Vintage Mego returns with a look at the Mego 1978 catalogue filled with Micronauts, KISS, World’s Greatest Superheroes, 2-xl, Magna doodle, CHiPs, Laverne and Shirley, Playboy Playmates and Puppet Love? It’s an episode jam-packed with Mego goodness.
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Hey, it’s Christmas Eve, so let’s open a mystery box of Knock-Offs brought to me by Santa (at least I think that was the DHL guy’s name), and I can show you the most extraordinary KO figure that I have ever purchased.
Meet Frank, Dolly girl and The Terror from Beyond Space!
Toy-Ventures Magazine is our newest creation, an old-school print magazine about vintage toys! Professionally laid out and written, each issue is brimming with obscure and rare toys from companies such as Mego, Kenner, Remco, AHI, and much more. Monsters, Superheroes, Adventurers, Knock Offs, Apes, and so much more, it’s in Toy-Ventures.
Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s Dime store knock-offs of Mego action figures, we talk vintage toys and not others. We know the difference between Astro Apes and Action Apeman! It’s a really fun group where we talk about Lincoln International, AHI, Tomland, Bogi, Demo Man, Kojak Toys and other generic greats.
Mr. Spock is the first of three 14″ Star Trek figures from Mego corp. This figure was announced in 2019 but was unfortunately canceled due to factory closure. The original prototype shown at Toyfair used the heads from the classic Mego Star Trek the Motion picture 12″ Spock but Mego has decided to blow up the classic 8″ Spock head for this line. Hey, why fix what isn’t broken?
Sculptor: Box says Sean Sansom but that head sculpt is Gene Salmacha Outfit: Rachel Baker Series: Star Trek Wave: 13 Available: July 2021 Accessories: Spare Hands, Belt, Phaser, Communicator
Mego Knock Off Headquarters– The leading group discussing 70s dimestore goodness like Lincoln International, AHI, Tomland, Durham, you get the picture. Whether you like Mr. Rock or are more of an Astro Apes person, this is the group you need to be in. Mego K.O. HQ is a lot of unlicensed fun, just straight up toy talk with nothing else.
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!
MegoMuseum.com presents Mego Meet 2020 which will be held June 18th-20th, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio at the Courtyard by Marriott Columbus West. This will be our third year in Columbus. The hotel is located just off the I-270 outer belt and is minutes away from dining, malls, etc. http://www.megomuseum.com/megomeetmain/megomeetmain.shtml
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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