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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.

Micronauts in France

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We travel back to 1980 and hop across the Atlantic to this terrific Mcironauts ad from Mego’s distributor in France, Pin Pin Toys. Most people know them for those grey faced Human Torch figures that mysteriously popped up in American Toys R Us stores in the 1980s but they were so much more than that……

Here they come…walkin’ down the street…

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OK, so they’re not walking, but they are coming, in retro action figure form for the very first time! Figures Toy Company is proud to announce their latest license, arriving this year as both 8 and 12 inch size figures…THE MONKEES! Since debuting on television in the 60’s, the music and misadventures of Peter Tork,…

Up Close: NECA Solider Ape

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NECA’s foray into the Planet of the Apes license has quickly become a fan favourite on the Mego Museum forums. Their latest release is the Soldier Ape, the favourite of Mego army builders for years. How does he stack up, judge for yourself with this up close look. If you like what you see, he…

MegoMuseum @ Toronto ComiCon

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We took some shots of the ReMego goodness to be found at this weekend’s annual Toronto ComiCon, the Mego love was strong this weekend. The table of Museum resident Sam Noir featuring Captain Canuck! Treasury editions go with Mego like Milk and Cookies. Vintage Representing! You could go with original Spider-Man or ReMego version! The…

Big Selling Action Jackson

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After a week filled with an exhaustive list of “What’s New” in Mego style figures, I can think of no better way to end it than to go back to the beginning. Thanks to a generous donation by Cat G. we have this cool toy trade item from Australia proving that Action Jackson was truly…

Daily Planet Staff Revealed in Superman Series 2

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  STOP THE PRESSES! This week’s #MMFTCNEWS from Figures Toy Company could headline any edition of the Daily Planet! Figures Toy Company is pleased to reveal the lineup for Superman 8 Inch Retro Series 2, and it contains the staff of Metropolis’ beloved newspaper! Series 2 will feature the Man of Steel’s alter ego and…

Figures Toy Company Reveals Kresge Style Carded Super Heroes

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  It’s been a heck of a week for Surprises from Figures Toy Company this week, we’ve gotten Justice League, Dukes of Hazzard and now the Kresge Style World’s Greatest Heroes collection. A few characters we’ve seen before plus Dr Sivana, a revised Mr Myx, Scarecrow, Harley Quinn and Mary Marvel. This is shaping up to…

FIGURES TOY COMPANY GOES BIG! EIGHTEEN Inch WGH!

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It’s time to clear some extra space on your toy shelves, because Figures Toy Company has some BIG news this week! The retro action figure maker is proud to announce a new World’s Greatest Heroes series, featuring legendary DC Comics characters in 18 inch retro figure form! Heroes and villains from the DC Universe will…

Figures Toy Company invites you to join Hogwarts

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Bring the magic of Hogwarts to your home with Figures Toy Company’s latest release; a new line of retro style action figures based on Harry Potter! Wizards and muggles alike will be delighted to know that Harry, his friends Ron Weasley and Hermoine Granger, and the nefarious Draco Malfoy will be released in both 8…