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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.

Vintage Mego: Micronauts Aliens

Meet Antron, Membros and Repto, the Mego Micronauts Aliens with Glow in the Dark brains. We talk about their development, background, appearances in Marvel comics. Please hit like and subscribe, we publish new toy content every week. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYta3nz_7FAzPvP8FPSgpg

Images of Mego Wave 6 now online

Distributor License-2-Play has released photos of the upcoming variant wave intended for Foreign Markets and some of these are rather different. See images below:     You can order these right now at Entertainment Earth.     You can order these right now at Entertainment Earth.   This take on Dracula reminds me of the…

Candyman 8 Inch Action Figure from NECA

We dare you to say his name five times! From the classic horror film series Candyman! The terrifying slasher films told the story of vengeful urban legend Candyman, who could be summoned by speaking his name five times in front of a mirror. NECA’s clothed action figure features the likeness of legend Tony Todd in…

Mego Logan’s Run : The Lost Toy Line video

MegoMuseum presents the history of Mego Logan’s Run: The Lost Toyline. Chronicling Mego’s attempts to make a toy line out of both the film and TV version of the 1970s Science Fiction classic “Logan’s Run”. “Subscribe Now* and get all our videos featuring vintage, custom, and new Mego action figures. Our Channel includes “Mint Off…

Another look at the Hairy Wolfman from Mego Corp.

  The Hairy Wolfman is one of the latest variants coming out of the little shop of Mego Horror.  Half-Human and half Wolf, this furry character was created by Mego as part of an interim wave offered to International customers with expectations that some would be available to the U.S. market as well.  With pre-orders now…

Super Friends Cheetah Wonder Woman variant Coming Soon!

  It’s no secret that numerous episode of the Super Friends cartoon series have inspired Figures Toy Company to produce retro figures that fans thought they’d never see.  From their fast-selling Universe of Evil variants to the upcoming “Death of Superman” figure, FTC has pulled out all the stops by revisiting Hanna Barbera’s take on…

Vintage Mego 11: Mego Myths and Rumours

A bit of a departure this week, instead of talking about a vintage Mego toy, we thought we’d talk about some myths and rumours that plague Mego collecting to this day. We even believed some of these and spread them ourselves, so it’s time to put these to bed. So for this installment, we’ll tackle…

Exclusive Look at Mego Wave 6 Werewolf!

Werewolf from Mego Corp.

We’ve got an exclusive look at the flocked WereWolf from the upcoming Wave six horror assortment. This wave is being called an “Interim Wave” by Mego, so that foreign distributors can catch up (Just like the previously announced “Trouble with Tribbles” wave of Star Trek). It Includes 5 figures: 1x New Werewolf – Full Body…

Parademon retro figures are en route to FTC!

Darkseid is sending in the shock troops in anticipation of his arrival at Figures Toy Company! This week’s #MMFTCNEWS is cause for concern for the Super Friends, because the Parademon retro figures are en route to FTC! Also known as the Paradrones (because “demon” was too dark for Saturday morning cartoons), the Parademons are best…

Vintage Mego 10: Action Jackson Adventure Set

Vintage Mego takes a look at an empty box but WHAT an empty box, this is the only surviving sample of the Action Jackson Adventure set, a lost item from 1974. How did this sample survive Toyfair 1974? Well, that’s an interesting story and we discuss this amazing find. Subscribe and like for a bi-weekly…