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LCA: Birthplace of the Mego Superheroes

This 1973 article interviews Licencing Corp of America’s Stan Weston and Don Levin. Weston’s impact on our childhood is immeasurable, from the creation of GI Joe and the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes, we also find out he was involved in the creation of the Super Friends with the intent of selling more Mego Superheroes. It’s…

Vintage Mego: Star Trek Aliens wave 1

    Time to take a look at one of the most collectible lines Mego created, the 8″ line of Star Trek Aliens from 1976. Keeper, Gorn, Cheron and Neptunian? We discuss the character choices and the circumstances lead Mego to artistic license with these characters. Join us at the MegoMuseum www.megomuseum.com   Our Facebook…

Mego Wave 8 Finished Photos

Thanks to our friends at Mego Corp (check out their facebook group, Mego Ambassadors) we’ve got a first look at the final packaged photography for the long anticipated wave 8 which is on it’s way to distributors across the world (including a new on in Canada, yay!). But enough about us, let’s get to the…

Vintage Mego: Pocket Superheroes Bat Machine

This week’s installment talks about 1980 and Mego ventures into electronics with the launch of the Pocket Superheroes Bat Machine and Spider-Machines. We talk a bit about how electronic games hurt Mego more than passing on Star Wars and their partners in Mexico Ensueno toys. Visit our Forum at: https://www.megomuseum.com/community Mego Mania is the largest…

Vintage Toy Store Photo Showcases the rarest Mego Superhero

Our friend Eddy Berst uncovered another spectacular piece of Mego history from Australia. This is a shot of Toy World, an Australian toy shop in 1979. Now the easy to spot Mego is the 12″ Superman, it’s sat right next to Remco’s Energized Spider-Man but that is not what we’re talking about, no, the real…

Vintage Mego: Star Trek the Motion Picture Bridge

This week Vintage Mego looks at the Star Trek: The Motion Picture Bridge Playset. Often maligned by collectors, sure it’s a little cheaply made but was it a fun toy? We offer our experiences with it. Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/ MegoMuseum Forums http://megomuseum.com/community/forum.php

Mint Off Card: Giganta from Super Friends by Figures Toy Company

  This week we take a look at one of the most requested figures in the Super Friends line, Giganta, evil size-changing foe of Apache Chief and member of the Legion of Doom! Figures Toy Company did some unique things with this figure that deserve a little attention. Buy Giganta here: https://www.figurestoycompany.com Join our Facebook…

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…