Tag Archive for Discoveries

Mego Superhero Prototypes discovered (and for sale!)

Mego Prototype heads for the World's Greatest Superheros

Heritage Auction Strikes again with more from the collection of sculptor Gene Salamacha, who it turns out sculpted the original line of Mego’s World’s Greatest Superheroes. This latest offering may be the strongest pieces of Mego history every put up on auction as the offering contains clay and hard copies for Robin, Superman, Aquaman and…

New Discovery! Jessica from Logan’s Run Head Sculpt

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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…

Rare Mego Outfits on Cheap Fashion Doll Finds

    For years, Mego collectors have been finding oddities such as “Mandy the Pretty Doll” dressed like Mr Fantastic or the Bonnie Dee Doll dressed in full Planet of the Ape regalia . These strange blow molded dolls have been largely explained away as a 3rd party factory trying to get rid of it’s extras after…

Mego New Avengers John Steed Discovery in South Africa

For years Mego fans have been regaled with stories of the fabled Denys Fisher New Avengers toy line had made it into production in South Africa. Around the time of the discovery of Jet Jungle, the rumors surfaced again with several South African collectors mentioning having the toys as children. One collector even provided Mego…

New Mego Flash Gordon Foreign Card Discovery!

The amazing card artwork for the Mego Flash Gordon line featured in the 1978 Wiggins Teape Catalog from the UK was largely believed by us to have never have been released. That is, until last weekend when Stephen contacted us and proved that they does indeed exist. Turns out the Mego Flash Gordon line was released…