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jedisquared
08-14-2018, 02:37 PM
Who has seen this end cap at their Target? They had Charlie’s Angels, Happy Days, Brady Bunch, Star Trek, some rock stars, etc...hanging, plus a Mirror Mirror box set with Kirk and Spock on the shelf. All figures are “Marty Abrams”endorsed.

AgentClaret
08-14-2018, 06:19 PM
I liked seeing Peg from Married... With Children but where is the rest of the family? It says they also make Al and Kelly, but they apparently aren't shipping in this assortment...

SaveALemming
08-14-2018, 07:44 PM
This whole first wave just has one character per property and I imagine the plan is to do more (the others pictured) if these sell well. So while Alice might not be my first choice for The Brady Bunch line, if I want the family, I gotta start with Alice.

AgentClaret
08-14-2018, 10:25 PM
That's a weird approach. I feel like I'd have bought both Peg and Al instantly if they'd been there.

I also didn't dig the Jimi Hendrix, it didn't actually look like him! Cool idea for a retro figure, though.

Deak_Starkiller
08-14-2018, 10:44 PM
Looking forward to the Star Trek aliens. The Mirror Mirror set has a nice backdrop, almost reminiscent of the bridge/transporter playset.

R1G4R3PO
08-15-2018, 06:39 AM
This whole first wave just has one character per property and I imagine the plan is to do more (the others pictured) if these sell well. So while Alice might not be my first choice for The Brady Bunch line, if I want the family, I gotta start with Alice.

I noticed that right away too, except they had both Chekov and Sulu from Trek, however both had different follow-up characters on package. And few what seemed standalones, Jimi, Action Jackson, Lugosi's Dracula, which my wife, an amid Universal Monsters fan, instantly bought when she saw it in person. It actually goes well with a former Mego like line that TRU had a few years back. She has the Bride of Frankenstein from that series. I had a few spare original Mego parts and I customized a generic Sons of Anarchy Biker character and put it on a custom card w/ bubble that featured several major characters. We met a few actors from the show at various conventions and got their signatures on it. I kinda wanted to do a 2nd figure, initially a Mayan and feature other important characters, but if these go to clearance, I could pick up a Peg Bundy and convert it into Jemma, LOL

R1G4R3PO
08-15-2018, 08:55 AM
Oh, does anyone remember the soccer mom that got Tru to ban breaking bad figures? I wonder how long it'll take the likes of her to get target to ban these since Norm (Cheers) comes with a mug of beer and Jimi Hendrix speech bubble says, " 'xcuse me, while I kiss the sky" and some female characters include accessories that SJW types would deem negative stereotypes, incl I dream of jeannie's outfit. lol

Zepp_Head
08-16-2018, 02:30 PM
These look pretty cool. And I heard in reviews they were well-constructed. I worry about this method of releasing only 1 or 2 characters per property at a time. These are not selling well at all at my local Targets. The pegs have been full since the late July release date. I expect them to go to clearance eventually and I worry the next waves will never be ordered by Target. Perhaps Marty can set up an online store to sell them if that happens. I bought Fonzie, Hendrix, and Norm and may get Action Jackson because I like the retro card. Anyone remember the Exclusive Premiere series sold at TRU in the 90s? I still have Jon and Ponch from that series. I recall they did Gilligans Island and Bond figures too. I'm not a fan of the new MEGO 14" scale figures, 12" seems like it would have been a better seller (or is that how big they were in the 70s?) Its a shame they didn't have Lynda Carter's likeness on the 14" Wonder Woman, the one they put out is kinda ugly. Lastly, I would have bought the Star Trek figures, except it looks like the Starfleet emblem is a sticker, which will likely fall off, so I passed on them. Can anyone confirm its a sticker?

R1G4R3PO
08-17-2018, 04:45 PM
^ it probably is a sticker (I didn't look too close at Sulu or Chekov) but the original Mego figs did have a sticker emblem...most did...superman, batman, capt. America, robin. Thor, as I recall was different, his was vinyl heat pressed onto the cloth..i believe. (i'll have to go look at my display and verify later)

Man these REALLY do bring back memories. My mom would even buy the discounted POTA astronaughts or LJN mego like police line-( Rookies or SWAT maybe) and custom make costumes of unproduced superheroes. I remember her making Dr. Doom for me among a few others I forget off hand now. She even made Human Torch once because we couldn't find him. Her version she sewn yellow and orange flames on the suit as well as a cloth covered head so his look would be uniform

