palitoy

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.

NECA Sgt. D 8-inch action figure up for pre-order

Marching straight from the cover of S.O.D.’s classic satirical metal album, the band’s Sgt. D character comes to life as a clothed action figure. Standing 8-inches tall, the figure comes with a removable helmet and rifle accessory.   NECA Toys will release the Stormtroopers Of Death Sgt. D eight-inch clothed action figure in December. You can Pre-Order SGT.D…

MegoMuseum visits the Parkdale Novelty 75th Birthday Bash

  The MegoMuseum was fortunate enough to be invited to Parkdale Novelty’s 75th birthday celebration this month. Parkdale Novelty is of special historical significance to not only Canadian Mego fans but Mego collectors all over the world have been affected by this company and may not even know it. Founded in 1944 by Toronto resident…

Vintage Mego: Star Trek the Motion Picture Models

Vintage Mego takes a look at the amazing and tough to find model ships from “Star Trek the Motion Picture Range”. We talk about the history, the packaging, worldwide distribution and of course the toys themselves. Written, edited and hosted by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions) Visit the Mego Museum Star Trek Galleries here: https://www.megomuseum.com/startrek/sttmp.html Join us…

Mint Off Card: Mego Flocked Werewolf from wave 6

Mint off Card looks at the rich, luxurious fuzzy wolfman from Wave 6 by Mego. This is one crazy fun toy. wave 7 is at Entertainment Earth who sponsors the MegoMuseum: https://www.entertainmentearth.com/s/… Thanks for watching, buy what you like! Join us at the Mego Museum Forums: http://megomuseum.com/community/ MegoMuseum Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/ Our Official Facebook group:…

A gaggle of ghostly goodies are coming to Figures Toy Company!

A gaggle of ghostly goodies are coming to Figures Toy Company!  FTC’s Scooby Doo series will be adding a quartet of classic characters sure to send shivers down Shaggy’s spine.  Today’s #MMFTCNEWS reveals four new figures that fans can expect, each inspired by the episode “A Gaggle of Galloping Ghosts”; Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, Wolfman, and…

First Look! Mego Phantom of the Opera!

One last surprise to round out this roller coaster of reveals this week has been. Bask in the glory that is the upcoming Phantom of the Opera from wave 7 in this exclusive reveal! Many thanks to mego corporation for this wonderful reveal, if you’re not already a member of Mego Ambassadors, their facebook group,…

Vintage Mego: Kancelled KISS!

This week’s Vintage Mego is all Mego’s relationship with the band KISS but rather than focus on what they did make (which we do discuss) this video is all about the weird and wonderful items Mego mocked up but never brought to market. We take a tongue in cheek look at the KISS Kommunicators, KISS…

First Look! Wrath of Khan Kirk and Spock!

We’ve got another fun surprise from Mego, the first reveal of Kirk and Spock from the upcoming Wave 7 Star Trek line. This isn’t the classic Kirk and Spock head sculpts either, these are beautiful new versions to reflect the characters in their middle aged glory, look at that Shatner hair, LOOK AT IT! It’s…

Mint Off Card: Mego Dracula Wave 6 (plus the Mummy!)

Mint off Card is back with a double shot or Monster goodness not only do we decard the latest Dracula from Wave 6 but also have a first look at the Mummy from wave 7! Let’s get our glow in the dark action going! wave 7 is at Entertainment Earth who sponsors the MegoMuseum: https://www.entertainmentearth.com/s/mego/c?id=ME-002202116…

Four Mego Variants we didn’t know about, now available!

Well, if the rebirth of Mego Corporation could be summed up in one word, it would be suprises. Case in point, the discovery by one of our members of four limited edition variants now up on Amazon. In the case of the Wizard of Oz, these are an Australian promotion for the post office, so…