palitoy

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.

An Interview with Marty Abrams Part 2

This 1974 Interview with then Mego president Marty Abrams is a new discovery here at the Museum. The second installment (You can find Part one here) speaks specifically to Abram’s philosophy on licensing, his past experiences and what he believes is a good license particularly Planet of the Apes, the Superheroes and his latest Evel…

An Interview with Marty Abrams Part 1

We here at the Mego Museum were excited to find this vintage toy industry publication interview with then Mego President Marty Abrams. This 1974 piece gets Abram’s opinions on the Toy Industry, Licensing and his vision of the future – specifically his then red hot Planet of the Apes license. Part two will follow next…

Bold Adventure, that’s my game

We had a smaller pic of it here for years but this morning we added this 1972 trade ad to the Action Jackson Gallery showing the tremendous TV push they gave AJ back in the day. Click on the link to see a larger view. We’re updating the Mego Museum Action Jackson Galleries all this…

Diamond Select makes it so with Star Trek: The Next Generation

The good folks at Art Asylum have given a sneak peek at ReMego future with this shot of the first two figures in the ReMego waves of Star Trek the Next Generation figures. This will no doubt, make a lot of people happy… For more information, please visit the site: http://www.artasylum.com/blog/2011/07/sdcc-sneak-peek-3-the-next-generation-of-star-trek-retros/

The Super Collector As Seen on TV

We are pleased to announce that Brick and the Super Collector will be available for purchase during the month of July. All the details on how to order will be loudly shouted from the Museum hallways.

Mego of the Week – I’ll get them Dukes…

 Or will I? Today on Mego of the Week we look at the 3 ¾” line from Dukes of Hazzard. I’ve always wanted to collect this line but have you ever seen the prices on ebay for Daisy’s Jeep, Roscoe’s Police Car or the boys General Lee? Makes you wonder if someone is drinking…

Super Collector July at the Mego Museum

All this month we celebrate the launch of the Super Collector by ..uh…giving away other action figures! Thanks to some great donations by EMCE, ZICA, CASTAWAY and the MegoMuseum Entertainment Earth Account, we’re going to spend the month giving away ReMego. How to play? Look for the Super Collector on the Mego Museum boards, he’ll…

Megohead of the Month: Megoapesnut

Welcome to the Mego Museums Megohead of the Month, where each month we will feature a member and their collection. First up is our own Megoapesnut: Scott Miller. Museum Handle: megoapesnut Do you have a website or a blog? http://www.megocipsa.com Where do you hail from? Cleona, PA How did you find the MegoMuseum? Google search…