Tag: mego 1974

Vintage Mego: Superheroes Bend N Flex figures

This week Vintage Mego looks at an underrated line of Mego toys based on the World’s Greatest Superheroes. The Bend N Flex line was a best seller for Mego, why was it cut? We’ll get into that in this installment. Subscribe to the MegoMuseum Newsletter here MegoMuseum Links: MegoMuseum Forums           …

Vintage Mego: Origins of Mego Apes

  Vintage Mego this week is all about the insider scoop on how Mego secured the Planet of the Apes licensed, the hottest selling toys for Christmas 1974. Including a glimpse at the original hand made prototypes that still exist in a private collection.

Toltoys presents the Mego Supergals

Mego Supergals in Australia

Collector Eddie Berst has unearthed what has to be the coolest vintage Mego image we’ve seen in years and generously allowed us to share it. From the Australian toy fair, TV presenter Bert Newton presented actresses dressed as Catwoman, Batgirl, Supergirl and Wonder Woman, the Mego Supergals! If that wasn’t enough, here is a shot…

Cancelled MEGO Superheroes: Vintage Mego

  While the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes is one of the successful toylines of all time, it like any other toyline, did have a fair share of items that didn’t make it into production. Vintage Mego takes a look at a few Superhero items that just didn’t make the cut. Which one of these do…

Vintage Mego: The Supervator Playset

Time to talk about one of the Most ignored toys in the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes catalog, the Supervator, we talk about its origins and short life with Mego and we also show you how it works. Check out the Mego Superhero Galleries here: http://www.megomuseum.com/galleries/wgsh-index/ This video was created by Brain Heiler (@plaidstallions)   Subscribe…

An Interview with Marty Abrams Part 1

We here at the Mego Museum were excited to find this vintage toy industry publication interview with then Mego President Marty Abrams. This 1974 piece gets Abram’s opinions on the Toy Industry, Licensing and his vision of the future – specifically his then red hot Planet of the Apes license. Part two will follow next…