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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.

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 : Greatest American Hero

This week’s episode delves into one of Mego’s most lamented licenses, the popular television series “The Greatest American Hero” we explore what did get released and what didn’t and how the heck did those prototypes get out there?   Subscribe to our YouTube channel www.megomuseum.com Written and hosted by Brian Heiler (@plaidstallions)

Figures Toy Company, Castaway and White Elephant Toys team up!

Retro figure fans are going to love Figures Toy Company’s future plans revealed here in this week’s #MMFTCNEWS.  Collectors know that FTC is always looking to expand and improve upon their already impressive range of products, and they’ve now these separate companies; Figures Toy Company, Castaway and White Elephant Toys are working in conjunction with one another!  What does this…

Gulliver Super Heroes: Vintage Mego

This is a change of pace for Vintage Mego, these figures weren’t made by Mego heck the company had been out of business! We’re not even sure they’re licensed. Presenting the Gulliver Super Heroes, a line that crossed the Kenner Super Powers with the Mego Pocket Superheroes. This video is intended for adult (18+) collectors…

Mego Wal-Mart Store Locator

Mego Wal-MArt Store Locator

Mego action figures are coming to Wal-Mart stores this month and thanks to our friends at Mego Corp we have details of the roll-out and every store you’ll be able to find some eight-inch characters in the adult collectibles section.  Wal-Mart stores will be receiving figures from Wave 7. Some will be receiving Assortment 1…

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: Bendy Monsters?

A quick one this week, these little Mystery bendy figures came into my life ten years ago and I’m still a little fuzzy. I’ll explain what I’ve discovered about them and why I don’t think they’re made by Mego. This video was created by Brain Heiler (@plaidstallions) Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYta3nz_7FAzPvP8FPSgpg?view_as=subscriber Our facebook…

Mint Off Card: Mego Black Manta

This week we look at the elusive Mego 14″ DC Comics Black Manta action figure from Wave 6! You can order this wave of figures at Entertainment Earth: https://www.entertainmentearth.com/s/mego/c?id=ME-002202116 See all of Mego Wave 6 at: http://www.megomuseum.com/megocorp/ Follow us on Twitter: @Megomuseum Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

Mego Micronauts in the 1978 JC Penny Catalog

Let’s take a loving look back to 1978 when Mego’s Micronauts got a spiffy two-page spread in the JC Penny Catalog. Mego hit gold in 1977 with their take on Japan’s “Microman” toy line as children everywhere had a newfound love for space toys thanks to the popularity of Star Wars. In 1978, Mego would…