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.

Figures Toy Company Expands it’s Type S Body Offering

Our friends at Figures Toy Company have just informed us that they’ve expanded their offerings of their Type S bodies and accessories. This greatly expands the choices for Mego customizers who want hyper-articulated options. You can see the new selection at their online web store.

Pre-Production Mego Star Trek The Next Generation Photos

Mego Corp. shared an insider look at the production process this week as they revealed some pre-production shots of Data and Picard from “Star Trek the Next Generation” right from the factory floor. Normally such approvals have Mego Corp. President Joel Rosenzweig looking them over in person but current travel restrictions forbid that, so the…

An Update from Mego Corp.

The following was posted by mego president Joel Rosenzweig in the Mego Ambassadors Facebook group to Mego collectors and fans. For those not on FB, we wanted to make sure the message was easily accessible, so with permission, here it is: Ambassadors: How’s everyone doing? We hope you are all well and staying healthy during…

Vintage Mego Fist Fighting Superheroes

Introduced in 1975 by Mego as an attempt to get that “Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots” money, the Fist Fighting Superheroes by Mego were a worldwide phenomenon that created many variations in the United Kingdom and in Mexico. This episode of Vintage Mego talks about the US versions of the Fist Fighters but also takes…

Vintage Mego Buck Rogers Star Fighter toy

This week we take a look at one of the most iconic space ship toys of the 1970s, the Mego Buck Rogers in the 25th-century starfighter and talk a bit about Mego’s relationship with the license and why mego passed on Battlestar Galactica. Mego Museum Buck Rogers Gallery: Buck Rogers 3 3/4″ Action Figures Mego…

Vintage Mego: Planet of the Apes Fortress

    This week’s Vintage Mego puts together the giant Mego Planet of the Apes Fortress Playset from 1975 and lets you get a good look at what’s inside. We also talk about the sales numbers for the Mego Planet of the Apes range and discover that Apes were very popular even after the TV…

Vintage Mego: Jet Jungle

Vintage Mego this week talks about one of the coolest discoveries to rock the Mego Museum collecting community, South Africa’s member of the World’s Greatest Superheroes: Jet Jungle. We talk about the origins of the character, what we know about the figure and the day that we all discovered that our collections were no longer…

Mint Off Card: 12″ Aquaman by Figures Toy Company

Time for another review! This week we take the 12″ Aquaman figure by Figures Toy Company out of the box and let you see what’s on the inside! Get this guy at: http://figurestoycompany.com/ Discuss on the Mego Forums: http://www.megomuseum.com/community Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

Palitalk – Episode #2 “Brick Mantooth, Mego Museum & Plaidstallions”

In Episode #2 of Palitalk (A Retro Toy Podcast), we sit down with Brian from the Brick Mantooth YouTube Channel for a chat about the Mego Museum & Plaidstallions, the Kung Fu TV series and smoking the same flavour of toy cigarettes… Visit Brick Mantooth: https://www.youtube.com/user/palitoy Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Analog_Toys *Subscribe Now* and watch…