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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.

Original Mego Artwork: Dukes of Hazzard

One of the more interesting pieces on display at Mego Meet 2017 was this original Mego Artwork for the Dukes of Hazzard Police Chase car set. It’s not everyday you see original Mego artwork for any of the toy lines. The artist signed it “Gabrielle” if anyone can name the artist, we’d be in your…

Exclusive Justice League Pin Mate Set at SDCC

The JUSTICE LEAGUE™ Pin Mate™ Wooden Figure Set of 3 – Convention Exclusive is one very exciting way to expand the DC universe in your collection! From Bif Bang Pow!, these three retro-styled wooden figures band together in anticipation of the 2017 film JUSTICE LEAGUE™! This set brings the DC Trinity home to your Pin…

The Custom Gotham City Display at Mego Meet 2017

One of the nicest attractions at this year’s Mego Meet was the beautifully made Gotham city display created by 9Arts. In this video, we caught up with Roberto Williams, creator of this display and it’s denizens for a chat about Mego, the creative process and of course, the Batman.

Stan Lee and Solomon Grundy are here!

  It’s a terrific week for toys, true believers!  The man responsible for so many of our favorite comic books characters is now an action figure suitable to stand aside the World’s Greatest Heroes!  The incomparable Stan Lee joined forces with Figures Toy Company to create official retro action figures, and now FTC has two…

Mego Meet 2017 Thank You & Photo Gallery

  Another Mego Meet has come and gone. Please enjoy a large gallery of photos of the event below. We at the Museum want to thank the following people:   All attendees, dealers and volunteers. The old faces and the new, thanks for the support. Art Baltazar and the staff of Aw Yeah Comics Skokie.…

New Mego Thundarr Discovery

Thundarr King Rat

The never produced Mego Thundarr the Barbarian toy line is usually in the top five of Mego fans wish lists along with “Logan’s Run“, “Ark 2” and the “Greatest American Hero” lines (Not many people mourn “Dallas” sorry). So we at the Mego Museum love any information about Thundarr we can get. That is why…

NECA brings Death to SDCC

This year NECA will be adding another character to their growing library of 8″ Retro Cloth characters and a new addition to their popular “Bill and Ted” series with Death!   From Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey! Whether you call him the Duke of Spook, the Doc of Shock, or the Man with No Tan,…

The Amazing Mego Meet Customs Display

Another absolute highlight of the 2017 Mego Meet convention was the incredible display of Austin’s collection of his custom Mego creations. We sat down with him and talked about his collection and creating custom Mego figures in general for this video. Look for a gallery of photos later this week.

Mego Meet Kid’s Customs Contest Results

  Every year one of the happier events of Mego Meet is the Kid’s Custom Contest which is sponsored by the good people at Figures Toy Company ,who provide not only the prizes but the various parts and pieces for the young artisans to craft their own characters. This year we had a multitude of entries…

Pre-Order World’s Greatest Toys Digest today!

Benjamin Holcomb is launching a NEW Mego publication called WORLD’S GREATEST TOYS! Digest. It is designed to work in tandem with his book, Mego 8” Super-Heroes: World’s Greatest Toys! The debut issue — entitled TOY ANARCHY IN THE UK! PART 1 — is loaded with exciting Mego content and the most comprehensive Checklist and Price…