Tag: Mego Corp

A look inside the Mego Factory

Our amazing friend Eddy Berst has uncovered another incredible piece of history, this photo of the Mego factory shows a group of Lion Rock workers hastily assembling Mego Starsky and Hutch action figures. You can pre-order Wave 8 from Entertainment Earth and help the MegoMuseum. Like Mego Knock-Offs? Join our Facebook group dedicated today, it’s…

First Look! Mego Hannibal Lecter

So we have a double bit of goodness today, first, Mego is producing an 8″ Dr. Hannibal Lecter from “The Silence of the Lambs” and it will be another addition to their growing line of horror characters, also, thanks to our friends at Mego Corp, we’ve got a sneak peek at the head sculpt.  …

Vintage Mego Fist Fighting Superheroes

Introduced in 1975 by Mego as an attempt to get that “Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots” money, the Fist Fighting Superheroes by Mego were a worldwide phenomenon that created many variations in the United Kingdom and in Mexico. This episode of Vintage Mego talks about the US versions of the Fist Fighters but also takes…

Vintage Mego : Closeout Space:1999

In a follow up to last week’s “Closeout Mego Superheroes” episode, we get weirder with a look at the very familiar “Starmen:1999” and their even stranger pal Pitstop Pete! Our Closeout Superheroes video can be found here: Our video about Palitoy Space:1999 video can be seen here: Mego Knock Off HQ Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/231169224543263 MegoMania…

Vintage Mego: Close Out Superheroes

This week we talk about the strange oddities like red-carded heroes, Franken Aquaman and these newly discovered World’s Greatest Superheroes in baggies, trust me, it’s a fun mystery! Discuss this in Mego Mania, our facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/ Or at the World’s Greatest Mego Forum: http://megomuseum.com/community

Mego Wholesale Catalog from 1975

Long before License2Play, Mego often dealt with Toy Wholesalers and here we have a rare look at a catalog page from 1975, showcasing all the Mego items your store could buy from M.W. Kasch Company, a Wisconsin based toy wholesaler serving no doubt the many independent toy and gift shops that once dotted our landscape.…

Mint Off Card: Number One from Birdman

  It’s been a while since we unboxed something, so this week we’re going to unleash the evil number one, leader of F.E.A.R and let him try to get the crest of BIRDMAN! You can buy number one at www.figurestoycompany.com Twitter: @megomuseum Forums: www.megomuseum.com/community FB Group: Mego Mania

Vintage Mego: Buck Rogers Star Searcher

  This week we look at the total oddity that is the “Buck Rogers Star Searcher” a repackaged Micronauts vehicle, we also look at some of the other proposed (but not produced) vehicles and playsets for this line. They may look familiar. Visit us online at : http://www.megomuseum.com/galleries/buck3/ Twitter: @megomuseum Facebook Group: Mego Mania

Mego Toy Store Window : Hong Kong 1978

As Christmas time approaches, we thought we’d take you back to the simpler times. Even though few of us were likely in Hong Kong during this period, the faces you see are all too familiar. This beautiful display mingles Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes in their wonderful 8″ and 12″ formats (including my favorite Robin) alongside…