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Mego Eagle Force Proof Cards Gallery

Mego Eagle Force Proof Card Collection

    We got a splendid surprise this month courtesy of Museum founder Robyn Adams, a set of original Mego proof cards that originally came from former Mego director of creative services Tom Lavely. Some of the other items that Tom managed to save included this original proof card for the Pocket Superheroes and cards…

Mego Superman Cameo in 1977 LCA Booklet

Couldn’t help but notice this Mego Superman cameo in this 1977 Licensing Corporation of America (which was a division of Warner Brothers) booklet extolling the wonders of toy licensing. Also depicted are a Batman bop bag by Mulitple Toys and the Empire Toys Bat Cycle.     Click here for the Mego Museum Photo Review…

The Incredible Mystery Hulk from Asia!

Mego Mystery Hulk

We love a good mystery at the MegoMuseum and our new friend Rainman reached out to us via our sister site PlaidStallions.com with this handsome fellow. He writes: “Hi I have had this strange vinyl Hulk figure for years and haven’t had any luck in identifying the manufacturer. The person I got from in the…

Mego takes a big idea and Stretches it!

Mego Elastic Hulk Ad

This giant sized Trade advertisement from 1979 celebrates Mego combining stretch toys with the Superheroes licensing. Pretty inspired and something that has been repeated through the decades. Unfortunately, Kenner (purveyors of the Stretch Armstrong line of toys) believed the “big idea” the Mego stretched was theirs and promptly sued.     Many former Mego executives…

The Lost Mego Buck Rogers Toys

Mego Buck Rogers toy line, the lost prototypes

By Brain Heiler One of the bigger myths (constantly) written about Mego is the notion that none of their Science Fiction licenses in a post Star Wars world were a success of any sort. While Star Trek the Motion Picture and the Black Hole were certainly disappointments for the company, the weekly kid friendly adventures…

Up Close: The Punisher by Diamond Select Toys

Mego Museum Photo Review Unboxing of the Punisher set by Diamond Select Toys

It’s been entirely too long since we’ve done an “Up Close” photo review/unboxing of a shiny new ReMego toy set. That’s why the arrival of the Punisher set by Diamond Select Toys is so welcome this summer. Originally promoted last year, this set has been highly anticipated by fans. Although he was a product of…

German Mego Comic Action Hero Ads

Ever since the discovery of this “Comic Super Helden” three pack there has been some curiosity as to how much of the line was marketed to the German market. Well, thanks to a generous submission by our new friend Maria, we have some answers and beautiful ads.  Maria shared these ads which appeared in German…

Mego at Toy Fair 1980

This photo is courtesy of our friends at Heroes West Coast and used with permission. This is a wonderful piece of Mego history as we get a glimpse into the pageantry Mego created for every Toy Fair. This scene is in the Superheroes section of the Mego Showroom  and pictured from  left to right are…

New Discovery! The Incredible BASA Hulk!

This photo is courtesy of our friends at Heroes West Coast and used with permission. Another wonderful surprise at last month’s Mego Meet was the discovery that the Mego 12″ Hulk was manufactured and sold by BASA of Peru. Like all of the BASA product we’ve seen, it’s similar to what US kids got with…