Tag: Mego

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2012
With a whopping 16 figures released in the cloth-costume Star Trek Retro toy line, Diamond Select Toys and EMCE Toys have successfully re-released most of the original Mego figures from the 1970s. They’ve also made five all-new additions to the line, preserving the essence of the old 8-inch toys while increasing the quality. So what’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
We just got an update from our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com of some cool new stuff available for preorder.     We’ve just listed one of the hit items from Toy Fair – the Emce Toys  Create Your Own Zombie – 1/9 Scale figure kit as well as some other new Mego style figures – War…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2011
Zica Toys first came on my radar from conversations with the guys from SpyMonkey Collectibles.   We were having one of our monthly "nerd lunches" and Jeremy aka SpyMonkey had brought one of the new Zica "Z-Body" base bodies.  Spy was using that body to swap out the Mattel Retro-Action Superman so he would be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2011
zicalogo.jpg Zica Toys first came on my radar from conversations with the guys from SpyMonkey Collectibles.   We were having one of our monthly "nerd lunches" and Jeremy aka SpyMonkey had brought one of the new Zica "Z-Body" base bodies.  Spy was using that body to swap out the Mattel Retro-Action Superman so he would be […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 7, 2011
zicalogo1.jpg Zica Toys first came on my radar from conversations with the guys from SpyMonkey Collectibles.   We were having one of our monthly “nerd lunches” and Jeremy aka SpyMonkey had brought one of the new Zica “Z-Body” base bodies.  Spy was using that body to swap out the Mattel Retro-Action Superman so he would be […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2011
Back in July during Comic Con 2010 Mattel announced they would be going a supplemental wave of Green Lantern characters in their DC Retro-Action line starting in February of 2011.   I’m not sure if this would be considered wave 5 or wave 3.5 (since we haven’t seen wave 4 show up yet).   At the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
     Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February , 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 3.5 – Green Lantern Wave Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Lantern Battery Scale: 8" Sculpted By: Mattel with the assistance of Dr. Mego   THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2011
Bif Bang Pow! and BBC Worldwide Announce a New Line of Action Figures, Bobble Heads, and Collectibles Based on the Long-Running Sci-Fi Series   LOS ANGELES, CA (January 18, 2011) – Bif Bang Pow! and BBC Worldwide today announce a new partnership that will bring to market a brand-new line of toys and collectibles based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2011
PM_TomBakerDoctorLg.jpg This exciting news was posted today over at The Toy Fare blog.  There will be an official press release coming soon and we will have more news (and pictures) out of Toy Fair next month.  But for now just read the article below and let the awesome news sink in.  We are finally getting the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2010
Commander X Action Figure Sale Begins Stand by for adventure with a special web-only sale on Commander X action figures and “The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli” graphic novels PORTLAND, MAINE (Oct. 19, 2010) –   Two years ago, Nemo Publishing released its first limited edition Mego-style action figure of the retro hero Commander X.  Today there are five variants in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2010
October is here and with it brings us another round of Q&A with Mattel! Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.        Q1. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 14, 2010
Our friends over at CA Enterprises sent us the following news about their awesome 8" Mego-esque NYCC 10 exclusive figures featuring Captain Action and Dr. Evil.  These guys a super-limited edition, so if you are going to NYCC you had better make this one of your first stops! NY Comic Con is just around the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2010
From the Weekly World News comes the first ever Bat Boy figure!  Discovered in cave by scientists, Bat Boy struggles to find his place in the world…more specifically a strong branch to hang from.  He loves chocolate covered mosquitoes, long walks at night, and YOU!  Give him a good home…but keep the pets away from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2010
Here’s another AFi Exclusive from our friends at BifBangPow! Today BifBangPow is showing off their new card art for their 8" Mego -esque action figure lines.   They sent out images of different card art from different line to several websites so they could all go live on the same day, and that day is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2010
New Commander X Archer Knight Mego-style Action Figure Released PORTLAND, MAINE (May 5, 2010) – Nemo Publishing has released its fifth action figure variant in the Commander X collection.  The Commander X Archer Knight is a limited edition, Mego-style, eight-inch collectible action figure available for sale exclusively at www.captneli.com.   Commander X is an integral character in Jay Piscopo’s all-ages graphic novel series, The Undersea…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 26, 2010
“Kick-Ass”, the action-adventure movie from Lionsgate and Matthew Vaughn, is a twisted high-octane adventure that redefines the “super hero” genre, based on the popular comic by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.    Kick-Ass, a.k.a. Dave Lizewski is an average teenager and avid comic-book fan, who decides to become a real-life superhero, Kick-Ass! With no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2010
Bif Bang Pow! to Produce ’70s Style Action Figures Based on Some of the World’s Most Popular Properties  LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2, 2010) – Announcing one of the widest ranges of highly articulated 8-inch retro-style action figures in years. In cooperation with EMCE Toys, Bif Bang Pow!™ is proud to bring the original "’70s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2009
I was already working on this blog when Cantina Dan posted his on the same topic (with the same name even!)… to tell the truth I started this blog LAST Christmas and never got around finishing it.   Like Dan my family was of a modest income being the son of two teachers, but they,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2009
New Mego-style action figure released:  Commander X Western Knight   PORTLAND, MAINE (June 2, 2009) – Nemo Publishing has released a new action figure variant of the retro hero Commander X.  The Commander X Western Knight is a limited edition, Mego-style, eight-inch collectible action figure available for sale exclusively on the company’s website, www.captneli.com.  The Western Knight is the third variant in the Commander…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2009
NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 19, 2009) — The second action figure in The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli’s Mego-style Commander X collection will debut at New York Comic-Con on Feb. 6.  This new 8-inch “1950s Commander X” action figure is the first variant since the original “Golden Age Commander X” was released in Dec. 2008. …

 

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