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.

Steve Goalgetter Goal Game

Produced in the UK by Mego for then toy distributor Wiggins Teape, the Steve Goalgetter line is a bit of a challenge to collect in the secondary market, mostly because some of it rarely surfaces. Case in point, the Steve Goalgetter “Goal Game”, a play set for the figure to show off his legendary namesake.…

Hake’s Auction # 205 : Mego Superhero Gold

The good folks at Hake’s Americana, the premier auction house for pop culture,  have really outdone themselves with their current slate of auctions which includes more rare carded Mego Superheroes from the Benjamin Holcolmb collection . Auction 205  begins closing on 03/20/2012 for items 1-1426. For items 1427-3167 closing begins 03/22/2012.   For more information visit

EMCE Jack Pierce update with order info

EMCE toys had added a gallery of images of their upcoming Jack Pierce exclusive to their face book page. Along with the images of both the Jack figure and the chair, they also have a link where you can pre-order them.

EMCE announces Jack Pierce exclusive

In an interview with the terrific podcast “Geek Shall Inherit” EMCE toys Joe Sena revealed that a limited edition figure of legendary make up artist Jack Pierce will be an exclusive at this April’s Monster Palooza convention. Pierce will be limited to 50 units and 25 make up chairs will also be available. The chairs…

Presidential Monsters for 2012

Heroes in Action has sent in photos of their offerings for 2012 including wave 2 of their wild “Presidential Monsters” series. The monster mash up continues with characters such as “Yeti Roosevelt” and “Dr Benjamin Franklinstein”. Also looming on the horizon for 2012 are non monster versions of select presidents, female characters and possibly a…

The Creature from the Black Lagoon: 360

Diamond Select Toys/EMCE Retro Cloth Creature from the Black Lagoon Thanks to the good folks at EMCE toys we get an “all angles” look at one of the most anticipated ReMego figures of the year, the Creature from the Black Lagoon. He doesn’t appear to have a bad side… Can’t wait for Halloween!

Diamond Select Star Trek and Universal Monsters

After a long wait, we’ve got some images of the upcoming Retro Cloth Universal Monsters and Classic Star Trek Waves. It’s been a long time coming for a Mego like Creature from the Black Lagoon, so happy to see him in a body suit.     Kirk and Spock are now evil!

BifBangPow! Cylon Prototype Revealed via Twitter

MyGeekTime the Sirius XM Radio program that had BifBangPow! exec Jason Labowitz on yesterday tweeted this photo of the Cyclon prototype from the highly anticipated Battlestar Galactica line. Can’t wait until toyfair actually opens…. Order Battlestar Galactica Cylon & Captain Apollo Action Figures from Entertainment Earth!

Monster News

USA Today’s feature on Toyfair 2012 contained this little nugget: The Universal Monsters toy coming from Diamond Select look, dare we say, scary good. There’s a new wave of 8-inch Retro Cloth action figures including Creature from the Black Lagoon and Bride of Frankenstein, 7-inch figures the Invisible Man, the Phantom of the Opera and…