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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 Top Ten Mego Lines you want to see for 2015

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During this year’s 2015 Kubby Awards (which elicited our biggest response in years, thank you!) we asked you, the age old question “What new  license would you like to see in ReMego format for 2015″ and the responses poured in, some were very diverse (and interesting but here are the top ten responses that resulted…

The 2014 Mego Museum Kubby Awards

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It’s awards show time again! The Kubby awards are our annual honours to excellence in ReMego as chosen by you! This year was truly an embarrassment of riches and we’re excited to announce the winners that you, the fans chose as your favourites this year. We’ll spare you the Bert Parks inspired theme song (trust me,…

Vote in the 2014 Kubby Awards now!

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Another year has passed and that means the annual Kubby Awards return to salute the best in ReMego figures for the year as picked by you, the fans. The Kubby Awards looks at ReMego figures released in 2014 that are not straight reproductions of original characters (Because nostalgia is a powerful mistress) that really catch…

Massive ReMego Blow Out at Entertainment Earth!

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In Canada, we call this a boxing day sale, I’m not sure what they call it in the US but these kind of deals shouldn’t be ignored. Entertainment Earth is having a gigantic December sale and there are some incredible deal on both 8″ Remego and 3″ figures (which let’s face it, was a category…

Talking Wolverine with Dr. Mego

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With the announcement of the third ReMego set from Diamond Select/EMCE being Canadian superstar Wolverine. We thought it was a good time to sit down with Museum regular and co-founder of EMCE Toys, Paul “Dr Mego” Clarke for a discussion on how you go retro with a figure who wasn’t present in the original Mego…

Sea Ghost Shipping this January

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  The long awaited release of the Sea Ghost action figure from Nemo Publishing is finally almost here. Expected to land in January, Nemo is now offering a pre-order on the figure at their web store. Your favorite comic shop can also order this for you (Diamond Code JUL142068). This collectible maker action figure is based on…

Mego Museum Holiday Newsletter

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As yuletide is upon us we reflect on Christmases past in the latest issue of the newsletter, contents include: Mego Wishlist An Empire Toys piece by Steve Moore DST unleashes Wolverine Vintage Christmas toy flyers featuring Mego toys Interesting Auctions and the Going Rate Custom of the Week Mego Moment of Zen and a New…

MMN Star Trek the Motion Picture 35th Anniversary Special

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This week the Mego Museum Newsletter celebrates nobody’s favourite Star Trek movie with out Star Trek: The Motion Picture’s 35th Anniversary Super Special.   Articles and  rare prototype shots, Another Star Trek figure giveaway from BifBangPow!, Discussions about Star Trek aliens Weekend toy show calendar, Vintage Mego catalog pages, Interesting Ebay Auctions What’s new in…

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.