I had lot of superheroes megos but our dog at the time liked to mistake them for her rawhide chew toys...0nly the Hulk she didn't touch at one time or another. He is the only one from my childhood that survived. But alss 12-16 years ago, I managed to re-collect most of them, a few I had to customize new outfits like Conan's, Supergirl's outfit and Isis' dress plus a whole slew of never made before characters...Flash, Daredevil, King Pin, Scorpion, Wolverine, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Green Lantern, Two face.. just to name a few

gijigsaw
08-18-2018, 09:07 AM
Facts of Life! Tootie! Where is Jo? Nancy McKeon was my grade school crush.

Billy_Ray
08-19-2018, 12:26 PM
Saw these the other day at Target. Brought back a lot of memories, I was big into MEGO back in the 70's, before Star Wars. I had a ton of them...Super Heroes, POTA, Star Trek, Action Jackson. I even had the first issue Batman and Robin with removable masks. Sadly not many survived. I still have my Spider Man though, in pretty good shape. My mom filled in the webbing on his head with a fine tipped permanent marker, since it wasn't painted. Anyway, it was cool to see these, but I just couldn't bite on any of them. Not sure why, just wasn't interested in any of the characters.

ThallJoben
08-24-2018, 11:50 AM
I was born in the early '70's, so do remember having some Mego Star Trek & Superhero figures back in the late '70's, notably Klingon, Uhura, Spider-man, Incredible Hulk, and Superman. Have no idea where they are now.

IIRC, Mego toys started fading out of popularity in the early '80's - probably because Star Wars, G.I. Joe: ARAH, and other similar toys (in a smaller scale) started getting much more prevalent. Plus, there weren't a lot of vehicles/playsets to go along with these larger Mego figures, so the play value was limited.

However, these have made a come-back since the 200X's. I regret not getting some of the Classic ST figures when they were out with the retro packaging (that looked very similar to the original packaging from the 1970's).

That being said, for some reason I wasn't too interested in these latest offerings - not a big fan of the TV show figures.

Though - the ST figures were not bad - especially the Mirror, Mirror two-pack. However, I just can't get interested enough to buy these. If there were more aliens in the line, I would definitely get a Romulan, Gorn, Salt-Vampire, etc. - however, I would be surprised if the line lasted that long....I just can't see these figures continuing beyond this initial wave.

patrickdurfee
08-30-2018, 12:34 AM
last month I was at Target and I saw some weird new MEGO figures. One of them was a bad looking Peg from Married with Children, Her accessory was a box of chocolates or whatever her snack was in the show,

Billy_Ray
08-30-2018, 08:26 AM
You don't say

R1G4R3PO
08-30-2018, 07:48 PM
But alas 12-16 years ago, I managed to re-collect most of them, a few I had to customize new outfits like Conan's, Supergirl's outfit and Isis' dress plus a whole slew of never made before characters...Flash, Daredevil, King Pin, Scorpion, Wolverine, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Green Lantern, Two face.. just to name a few
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here's my custom megos...old school outfits, except punisher, more late 90's -ish, who's hiding in the back.
Should have parts for Ghost Rider, been holding off making him for some reason

Another_Galaxy
09-02-2018, 04:03 PM
I was excited to see the Norm figure with Cliff Clavin pictured on the back. I need another John Ratzenberger figure. The pegs aren't as full as they were when my local Target first put these out so they seem to be selling, albeit slowly. Let's hope the line is strong enough to continue. I rarely buy figures unless I know I can get a complete set of the characters I want. The chances that the line would continue long enough to complete the Brady Bunch or Star Trek crew seem pretty slim.

ThallJoben
09-04-2018, 08:18 PM
Though I know I said I wasn't planning on doing this, I decided to give in to nostalgia & finally picked up the new Mego Classic Trek Chekov & "Mirror Mirror" Kirk/Spock two-pack. Great toys! These were never done in the original '70's line (well, Kirk & Spock were - but not in these outfits) - but the packaging & look of the figures are similar to what they would have looked like if they came out back in the day. Very cool that they're going back & "filling in the holes" re: these figures.

I can't find Sulu, but it may be sold out @ my particular Target. Though, I can always get it online.

