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A look inside the Mego Factory

Our amazing friend Eddy Berst has uncovered another incredible piece of history, this photo of the Mego factory shows a group of Lion Rock workers hastily assembling Mego Starsky and Hutch action figures. You can pre-order Wave 8 from Entertainment Earth and help the MegoMuseum. Like Mego Knock-Offs? Join our Facebook group dedicated today, it’s…

Mego Leatherface Revealed

A figure that escaped yesterday’s update was Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Well, Mego Corp has generously provided that image for us as well, below is an updated look at the Leatherface figure, it features a slightly different look from ToyFair 2020 with a new chainsaw.  Join Mego Ambassadors today! You can pre-order any…

First Look! Mego Hannibal Lecter

So we have a double bit of goodness today, first, Mego is producing an 8″ Dr. Hannibal Lecter from “The Silence of the Lambs” and it will be another addition to their growing line of horror characters, also, thanks to our friends at Mego Corp, we’ve got a sneak peek at the head sculpt.  …

An Update from Mego Corp.

The following was posted by mego president Joel Rosenzweig in the Mego Ambassadors Facebook group to Mego collectors and fans. For those not on FB, we wanted to make sure the message was easily accessible, so with permission, here it is: Ambassadors: How’s everyone doing? We hope you are all well and staying healthy during…

Vintage Mego Fist Fighting Superheroes

Introduced in 1975 by Mego as an attempt to get that “Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots” money, the Fist Fighting Superheroes by Mego were a worldwide phenomenon that created many variations in the United Kingdom and in Mexico. This episode of Vintage Mego talks about the US versions of the Fist Fighters but also takes…

Vintage Mego Buck Rogers Star Fighter toy

This week we take a look at one of the most iconic space ship toys of the 1970s, the Mego Buck Rogers in the 25th-century starfighter and talk a bit about Mego’s relationship with the license and why mego passed on Battlestar Galactica. Mego Museum Buck Rogers Gallery: Buck Rogers 3 3/4″ Action Figures Mego…

Vintage Mego: Planet of the Apes Fortress

    This week’s Vintage Mego puts together the giant Mego Planet of the Apes Fortress Playset from 1975 and lets you get a good look at what’s inside. We also talk about the sales numbers for the Mego Planet of the Apes range and discover that Apes were very popular even after the TV…