Tag: World’s Greatest Super Heroes


by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2018
Back in the 1970’s Mego was one of the largest toy companies in the world.  Mego worked in a variety of scales, from 3.75″ to 12″, but their most popular line was their iconic 8″ line.  This line of action figures featured a variety of licenses on a (fairly) uniform body with cloth costumes.  This…


by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2015
It’s one thing to just make the replicas of the 2 vintage Mego scale vans, but to go one step further and make NEW ones as well just blows my mind.   I was just talking this past week on the new episode of the Legion of Dans podcast that these were items from my…


by Daniel Pickett
May 9, 2014
We saw the announcement of this deal from Marvel a few weeks ago.  Here is the official press release from DST:   For years, Diamond Select Toys (DST) has been re-creating the classic 8-inch, cloth-costume action figures of the 1970s, but one line has received more requests than any other: the Marvel Comics characters from…


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
January 16, 2008
Big news over at the Mego Museum!  When Mego Collector Bruce Zalkin was contacted by a former Mego employee interested in selling a collection gathered during their days at Mego it was the FIND of a lifetime. The find contained product samples from Mego’s1974 Toy Fair exhibit including original package mock-ups,factory production samples and a…