Tag: superman

Mego Museum Update: AirFix Pocket Superheroes added

Mego Pocket Super Heroes

A new addition to the MegoMuseum galleries is the Pocket Superheroes Airfix cards from Germany. Airfix was mainly known for model kits but did distribute some Mego items such as the Micronauts and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. In Germany, they picked up the characters from “Superman the Movie” in both 12″ and Pocket Super…

New Retro Carded Superheroes at Figures Toy Company

Now available from Figures Toy Company are new Retro Carded Superheroes, meant to give the look and vibe of classic Mego World’s Greatest Superhero cards. The best part is, the majority of these characters were never released by Mego so you can fill gaps in your vintage collection. Click here to see the entire new assortment.…

Mego Superhero Prototypes discovered (and for sale!)

Mego Prototype heads for the World's Greatest Superheros

Heritage Auction Strikes again with more from the collection of sculptor Gene Salamacha, who it turns out sculpted the original line of Mego’s World’s Greatest Superheroes. This latest offering may be the strongest pieces of Mego history every put up on auction as the offering contains clay and hard copies for Robin, Superman, Aquaman and…

Super Strength Superman

  This page from the 1979 Denys Fisher (UK) Catalog shows an early sketch of what would later become Power Action Superman. It’s not known why the name was changed. A few years back Benjamin Holcomb interviewed the late John McNett (director of preliminary design) he explained that the Power Action Superman was originally designed…