AKA Brian. Curator/helper monkey on the Mego Museum. Webmaster/Creator of . 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.

Free Enterprise Kick Starter includes Shatner figure by EMCE

In a recent kick starter to produce a pilot for a TV series based on the cult film “Free Enterprise” (which every Mego head should see, IMHO) one of the kick starter rewards are these”Bomber Bill” 8″ action figure “prototypes” produced by EMCE Toys.   Please check out the Free Enterprise Kick Starter Campaign here,  …

Up Close: NECA Ash from Evil Dead 2

A new feature here on the Museum is up close, which is showing off some of the latest arrivals in the growing ReMego movement. Not intended as a review but merely a better look at the product itself for those who haven’t made up their minds. First on the block is the 8″ Evil Dead…

SDCC: NECA 8″ Taylor from Planet of the Apes

In a move that will prove very popular NECA announced an 8″ Retro Planet of the Apes figure line by unveiling the one character every Mego Apes fan doesn’t have, Col. George Taylor. If that weren’t enough, he’s got a nice bag of goodies too!

SDCC: Bif Bang Pow! 2014

Some random shots of the Entertainment Earth/Bif Bang Pow! booth this year, no evidence of their upcoming Flash Gordon figures yet but that could change.  

SDCC: Neca expands 8″ offering

2015 looks pretty bright for the 8′ offerings from NECA, some surprises included Escape from New York and Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Watch the Mego Museum for more SDCC coverage all weekend.    

SDCC: Presidential Heroes George Washington

In our first update from the floor of 2014 San Diego Comic Con we have a first look at carded Presidential Heroes George Washington. One of a new series coming from Heroes in Action Toys. Look for more toy updates all this weekend at the Mego Museum!

Penny Dreadful at SDCC

Entertainment Earth has released shots of the wave one of the figures based on Showtime’s hit series “Penny Dreadful”. Mr Chandler and Ms Ives are (hopefully) just the first of the myriad of characters to be released from this gothic series. For those not attending SDCC, you can also order them at Entertainment Earth here.

Great Scott! Superman wave 1 from FTC

Mego fans have been speculating about what characters would be in FTC’s first wave of Superman characters and now the mystery is solved thanks to this post on Figures Website. Wave one: Superman, Bizarro, Supergirl and a properly impish Mr Mxy! More here:

FTC reveals Tarzan and Conan characters

Figures Toy Co has revealed it’s upcoming Tarzan and Robert Howard lineups on their website today. Conan, King Kull and Solomon Kane. Tarzan, Jane, Korak, and Meriem round out the first round of Edgar Rice Burroughs characters.