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.

Vintage Mego: Mego Mystery Solved Meet SkyGuy

Vintage Mego: Mystery Astronaut is solved

Tonight at 9:30: Vintage Mego is back with a mind-blowing update; for decades, Mego collectors have wondered, “Who is this guy?” and, well, we finally know his name and it’s Sky Guy. #brickmantooth #megomuseum #mego Also we’ve updqated the Mego Museum Galleries for Sky Guy (formerly Mystery Man) including original catalog shots, order forms and…

Mint Off Card: Dracula VS Frankenstein by Monster General Store (Mego Museum)

Dracula Vs Frankenstein

Mint Off Card looks at a new contender, Monster General Store and their release of the officially licensed 8″ figures based on the film “Dracula VS Frankenstein.” A drive-in classic from Al Adamson and Sam Sherman! Also, check out Dr. Durant’s take on these figures: https://youtu.be/zUTDs-xY_qA?si=7CK7L… #mego #megomuseum #dracula #frankenstein #independantinternational

Toy Fair 2023: Mego has Netflix’s “One Piece”

Mego One Piece

Thanks to Frank @AbsolutelyRetro we have shots of the new Mego action figures based on the Netflix production of “One Piece” based on the very popular animated series. The series follows the adventures of the Straw Hat Pirates as they explore the dangerous oceans, lands, and beyond in search of the “One Piece”, a fabled treasure that…

Mego brings back 2-XL to Toy Fair 2023!

Mego 2-Xl Mego Museum Toy Fair

MEGO 2 OFFERS NEW YORK TOY FAIR MEDIA A SNEAK PEEK OF THEIR NEW 2XL COBOT MEGO 2 OFFERS NEW YORK TOY FAIR MEDIA A SNEAK PEEK OF THEIR NEW 2XL COBOT:   THE FUTURE OF INTERACTIVE SMART TOYS  2XL Cobot: the Next Generation of Interactive Smart Toys – Will be Live for the First Time…

Toyfair: Mego Star Trek booth is full of surprises

Toyfair: Mego Star Trek

Thanks to our friend Frank @AbsolutelyRetro, we’ve got some shots of the Mego 2023 ToyFair booth and there are some reveals and a possible hint at the future. An interesting detail at the show are these figures on “Classic Cards” but upon closer examination, aren’t original Mego. They’ve been altered somewhat, with Mego’s 50th anniversary…

ToyFair 2023: Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes & Super Gals!

Mego Superheroes at Toyfair 2023

Thanks to our friend Frank @AbsolutelyRetro, we’ve got some shots of the Mego 2023 ToyFair booth and there is a lot to unpack starting with the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes toy line. We see the promised upcoming wave of 50th Anniversary Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes decked out in their vintage-looking window boxes. As well, we…

Monster General Store launches Super Monsters line with Dracula Vs Frankenstein

Monster general store

The Monster General Store, the brainchild of Actor/Director Daniel Roebuck (The Munsters), MarketingCreative Director /Illustrator Pete Bregman, and Toy maker Brent Sorenson (Brentz Dolz) is releasing itsfirst officially licensed Action Figures.Dracula, Frankenstein, Dr. Shocker and Igor are making their toy debut as part of the line of Monster General Store’s Super Monsters. The more famous…