Category: prototypes

New Discovery! Jessica from Logan’s Run Head Sculpt

mego logan's run

The Mego line of action figures based on the television series “Logan’s Run” has haunted many a collector. The toyline was cut before toyfair 1978 (due to the series cancellation) and only a handful of factory samples of the figures exist. While the Mego Museum has uncovered the figures of the male cast, the  Jessica 6 (played by…

Heritage Auctions offers incredible Mego Prototype items this February

Mego Captain America Prototype

Heritage Auctions is hosting some incredible pieces of Mego history today and answered questions Mego fans have wondered for decades who sculpted classic Mego characters like Scotty, Dr McCoy and Captain America? Sculptor Gene Salamacha is auctioning off his collection of Mego prototypes including original paperwork and reference materials from the World’s Greatest Toy Company.…

BREAKING: New Flash Image with Gloves

  SInce the images of the Flash leaked out, we’ve been inundated with “Will he have gloves?” type comments, the answer is a)Yes and b)They’re pretty awesome gloves. Nice to see fists on a fist fighter! More news like this every week in our newsletter Subscribe today! Join us at the world’s only dedicated Mego…

New Mego Museum Newsletter!

The latest issue of the weekly Mego Museum newsletter is live and it includes: Our weekly #MMFTCNEWS update from figures toy company The latest Star Trek news from Diamond Select Toys Custom of the week Fun photo review of the Figures Toy Company Bat cave Early peak at Ras Al Ghul A preview of Hake’s…

Mego Micronaut Toy Prototype: Salesman’s Sample Lobros

Mego Micronaut Toy Prototype: Salesman’s Sample Lobros Collection of Ray “AcroRay” Miller, 2015   Discovery: This artifact was auctioned as a genuine Mego “salesman’s sample” in late 2014, astoundingly fetching only a price typical for a normal, packaged Mego Lobros.   Its new owner quickly flipped it for a modest markup, without the “salesman’s sample” claim…

Mego One Million BC Prototype Dug Up

A rare early version of Zon, the child character from Mego’s One Million BC line was recently discovered in a former Mego distributor’s showroom. This appears to be an early sample used for photography and promotion, as it matches the character on the back of the card. The big difference being that regular released Zon…

First Look at DST/EMCE Deadpool Set

Diamond Select Toys gave many of us a surprise when revealing the fifth in their series of ReMego Marvels produced in conjunction with EMCE toys. The “Merc with a mouth” wasn’t created when Mego roamed the earth but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been a steady favorite with the customizing community over the years. Thanks…

1977 Parkdale Novelty Catalog

This rare and wonderful piece from Canada recently surfaced and it’s a neat look into how Mego distribution worked in the great white North. Growing up just outside of Toronto, this catalog, which is hobbled together from a variety of sources, solved more than one “why didn’t I get that” mysteries for me. For more…

Prototype Mego Knights

How gorgeous is the Catalog page from Marx UK (this is the only Mego line they were selling in 1975) which shows the hand painted Super Knights in all their glory? Try and spot all the little differences between these and the factory versions, also, you might notice somebody is missing. Check out the Mego…