Tag: Mego

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2014
sea-ghost-4.gif Pre-orders begin for Sea Ghost Action Figure   (Portland, ME) Nemo Publishing announced today that pre-orders are officially open for The Sea Ghost action figure. Sea Ghost’s first appearance was in The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli Vol 1 and was so loved that the character spawned his own title in Sea Ghost #1: The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2014
bluntman_head_painted We are almost to Toy Fair Eve 2014 this weekend and everyone is rabid with anticipation to see the new hotness that all the toy companies will reveal starting on Sunday at the Javits Center in NYC.   We thought it would be be fun to look back at some really rare older figures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2014
FTCAlfred1 Today on their Facebook page Figures Toy Company reveled the first image of their Retro Alfred figure from their upcoming third wave of Batman Mego-esque figures.   This is fans first look at the figure as he was previously only shown as control art. This is the first time that Alfred has been available in this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2014
DSC_0780 Posted this week on the official BifBangPow website:   Our license with BBC America to produce Doctor Who merchandise has expired. While we’ll miss the good Doctor, his adversaries and allies, we are excited to shift our resources to focus on an array of fantastic new items from other top brands and licensors. Our remaining…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
Wave one of Figures Toy Company‘s Batman Mego-repros have hit and all of the reviews I’ve seen have been very positive (my set is wrapped and under the Christmas tree).   This week Figures Toy Co shows us new pictures of the first wave of 8″ retro figures based on the 1966 Classic TV Batman.    Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 14, 2013
canuckhead Canada’s Superhero gets his first action figure Toronto, ON, Canada (Dec 12, 2013) – Following his new animated web series, Canada’s own iconic champion, Captain Canuck gets the action figure kids have been looking for since his debut in 1975 with a new release from Odeon Toys. He’s been on a postage stamp, even the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2013
BLineAnchorRetroWave2 This weekend on their official Facebook page, Beeline Creative announced the second wave of their 8″ Mego-esque retro figures based on the “Anchorman” franchise: Beeline Creative has just been given the “Green Light” on our 2nd Wave of Anchorman Retro-Style Action Figures which will include; Brick Tamland, Brian Fantana and Champ Kind. It’s Kind of…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
October 3, 2013
BLOGtoycompanies-BIG Recently I was staring at the cool packaging of the Super7 ALIEN ReAction line. As I noted how the ReAction logo pays homage to the original Kenner logo I started to wonder what “Kenner” originally meant. Then it occurred to me that I had no idea where many toy company names came from. Hence, my…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2013
Figures Toy Company shows no sign of slowing down.  Yesterday they announced the expansion of their DC retro line to include the Teen Titans.  The Teen Titans were originally released by Mego in the 70’s but now are very rare and fetch high prices on the secondary market.   Coming next year fans will have a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2013
FiguresCoRetroBatman3 Last week Entertainment Earth gave us our first look at the line up of Figures Toy Company’s 3rd wave of 8″ retro Batman figures.   This 3rd wave presents us our first “NEW” figure that was not a figure/character that was released as part of the original Mego “Worlds Greatest Heroes!” line.   Bruce Wayne’s loyal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 4, 2013
In news guaranteed to blow your mind, your favorite baddies from Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th are getting the retro treatment! Just like all the coolest toys in the 1970s, Freddy and Jason are being remade as 8″ poseable dolls with fabric clothing. We could go on and on about how these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
NECARetro8Jason1 This week on their official Twitter account, NECA teased fans with the news of them taking their Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street licenses retro.  They will be making 8″ Mego-esqe figures of both Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger: Sneak peek – photo shoot of our retro figural dolls for Freddy & Jason….

 

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