild ride! Figure Toy Company is happy to announce that later this year, the World’s Greatest Heroes will be ready to roll out in an all new series of vehicles that will be compatible with their 8 inch retro action figures! Inspired by several of DC Comics most popular heroes,…

Up Close: Wolverine

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Wolverine is the third in a series of ReMego Marvel comics sets from Diamond Select and Marvel Comics. Our friends at Entertainment Earth were the first get him this time, so we have the scoop before the comic shops. Before I roll out the photo review, two things I want to mention in an effort…

Up Close: Sgt Hatred and H.E.L.Per

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The final two figures in the Bif Bang Pow Venture Brothers line are here and they complete the core “Team Venture” family with the addition of body guard Sgt Hatred and long time robot H.E.L.Per who was a highly demanded character. Take a look at the results here in our photo review. Like what you…

The Caped Crusader returns in FTC’s Batman Wave 4!

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The fight against good and evil just expanded!  Gotham’s greatest hero is back, as Figures Toy Company would like to officially announce their 4th series of DC Comics Batman retro action figures!  This series will feature three new additions to the World’s Greatest Heroes lineup, as well as an all new version of the Caped…

Up Close: Shore Leave by Bif Bang Pow!

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  The final waves of Bif Bang Pow Venture Brother figures are heavily populated with fan favorites. The ever popular Shore Leave comes in a two pack with the Alchemist, who also in turn completes the Triad (nicely done) . How does he stack up? Judge for yourself with this up close look. Like what you…

Up Close: Captain America by DST/EMCE

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The Diamond Select/ EMCE Toys Marvel sets are certainly one of the most talked about ReMego lines at the Mego Museum Forums. This month we saw the release of Captain America. Seeing as it’s one of the more iconic characters in the Marvel & Mego pantheon, we thought it deserving an indepth photo review.  …

Figures Toy Company Brings You KISS Destroyer & Dynasty!

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You wanted the Best, you got the Best!  That’s right, the long awaited official announcement is here!  Figures Toy Company is proud to announce that later this year, two all new waves of KISS retro action figures will arrive! The upcoming sets will be based on two of KISS’ most popular albums, Destroyer and Dynasty! …