Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Mego Memories: Wolfman Christmas

mego wolfman

From 1974 Steve Banes opens a Mego Mad Monster Wolfman. Steve got all 4 of the Mad Monsters that year but this is the only one with a photo. He tells us he simply could not wait to have Wolfie kill G.I. Joe.

Enjoy previous Mego Memories at the Megomuseum, Part 1 and Part 2 are full of vintage coolness. Got a pic to donate? Send it on down!

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Check out this week's Custom Spotlight in Custom Mego!

mego meet

MegoMeet 2008: The fourth annual Mego Convention will be held on June 6 & 7 in Wheeling, WV. For more information check out the official site and forum. Be sure to see pics from past Megomeet, here are the years 2005, 2006, and 2007, Mego Meet is a blast, hope to see you there!

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Saturday, March 22, 2008

Mego Planet of the Apes Store Appearance!

mego Planet of the Apes Store Appearance

An awesome submission from a great Mego fan today, a rare colour shot of a Mego Planet of the Apes Store Appearance. That wall of minty Treehouses is hypnotic...

mego Planet of the Apes Store Appearance

Here is another view from the Megomuseum Ad Archive.

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Friday, March 21, 2008

Action Jackson Appreciation Day

Mego Action Jackson

We pay a little homage to the original Mego 8" Man of Action Today with some much needed updates to the Mego Action Jackson gallery. Included are new photos to the boxed figure page, new entries in the foreign outfit section, more catalog gift sets and a page devoted to the long lost Adventure Set. There are literally dozens of new additions and changes to these pages so take your time and explore. If you have anything we don't and would like to add it, drop us a line!

Discuss, buy or sell Action Jackson at the Mego Forum!

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Mego Action Figures In Full Force in 1976 Sears Catalog

mego superheroes and star trek

This interesting catalog spread from the 1976 Sears (Canada) Catalog prominently features the Mego World's Greatest Superheroes being sold with their "official outfits" (which are of course, closed out Action Jackson uniforms. Star Trek was still riding high while Planet of the Apes were going into deep discount, they would appear in Sears Canada catalogs until 1978, note the exclusive Horse, Wagon and Catapult set pictured.

For More Retro Christmas Catalogs check out the Mego Museum Catalog Archive

Discuss your favourite Mego figures or do some buying and selling at the Mego Forum.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

New! Captain America with Fly Away Action

Fly A Way Captain America

New to the Mego Museum Ad Archive is this 1980 Toy Fair Flier for the Mego 12" Captain America figure. No mention of the giant head though....

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Mego Gets a License to Kill with Moonraker

Mego Moonraker Gallery click here to see all the new additions

An exciting update today as we add a new page to our Mego Moonraker Gallery. Today's update explores the 1979 Mego Moonraker catalog which reveals many items that were never released, including color photographs of prototype figures and vehicles. See what Mego had in store for 007 with this new page.

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Friday, March 07, 2008

Beaming Down Some Star Trek Goodness

A generous helping of new images to the Star Trek The Motion Picture Gallery today, courtesy of Craig MacKillop. Check out some very nice Canadian rarities such as MOC Aliens and the wonderful Grand Toys boxed Enterprise pictured above.

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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Today it's all about CHiPs!

A very thorough update today thanks to the contributions of collectors Craig MacKillop and Mark Schmidt, we have an exhaustive amount of Canadian packaged goodies from the Mego CHiPs line including the very rare "2+2" pack shown above. Enjoy!

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Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Buck Rogers Gallery Updates

Mego Old BOB from the Black Hole

Thanks to Craig MacKillop we have some updates today to the Mego Buck Rogers Gallery including some rare Canadian issued Carded figures. Look for more Canadian updates all this week.

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Monday, March 03, 2008

Black Hole Gallery update

Mego Old BOB from the Black Hole

Thanks to Craig MacKillop we have some updates today to the Mego Black Hole Gallery including some rare Canadian issued Carded figures. Look for more Canadian updates all this week.

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