Re: these new Mego ST figures, it's worth noting that in addition to the possibly forthcoming Gorn & Romulan Commander (as teased on the Sulu card front), on the Chekov card front a Captain Kirk & Mr. Spock are teased - in their regular outfits from the show. So, hopefully we'll be getting at least these 4 new ST Classic figures down the road.

Deak_Starkiller
09-08-2018, 02:54 AM
Looking forward to the Gorn to pair with Kirk. Just a bit bummed we didn't get the female Romulan Commander to pair with Spock. :D Oh well, but that's OK....Mark Lenard gave a solid performance in "Balance Of Terror", one of my high-ranking favorite episodes in my book.

DarthPete
09-11-2018, 06:59 PM
These finally hit my local Target. They're all a lot better looking in person. Picked up Sulu, Chekov and Dracula.

patrickdurfee
09-12-2018, 01:23 AM
While it is nice to see MEGO dolls of a few characters from tv shows like George Wendt aka Norm of Cheers and Peggy from Married With Children, the thing is that the MEGO thing was before my time. I was born in 1980 anyway.

So why bother wasting money on buying these newer versions of MEGO dolls based on late 1980s early 1990s tv shows anyway? For older fans who were old enough when MEGO was around in the 1970s?

DarthPete
09-12-2018, 08:48 AM
While it is nice to see MEGO dolls of a few characters from tv shows like George Wendt aka Norm of Cheers and Peggy from Married With Children, the thing is that the MEGO thing was before my time. I was born in 1980 anyway.

So why bother wasting money on buying these newer versions of MEGO dolls based on late 1980s early 1990s tv shows anyway? For older fans who were old enough when MEGO was around in the 1970s?

I was born in 1981 and I like Mego's. ;)

That said I've never been in to them quite enough that I was willing to pay what they go for. I did pick up a nice vintage Spock a few months back for a reasonable price, and have an incomplete, somewhat rough, Gorilla Soldier from POTA that I got on the cheap. So if they did more for $12.99 a pop I'd probably bite. The quality is pretty nice, I think they're a decent value for the money.

Does anyone know what the deal is with this line? Is it just they're doing this run of Mego's just... cause, and for the holiday season? Or are they planning on doing more? My first instinct is they're doing these first ones which are mostly not the hard hitters of any particular property, as Limited Editions to gauge interest, then if the line is a success (or maybe 'not a flop' would be a better term) they'll do broader releases of main characters. Sort of like: put the potential peg warmers out first, blow through 'em, then don't release them again- move on to what they know will sell through to build a collector base.

Deak_Starkiller
09-13-2018, 02:17 AM
For older fans who were old enough when MEGO was around in the 1970s?

I'm one of them. :D I recall getting the Star Trek Transporter playset as a birthday gift at TRU, the same TRU I would work at about 25 years later. As for figures to include with the set, the store only had aliens left (all the Enterprise crew sold out). :(

I also collected Adventure People at the time, my initial exposure to 3.75" figures before I heard of this up and coming young filmmaker named George. B)

patrickdurfee
09-14-2018, 01:23 PM
yeah well, just what the heck are you supposed to do with a Norm doll and a Married with Children Peggy doll?

ThallJoben
09-17-2018, 12:37 PM
Looking forward to the forthcoming Mr. Spock & Gorn in these re-releases of the original Mego figures; I never had these back in the day, so it will be nice to get them - hopefully they won't be HTF.

I also hope this line does extremely well, and they continue to produce the Mego ST figures into next year, and beyond. I'd like to see all of the figures that were made in the original line re-released, as well as never before released characters - including those figures that were made in the 200X's for the first time, i.e. Captain Pike, the Salt Vampire, etc.

Currently, at my local Target the ST single-carded figures are sold out (Sulu & Chekov), which is a good sign. However, the 2-pack "Mirror Mirror" figures seem to be moving more slowly - obviously it's because they're @ a higher price.


yeah well, just what the heck are you supposed to do with a Norm doll and a Married with Children Peggy doll?

Agreed. Not sure who the "audience" is for Cheers, Married with Children, and Facts of Life figures. For example, I am a big fan of the "Cheers" TV series (very iconic & funny show), but have 0 interest in any merchandise from this series or any other sitcoms - i.e., I think I can live without a "Cliff Claven" or "Norm" figure in my collection - LOL. That being said, I guess this is along the lines of the Mego figures they had in the late '70's/early '80's based on popular TV shows....I do remember some Starsky & Hutch figures at the time - which, even as a kid, I had a similar disinterest in - ha ha

DarthPete
09-17-2018, 02:51 PM
I'm quite certain it would never happen because these fall under the umbrella title of 'action figure toys'; but I'd love to see a Star Wars OT line. It'd be fitting seeing as they passed on the license all those years ago. And I bet they'd be a success with collectors if done "retro" enough.

