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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.

Mego Museum Interview with Sculptor Andrew Covalt

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Sam Noir interviewed profilic ReMego sculptor Andrew Covalt for the latest Mego Museum news letter. Andrew Covalt is extremely skilled at evoking the classic look and feel of seventies Mego Action Figures with his sculpts. In recent years he’s worked on ReMego toylines such as Mattel’s DC Retro Action, Diamond/EMCE’s Star Trek, Bluntman and Chronic,…

Up Close: Planet of the Apes Taylor by NECA

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NECA’s 8 inch Planet of the Apes is easily one of the most highly anticipated ReMego lines of the year for us. With it’s inaugural figure being Astronaut Taylor, a figure a lot of us have wanted since 1974, we thought it prudent to go over the figure and some of it’s unique design choices…

The Top Ten Mego Lines you want to see for 2015

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During this year’s 2015 Kubby Awards (which elicited our biggest response in years, thank you!) we asked you, the age old question “What new  license would you like to see in ReMego format for 2015″ and the responses poured in, some were very diverse (and interesting but here are the top ten responses that resulted…

The 2014 Mego Museum Kubby Awards

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It’s awards show time again! The Kubby awards are our annual honours to excellence in ReMego as chosen by you! This year was truly an embarrassment of riches and we’re excited to announce the winners that you, the fans chose as your favourites this year. We’ll spare you the Bert Parks inspired theme song (trust me,…

Vote in the 2014 Kubby Awards now!

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Another year has passed and that means the annual Kubby Awards return to salute the best in ReMego figures for the year as picked by you, the fans. The Kubby Awards looks at ReMego figures released in 2014 that are not straight reproductions of original characters (Because nostalgia is a powerful mistress) that really catch…

Massive ReMego Blow Out at Entertainment Earth!

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In Canada, we call this a boxing day sale, I’m not sure what they call it in the US but these kind of deals shouldn’t be ignored. Entertainment Earth is having a gigantic December sale and there are some incredible deal on both 8″ Remego and 3″ figures (which let’s face it, was a category…

Talking Wolverine with Dr. Mego

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With the announcement of the third ReMego set from Diamond Select/EMCE being Canadian superstar Wolverine. We thought it was a good time to sit down with Museum regular and co-founder of EMCE Toys, Paul “Dr Mego” Clarke for a discussion on how you go retro with a figure who wasn’t present in the original Mego…

Sea Ghost Shipping this January

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  The long awaited release of the Sea Ghost action figure from Nemo Publishing is finally almost here. Expected to land in January, Nemo is now offering a pre-order on the figure at their web store. Your favorite comic shop can also order this for you (Diamond Code JUL142068). This collectible maker action figure is based on…

Mego Museum Holiday Newsletter

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As yuletide is upon us we reflect on Christmases past in the latest issue of the newsletter, contents include: Mego Wishlist An Empire Toys piece by Steve Moore DST unleashes Wolverine Vintage Christmas toy flyers featuring Mego toys Interesting Auctions and the Going Rate Custom of the Week Mego Moment of Zen and a New…