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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 Alice Cooper Sculpt reveal

Mego Alice Cooper

In their last live stream Video, Mego Corp shared a glimpse of the upcoming 8″ Alice Cooper Action figure. Announced in 2019, we haven’t had many updates on the license, but the good news, it’s full steam ahead for this figure. The image above shows the final Mego Alice Cooper hand-painted head sculpt before it…

Super Joe Unlimited Update!

Super Joe Unlimited

The Super Joe Unlimited figure factory samples have arrived and these fun new images showcase the figures and their awesome new accessories. Details will soon come on how you can order them online from White Elephant Toyz and Cotswold Collectibles and pick them up in person at shows from My Vintage Toys and Trains. Discuss…

The Mego Museum Christmas Memories Spectacular!

Hey, I don’t know if you noticed but it’s Christmas! If there is something toy collectors know and like, it’s nostalgia. So let’s time travel back to the time when photography was not super great and photo mats were a thing. Several members of our community have shared that absolutely brilliant shots of Christmas past…

The Top 5 Underrated Mego Action Figure Lines

top five underrated Mego Action Figure Lines

Regarding the figure lines produced by Mego Corp., we all have our favourites, and it’s safe to assume that the World’s Greatest Superheroes, Planet of the Apes, Micronauts and Star Trek will always cram that top 5. But what about all the other toy lines Mego created? Indeed there are a few underappreciated entries in…

Weird Bootleg Mego Vending Machine Stickers

Mego Bootleg vending machine stickers

l Recently on an episode of Toy Ventures, we looked at a book containing a child’s sticker book from the mid-1970s. Among these were an oddity known to some collectors, these strange bootleg stickers of Mego Figures from Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. These full-figure stickers are about six inches tall and, like…

Introducing Combat Man plus Super Joe Updates

This week, some exciting news from White Elephant Toyz, as they’ve introduced yet another line heading our way in 2023, Combat Man. This 1/6th scale figure line harkens to 70s and 80s toy lines melding military characters with Science Fiction. The characters include Fighting Yank, Super Joe Commander, Dynamic Man, Major Gunn, Captain Zargon, Caldoz…

Figures Toy Company announces 12″ Type S figures

Over the past couple of years, Figures Toy Company has produced a variety of new items in their trademark retro figure style, from a variety of new heads and accessories to a more articulated body style for their DC Comics retro figures. Customizers have had a great time checking out FTC’s ClassicTVToys.com website and finding ways to…

8 Pages of Mego from the ’75 Wards Christmas Catalog

Mego in 75 wards catalog megomuseum

1975 was a tremendous year for Mego, and one of their best partners was the now sadly defunct Montgomery Ward chain of Department stores. Mego created many an exclusive figure for MW in the 70s, and in 1975, the wishbook featured 8 pages of Mego goodness. Let’s dig in, shall we? The Mego Wizard of…

Tura Satana Package Reveal plus updates

Tura Satana

The Odeon Toy and White Elephant Action figure of Tura Satana is in production, the packaging art was revealed toy featuring art by Joseph Michael Linsner (Dawn) and inspired by the classic toys of the 1970s. Also revealed was the paint master for the figure currently in production. The official Tura Satana action figure will…