Deak_Starkiller
09-18-2018, 10:19 PM
New lower prices at Target, but only lower by just $2.

R1G4R3PO
09-21-2018, 08:35 PM
this past week saw greg brady, mr spock (single card), and a 2nd "charmed" character, so a 2nd wave must've been released. My wife is big fan of some of these old tv shows and was considering Facts of life line but once saw Tootie in store she thought it looked terrible and nothing like the character so she only settled on Dracula, but she is anxiously waiting for the gorn and any other universal studio monsters

R1G4R3PO
09-21-2018, 08:55 PM
yeah well, just what the heck are you supposed to do with a Norm doll and a Married with Children Peggy doll?

customizing, that's an idea...or here's another great idea...be a unique collector (or is it "an" unique...that doesn't sound right to say.. ehh, there's always some grammar exceptions.)...but you get the point

Zepp_Head
09-25-2018, 02:52 PM
Just received this email from MEGO:

Stay Tuned! Wave 2 Coming Soon!






Good Afternoon Mego Ambassadors,

As many of you have been waiting in anticipation for the official launch of Wave 2 and what new figures will be available, we want to ensure you that the wait is almost over! Excitement is building and Target store shelves across the US will soon be lined with a second wave of fan favorites. If you all get a chance, get out and make some noise!

Thank you all,

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R1G4R3PO
09-25-2018, 08:17 PM
saw more wave2 today --star trek gorn (my wife snagged that one), phoebe (charmed), Kris/Cheryl ladd (charlies angels), paul Stanley (KISS) Ritchie (Happy days) Samantha (bewitched or if she's wave 1--restock).. may be 1 or 2 more I cant recall but those are in addition to the few new ones I saw last week listed in a previous post

jediblood
09-26-2018, 07:43 AM
saw more wave2 today --star trek gorn (my wife snagged that one), phoebe (charmed), Kris/Cheryl ladd (charlies angels), paul Stanley (KISS) Ritchie (Happy days) Samantha (bewitched or if she's wave 1--restock).. may be 1 or 2 more I cant recall but those are in addition to the few new ones I saw last week listed in a previous post

I had no idea they were doing KISS figures! How much are these and where are you located?

Nerfherder
09-26-2018, 05:22 PM
I guess I hadn't been to a Target in awhile. I saw these for the first time this week. I like the Mirror Mirror set but the rest seems... odd. Facts Of Life figures? Did anyone ask for those?

R1G4R3PO
09-26-2018, 09:30 PM
I had no idea they were doing KISS figures! How much are these and where are you located?

were 14.99 then dropped to 12.99 just before wv2 hit. The KISS one are the Love Gun/ALIVE2 outfits. Looks like molded hair rather than rooted hair like the females or the Figure INCs KISS 12" and 8" figures. The Paul they has, his eyes were odd and the star was not placed well. I still have the original 12" Mego KISS figures from...Wow 40 years ago! but never got any of the Figures INC sets, just too expensive, but I oddly wouldn't mind the Dynasty versions, I know those were corny but maybe it's subconscious desire because 1) last tour w/ Peter Criss in '79 and 2) I begged my parents to take me when KISS hit Philly that tour and got a HUGE HELL NO!! little did I know at the time that was to be Peter's last tour w/ the band until '96, and sill to this day, I can't get over being denied seeing my long time faves almost 40 years ago. But I did get to see them in '87 in Philly to celebrate completing my 1st semester in college and seen then almost every tour since the reunion in '96 since living near Cincy.

patrickdurfee
09-27-2018, 12:56 AM
Never mind that. Who asked for Cheers Mego?


I guess I hadn't been to a Target in awhile. I saw these for the first time this week. I like the Mirror Mirror set but the rest seems... odd. Facts Of Life figures? Did anyone ask for those?

gijigsaw
10-12-2018, 11:07 AM
Never mind that. Who asked for Cheers Mego?

Any action figure with a beer mug is a must. No need to question why. :-)

Interesting choices. Waiting for the Friends line for the Mrs.

