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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 Pinnochio Update

Mego Corp shared some new photos of the upcoming Pinnochio line based on the upcoming Guillermo del Toro film. Certainly a departure for Mego but one that looks like a fantastic effort. Look for these figures this December. Photography by Jason Saville.

Mint Off Card: Frightful Fiendz by White Elephant Toyz

Mego Mint Off Card

Do you like 8″ Monsters that glow in the dark? Then check out our latest review of the Frightful Fiendz by White Elephant Toyz. The Horrible Mummy and Teenage Bog Monster are the latest figures in this soon to be long-running series of action figures. Shop at White Elephant Toyz new website: http://www.whiteelephanttoyz.com/shop Visit the…

Mego Announces Creepshow line of 8″ Figures

Megto Creep Show

In last night’s Mego Corp Livestream, it was revealed that the latest horror license is the 1982 George Romero feature “Creepshow,” and Mego showed off the first figure from the range, Nathan Grantham from the “Father’s Day” segment complete with a severed head and his cake! Toy-ventures is the only full-colour print toy collector magazine…

Mego Launches Minix Collectible Vinyls

Mego has announced the MINIX line of collectible mini figures coming to stores this season. As per their release “Very exciting news! We are launching a new line of limited edition collectible figures for the U.S and Canadian markets, based on some of today’s hottest contemporary licenses! These ultra-cool, collectible vinyl figures stand approximately 4.75”…

Mego Head of the Month: Kevin Fiore

Our Mego Collector spotlight for September is a name a lot of people will recognize because he’s been one of the most positive people in the Hobby and is truly having fun with this. Ladies and gentleman, Kevin Fiore. Name: Kevin Fiore aka Bronxboykev on the Mego Museum aka #Keviemas365 according to my brother and…

Vintage Mego: Planet of the Apes Treehouse

Mego Planet of the Apes

Vintage Mego looks at what was likely the best selling Mego Playset of all time, the Planet of the Apes treehouse. What’s ironic is, it wasn’t originally even made for the apes. Learn how Mego took a bit of good fortune in one of the movies into sales gold. New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK…

Mego Reveals Guillermo Del Toro Pinnochio line

Mego revealed their next toy license and it’s an interesting surprise. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (or simply Pinocchio) is an upcoming stop-motion animated musical fantasy drama film directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, and written by del Toro and Patrick McHale. Based on Gris Grimly‘s design from his 2002 edition of the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, it marks the animated…

The Horrible Mummy by White Elephant Toyz

White Elephant Toyz presents the Horrible Mummy in two variations, bloody or regular. This 8″ Glow-in-the-Dark creation will be available at Whiteelephanttoyz.com in the next 2-3 weeks. Alongside these terrific figures will be bog monster, three versions of the vampire bride (3 different head sculpts and hair colours) and new card art, T-shirts, collector pins,…

Vintage Mego 1978 Catalog- Micronauts -KISS- Superheroes

Vintage Mego returns with a look at the Mego 1978 catalogue filled with Micronauts, KISS, World’s Greatest Superheroes, 2-xl, Magna doodle, CHiPs, Laverne and Shirley, Playboy Playmates and Puppet Love? It’s an episode jam-packed with Mego goodness. #mego #micronauts #kiss New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Issue 7 of Toy-Ventures Magazine is now available: http://www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/shop For…