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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.

Exclusive First Look at Giganta from Figures Toy Company

It’s a giant sized edition of #MMFTCNEWS this week, as Figures Toy Company is prepared to show off the biggest addition yet to their Super Friends series!  We know collectors couldn’t wait for news this huge to drop, and it involves a girl who poses a giant threat to our heroes.  Today’s news is the unveiling of FTC’s upcoming…

Mego Andre the Giant: MegoMuseum Mint off Card Review

One more episode of “Mego Museum Mint off Card”, where we de-card a new Retro Figure and let you explore what’s inside. I know last week I said it MOC was going on hiatus but then I managed to get myself an Andre the Giant from wave four Target Exclusive series and thought we’d end…

Vintage Mego 1: Introduction and Gateway Mego Discussion

Welcome to Vintage Mego, a bi-weekly discussion of Mego toys produced during their “Golden Age” also known as our childhood. This week’s installment serves as an introduction to the series and also, a discussion of your “Gateway mego” the action figure that saw you become a collector. Tell us us what your “Gateway Mego” was…

Palitoy Fist Fighting Heroes Ad

Thanks to our friend Eddy B, we have a wonderful trade ad for the UK version of the Fist Fighting Superheroes by Palitoy. Palitoy went all out with their campaign for these figures including an awesome TV commercial we luckily have:   Mego Meet 2019 is this June with special guest Marty Abrams! Save the…

Exclusive First Look: Desaad from Figures Toy Company

  Every good super-villain has a henchman to do some of the dirty work!  When Figures Toy Company previously announced that they would debut a Darkseid retro figure in their beloved Super Friends line, it was also noted that a few of his fiendish followers would also find their way to FTC.  In today’s #MMFTCNEWS, one of those…

Mint Off Card: Mego 14″ Joker Review

A new episode of “Mego Museum Mint off Card”, where we de-card a new Retro Figure and let you explore what’s inside. Our subject this week is the new 14″ Joker figure by Mego Corp. This is from the fourth wave of Target. Mint off Card is going on hiatus with this show as I’m…

14″ Aquaman from Mego

Official Edition Action Figure with Original Detail and Quality! 14-inch figure, 14 point articulation. King of Atlantis and a pivotal member of the Justice League, Aquaman with his super-human abilities is often challenged with conquests by enemies and underwater Atlanteans alike. Charged with his gold trident, he can take on anything, so be sure to…

Mego Corp : Bruce Lee

Official Edition Action Figure with Original Detail and Quality! 8-inch figure, 14 point articulation. With incredible grace, speed and power Bruce Lee demonstrated what it meant to be a martial arts expert, with his words he told the world what his martial arts ideology could mean to everyone. “Adapt what is useful, reject what is…

Freddy Kruger, Nosferatu and more Horror from Mego

  Mego’s lineup includes more monsters it seems as they roll out a series of horror characters for 2019 including Freddy Kruger, Nosferatu, the Invisible Man, Glow in the Dark Frankenstein, the Wolfman and a revised Bela Lugosi.     Mego Meet 2019 is this June with special guest Marty Abrams! Save the date!  …