DarthPete
10-12-2018, 01:05 PM
Picked up Spock through target's website. Cost a few bucks more, but I figured, whatever, no waiting/hassle, and Spock when he does hit will probably sell through a lot faster than Sulu and Chekov. So naturally he showed up and the sewing on the hem of his shirt was all farg'ed up. My store didn't have any in stock, so I ordered another and once that one arrived in good order I returned the one with the bad stitching. So much for saving hassle. Fast shipping though.

Interestingly my Target did have the new DC 14" (Hey Mego, make them 8" and I'll buy 'em), and the end cap display was gone, they were relegated to a very narrow section of pegs mid-aisle. Last time I was there they had a metric ton of these, so they must have blown through quite a few of them. So... somebody out there wants Cheers Mego's, lol.

ThallJoben
10-12-2018, 07:54 PM
Re: Classic Trek, I got the Gorn & Sulu @ a Target I don't usually go to last week. I can attest that Sulu was harder to find than the other figures. Conversely, Chekov is one of the easiest to find (so far). Interestingly enough, they never made either of these characters in the original Mego '70's ST line.

The Mr. Spock (regular outfit on card) figure seems to be the toughest to find @ brick & mortar Targets right now - I haven't seen a trace of this figure @ the two Targets I've been to this past couple of weeks. No surprise, though - Spock is almost certainly the #1 most popular Star Trek character, and a very popular pop culture character in general, period. I just checked, and Spock appears to be sold out on the Target website as well. Go figure (pun intended).

I do hope they re-release the more difficult to find Mego figures at some point in the future, since I'm presuming the line will continue into next year (at least).

Not really into the DC 14" figures either - the scale is too big, and they won't fit with any other figures in my collection. I would be all for Mego 8" DC & Marvel figures, like the ones they came out in the '70's. However, apparently Mego doesn't have the license to make Marvel toys at all, and the only DC figures they can make is in the larger 14" scale - for some reason they're not allowed to make 8" DC figures anymore. Not sure about the logistics behind this, but apparently other toy companie(s) have the license to make DC figures up to & including the 12" scale, which is why Mego is making the DC figures 14" (instead of 12", which you would think is the standard scale for larger figures/dolls).

Too bad, because I would collect new Mego DC & Marvel 8" figures in a New York minute.

Tennyson
10-20-2018, 10:00 PM
Not seeing wave 2 figures at my Targets. They also moved the figures off the end cap and into the aisle. Looks like Dracula and Jimmy Hendrix from wave 1 are all gone.

jediblood
10-21-2018, 08:27 AM
Is there a list of all of the characters in each wave somewhere? I never knew Dracula and Jimi were in wave 1 since I've never seen them in stores.

R1G4R3PO
10-21-2018, 04:22 PM
Is there a list of all of the characters in each wave somewhere? I never knew Dracula and Jimi were in wave 1 since I've never seen them in stores.

this may help...just look to right under categories, there's links for wv1 and 2 as well as each source like KISS, Happy Days, Cheers, etc http://www.megomuseum.com/megocorp/category/wave-one/

jediblood
10-22-2018, 06:58 AM
this may help...just look to right under categories, there's links for wv1 and 2 as well as each source like KISS, Happy Days, Cheers, etc http://www.megomuseum.com/megocorp/category/wave-one/

Awesome! Thank you!

DarthPete
10-22-2018, 06:21 PM
Not seeing wave 2 figures at my Targets. They also moved the figures off the end cap and into the aisle. Looks like Dracula and Jimmy Hendrix from wave 1 are all gone.

It was a month to a month and a half (I think) from the release date for wave 1 before I saw them in my store. So I assume wave 2 is going to be similar.

Aucassin
10-22-2018, 11:50 PM
I found a Gorn 3 weeks ago at a Target I don't visit often, but never saw any more of the wave 2 figures I wanted. Tonight, I found Frankenstein and a second Gorn (for opening) at my local store. I wish I could have found them last week when Megos were on sale. Now, I'm just looking for Spock and Kelly Bundy.

jediblood
10-23-2018, 06:58 AM
I found Paul Stanley from Kiss last week on sale for under $10! The face paint sucks since he looks cross-eyed.

ThallJoben
10-23-2018, 07:29 AM
Yes, Wave 2 of these figures is tough to find. I really hope the regular carded Mr. Spock gets re-released at some point in the future; I couldn't find a trace of this anywhere.

I wonder if we'll see Wave 3 before we see anymore of Wave 2 - LOL.

