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Mego Superheroes in Japan: Vintage Mego

As promised in this week’s toy ventures, we’re continuing our look at Japanese toys with a look at how the Mego Superheroes were distributed in Japan by Popy Toys. We also talk about character selection and why these specific three characters were chosen.   As a bonus here is our video on the Popy TV…

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…

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 Power Action Superman: Vintage Mego

Denys Fisher Power Action Superman

  This week we take a look at a personal “Holy grail” of mine that i recently managed to acquire. The Power Action Superman was produced in the United Kingdom for a toy company called “Denys Fisher” but the story behind its creation is an interesting one. More on Power Action Superman: Super Strength Superman…

Vintage Mego: 12″ Mego Superman

This episode is special because it was sparked by a figure variant that i wasn’t sure existed, a very rare Parkdale Novelty (Canada) version of Superman. This episode we delve into the history of the Mego 12″ Heroes and the man who made them happen, Parkdale Novelty’s founder Morris Kotzer and discuss the distribution of…

Mego Superheroes: The fastest selling new toy for 1973!

  This ad from June of 1973 is one of the earliest we’ve found to feature the World’s Greatest Superheroes brand and look, they’re already selling like mad!   Please Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwYta3nz_7FAzPvP8FPSgpg?view_as=subscriber   Shop for Mego on Ebay and each click supports us a little bit, thanks!