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INTERVIEW: Marty Abrams, Founder of Mego Toys, Talks Comebacks, Figures, And The Future Of His Iconic Company

INTERVIEW:  Marty Abrams, Founder of Mego Toys, Talks Comebacks, Figures, And The Future Of His Iconic Company This month, Mego’s iconic 8- and 14-inch figures return exclusively to Target shelves.  The line offers a wide array of characters from hit shows like Star Trek, Cheers, I Dream of Jeanie, Happy Days, and The Brady Bunch and...

SDCC: NECA Previews Golden Girls, Karate Kid Action Figures

SDCC: NECA Previews Golden Girls, Karate Kid Action Figures Day One of SDCC is in the books, but not without some very special action figure reveals from NECA, a toy company known for its life-like renditions of famous pop culture characters.  First up is an impressive wave of Golden Girls action figures. Blanche may have been “the only...

Legion of Leia Podcast: Beauty and the Beast’s Austin Basis and The KINETIX

Beauty and the Beast's Austin Basis visits the Legion of Leia podcast to talk The KINETIX

On this week’s Legion of Leia podcast, myself and co-host Anastasia Washington welcome Austin Basis (Beauty and the Beast, Supernatural, Curb Your Enthusiasm)! Austin is Kickstarting a pretty amazing project right now and I’m so psyched for you guys to check it out! The project is called The KINETIX, a comic book series about an...

Toy Fair 2018: McFarlane Toys’ Star Trek, Stranger Things, And Walking Dead Preview Is A Love Letter To Fans

Toy Fair 2018: McFarlane Toys’ Star Trek, Stranger Things, And Walking Dead Preview Is A Love Letter To Fans McFarlane Toys showed off their arsenal of incoming, hyper-detailed, well-accessorized action figures for their Star Trek, Stranger Things, and The Walking Dead licenses today at New York Toy Fair.  Perhaps most hotly anticipated...

Toy Fair 2018: Indie and Trendsetter Toys Dominate Day Two

Toy Fair 2018: Indie and Trendsetter Toys Dominate Day Two The second day of Toy Fair NY brought new roll-outs from fan-favorite indie toy companies.  Far smaller than goliaths Mattel and Hasbro, indie companies often get their start on crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter and serve niche and/or marginalized demographics.  One of the...