Another_Galaxy
10-25-2018, 06:24 PM
[QUOTE= Who asked for Cheers Mego?[/QUOTE]

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Me. To do this. One more to go and it's coming next week.

gijigsaw
10-26-2018, 04:01 PM
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Me. To do this. One more to go and it's coming next week.

That's awesome!

DarthPete
10-28-2018, 05:48 PM
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Me. To do this. One more to go and it's coming next week.

I approve of and thoroughly enjoy that there's someone out there doing this.

ThallJoben
10-29-2018, 08:56 AM
Here's the interesting thing about these new Cheers Mego figures & my theory as to why Mego may have produced these:

While I have 0 interest in getting any of them, seeing them on the Mego Target endcap this past summer got me re-interested in the show itself. So, while I haven't been buying the Cheers DVD's, I have been getting them out of my local library. I'm currently on the third season; though I had seen some of the show back in the day, I hadn't watched it comprehensively/chronologically - before now. I plan on watching the whole series at this point, in order.

So, I wonder if that was the idea of these releases of the Mego figures of old TV shows, i.e. Cheers, Married with Children, etc. I know Target sells DVD sets of these TV shows (either in the store, or possibly online on their site). So, were one of the reasons they requested these TV character choices because they wanted people to get re-interested in these shows & buy the DVD's from Target?! Sure, the show is also available streaming, but the streams I've seen of Cheers aren't as good as the DVD's, which have remastered Picture Quality (PQ).

I.e., I can see someone seeing a "Norm" or "Peggy" figure on the shelves @ Target & then being reminded of the show; they they walk past the home video section & see a boxed DVD set of "Cheers" or "Married with Children", and are then tempted to buy the set(s) due to the nostalgic memories that were elicited from seeing the figures (even if they don't want the figures). Or, the opposite happens - people buy a DVD set of these shows, and then see the Mego figures on the shelf, which further reminds them of the show - and, they're tempted to buy the figures because of the nostalgic memories they evoke.

It's all about marketing.

R1G4R3PO
10-31-2018, 03:19 PM
Saw some of what must be wave 3. 2x Star Trek Romulan commander, comes w/ helmet. And 1 wizard of oz cowardly lion single card. Still no sign of Frankenstein.

R1G4R3PO
12-16-2018, 02:10 PM
since posting the above, I've seen a restock of the same series 2 or 3 times, and Happy Days Chachi seems to warm pegs w/ Peg Bundy, TFOL Tootie, Bewitched Sam, Charlies Angels, BB Alice, Charmed, still no Frankenstein BUT scored the Wolfman for Christmas gift for my wife. Wish I can find Ol' Frank this week to add to wolfie. Funny, the female characters tend to clog pegs and do not look like the intended character as much as the males. I also saw the Scottie/Uhara (sp?) Star trek 2 pk. He looked like Scottie but she looked nothing like Uhara. I have the original 1970's Uhara that I customized into X-Men's classis Storm and the likeness back then, far exceeds the likeness of these new sculpts, especially the females. Some males look passible as their intended character but the females, IMO, are failures.

Also, I read somewhere that in 2019, these will be available elsewhere and not just target excls. Maybe i could find ol' frank then, lol

DarthPete
12-16-2018, 02:27 PM
Utilizing the Buy 2 get 1 Free sale they were having on Mego figures a week or so ago, I got: The Gorn, Kirk x2, Romulan Commander, Cowardly Lion and Action Jackson (as a christmas gift). All off target.com.

R1G4R3PO
12-16-2018, 06:49 PM
My bad, Sulu, not Scottie. Must been the red shirts that threw me off w/ names earlier.

jediblood
12-17-2018, 08:47 AM
Has Gene Simmons been found in store yet or just online?

Zepp_Head
12-17-2018, 04:04 PM
I have seen Gene 3 times in stores. He ships in the same case as Chachi and Sabrina, so if you see those 2 hanging out, you missed the Genes. Fans of Brady Bunch, Charmed and Star Trek may want to keep watch on the website, as many of those figures are now marked down to $6.49 (and if found in store, yes Target will match the website)

R1G4R3PO
12-19-2018, 08:57 AM
Anyone know various case ratios? We all complain about Hasbro's case ratios but at least 1 of each char in a wave is packed in the case but these seem kinda random and not all of a given wave is present in a case.

