Mego


ThinkGeek Assures Us at SDCC That They are Here to Stay

ThinkGeek Assures Us at SDCC That They are Here to Stay

TMNT, Ghostbusters, Dark Crystal, Farscape, even Plan 9 From Outer Space!Other exclusives include a Beast Kingdom Phoenix figure, a Mego Star Trek Spock figure with swappable Mirror Universe Spock parts, and multiple Funko ThinkGeek exclusives, including the Office Space poster guy.Check a couple of these out below, and if you are at the show, make[...]

BC Toy Spotting: Avengers: Endgame NECA Funko Transformers and More

BC Toy Spotting: Avengers: Endgame, NECA, Funko, Transformers, and More!

Sivana from Shazam!, and the Bruce Lee MEGO doll is in stores now.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1007549,1007551,1007550,1007552,1007553"]Finally this week, my local Target totally broke street date and put out the first wave of Hasbro's basic figures from Avengers: Endgame People sleep on these figures because of Legends, but these are pretty awesome for the price point,[...]

BC Toy Spotting: Bargin Hunting Transformers DC WWE LEGO Funko and More

BC Toy Spotting: Bargin Hunting! Transformers, DC, WWE, LEGO, Funko, and More!

This line is a huge hit so far.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="984851,984845"]And finally Targets got in the Jimi Hendrix Mego figure, and new Shazam! toys continue to trickle into Walmarts. What are YOU finding in stores right now? Let us know in the comments, or on Twitter using the #BC_ToySpotting Welcome to the latest edition of BC Toy Spotting![...]

Friday The 13th Part 3 Corpse Pamela Voorhees Figure Coming From NECA

Friday The 13th Part 3 Corpse Pamela Voorhees Figure Coming From NECA

She will come in a clamshell case like all of their other Mego-style figures.This one is due to release sometime in the spring of 2019 You cn see pics and details below, and place a preorder right here.[gallery columns="2" size="full" ids="958388,958395"]The original killer from Friday the 13th is back! Jason's mom, Pamela Voorhees, dies in[...]

Figure History Thursday: The Lizard

Figure History Thursday: The Lizard!

He is my favorite of Spidey's rogues gallery, and I am excited to take a look at some of the various collectibles that have been out over the years.The first Lizard figure was released by Mego, and one of the coolest they did back then One of the more clever designs they did, finding one[...]


Mego the Funko of the 1970s Is Back [SDCC]

Mego, the Funko of the 1970s, Is Back! [SDCC]

Mego Even if you don't know the name, you should be familiar with the figure Mego was a pioneer amongst toy manufacturers for designing action figures based on popular franchises, properties, and public figures.The figures were revolutionary for the care taken in crafting likenesses close to the source material Beyond verisimilitude, the figures were imbued[...]

Mego Corporation returns to Toy Shelves Exclusively at Target

Mego Corporation returns to Toy Shelves Exclusively at Target

Mego is making a comeback The big announcement came through today that the classic toy line will be available exclusively at Target stores starting on July 29 The figures will cost between $14.99 and 29.99 The first wave of figures will features toys from DC Comics, I Dream of Jeannie, and of course, Star Trek[...]

The Toys That Made Us Season 2 Episode 1 Talks Star Trek

The Toys That Made Us Season 2, Episode 1 Talks Star Trek

There was an agreement for AMT to make the Gallelo 7 shuttlecraft on the show for the rights to make additional toys. Remco's Star Trek but not really Star Trek were repackaged as 'Astro' items instead of their military line. When Paramount bought the rights to Star Trek from Desilu, the quality of toys went[...]

Iron Man 10 Years Later: Ole Shellheads Top 10 Action Figures

Iron Man 10 Years Later: Ole Shellhead's Top 10 Action Figures!

While the movies may have taken forever to get in on the armor action, that has never been the case for toys! Tony's various armors (and the man himself) have seen quite a few pieces of plastic produced in their honor over the years, and to celebrate his anniversary, we are going to take a[...]

The Punisher Gets A 8 Retro Figure From Diamond Select Toys

The Punisher Gets A 8" Retro Figure From Diamond Select Toys

Frank Castle aka the Punisher debuted during the peak popularity of the Mego toy line, but by the time he became popular enough to warrant a figure, Mego had filed chapter 11 bankruptcy Now for fans who always wanted the classic 8" version of the vigilante you're in luck Diamond Select Toys have created the[...]

Its A Marvel Mego Revival From Diamond Select and EMCE Toys

It's A Marvel Mego Revival From Diamond Select and EMCE Toys

By Christopher SmithFans of the “Re-Mego” 8” figure trend spearheaded by the likes of Doc Mego and his EMCE Toys imprint have gotten an embarrassment of riches over the last several years, including painstaking reproductions of the Star Trek and Planet of the Apes figure originally produced by Mego Toys in the 1970s, as well[...]

When I Was A Kid My Batman Had A Sticker On His Chest&#8230

When I Was A Kid My Batman Had A Sticker On His Chest…

If you grew up in the age of disco and loved comics, the odd were you had some Mego figures.. I know I did.. and you have the fond memories to go with them FTC is offering up a series of new figures in two-packs for a little more than I remember paying as a[...]

Toy Collecting Shifts Away From The Big Two &#8211 An Odyssey In Plastic

Toy Collecting Shifts Away From The Big Two – An Odyssey In Plastic

For me, Mego-inspired revival figures have been the real charm, springing up from a cottage industry started by none other than Dr Mego himself, an inspired mad scientist sort who began by hand-casting his own reproduction parts for the fondly remembered series of 1970's 8” dolls, then starting to produce some of his items in[...]