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Buddy the Elf is Coming this Christmas from NECA

Our first announcement from New York Toyfair is that NECA Toys is increasing it’s collection of characters from iconic Christmas themed movies with Buddy the Elf from the new traditional yuletide viewing movie “Elf”. Buddy will join other classics from films such as “Christmas Vacation”, “A Christmas Story” and “Home Alone” on my mantle this…

More Retro Horrors from NECA now up for Pre-Order

Horror fans rejoice, NECA has some wonderful 8″ scaled terrors for us.  First up Re-Animator Herbert West was teased a couple of months ago but is now available for pre-order. As a clothed action figure, Herbert stands 8-inch tall and is dressed in his lab coat. He comes with a bottle of reanimation reagent, syringe,…

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…

Raumschiff Enterprise Von Mego

We’re totally beaming (see what we did there?) over this new submission from Eddy, a German catalog page for the Mego Star Trek line. It seems Star Trek of “Starship Enterprise” as it was known, was a big enough hit in Germany to see the Mego line released, awesome stuff! Shop for Mego on Ebay…

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/

RIP Harold Shull former art director at Mego

  We at the MegoMuseum are saddened to hear of the passing of Harold Shull, former art director at Mego whose talents can be seen on many iconic toy packages produced during the 1970s and 80s.  Mr. Shull famously worked on developing the incredibly trendsetting look for the Micronauts brand but his influence is incalculable. In…

The Mego Museum Customego Hall of Fame

  Megomuseum.com is proud to announce the creation of the Mego Museum Customego Hall of Fame. Since its inception in 1997 Megomuseum.com has featured thousands of custom Megos created by hundreds of Mego customizers.  Armed with leftover parts, acrylic paints, Sculpey, and the mission to “fill in the gaps” in the lines Mego made legendary,…

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…

The Wonder Woman Paradise Island Playset

When we published our list of the “Top Ten Mego Superhero Toys that never got made” one thing we didn’t have a good image of was the Wonder Woman Paradise Island Playset from 1977. It’s such an interesting item that we decided to rectify that by giving it it’s own blog post.   Shop for…