Zepp_Head
12-19-2018, 03:49 PM
I have not witnessed a case being opened, however I have been to a Target 2 days in a row and witnessed an obvious restock. Based on the new figures added, I would guess 2 of each character per case (for example one of the Wave 3 cases: 2 Genes, 2 Chachis, 2 Sabrinas). They mix cases with different lines in each wave. Like you wont see a case of only Star Trek figures, etc.

R1G4R3PO
12-25-2018, 06:55 PM
I got to witness a case opening....2 Genes, 2 Sabrinas and 2 Chachis. 1 gene though suffered bubble-gait, lol. they also restocked some older figs like Paul Stanley, which had better paint aps than the 2 I saw previously so I caved and bought Paul and Gene. But still NO FRICKIN' FRANKENSTEIN!! Maybe after holidays I'll find a returned one in good shape, LOL---Heck I even checked local Bargain Hunt (read Target sent some of wv2 there as they had no room for them instead of sending dust collecting peg arming wv1) but damn, that store looks as if a dump trunk dropped of their stock and no one bothered to straighten things out. Glad, in a way, I didn't find Frankie there

also regarding Frankie, at 2 targets on 2 different occasions, I gave a worker the dpci for Frankie provided by target.com and twice they store said had 3-4 in stock, but the worker came back w/ that many wolfmans and/or WOOz Lion so maybe Frankie's asst was replaced. The Gene case came up under a completely different dpci btw

jediblood
12-26-2018, 08:23 AM
I got to witness a case opening....2 Genes, 2 Sabrinas and 2 Chachis. 1 gene though suffered bubble-gait, lol. they also restocked some older figs like Paul Stanley, which had better paint aps than the 2 I saw previously so I caved and bought Paul and Gene. But still NO FRICKIN' FRANKENSTEIN!! Maybe after holidays I'll find a returned one in good shape, LOL---Heck I even checked local Bargain Hunt (read Target sent some of wv2 there as they had no room for them instead of sending dust collecting peg arming wv1) but damn, that store looks as if a dump trunk dropped of their stock and no one bothered to straighten things out. Glad, in a way, I didn't find Frankie there

also regarding Frankie, at 2 targets on 2 different occasions, I gave a worker the dpci for Frankie provided by target.com and twice they store said had 3-4 in stock, but the worker came back w/ that many wolfmans and/or WOOz Lion so maybe Frankie's asst was replaced. The Gene case came up under a completely different dpci btw

Do you have the DPCI for the Gene wave?

R1G4R3PO
12-26-2018, 02:48 PM
Do you have the DPCI for the Gene wave?

I used this DPCI straight off of target.com on the Mego--Gene page UPC: 852404008713
Item Number (DPCI): 087-16-2577....my wife filed away the receipt already so i'm not sure if Paul shared same DPCI as Gene like how it seems Frankenstein and Wolfman appear to do. I wonder which one is next Ace (my guess) or Peter (Funny they are naming them by nicknames so I guess to avoid Ace/Peter vs Tommy/Eric confusion LOL

jediblood
12-27-2018, 07:45 AM
I used this DPCI straight off of target.com on the Mego--Gene page UPC: 852404008713
Item Number (DPCI): 087-16-2577....my wife filed away the receipt already so i'm not sure if Paul shared same DPCI as Gene like how it seems Frankenstein and Wolfman appear to do. I wonder which one is next Ace (my guess) or Peter (Funny they are naming them by nicknames so I guess to avoid Ace/Peter vs Tommy/Eric confusion LOL

Awesome, thank you! Ace would be my guess too. Who wants a figure of Tommy and Eric anyhow, lol. I wish they would do Eric & Vinnie.

DarthPete
01-02-2019, 09:58 AM
Is it confirmed this line is going to continue beyond wave 3? Thought I heard some rumors it wasn't going to be a Target exclusive anymore as well. It'll be a travesty if we don't get a McCoy...

DarthPete
01-02-2019, 10:01 PM
My Target (appeared) to have finally restocked at some point. Skipping over wave 2 entirely, there was probably five Chachi figures. No 'desireable' figures to be seen, no kirks, no Kiss, etc. I did much to my surprise and joy, score the single Screaming Werewolf figure. So that was something. Tons of the second Mirror Mirror two pack. I forsee heavy clearance for those, especially that one where it doesn't have the heavy hitters of Spock and Kirk that the first set had.

