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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.

Figures Toy Company announces Rima, the Jungle Girl

  It’s a jungle out there, and that’s where this figure feels right at home!  This week’s #MMFTCNEWS features another up close look at something from the Super Friends line, as Figures Toy Company unveils their retro figure of Rima, The Jungle Girl! A character who was established in various forms of entertainment long before she…

Mint Off Card: The Black Hole by Diamond Select Toys

    This week’s installment of “Mint Off Card” we take a look at the figures based on the movie “The Black Hole” by Diamond Select Toys. Mego famously covered this line in 1980 and I’m excited to finally see a new range of figures. Come explore the unknown with me!   You can buy…

Mego Wholesale Catalog from 1975

Long before License2Play, Mego often dealt with Toy Wholesalers and here we have a rare look at a catalog page from 1975, showcasing all the Mego items your store could buy from M.W. Kasch Company, a Wisconsin based toy wholesaler serving no doubt the many independent toy and gift shops that once dotted our landscape.…

Riddle Us this Figures Toy Company Fans!

  What famous character made an impact on Bat-fans without appearing in one episode of The New Adventures of Batman?  The same one who is being unveiled in today’s #MMFTCNEWS update!  Figures Toy Company is pleased to announce that The Riddler is slated to join Joker and Batman in the new toy line based on…

Vintage Mego: Bionic Man from Peru

  This week we talk about the contributions of BASA, a company in Peru that not only made their own versions of the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes but also made this 8 inch Steve Austin figure, a completely unique item to their country. More on BASA at the MegoMuseum www.megomuseum.com Facebook Group MegoMania: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/ Twitter:…

Mint Off Card: Bob Ross by NECA

  Time for another unboxing. This figure is no happy accident, it’s Bob Ross from the beloved series “The Joy of Painting” and boy is popular in our house. So let’s take a look at this interesting and unique offering from NECA toys. Sorry about the blooper. visit us online at www.megomuseum.com Twitter: @megomuseum Instagram:…

MMFTCNEWS: First Look at Outsiders Batman!

    Today’s #MMFTCNEWS update is a big one for Batman fans!  Figures Toy Company has a knack for putting their own spin on the prolific superhero, whether it be retro figures based on his earliest appearances in DC Comics, or ones inspired by the 1966 ABC television series.  Now, another era of Batman will be brought…

Vintage Mego: Wonder Woman Collapsing Tower Playset

  This week we take an in-depth look at the 1976 “Comic Action Heroes” set “Collapsing Tower and Invisible Plane” featuring Wonder Woman and her arch-enemy, the Penguin? Visit us online at : http://www.megomuseum.com Twitter: @megomuseum Facebook Group: Mego Mania

Mint Off Card: They Live by NECA

Time to crack open this new retro figure set by NECA based on the classic John Carpenter film “They Live”. Get this set at Entertainment Earth: https://www.entertainmentearth.com/product/NC14895?id=ME-002202116 Join our forums at: http://megomuseum.com/community/forum.php Facebook Group, MegoMania: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/

Vintage Mego: Origins of Mego Apes

  Vintage Mego this week is all about the insider scoop on how Mego secured the Planet of the Apes licensed, the hottest selling toys for Christmas 1974. Including a glimpse at the original hand made prototypes that still exist in a private collection.