Toy-Ventures: Who are the Krazy Kreeps?

 

This week I share possibly my favourite knock-off find of the last few years, meet the Krazy Kreeps, two eight Mego-esque monster figures that look so familiar. I’ll explain where we’ve seen them before, lots of fun surprises and mysteries.

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VIntage Mego: Jet Jungle

Vintage Mego this week talks about one of the coolest discoveries to rock the Mego Museum collecting community, South Africa’s member of the World’s Greatest Superheroes: Jet Jungle.

We talk about the origins of the character, what we know about the figure and the day that we all discovered that our collections were no longer complete.

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CustoMego: Mego Meet Customs

This week we’re not going to talk about making a custom but rather look at some fond memories and celebrate some creators. Fans make the coolest stuff and let me introduce you to some of my favourites like the Supermobile, Jet Jaguar and Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, you’re gonna love it!
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Vintage Mego: Close Out Superheroes


This week we talk about the strange oddities like red-carded heroes, Franken Aquaman and these newly discovered World’s Greatest Superheroes in baggies, trust me, it’s a fun mystery!

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TONIGHT! BIF BANG POW DOCTOR WHO RETROSPECTIVE!

This Friday night at 8:30 pm EST on our Youtube Channel, an exclusive interview with Jason Lenzi from Bif Bang Pow for a retrospective on their 8″ Doctor Who toy line. Never before seen prototypes, behind the scenes stories, it’s going to be fun!
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Vintage Mego: Bionic Man from Peru

 

This week we talk about the contributions of BASA, a company in Peru that not only made their own versions of the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes but also made this 8 inch Steve Austin figure, a completely unique item to their country.

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Mint Off Card: They Live by NECA

Time to crack open this new retro figure set by NECA based on the classic John Carpenter film “They Live”.

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Gulliver Super Heroes: Vintage Mego

This is a change of pace for Vintage Mego, these figures weren’t made by Mego heck the company had been out of business! We’re not even sure they’re licensed.

Presenting the Gulliver Super Heroes, a line that crossed the Kenner Super Powers with the Mego Pocket Superheroes.

This video is intended for adult (18+) collectors only.

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Cancelled Mego Superheroes: Vintage Mego

 

While the Mego World’s Greatest Superheroes is one of the successful toylines of all time, it like any other toyline, did have a fair share of items that didn’t make it into production. Vintage Mego takes a look at a few Superhero items that just didn’t make the cut.

Which one of these do you wish got made? Let us know in the comments!

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CustoMego Creations 4: Brain Machine Wonder Woman

This Week’s episode we make a weird custom from the Super Friends short “The Brain Machine” when Wonder Woman became a superior evolved being! Yikes!

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Brian’s Recipe: (Skill Level: Intermediate)

Figures Toy Company SuperFriends Wonder Woman
Apoxie Sculpt
Citadel Minature Paint (flesh)
Gundam marker
patience

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Danzon De Pasion (Sting) by Jimmy Fontanez & Media Right Productions is part of the YouTube Audio Library
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Mego Power Action Superman: Vintage Mego History

 

This week we take a look at a personal “Holy grail” of mine that i recently managed to acquire. The Power Action Superman was produced in the United Kingdom for a toy company called “Denys Fisher” but the story behind its creation is an interesting one.

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Super Strength Superman

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Vintage Mego: Marvel Shuttles

This week we talk about the strange Mego Pocket Superheroes vehicles that began appearing in Toys R Us Stores in the early 1980s.

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Pocket Heroes

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Mint Off Card: Birdman from Figures Toy Company

 

Time to de-card another modern figure, our subject this week is Birdman from Figures Toy Company, based on the popular Hanna Barbera cartoon.

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Star Warriors or Mego Black Hole? You Decide

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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Vintage Mego: Zorro by Palitoy Bradgate

Vintage Mego this week explores a figure that is on a lot of collector’s want lists, from 1978 we present the Zorro figure made for the UK market by Palitoy Bradgate. We have a lot more questions than answers but that is part of the fun of collecting Mego!

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