R1G4R3PO
01-11-2019, 10:00 PM
finally sold one of my extra 12" SW 2000 era figs. So I used funds to get Frankenstein off ebay. Frankie arrived yesterday and I must say, in person, it looks great even w/o the neck bolts. My wife will be surprised come Valentines Day..(she thinks I finally gave up the hunt, eh she's partially right)

Zepp_Head
01-14-2019, 04:18 PM
Images of three 2019 figures have surfaced (Legends line): Joe Namath, Muhammed Ali, and Farrah Fawcett (poster swimsuit).

R1G4R3PO
01-14-2019, 09:28 PM
Images of three 2019 figures have surfaced (Legends line): Joe Namath, Muhammed Ali, and Farrah Fawcett (poster swimsuit).

where? do u have a link? thanx in advance

Aucassin
01-15-2019, 01:40 AM
You can see them here (http://megomuseum.com).

Zepp_Head
01-15-2019, 12:16 PM
The link shows you 2 of them, here is a pic of the third, Mr. Ali:
https://i.imgur.com/Baqece9.jpg?1

DarthPete
01-16-2019, 06:19 PM
(the new) Mego corp has an instagram page now, https://www.instagram.com/megocorp/

Aucassin
01-18-2019, 05:56 PM
Good news, everyone! If you want to start purchasing Mego figures wholesale, you can! Or if, like me, you just want to look at the new waves (with new individualized packaging!) you can do that here (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.license-2-play.com%2Fwholesale-toys%2Fcharacter%2FMego%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR2zJl4OAt YJU6BXjRJVaIFy3u85xtGQmHjOMERnRKpZ6162d4VhCiDjA7E&h=AT3z1Du029VSBsMfKzaOY0hl4rZHqPvhx95QFpYLFTcC1hc6 Mow8OinE8kAIpsKJu88Bj_F1WMlt5ecX0VAZDYN86Ng1Vp-0qaRM7wTpAxGWYYN19-d31-cbSzEw0joI6kDYY3I8JMLSZj-KKTc6O6yD5arIMi1rZmyVRnzwEwtRmQSZMdzQIE8rkwHx6mzsk AuxBG7mi5gK8irLQJ-AD1kNfkpGTh3NfXMyVOn03wgyw00E43LNwxjuJpKXpe_PEiPA2 2DtrNPbdmAa3bRueAz6yzBZbjYLGOljjBoQLUTPf266sc5NIQ1 4D1SJa4-WuNp4q8PGfkOASICkFk1FJ9arCloHHSkt_GN0xtKKQeBNNVxqd k_pkVXrW9uN0asFLJHCXGe43DSaCQvLbBnUG-AnEoubUGBNZkdCr65fiOghpDsNLhnsm5X1GEwxacS3eGlYfvgx bMf1Ui2LKgfB29Z9huU2PumxT4oMB5GNr7cEZtYEv3mwi4ZoDL 855VsuRNMf2c6zun2LIhtgehU2p8Lst4fA2izk95LsDAI9n3Pa VT62TbxXSX_DjzXGzI7piZUeWbk3TKmV-igzMHzfi6A7VlkkUpFGe8-FYohw9YoSxNGg2WBWZpTkIPcPqjh0vgNgacwYk0-_ZyGQo2mUkv2XZ7Jqe4TFYwrbVSEGxQaC). Red-caped Dracula looks awesome! So does the new Romulan Commander. I'm disappointed they have to use the same packaging style as McFarlane's Trek figures, but, hopefully, they'll add something to fill in the empty space on the left side. Also, Bruce Lee!

DarthPete
01-19-2019, 09:52 AM
Some nice new horror assortment they've got. Freddy looks great, and I'd be happy with a GID Frankenstein since I missed the first one.

R1G4R3PO
01-19-2019, 08:05 PM
I think I prefer the initial Frankenstein, glad I got a minty-one under 20 shipped. 1 popped up on target.com a couple days ago and shipping plus tax was more than the ebay price I paid so, I'm happy. Now I just gotta keep it hidden until valentines day...lol
But I guess Invisible Man is next to p/u as well as KISS Spaceman and Catman. I hope though when those 2 are released, the packaging isn't altered even though the new artwork photo look a lot better on these 2019 figures. Perhaps the best chance though of same package art is if those 2 remain Target excls

Aucassin
02-06-2019, 03:53 PM
BBTS has the new figures up for pre-order here (https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?Company=953&PageSize=50). I ordered the set of Trek figures and singles of the two vampires.