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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.

First Look! Burnt Pennywise from Mego

Just in time for Halloween we have two spooky reveals of upcoming Mego Horror figures, first up is burnt pennywise from the TV adaptation of Stephen King’s “It”. This variant comes off the popularity of Pennywise from Mego’s Wave 7. You can Pre-Order Q and dozens of other Mego characters from Entertainment Earth, proud sponsor…

Mego Museum Limited Edition Gift Sets Now Available

Rather than crowdfund the next issue of Toy-Ventures magazine, we whipped up these gift sets full of merch we’ve created in the past. Just that thing for the retro fan in your life. Thanks for indulging me, more content soon! OUR STORE: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Subscribe to the MegoMuseum Newsletter here MegoMuseum Links: MegoMuseum Forums     …

First Look! Locutus of Borg from Mego Star Trek the Next Generation

  We’ve got another advance look at an upcoming Mego figure, this time it’s Locutus of Borg from the classic cliffhanger “The Best of Both Worlds”. Locutus and Q will be coming in the not so far off future to retailers and e-tailers alike. More developments soon but for now, prepare to be assimilated.  You…

First look at Figures Toy Company’s Swamp Thing

The holiday season is almost upon us, and Figures Toy Company is already preparing to roll out some of the most anticipated retro figures during the final months of the year. Expected in stock in late November is none other than the humanoid hero whose getting his own series of figures at FTC, DC Comics’…

Hammer House of Horror Announces Partners for Merchandise Program

Radar Licensing announces initial license partners for its Hammer House of Horror merchandise program featuring Hammer Films’ Dracula, Frankenstein’s Creature, The Mummy, and other memorable monsters. Hammer came to prominence as the world’s most popular horror brand in the late 1950s. The company’s unrivaled legacy is the bridge that connects Universal’s classic monsters to the…

Vintage Mego: Planet of the Apes Bend ‘N Flex

This week’s installment of Vintage Mego is all about the Planet of the Apes Bend N Flex line, a short-lived but highly underrated line of Get Toy-Ventures Magazine here: http://www.megomuseum.com/odeon/store/products/ Facebook Group Mego Mania: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

Mego 2020 Wal-Mart Store Locator

  Mego action figures are expanding to over 2,000 Wal-Mart stores this month and thanks to our friends at Mego Corp we have details of the roll-out and every store you’ll be able to find some eight-inch characters in the adult collectibles section.     Wal-Mart stores will be receiving figures from Wave 8 and…

First Look! MEGO Q from the Star Trek the Next Generation line

Mego Corp has graciously given us another look at the shape of the things to come in upcoming waves. This time it’s that “frenemy” to Jean Luc Picard, the all-powerful Q. Q is wearing his iconic judge’s robes from “Encounter at Farpoint” and well that red really pops!       You can Pre-Order Q…

MMFTCNEWS: sneak preview of the mysterious Phantom Stranger

Your parents told you to never talk to strangers, but did they ever say not to collect them? Hopefully not, because then you’d be missing out on the latest DC Comics character to enter Figures Toy Company’s retro figure universe! FTC’s list of offerings continues to grow larger by the week, and in this #MMFTCNEWS…

Mego Wave 10 revealed

Toy Distributor License 2 Play sent out an advanced notice of Mego’s Wave 10, confirming a lot of rumours that have buzzed around the internet for some time. The list is a pretty spectacular mix of pop culture including new DC Comics superheroes, Horror characters including Universal and Hammer Monsters and some surprises like Willy Wonka and the company’s first foray…