Tag: Vintage Mego

Vintage Mego: 12″ Batman a history

  The subject this week is a history of the Mego 12″ Batman figure, we speak to its origins, variations and why one of them is considered one of the rarest Mego figures ever made.   More on Mego Batman at: www.megomuseum.com   Mego Museum Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/#

Vintage Mego: Rare Action Jackson

What are the rarest Action Jackson goodies I know about, here are three in my personal collection that have proven to be the most difficult to track down. Mego Action Jackson Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1513111032308289/ MegoMuseum Action Jackson Galleries: https://www.megomuseum.com/actionjackson/index.html Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

Mego Wholesale Catalog from 1975

Long before License2Play, Mego often dealt with Toy Wholesalers and here we have a rare look at a catalog page from 1975, showcasing all the Mego items your store could buy from M.W. Kasch Company, a Wisconsin based toy wholesaler serving no doubt the many independent toy and gift shops that once dotted our landscape.…

Vintage Mego: Bionic Man from Peru

  This week we talk about the contributions of BASA, a company in Peru that not only made their own versions of the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes but also made this 8 inch Steve Austin figure, a completely unique item to their country. More on BASA at the MegoMuseum www.megomuseum.com Facebook Group MegoMania: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/ Twitter:…

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)

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…

Vintage Mego: Star Trek Movie Aliens

Seeing as it’s the 40th anniversary of Star Trek: The Motion Picture let’s take a look at the tough to find and under-appreciated line of second series characters from Mego’s toy line. Visit us online at: Follow us on Twitter: @MegoMuseum Mego Museum Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheMegoMuseum/ Mego Mania Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/megomania/

Cancelled Mego Star Trek: Vintage Mego

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We all know that Mego’s Star Trek line may contain the best-loved and iconic Toys produced for the brand but this installment of vintage Mego looks at the items that didn’t make it to the marketplace such Vulcan Explorers, additional aliens and playsets will just haunt you. Special thanks to Vinnie Baiera, Robyn Adams and…

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…

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…