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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.

Teaser Images for Figures Toy co Batman line

  Figures Toy Co has given the Mego Museum a sneak peak at their upcoming 8″ and 12″ Batman series with this above shot from the factory and this photo of finished factory samples of wave 1 and 2 below: Wave one of Figures Toy Company’s Batman is due in August and available for Pre…

Cast-A-Way launches Type S Kick Starter Campaign

  2014 is the 40th anniversary of the body that changed a generation! What better way to celebrate that than to have a truly new 8 inch body that captures the iconic look but also brings it into the future?!    David Lee (Cast-a-way toys: The Phantom, Captain Action, and customizing accessories) and Craig Owen (ZICA toys,…

Bif Bang Pow Sheldon Cooper Exclusive

    Bif Bang Pow! jsut leaked out their Sheldon Cooper Comic Con Exclusive, adorned in his Batman shirt and matching bag he’ll blend into the show through the use of nerdy camouflage. Prepare to shout Bazinga! That fussy physicist from The Big Bang Theory is here! 8-inch scale articulated EMCE action figure spotlights Sheldon Cooper. This…

Bif Bang Pow! unveils 50th Anniversary Doctor Who set

    Just in time for the 50th Anniversay, Bif Bang Pow reveals their newest additions to their stellar Doctor Who line of figures. The First Doctor (as portrayed by William Hartnell) and the current Doctor, number 11 (as potrayed by Matt Smith) together in  a tin tote that reflects the then with the now.…

The Super Hero Shop is now open

    The Mego Museum is proud to unveil thesuperheroshop.com, an online tribute site to the legendary Heroes World stores. Before the internet, 70s kids got the majority of toy news from Department store wishbooks and TV. However, for a child who loved Superheroes there was no better check list than the many ads and…

Mego article in SFX’s Star Trek Special

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  The new special issue, on sale now, is titled “The A-Z of Star Trek” and is the “ultimate guide to all things Star Trek.” Interviews in the magazine include Star Trek into Darkness‘ Simon Pegg, Benedict Cumberbatch and Alice Eve; other inteviews are with Rene Auberjonois, Brannon Braga, Michael Dorn, Ronald D. Moore and many…

EMCE Toys unleashes the Zombie Death Kommandos

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Just when you thought it was safe to go to the toy aisle, EMCE toys shows off their legions of the undead. Zombie Death Commandos are the latest 8 inch offering from the company that has brought us much joy over the years. More details to follow.

BifBangPow! Toyfair booth shots

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The good folks at Bif Bang Pow! were nice enough to send us some shots of their booth, which allows us to see some of the new lines for 2013. We’ve been told official shots of everything will follow after the show. Here we get to see what’s new for Doctor Who, Venture Brothers, Twilight…

BifBangPow! starts Toy Fair with a Big Bang (Theory)

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It’s official, BifBangPow! in conjunction with EMCE toys is producing 8″ versions of the cast of super popular sit com “The Big Bang Theory” and they look great!  Now Sheldon can explore strange new worlds with Mr Spock or end up as a scientific advisor to the Justice League.   What a great start to…