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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.

Mego Superheroes in rare Italian GIG Catalog spread

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Thanks to our good friends at Hake’s Americana we have another wonderful rare foreign Mego catalog spread from Italian distributor GIG. This catalog not only features the rare Italian Magnetic Superheroes but the Diecast Superheroes and  finally answers our question as to how many Pocket Superheroes were released on white cards in Italy.   Be…

New Video Short! The Mego Mad Monsters

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Just in time for Halloween, we have a new video short on Mego’s incredible glow in the dark Mad Monsters action figure line. Narrated by Jason Lenzi and edited by Brain. Enjoy! More news like this every week in our newsletter Subscribe today! Join us at the world’s only dedicated Mego Forum. Follow the MegoMuseum…

Star Trek Cheron & Red Shirt set from Diamond Select Toys

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The latest Diamond Select Star Trek set is now available for Pre-Order. The Cheron is a reverse of the previous release and the Red Shirt figure comes in two different hari colours and ranks, the variations are evenly spread in a case. Click here to order for this May!   2016 will see Star Trek’s…

Mego North 2015 is two weeks away

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  The annual gathering of Canadian Mego collectors is this Sunday November 8th in Burlington, ON. Mego North is part of the bigger Canadian Toy Con, a popular vintage toy show in of itself.  A block of tables of Mego collectors is formed within the show, there is an exclusive custom figure of a Canadian icon (yet…

BREAKING: New Flash Image with Gloves

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  SInce the images of the Flash leaked out, we’ve been inundated with “Will he have gloves?” type comments, the answer is a)Yes and b)They’re pretty awesome gloves. Nice to see fists on a fist fighter! More news like this every week in our newsletter Subscribe today! Join us at the world’s only dedicated Mego…

Super Powers Wave 3 Pre-Order is Live!

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Get ready to power up your DC Comics figure collection! Figures Toy Company’s third series of SUPER POWERS figures is on the way, and the popular toy maker will be adding four new faces to their huge assortment of retro figures! Just who are the four DC Universe favorites that will be part of Super…

New Mego Museum Newsletter!

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The latest issue of the weekly Mego Museum newsletter is live and it includes: Our weekly #MMFTCNEWS update from figures toy company The latest Star Trek news from Diamond Select Toys Custom of the week Fun photo review of the Figures Toy Company Bat cave Early peak at Ras Al Ghul A preview of Hake’s…

Mego Micronaut Toy Prototype: Salesman’s Sample Lobros

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Mego Micronaut Toy Prototype: Salesman’s Sample Lobros Collection of Ray “AcroRay” Miller, 2015   Discovery: This artifact was auctioned as a genuine Mego “salesman’s sample” in late 2014, astoundingly fetching only a price typical for a normal, packaged Mego Lobros.   Its new owner quickly flipped it for a modest markup, without the “salesman’s sample” claim…

Team up your Heroes with Santa at Figures Toy Company

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In what can only be described as a “Brave and the Bold Christmas Edition“, Figures Toy Company is allowing you to team up the World’s Greatest Toymaker with the World’s Greatest Superheroes! The DC Comics Limited Edition Action Figure Two-Pack With Santa Claus allows you to choose which caped crime fighter stands next to Saint…

Figures Toy Company Super Powers Wave 3 images

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The latest Diamond catalog reveals  the next wave of Super Powers  from Figures Toy Company which includes DC Comics fan favorites like The Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and Plastic Man (Not yet shown). This is definitely a wave that Mego fans have been clamoring for since the initial announcement.   The third wave of…