Mego 8" Super
If you are like me, you've been thrilled to hear that our own Benjamin
Holcomb is publishing his book, World's
Greatest Toys: Mego 8" Super-Heroes, this year. Like me, you are giddy
with anticipation as you dream of the full-color, high resolution photographs
and painstakingly researched information about the WGSH.
And if you are like me you haven't done it yet...
If so, then I am personally appealing to you to pull that trigger now. Today.
You've waited thirty or more years for this book. DON'T WAIT
Benjamin Holcomb has been a part of the online Mego community since there was one
and I'm convinced that only his considerable talents could have
produced this outstanding book. I've been privileged to talk
with Benjamin over the course of his project — but
really, I don't talk, because I am speechless when I
hear WHO he
talked to and WHAT they told him about the creation of
this legendary toy line. I have seen the pages, read some of
the chapters, previewed the photos... and I for one am grateful that
Benjamin did this work.
That said — I also believe that this book is the result of all
of our collective work over 10 years as a COMMUNITY here the Mego
Museum. This is YOUR book — It was your
never-ending discussion of Mego, your never-ending questions and discoveries,
your single-minded passion that drove this book into
I am personally appealing to all of you to pre-order this book today.
Please do not let it be said that the membership of the Mego Museum did
not lead the charge in buying this book.
As an added incentive, in the next 2 weeks, everyone
who sends me confirmation they have pre-ordered this book will
receive a free Mego Museum postcard!
Thank you, and keep collecting them all,
Scott C Adams
A NEW feature at the Mego Museum! Curator Brian
Heiler interviews one
of the Mego Community's greatest assets, Rob Chatlin.
Rob's advice to Mego Collectors?
"First, have fun with it! Collect what you love. Patience is a key,
especially with the fast paced nature were experiencing due to the internet.
Take the time to learn as much as possible, and be educated as
you start buying toys. Use the resources available at the Mego
Museum and other on-line sources. Ask questions, because someone
before you probably asked it already. Ebay can be overwhelming at first,
but if you know what you’re
doing, you will be fine. We all approach collecting differently,
and certainly, we all have different financial constraints and
considerations that factor into our love of the hobby. Collecting is a
passion of the heart, but don’t forget to use your head as well."
Read the whole interview and view the drool-worthy photos HERE.
A New Mego prototype action figure was discovered this
past month and the Megomuseum had the exclusive. Introducing
Logan Five from the TV series "Logan's
The Mego Logan's Run line was often mentioned only as rumour
among toy collectors. For over 20 years has been the
subject of debate as to whether this was legitimate or speculation.
The discovery of the REM and Francis
Seven prototypes in 2000 ended any doubt, but the show's titular character
had yet to be found. Finally, after twenty years, collectors can get a better
idea of what this line might have looked like. Visit
the Megomuseum Logan's Run Gallery
Preregistration is now available for Mego
Meet, this June's Mego Convention. Dealer tables are
also available through the web page. Click
Here to Pre Register and don't forget to order one of
Mego Meet 2007 is the third annual Mego convention
held at the Toy and Train Museum in
Wheeling, West Virginia. Each year hundreds of Mego collectors
gather together for trading, a dealers room, seminars and a custom
information on past Megomeet conventions click here
Presenting the first Mego-related product for sale from Mego Museum founder Scott Adams. Scott has been sharing his various custom playset projects in the Customego forum for the last 6 months and that work has led to the mass-production of his "Displayset" system: A set of illustrated vinyl panels that snap together to form Megoesque playsets displays. Clear vinyl pockets allow you to customize the artwork for countless themes.
Sets will be available for sale in June, but you can
pre-order the two
deluxe sets, the "Space
Command Center" and the fantastic 3-story "Stately
Caverns". Another reason to come to Mego Meet this year:
Scott will be showing his Displaysets and taking orders and promises
several Mego Meet Exclusive items. Visit Dida
Displays to join the mailing list and stay up to date
on this new and exciting Mego development.
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