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.

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…

Mego Of the Week: Robin #1

By Scott A. Today’s Mego of the Week is Robin, from the World’s Greatest Super Heroes line. Having been introduced in the initial wave there are now quite a few variations in the suit for the character. These include ribbed sleeves, plastic snaps, paper emblems, and opaque belts. One question that remains: Did he ever…

Mego Superheroes in Spain!

Courtesy of ForeignMego.com, we have this awesome Spanish advertisement for the Poch assortment of World’s Greatest Superheroes. Click on it for a better look at the type 1 glory. No love for Aquaman? A more detailed look at the assortment shows that Tarzan was a bigger deal in Spain than the boy wonder.

The Save Retro Action Movement

  Not surprisingly, Mego fans have not taken the recent news about the cancellation of the Mattel Retro Action line lightly and several grass roots campaigns have sprung up to help you kindly express your disappointment to Mattel about this decision. If you’re Facebook inclined, there is a Save Mattel Retro Action group that has…