Monday, September 14, 2009

America's Favorite T.V and Comic Hero

batman mego This page is from the 1977 for "Johnny's Toys" a KY/OH based chain of toystores and features a tribute to the Batman (and some marvel characters snuck in there for good measure), interesting that they're still using RC Batman years after he was discontinued, must have confused a pile of kids. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Monday, November 24, 2008

All this December at the Mego Museum

All this December, a look at vintage Christmas ads and articles devoted to Mego Crop, spanning the company's humble beginnings to it's hay day in the 70s.
There are a couple of surprises plus appearances by many of your Mego Favorites.

Check it out the Megomuseum


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, February 22, 2008

Mego Toy Store Pic from 1980

mego superheroes in Gimbels from 1980

This awesome new colour picture of the Mego Superheroes in Gimbels demonstrates how the line had shrunk down it's core by this time. Note there is a whole display of 12" Incredible Hulk dolls and Remco Spider-Copters behind.

This just one of many vintage toy store shots that we have in the Mego Museum Ad Archive.

mego superheroes in 1975

This image is from 1975 and shows an end cap of Mego Super Vators and Batcaves as well as an above average selection of G.I. Joe.

mego superheroes in 1975

Look carefully at this Circus World image from 1976, you'll see something familiar in the window.

mego superheroes in 1975

Another great scene from 1976, this time a WGSH Display box nestles calmly between a literal army of Adventure Team Joes.

What was your favourite place to buy Mego back in the day?
Discuss it at the Mego Museum Forums.

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Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Vintage Mego Toy Aisle plus Star Trek News

Mego Superheroes in 1976

A very rare picture of an action figure aisle circa 1976 has been added to the MegoMuseum Ad Archive today. Just look at that wonderful World's Greatest Superheroes box bursting in the middle of those G.I. Joe's.

Emce Toys Khan

Exciting news from Diamond yesterday, the first original 8" Star Trek figure was unveiled and it's none other than Khan sculpted by James Brady. A truly great sign of things to come, well done EMCE toys!

Read the News Here.

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