After a long break, I have another wonderful mystery box of Knock-Offs from the United Kingdom, this week we’re going to meet The Space Apes, a series of action figures that seem to resemble the Mego Planet of the Apes figures but with some noticeable differences.
Time to delve into the magical world of Knock Off or bootleg action figures again with these classics from the 1970s, the weirdest justice league ever consisting of Aquaman, Superman and um…….Bat-Phantom-Solider-Man?
Time to open another box of knock-off figures and these dudes are my new favorites. This line hedges all bets by crossing Star Wars with the Black Hole and Star Trek into a delicious stew of unlicensed hilarity!
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Megolike is gone, burned to the ground thanks to Melodrama.
What a waste but if you collect Mego Knock-Offs. Join our Facebook group dedicated today, it’s an intimate group that focuses just on vintage toys and never on other people/groups/websites. We’ll let other people do that: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Megoknockoff/
I really dig these figures based on the TV mini series of the same name. I’m not sure why they got made but Rack Toy manufacturer Larami sure did a cheap and quick job on them. I’m surprised any survived.
The Howler is a Mego like action figure produced in 1991 by Toy Island for their series called “The Monsters”, this talking figure was produced in low numbers, mostly sold in Europe so he is tough to find and coveted by Mego and Monster collectors alike. This loose example is missing his leather jacket. Click Here to see more.
UPDATED: Looks like it got yanked.
Shot from the Toy Island catalog is courtesy of Megolike.com