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AKA Brian. Curator/helper monkey on the Mego Museum. Webmaster/Creator of Plaidstallions.com , Odeon Toys and Flea Market Gold. Freelance pop culture writer, toy historian and author of the book "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" now available.

Prototype Mego Knights

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How gorgeous is the Catalog page from Marx UK (this is the only Mego line they were selling in 1975) which shows the hand painted Super Knights in all their glory? Try and spot all the little differences between these and the factory versions, also, you might notice somebody is missing. Check out the Mego…

New Avengers Discovery!

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We’ve heard rumours and eyewitness accounts of the entire Mego/Denys Fisher New Avengers line being released in South Africa but now thanks to Phillip in the UK, we have another piece of evidence. Pictured here is a boxed version of Purdey, which is credited to Fun World, who may have distributed the line in South…

Captain Canuck storms the toy shelves

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Canada’s Superhero gets his first action figure Toronto, ON, Canada (Dec 12, 2013) – Following his new animated web series, Canada’s own iconic champion, Captain Canuck gets the action figure kids have been looking for since his debut in 1975 with a new release from Odeon Toys. He’s been on a postage stamp, even the…

Mego Superheroes featured in SFX Magazine Ultimate Guide to Superheroes

SFX‘s latest 164-page, super-glossy, super-colourful bookazine is on sale now. The jam packed publication features articles on Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days Of Future Past and Guardians Of The Galaxy. They talk to all the big names – stars and directors – including Tom Hiddleston,…

Bif Bang Pow unleashes Dexter

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  BifBangPow! gave everyone a little scare today by setting an 8″ Dexter Morgan on an unsuspecting Mego community. The Joker better start looking over his shoulder…. Eight inch Dexter comes with his trusty blade and is already available for pre-order at EE.

Mego Museum Mall Contest Winners

Museum Shopping Mall Grand Opening Contest Winners! To celebrate the opening of our new Shopping Mall we gave away some door prizes. Entrants merely had to purchase anything between today and August 30th. Every transaction equals an entry. First Prize: SDCC exclusive Sheldon figure from the Big Bang Theory. Winner: Bill McFarland Second Prize: Carded…

Mego Museum Labour Day Vintage Commercial Marathon

Long weekends and marathons go together, so we’re going through the archives and giving you some vintage Mego toy commercials and Toy Fair reels. Kicking it off with this one from 1979, the Mego Star Trek Enterprise Bridge and Vulcan Shuttle reel.

This is likely a toy fair reel and not something that saw air time. Sadly the Vulcan Shuttle was not produced, rumours abound but no physical samples have ever surfaced.

Also, what’s with the kid saying “and Officer Ilia” in such a suggestive way?

Castaway and Zica get Suckadelic

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July 21st, Kansas City,  Castaway and Zica team up with the most dynamic  force in Art Toys… SUCKADELIC! The Sucklord himself has sanctioned this Limited Edition offering of 8 inch Action-Figures of himself and of Vectar the Intolerable. These are first available as Kick Starter rewards for the 40th Anniversary Type “S” body campaign. (See presser)      …