27th June 2008

Our Last Goodbye

posted in World's Greatest Toys |

I posted news of this blog’s demise (not ‘greatly exaggerated’) last night, but I wish to post a coda.

It was important to me that I document the entire journey of making this book, and this blog was a wonderful outlet for that endeavor. It was a catharsis for me, and a whole helluva lot of fun.

Upon returning from my recent vacation, I decided to shutter the blog and shift my focus onto new and exciting projects. I did so last night.

I came home tonight to find my very first Royalty Payment for the book (!)… a hefty little check. This coincidence was not lost on me, confirming my decision to move on. I now feel the book is finally DONE, and I finally know the book was a success.

Before I go, I want to acknowledge those who made this journey so much fun.

My deepest appreciation goes out to all who:

  • Purchased the book
  • Contributed to the book and/or the blog
  • Took the time to write to me about Mego
  • Continue to support my favorite sites: Mego Museum, Plaid Stallions and The Aquaman Shrine.
  • Continue to love and appreciate Mego (both the company and their toys)

In parting, I’ll post the final few “What In The (Mego) World?” contests I had already prepared for the coming months. Perhaps you know the answers, perhaps not. Regardless, I thank you for joining me on this roller coaster ride over the past two years!

Here are the final contests, in order:

What in the (Mego) World?!

July 2008

What in the (Mego) World?!

What in the (Mego) World?!

August 2008

What in the (Mego) World?!

What in the (Mego) World?!

September 2008

What in the (Mego) World?!

“Come on, Lika… we’re going home.”

— Jack Paar’s last words as host of “The Tonight Show,”
calling to his dog sitting in the audience.

Best to all of you,

Benjamin

p.s. Hit “Reload” on your browser to see one last masthead graphic… a little love from Mego’s Green Goblin.

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