Monday, September 21, 2009

Mego of the Day: Humanoid

Mego of the Day is the incredibly elusive, foreign exclusive figure from the 1980 Walt Disney film "The Black Hole". A background group of characters, the humanoid is of particular interest to collectors due to figure only being sold in Canada and Italy.

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Friday, January 02, 2009

The Mego Magnetic Old B.O.B prototype

We at the Museum got a nice Christmas present from Mego collecting legend John Bonavita in the form of these great shots of the prototype for the never mass produced magnetic figure of "Old B.O.B"
Click here to see more, I can't think of a better way to start '09 than something cool like this.

Expect more Mego Prototype surprises in the coming weeks.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Mego of the Day: Harry Booth

Sneakly l'il 3" weasel Harry Booth is our Mego of the Day today. Everyone deserves a pocket sized Ernest Borgnine.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Mego of the Day: Hans Reinhart

Mego of the Day for Wednesday is Dr. Hans Reinhart, insane head of the Cygnus from the Disney Sci Fi Epic The Black Hole.

Did you have the Black Hole guys as a kid? Did you play with them in character or use them as other characters? Is this the first time you've heard mention of it? Is it on your wantlist? Does it interest you?

Thursday's MOTD: a guh-guh-girl

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Friday, May 30, 2008

Mego Invites You On A Journey That Begins Where Everything Ends

In 1979, Walt Disney sent out a press kit for their upcoming block buster film "The Black Hole" included in this was a specially made Mego Toys Catalog for the event. Full of items that were never produced, we are happy to show case it for the first time.

One week until Mego Meet, hope to see you there.

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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Heroes World Ad: Mego Black Hole

A fun ad in our Heroes world gallery today, this time it's a wonderfully illustrated piece for the Mego Black Hole 12" and 3 3/4" figures.

shifty old ernieWhat's best about this image is how sneaky they depict Ernest Borgnine's character. Look at those shifty eyes, you know he's up to no good. DUN-DUN-DUN!

If this has left craving more Mego Black Hole, cruise over to our Black Hole Gallery for shots of loose, carded and even prototype items from Mego.

mego customs

Mike Rogers unveiled his latest custom figure, Detective Dan McGarrett from Hawaii Five-0, which I think is gangbusters. Mike also has the Custom Spotlight this week with his Dracula figure, he's on a roll. Check out all the latest creations at Custom Mego.

Over at the World's Greatest Toys Blog, Benjamin is unveiling a page from the recently discovered 1975 Mego Spring Supplement , today's reveal is a never before seen page for Mego Bend N Flex, neat-o!

That's all the Mego for today, stay tuned this week for when the Mego Museum takes a look at Superman : The Movie merchandise.

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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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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Mego's Big Ideas for 1980

mego 1980 fashion candy merchandising click for a larger view

This new addition to the Mego Ad Archive is a 1980 advertisement for the 1980 Mego Line Up the piece features examples from many toy companies including fashion Candy, Micronauts, Black Hole and the Elastic Superheroes.

mego elastic heroes and black hole click for a larger view

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Monday, February 25, 2008

Mego's Outlook for 1980

mego in 1980

A new entry to the Mego Museum Library today is this 1980 Toy Fair preview of some of Mego's new products. Sadly, many of them including cool Micronaut alien vehicles such as Iguanos and remote controlled VINCent from the Black Hole were never released.

The rest of the week on the Mego Museum will be devoted to Mego at the 1980 toy fair, stay tuned for updates.

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Friday, February 15, 2008

Mego Prototype Harry Booth Sculpt from the Black Hole

mego Harry Booth Prototype from the black hole

Prototype Week finishes with another look at Mego Corp's lost treasures courtesy of Tory Mucaro, today it's the clay head sculpt for the 12" Harry Booth from the Black Hole, something Mego collectors rarely see.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Mego Prototype V.I.N.Cent from the Black Hole

prototype vincent from the black hole

In keeping with our theme of Prototype week we present the original V.I.N.Cent from the Black Hole. Mego made some changes to this guy before he was released so it's an interesting piece to say the least.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Mego Prototype Old B.O.B from the Black Hole

mego old Bob Prototype from the black hole

Prototype continues with another look at Mego Corp's lost treasures courtesy of Tory Mucaro, today it's the weathered Old B.O.B from the Black Hole, a figure that never saw release in the United States.

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Friday, November 09, 2007

Mego Black Hole in a Captain Company Ad

Mego black hole from 1980

This great black and white ad featuring the Mego Mego Black Hole line is courtesy of Rob Kelly and was in an issue of Creepy. If you're into Black and White Comic Magazines, check out the terrific blog All in black and white for 75 cents

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Thursday, July 19, 2007

Accessory Check Updates

Dave has added a Black Hole section to Mego Accessory check, if you haven't already you should check out this valuable tool which helps you identify mego parts and to see if they're real or reproduction.

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