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Mego was going to make Superhero Vitamins, seriously.

When we published our list of the “Top Ten Mego Superhero items that never got made” recently, we forget to mention one of the more interesting rumors that swirl around the World’s Greatest Toy Company. The concept that Mego was developing “World’s Greatest Superhero” vitamins was confirmed by the late Neal Kublan when interviewed by…

Franz Beckenbauer and Mego make headlines

  Following up on our piece about Mego’s large presence at German Toy Fair last month here is another wonderful bit of Foreign Mego love in the form of this German toy industry publication with celebrated Soccer star Franz Beckenbauer holding his Mego/MC Toys likeness. Above is Beckenbauer, Mego founder D. David Abrams and MC…

Mego at German Toy Fair 1977

Germany has always been something of a mystery to us at the MegoMuseum, we’ve known how some of the more popular Mego toy lines made it to Deutschland but never had all the pieces to that puzzle. Well, thanks to an amazing contibution from our friend Eddy, we have some answers. Above is a shot…

World’s Greatest Superheroes Team Ups!

Happy Wednesday! Here’s an awesome Mego World’s Greatest Superhero catalog spread from 1976 pairing Spider-Man with Wonder Woman? we’d love to track down that mailer box! Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/

Hall of Justice or Legion Headquarters?

Hall of justice prototype by Mego

When we posted the original Mego 1976 trade advertisement featuring the Mystery General Urko art yesterday a sharp-eyed reader by the name of Dave noticed another weird anomaly, As featured in yesterday’s ad, here is the prototype for the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes Hall of Justice Playset. It’s obviously been handcrafted. One thing missing from this…

The Mego General Urko Art Mystery

Here’s a fun Mego Mystery that we don’t have the answer to. Prior to Toy Fair 1976 Mego Corporation (who were, really at the top of their game) took out a clever two-page ad (at the front) of all the leading toy trade magazines showcasing their successful and upcoming toy lines for 1976. Page One is…

Megozine now available as an expanded E-book!

Mego Museum’s inaugural issue of Megozine, the magazine for Mego Collectors. Issue one is now expanded and Includes: Secret Origins of the 1/6th Scale Superheroes- Which details Mego s 12 inch Superhero figures and includes a never before seen prototype of a never made Mego 12 hero. A Mego Museum Super Collector comic adventure Escape…

New Catalog: Mego Spring `1980

1980 was an ambitious year for the World’s Greatest Toy Company as this Spring supplemental catalog showcases. Mego had high hopes for the two Science Fiction Black busters that year namely Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Disney’s The Black Hole and tremendous plans to expand the Micronauts aliens brand. On the Superhero side we…

The Mego Mad Monsters Mystery Bendys

  We’ve mentioned these guys before but seeing as we didn’t get much insight and it’s almost Halloween, what better time to reintroduce them and perhaps get some pieces to the puzzle. Above are the Mystery Mad Monsters bendy figures that we procured from the UK a few years back. The seller knew nothing about…