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Vintage Mego: 12″ Mego Superman

This episode is special because it was sparked by a figure variant that i wasn’t sure existed, a very rare Parkdale Novelty (Canada) version of Superman. This episode we delve into the history of the Mego 12″ Heroes and the man who made them happen, Parkdale Novelty’s founder Morris Kotzer and discuss the distribution of…

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!  

An Interview with Marty Abrams Part 2

This 1974 Interview with then Mego president Marty Abrams is a new discovery here at the Museum. The second installment (You can find Part one here) speaks specifically to Abram’s philosophy on licensing, his past experiences and what he believes is a good license particularly Planet of the Apes, the Superheroes and his latest Evel…

An Interview with Marty Abrams Part 1

We here at the Mego Museum were excited to find this vintage toy industry publication interview with then Mego President Marty Abrams. This 1974 piece gets Abram’s opinions on the Toy Industry, Licensing and his vision of the future – specifically his then red hot Planet of the Apes license. Part two will follow next…