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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: Sheldon Star Trek Cosplay from BifBangPow!

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Time for another upclose look at a new release, this time it’s from the new series of Star Trek/Big Bang Theory mash up figures from our friends at Bif Bang Pow! We decided the most fun was to be had with Sheldon as he had been altered to look like Comic Con Vulcan. Have a…

New Contest! Win a Star Trek Raj from BifBangPow!

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It’s Friday and that means a new Mego Museum Newsletter, this week we’re giving away a Star Trek Cosplay edition of Raj from Big Bang Theory, courtesy of our friends at BifBangPow and Entertainment Earth. To enter, all you have to do is subscribe, more info here.

Doctor Who Contest Ad from 1977

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Doctor Who turns 51 today and what better way to celebrate than to showcase this rare ad for a giveaway of Denys Fisher Doctor Who figures from Buster, a weekly comic. Thanks to Dom for providing us with this, below is the contest kids had to do in order to be eligible, hopefully the kid…

New Contest: Win an Amy Farrah Fowler from Bif Bang Pow!

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  The latest Mego Museum Newsletter has a contest to win an Amy Farrah Fowler from Bif Bang Pow! Other stories include: What’s the Next DST Marvel Set? New parts at 8 inch Super Store Doctor Who turns 51 Spanish Mego Figures Custom Spotlight of the week The Love Boat Cast Reunites All this and more,…

FTC Offers “Early Bird” Commissioner Gordon

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Figures Toy Company is offering something a little different to antsy Remego fans. The company is offering an “early bird” version of Jim Gordon in original factory bag, allowing fans to beat the rush and get it first. Details are on their website www.figurestoycompany.com   Entertainment Earth is offering free shipping on all FTC figure sets,…

In Memory: Morris Kotzer (1923-2014)

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We at the Megomuseum are very sad to report that founder of Parkdale Novelty (Aka Mego Canada)  Morris Kotzer has passed away this week. Having a long relationship with the Abrams family, Kotzer’s Parkdale Novelty was distributing Mego toys in Canada since it’s inception. When Action Jackson launched in 1972, Kotzer was one of the first…

New Contest: Win an Athena from Battlestar Galactica!

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  We’re pleased to have another contest to run in conjunction with our friends at Entertainment Earth! This MOC recently released Athena from the Battlestar Galactica collection will go to one lucky subscriber of the Mego Museum mailing list. To enter merely visit issue 7 and hit subscribe, you’re in! If you’re a current subscriber,…

Star Trek Lives On

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  A cool article from 1975 about Star Trek’s resurgence into the pop culture landscape that speaks to then President Martin Abrams about those hot selling Mego Star Trek Toys. Visit the Mego Museum Star Trek Galleries for more!

Up Close: Lucifer from Battlestar Galactica

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We had a bit of fun with the latest figure from Bif Bang Pow’s Battlestar Galactica line. If there is one thing Lucifer proves, it’s that we need more 8″ robots. Check out the photos and see for yourself. Lucifer is available now at places like Entertainment Earth http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=BBP14100CC&id=ME-002202116

Up Close: Steve Austin Astronaut

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Another new addition to the Mego Museum this week, from the last wave of Bif Bang Pow’s Six Million Dollar Man line comes Astronaut Steve Austion. Who is available as part of a two pack with Barney Hiller here. The world can always use another astronaut figure, so let’s suit up and check him out.