Tag: Vintage Mego

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…

Vintage Mego: Zorro by Palitoy Bradgate

  Vintage Mego this week explores a figure that is on a lot of collector’s want lists, from 1978 we present the Zorro figure made for the UK market by Palitoy Bradgate. We have a lot more questions than answers but that is part of the fun of collecting Mego! Check out the Mego Zorro…

Vintage Mego: Star Trek Transporter Room by Palitoy

This week’s Vintage Mego segment looks at the UK exclusive Star Trek Transporter Room toy, we also talk about Palitoy Bradgate’s relationship with the product and pontificate about why the toy was released in this fashion. This video was created by Brain Heiler (@plaidstallions) Visit the Mego Museum Buck Rogers Galleries: Buck Rogers 3 3/4″…

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!  

New Catalog: 1976 Poch Spain!

Thanks to our pal Joe, we have the 1976 Mego Catalog from Spain (and hey, you can buy it here right now if you’re so inclined.) Poch was Mego’s distributor in Spain and of course, even most famously created variant window boxes for the American West line but unlike a lot of European distributors, they took a boatload…