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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.

Up Close: Super Friends Robin and Samurai

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We were delayed on this photo review due to the holidays (and our friends at Canada customs) but these figures are too interesting not to discuss. The Super Friends toy line by Figures Toy Company is one of the most anticipated lines of 2015 and they’re delivery in December meant many 70s kids got some major wish fulfillment in…

FIgures Toy Company Unveils the 2016 Fleet!

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Figures Toy Company is about to take collectors on a wild ride in 2016! The makers of the DC Comics World’s Greatest Heroes figures are rolling out their first four retro figure vehicles, and each one will come with an exclusive DC Comics character! If there’s late breaking news in Metropolis, you can be sure…

Rare Mego Outfits on Cheap Fashion Doll Finds

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    For years, Mego collectors have been finding oddities such as “Mandy the Pretty Doll” dressed like Mr Fantastic or the Bonnie Dee Doll dressed in full Planet of the Ape regalia . These strange blow molded dolls have been largely explained away as a 3rd party factory trying to get rid of it’s extras after…

Exclusive Yellow Sleeve Robin Coming this January!

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Hot off the heels of their exclusive Riddler figure, Emerald City Comics and Figures Toy Company are teaming up again for a Bat-tastic exclusive figure of the Boy Wonder! Not just ANY Boy Wonder, but the rarest of ALL Megos!!! Only at Emerald City Comics will you be able to get the yellow-sleeves, yellow-trunks, cloth…

Mego New Avengers John Steed Discovery in South Africa

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For years Mego fans have been regaled with stories of the fabled Denys Fisher New Avengers toy line had made it into production in South Africa. Around the time of the discovery of Jet Jungle, the rumors surfaced again with several South African collectors mentioning having the toys as children. One collector even provided Mego…

Planet of the Apes sale at Toys R Us!

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On this Cyber Monday, we thought it’d be fun to go back to the future, to the time where our Christmas wishlists were ruled by Apes!   Entertainment Earth’s Cyber Monday sale has deep discounts on ReMego figures by Bif Bang Pow! and Figures Toy Company. Check it out here and support the Mego Museum!…

Northguard and Fleur Des Lyes @ Ottawa Pop Expo

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  This weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo (going on now) will have two officially licensed 8″ Canadian Superhero exclusives created by our own Sam Noir! Look for the limited edition North Guard and Fleurs Des Lyes at the booth 3408 or the Chapterhouse Comics Booth. Get them signed by their creator Mark Shainblum, who will be at the…

Surf’s Up! Don’t forget the Shark Repellent!

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Figures Toy Company is making waves with their Batman Classic TV Series figures! Get ready to hang ten in 2016 with a special edition series of figures inspired by the classic “Surf’s Up, Joker’s Under!” episode! Bat-fans have been waiting for this one for a long time, and now they’ll get four figures ready for…