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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.

Vintage Mego: Buck Rogers Star Searcher

  This week we look at the total oddity that is the “Buck Rogers Star Searcher” a repackaged Micronauts vehicle, we also look at some of the other proposed (but not produced) vehicles and playsets for this line. They may look familiar. Visit us online at : http://www.megomuseum.com/galleries/buck3/ Twitter: @megomuseum Facebook Group: Mego Mania

Vintage Mego : Greatest American Hero

This week’s episode delves into one of Mego’s most lamented licenses, the popular television series “The Greatest American Hero” we explore what did get released and what didn’t and how the heck did those prototypes get out there?   Subscribe to our YouTube channel www.megomuseum.com Written and hosted by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions)

Mego Superheroes in Japan: Vintage Mego

As promised in this week’s toy ventures, we’re continuing our look at Japanese toys with a look at how the Mego Superheroes were distributed in Japan by Popy Toys. We also talk about character selection and why these specific three characters were chosen.   As a bonus here is our video on the Popy TV…

Toltoys presents the Mego Supergals

Mego Supergals in Australia

Collector Eddie Berst has unearthed what has to be the coolest vintage Mego image we’ve seen in years and generously allowed us to share it. From the Australian toy fair, TV presenter Bert Newton presented actresses dressed as Catwoman, Batgirl, Supergirl and Wonder Woman, the Mego Supergals! If that wasn’t enough, here is a shot…

Mego Toy Store Window : Hong Kong 1978

As Christmas time approaches, we thought we’d take you back to the simpler times. Even though few of us were likely in Hong Kong during this period, the faces you see are all too familiar. This beautiful display mingles Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes in their wonderful 8″ and 12″ formats (including my favorite Robin) alongside…

Vintage Mego: Star Trek Movie Aliens

Seeing as it’s the 40th anniversary of Star Trek: The Motion Picture let’s take a look at the tough to find and under-appreciated line of second series characters from Mego’s toy line. Visit us online at: Follow us on Twitter: @MegoMuseum Mego Museum Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/ Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

Cancelled Mego Star Trek: Vintage Mego

mego star trek

We all know that Mego’s Star Trek line may contain the best-loved and iconic Toys produced for the brand but this installment of vintage Mego looks at the items that didn’t make it to the marketplace such Vulcan Explorers, additional aliens and playsets will just haunt you. Special thanks to Vinnie Baiera, Robyn Adams and…

Filmation New Adventures of Batman figures coming soon!

Get ready for new adventures with new action figures from FTC!  Figures Toy Company has been hard at work crafting a new line of Caped Crusader collectibles, this one based on a classic cartoon!  In today’s #MMFTCNEWS, take your first look at both the Batman and The Joker retro figures from FTC’s upcoming New Adventures…

Figures Toy Company, Castaway and White Elephant Toys team up!

Retro figure fans are going to love Figures Toy Company’s future plans revealed here in this week’s #MMFTCNEWS.  Collectors know that FTC is always looking to expand and improve upon their already impressive range of products, and they’ve now these separate companies; Figures Toy Company, Castaway and White Elephant Toys are working in conjunction with one another!  What does this…