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1979 Palitoy Bradgate Catalog added to the Library

Fun new addition to our growing catalog library. 1979 would be the final year for Palitoy and the World’s Greatest Superheroes (and sadly all 8″ product) but they still added another new character in their final year. Check out the 1979 Palitoy Catalog Here. Discuss this find on the Mego Museum Forum. Now Available Mego…

The Parkdale Novelty Action Jackson “Super-Hero” bundle

Action Jackson Mego Bundle Set

One of the biggest supporters of Mego’s Action Jackson line was Morris Kotzer, founder of Parkdale Novelty, one of Canada’s leading toy suppliers. In the MegoMuseum Pod Cast interview with Kotzer’s son Lorne, he recounted the amusing circumstances behind Parkdale placing such a big order. Action Jackson‘s sales fell well below expectations in Canada and…

Colombian Superheroes Part 2: Joker’s Wild

As promised last week, we have more from Stephan’s epic discovery of “Los Famosos Superheroes” in Colombia, (first installment is here in case you missed it) . This time we’ll concentrate on the other loose Caravajal  figures he stumbled upon, namely Batman, Superman Penguin and…. The Joker! Any collector of Lili Ledy figures from Mexico knows…

Colombian Mego Figure Discovery!

  Many thanks to our new friend Stephan, who upon a recent visit to Columbia discovered that yet another country licensed the  World’s Greatest Superheroes brand from Mego. Instead of importing Hong Kong manufactured product, Colombian distributor Caravajal produced the figures locally at the Rimax plastic factory to produce Los Famosos Super Heroes (en Accion).This…

New Mego Museum Video: The Denys Fisher Doctor Who line

Our Christmas gift to you is another Mego Museum Video Short! This month’s topic is the Mego Doctor Who line by Denys Fisher UK. Like all of our video shorts, this piece is narrated by Jason Lenzi (@bbplenzi) and written by Palitoy (@plaidstallions). This video showcases the known history of the line, dispelling some myths…

Marvel Reveals Punisher Mego Set

Marvel dropped this on their blog today and made a lot of people’s day Is the Marvel Retro line ready for… The Punisher?! Never released in the classic Mego toy line of yester-year, violent vigilante The Punisher is the latest Marvel character to get the 8-inch Retro action figure treatment from DST! This gift set…

Preview: The 1980 Pedigree Toys Catalog

1980 Pedigree Toys Catalog World's Greatest Superheroes

A sneak peak of one of our upcoming updates is the World’s Greatest Superheroes assortment available to the United Kingdom in 1980. If you’re keeping count, that means the WGSH had three distributors in Great Britain starting with Cecil Coleman in 1974 (Coleman also carried “Johnny Jackson“) famously moving to Palitoy in the mid 1970s…

Inside the Mego Close-Out Star Trek Set

Mego Star Trek Clearance Set

  Seeing as Star Trek is 50 today and it was one of Mego‘s biggest and earliest hits, we thought we’d spotlight one of the oddest and rarest pieces to come out of that delicious union, the highly sought after Close-Out Set. Our own Robyn Adams did a great write up of this piece when…

Up Close: ThinkGeek Captain America Exclusive

MegoMuseum ThinkGeek Review of the Captain America Set

We love a surprise here at the Mego Museum, so when the announcement broke last week that Think Geek was offering a variant Captain America ReMego set (crafted by Diamond Select Toys and EMCE) well, we were all over that! This set is different in many ways to last year’s Captain America Set (Still Available at…

Up Close: Hasbro Micronauts SDCC Set

One of the most exciting things about San Diego Comic Con this year was the triumphant return of the Micronauts courtesy of their new owners at Hasbro. They have big plans for Mego’s smash action figure line including a feature film adaptation. However for SDCC, they wonderfully recreated three of their most popular figures Pharoid,…