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NECA brings us an early Christmas

Some wonderful new pre-orders are now available from NECA for this holiday season including Chainsaw Clarke Griswold from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. This is the second figure from the series and hopefully more are in store.   If that weren’t enough, NECA also has figures from A Christmas Story in the pipeline. Ralphie is ready…

Will the Batmobile/Batcycle wheels roll?

Back when we posted the poll in 2014 there were conditions on Figures Toy’s license that prevented them from producing a Batmobile with rolling wheels. Since the announcement of the Batmobile and Batcycle replicas from Figures Toy Company, many collectors have wondered if they going to have functional wheels. We’re happy to announce that has…

Farrah: America’s Sweetheart from Mego

Mego Farrach Fawcett Ad

From 1977: Farrah was a major coupe for Mego, who also made a fashion doll of her Angels Co-Star Jaclyn Smith (Much to the chagrin of Hasbro, who had the license for Charlie’s Angels). 1977 saw Mego’s biggest attempt to crack the Fashion Doll idol with their licensed TV celebrities, you can see more at…

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…

Hake’s Mego Auction ends tomorrow

  Celebrated auction house Hake’s Americana has a terrific sampling of Mego items in their latest auction, which ends tomorrow. Mego fans may want to check out this large sampling of boxed World’s Greatest Superheroes, mailer boxed Planet of the Apes, five face Star Trek cards, Star Trek Aliens and Palitoy Space:1999 characters while they…

The Mego Doctor Who Myth Busted!

Mego collectors may want to pick up the latest issue of Doctor Who magazine, it’s focus this month is the 1970s and with it they discuss the Denys Fisher range of action figures based on the Tom Baker era of the series. In the article, they manage to track down Peter Viner, a former engineer…

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…