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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.

The Farrow making FTC Kiss announcement on the Electric Ballroom show

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Celebrated sculptor Danny Farrow Anniello AKA “The Farrow” will be a special guest on “The Electric Ballroom” radio program this weekend and plans to make a special announcement regarding  which new KISS figures and era’s he will be doing with Figures toy company as well as discuss other lines such as Teen Titans, Batman 66 and more. The Electric…

Up Close: Penny Dreadful from Bif Bang Pow!

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This week’s up close centers around Bif Bang Pow’s newest release of figures based on Showtime’s Horror drama “Penny Dreadful”, the line starts small with the main principles Ethan Chandler and Vanessa Ives but it’s a great start and definitely has us interested in more characters.   Figures are currently available at Entertainment Earth http://www.entertainmentearth.com/hitlist.asp?id=ME-002202116&theme=Penny+Dreadful…

Up Close: Hjalmar Poelzig from Distinctive Dummies

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Our newest photo review is the first from Distinctive Dummies Boris Karloff line of figures. Officially licensed through the Karloff estate, these four figures represent a different iconic character through the legendary actor’s storied career. They kick the series off with Hjalmar Poelzig(say that three times fast) from the classic Poe inspired film “The Black Cat”.…

Free Enterprise Kick Starter includes Shatner figure by EMCE

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In a recent kick starter to produce a pilot for a TV series based on the cult film “Free Enterprise” (which every Mego head should see, IMHO) one of the kick starter rewards are these”Bomber Bill” 8″ action figure “prototypes” produced by EMCE Toys.   Please check out the Free Enterprise Kick Starter Campaign here,  …

Up Close: NECA Ash from Evil Dead 2

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[Show as slideshow] A new feature here on the Museum is up close, which is showing off some of the latest arrivals in the growing ReMego movement. Not intended as a review but merely a better look at the product itself for those who haven’t made up their minds. First on the block is the…

SDCC: NECA 8″ Taylor from Planet of the Apes

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In a move that will prove very popular NECA announced an 8″ Retro Planet of the Apes figure line by unveiling the one character every Mego Apes fan doesn’t have, Col. George Taylor. If that weren’t enough, he’s got a nice bag of goodies too!

SDCC: Neca expands 8″ offering

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2015 looks pretty bright for the 8′ offerings from NECA, some surprises included Escape from New York and Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Watch the Mego Museum for more SDCC coverage all weekend.