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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.

Cast-A-Way brings us the Action (Jackson)

Kansas City, Missouri. (July 17, 2013) –Castaway and ZICA Toys are bringing back the Action…. Action Jackson! That is… As the first full production line to feature their all new Type “S” body the team up of Castaway and ZICA Toys is getting historically old school! 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of the iconic Type…

NECA announces 8″ Freddy and Jason

Randy Falk of NECA recently tweeted something that will likely make Mego and Horror fans happy: Horror & retro fans alike. Finally “Mego style” versions of Freddy & Jason are coming this Halloween. 8″ poseable w accessories. When asked what Mego style was, he tweeted this: 70s style figural doll w fabric clothing very retro…

An updated look at the new EMCE body

Dr. Mego has shared with us another 3D turn around of the new adult male body they hope to have these available to order in the fall. To follow the details of this or to have your questions answered please visit this thread in our Forums: http://megomuseum.com/community/showthread.php?87211-EMCE-Toys-new-bodies-in-development-the-end-of-the-rubber-bands/page2

Figures Toy co reveals Alfred Pennyworth

Figurs Toy Co revealed today that their mystery figure in wave 3 of Batman is none other than faithful butler and secret keeper Alfred Pennyworth. While this is not the first action figure of Alfred, it is the first one in the Mego scale. What wave four holds will now be subject to speculation on…

EMCE shows off it’s new bod(ies)

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  2014 will truly not be the year of the rubberband. EMCE toys has shared with us it’s new look bodies for 2014 (still in development, finished items may be slightly different). These new bodies do not rely on rubber bands and will retail for $5 each. Male, female and teen titan sized are due…

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…