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Vintage Mego: CB McHaul

10-4 Good Buddy! Vintage Mego discusses the CB McHaul toy line from 1977, a series of action figures not based on Superheroes or Science Fiction but on Burt Reynolds movies and your dad’s hobby. It even taught you a secret language known as trucker talk! We talk about the 70s CB radio craze, the line’s…

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: Star Trek Mission to Gamma VI

Vintage Mego takes a look at the classic Mego Star Trek playset “Mission to Gamma VI” an alien world environment loosely based on a classic epsiode of the television series. We also talk about why the Mego Star Trek line abruptly ended in 1977 even though it was still quite popular. Talk Mego Star Trek…

Mego 8″ DC Heroes coming to Meijer Stores next Month

Just announced in Mego Ambassadors, the 8″ DC Comics line or “The World’s Greatest Mego Heroes” as the line will be called is coming to Meijer stores this September. UPDATED: Thanks to our friends at Mego Corp, we have the first shot of Batman, hot off the production line. This is what will be hitting…

The 2020 Mego Museum Bandwidth Benefit Auction

  We may not be able to hold MegoMeet 2020 as we planned but we’re still going to hold the annual CustoMego benefit auction. This year it will be held on eBay, giving the entire internet a fighting chance for what is one incredible crop of hand made artistry that were donated by the amazing…

Vintage Mego: The Mangler from Comic Action Heroes

This week Vintage Mego unboxed The Mangler, released by Mego in 1976 as part of their Comic Action Heroes line of toys, it has the distinction of being one of the weirdest Superhero toys ever produced. Seriously, what is this thing? Wouldn’t it kill the Green Goblin? We’ll never truly know. Join our online Mego…

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: 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