Tag: Mego toys

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…

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…

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 Buck Rogers Star Fighter toy

This week we take a look at one of the most iconic space ship toys of the 1970s, the Mego Buck Rogers in the 25th-century starfighter and talk a bit about Mego’s relationship with the license and why mego passed on Battlestar Galactica. Mego Museum Buck Rogers Gallery: Buck Rogers 3 3/4″ Action Figures Mego…

Vintage Mego: Jet Jungle

Vintage Mego this week talks about one of the coolest discoveries to rock the Mego Museum collecting community, South Africa’s member of the World’s Greatest Superheroes: Jet Jungle. We talk about the origins of the character, what we know about the figure and the day that we all discovered that our collections were no longer…

Mint Off Card: 12″ Aquaman by Figures Toy Company

Time for another review! This week we take the 12″ Aquaman figure by Figures Toy Company out of the box and let you see what’s on the inside! Get this guy at: http://figurestoycompany.com/ Discuss on the Mego Forums: http://www.megomuseum.com/community Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

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…

CustoMego: Mego Meet Customs

This week we’re not going to talk about making a custom but rather look at some fond memories and celebrate some creators. Fans make the coolest stuff and let me introduce you to some of my favourites like the Supermobile, Jet Jaguar and Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, you’re gonna love it! MegoMuseum Forums: www.megomuseum.com/community…

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