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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.

Good dog K-9!

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Thinkgeek.com offered a pretty neat little exclusive that nearly got past us. K-9 is the same figure that will come in the TARDIS playset that’s due out this year. So, if you really aren’t a playset person but really want the Doctor’s tin dog, then head on over to Thinkgeek pronto. They even threw him in a…

Mego Museum Trading Card #99

Our return to Trading cards is the classic and hard to find UK only figure Zorro! Breathtaking art by Scott Adams and sponsored by the new book Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings by PlaidStallions Press. The Zorro card is shipping with copies of Megozine right now and doubles are being circulated in the trading card…

Megozine Issue One Now in Stock!

  Mego Museum’s inaugural issue of  Megozine is now in stock and available to order from the PlaidStallions Store: Issue one Includes: Secret Origins of the 1/6th Scale Superheroes– Which details Mego’s 12 inch Superhero figures and includes a never before seen prototype of a never made Mego 12” hero. A Mego Museum Super Collector…

BoomYummy! BifBangPow! brings Shore Leave and Alchemist

  Here come Shore Leave and The Alchemist! Based on Adult Swim’s animated series The Venture Bros. Fully articulated, 8-inch tall action figures. Real fabric clothing and a 1970s retro style! Bif Bang Pow! blasts off for action with this line of fully articulated, 8-inch tall action figures based on Adult Swim’s all-the-rage animated series The Venture…

Megomuseum Launches Megozine

It may have gone out of business in the 1980s but it’s hard to keep the World’s Greatest Toy Company down. The Mego Museum  and Wulf & Tyger are proud to unveil their latest project, Megozine, the official magazine for Mego collectors.  Megozine is dedicated to keeping the company’s spirit alive whether it be vintage…

More BBP BSG!

Entertainment Earth leaked  another new set of figures, this time from the Battlestar Galactica line, Lucifer and Athena are part of the next wave. Definitiely two fan favourites and something that makes a lot of folks happy. You can pre order Lucifer and Athena at Entertainment Earth

It’s wild, Steve. It’s wild!

Entertainment Earth leaked the latest wave of figures from Bif Bang Pow!’s Six Million Dollar Man series, coming soon are Steve in a spacesuit (I can never get enough 8″ space suits personally) and fan favourite Barney Hiller (originally Miller) aka the Seven Million Dollar Man. A few years ago if you had told me I’d have…

Rare Mego abounds at Hakes Auction #207

NeNever to be outdone, Hakes Americana, one of America’s premier collectable auction houses has some more wonderful Mego Superhero goodies in their 207th Auction.  The items pictured are just some of the great stuff they have at this go round. Auction 207 runs until November 13th.  

Presidential Monsters on Comic Book Men

Heroes in Action Toys CEO Mark Huckabone popped into Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash this past episode of AMC’s “Comic Book Men”  to show the newest in the Presidential Monsters series of figures.  I’ll never bore of hearing the word “Mego” pronounced correctly on broadcast television….