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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.

Universal Monsters: Mego 14″ Creature from the Black Lagoon

Mego 14" Creature from the Black Lagoon Box

Universal Monsters: Mego 14″ Creature from the Black Lagoon The Creature from the Black Lagoon was one of Mego’s most popular 8″ figures of recent note, so it’s no surprise to see him in the new wave of 14″ Universal Monsters Figures. It quite likely this figure will again prove to be one of Mego’s…

DC Comics: Mego Robin- Mego Museum

  Mego Robin joins the growing ranks of 8″ DC Comics heroes in wave 13 and a total fan favorite. The look is an update of the classic Mego Robin from the World’s Greatest Superheroes. The major difference is instead of looking like a young boy, Robin now appears to be the college-aged Dick Grayson…

Mego Star Trek: 14″ Gorn – Mego Museum

mego star trek action figures Gorn

The Gorn is one of three 14″ Star Trek figures from Mego corp. This figure was announced in 2019 but was unfortunately canceled due to factory closure. The Gorn from the episode “Arena” was also featured in the classic Mego Star Trek Aliens line although the modern Mego versions are far more screen accurate. Mego…

Mego Planet of the Apes: General Ursus

mego planet of the apes figures

General Ursus joins Caesar in Mego’s wave 13 assortment of characters. Technically Ursus was a figure in the classic Mego Planet of the Apes but this is not exactly a straight reproduction of that figure. Mego took the classic Ursus/Urko (More on that debacle in the classic Mego Planet of the Apes galleries) and added paints…

Star Trek: Mego Will Riker

Mego Will Riker Star Trek Comm Badge TNG

Mego Star Trek: Will Riker Will Riker joins Captain Picard and Data as the third crew member of the U.S.S Enterprise from Mego’s Star Trek The Next Generation figure range. Sculptor: Andrew Covalt Outfit: Rachel Baker Series: Star Trek Wave: 13 Available: July 2021 Accessories: Phaser Photography by: Jason Saville     The official sponsor…

Universal Monsters: Mego 14″ Frankenstein

Mego 14" Frankenstein Universal Monsters

Frankenstein or for “that guy” The Frankenstein Monster is part of the first assortment of Mego’s new 14″ scale Universal Monsters. The Monster is the Boris Karloff version, as it should be but hopefully, down the road, we are offered other actor’s take on the roll, depending on what the license offers. The other figures…

DC Comics: Mego The Penguin

Mego 2021 Penguin DC Comics

DC Comics: Mego The Penguin The Mego Penguin joins the growing ranks of 8″ DC Comics heroes in wave 13, he is the 3rd Batman villain to be produced. The look of course is an update of the classic Mego Penguin from the World’s Greatest Superheroes. The major difference is he now has a removable…

Mego Planet of the Apes: Caesar

MEGO CAESAR PLANET OF THE APES

Mego Planet of the Apes: Caesar (Wave 13 2021) Caesar is the latest Planet of the Apes character from Mego and one of the first original characters that deviate from the Classic Mego Planet of the Apes series. Caesar was the star of the last two ape films and was played by Roddy McDowell so…

Mego Star Trek: 14″ Captain Kirk – Mego Museum

Mego 14" Captain Kirk

Mego 14″ Captain Kirk (Star Trek) Captain Kirk is one of three 14″ Star Trek figures from Mego corp. This figure was announced in 2019 but was unfortunately canceled due to factory closure. The original prototype shown at Toyfair used the heads from the classic Mego Star Trek the Motion picture 12″ Kirk but Mego…

Horror: Mego Mummy (Universal Monsters)

Mego Mummy (universal monsters) 2021 Karloff

Mego Corp. has added the Mummy to their growing range of Universal Monster figures, this is Imhotep portrayed by Boris Karlof. Mego previously released the Egyptian Mummy in wave 7, however that was an original character. This version appears to be slightly different than the one produced by Diamond Select/EMCE Toys. Sculptor:  Sean Sansom Outfit:…