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Captain Dunsel
Jan 6, '08, 9:39 PM
Hey everyone! DaveMc and I wanted to chime in as well... this project is great fun!


Star Trek: Wave 4 (Aliens continued)
Author: James Brady, Dave McCormick
Line: Star Trek 8"
Toy Execution: Custom
Packaging Execution: N/A
Toy Customizers/Collaborators: James Brady (sculpts), Dave McCormick
(costumes)
Packaging Customizers/Collaborators: N/A
Author Notes: This wave of four figures expands Mego's Star Trek
"Aliens" line and includes Khan, Orion Woman, Salt Vampire and
Trelane. The inclusion of a human (Khan) in an "Aliens" wave is
arguably "true-to-Mego" style, and would likely have passed in 1978
simply because the character was a "bad guy".

http://megomuseum.com/mmgallery/files/6/2/1978-Reimagined-01.jpg



Star Trek: Action 2-packs
Author: James Brady, Dave McCormick
Line: Star Trek 8"
Toy Execution: Custom
Packaging Execution: N/A
Toy Customizers/Collaborators: James Brady (sculpts), Dave McCormick
(costumes)
Packaging Customizers/Collaborators: N/A
Author Notes: Similar in design to the "World's Greatest Super-Pals",
Mego introduces new characters and applies the 'affordable two-pack'
concept to its Star Trek figures for 1978 to spark new interest in the
line. New figure two-packs include Spock's parents, Sarek and Amanda
and "Assignment: Earth" protagonist Gary Seven with Roberta Lincoln.
Other two-packs (not shown) include Kirk with Khan, Spock with Sarek,
McCoy with Salt Vampire, Kirk with Gorn and Uhura with Orion Woman
(for absolutely no other reason than it seems like something Mego
would have done).

http://megomuseum.com/mmgallery/files/6/2/1978-Reimagined-02.jpg

Meule
Jan 7, '08, 4:49 AM
Hey everyone! DaveMc and I wanted to chime in as well... this project is great fun!


Star Trek: Wave 4 (Aliens continued)
Author: James Brady, Dave McCormick
Line: Star Trek 8"
Toy Execution: Custom
Packaging Execution: N/A
Toy Customizers/Collaborators: James Brady (sculpts), Dave McCormick
(costumes)
Packaging Customizers/Collaborators: N/A
Author Notes: This wave of four figures expands Mego's Star Trek
"Aliens" line and includes Khan, Orion Woman, Salt Vampire and
Trelane. The inclusion of a human (Khan) in an "Aliens" wave is
arguably "true-to-Mego" style, and would likely have passed in 1978
simply because the character was a "bad guy".

http://www.megomadhouse.com/images/1978-reimagined-01.jpg



Star Trek: Action 2-packs
Author: James Brady, Dave McCormick
Line: Star Trek 8"
Toy Execution: Custom
Packaging Execution: N/A
Toy Customizers/Collaborators: James Brady (sculpts), Dave McCormick
(costumes)
Packaging Customizers/Collaborators: N/A
Author Notes: Similar in design to the "World's Greatest Super-Pals",
Mego introduces new characters and applies the 'affordable two-pack'
concept to its Star Trek figures for 1978 to spark new interest in the
line. New figure two-packs include Spock's parents, Sarek and Amanda
and "Assignment: Earth" protagonist Gary Seven with Roberta Lincoln.
Other two-packs (not shown) include Kirk with Khan, Spock with Sarek,
McCoy with Salt Vampire, Kirk with Gorn and Uhura with Orion Woman
(for absolutely no other reason than it seems like something Mego
would have done).

http://www.megomadhouse.com/images/1978-reimagined-02.jpg

Hey James,
I was wondering when you would chime in. Great submissions, those should really be included

Dave Mc
Jan 7, '08, 6:55 AM
Here's some full body shots....

http://www.megomuseum.com/custom/jamesbrady/khan.jpg
http://www.megomuseum.com/custom/jamesbrady/marta.jpg
http://www.megomuseum.com/custom/jamesbrady/m113.jpg
http://www.megomuseum.com/custom/jamesbrady/trelane.jpg

http://www.megomuseum.com/custom/jamesbrady/sarekamanda.jpg
http://www.megomuseum.com/custom/jamesbrady/garyroberta.jpg

sauce
Jan 7, '08, 9:12 AM
having recently become (again!) an obsessive watcher of TOS Star Trek, I am soooooo freakin' impressed and envious of these figures! great work!!!!

davidb
Jan 7, '08, 12:25 PM
I'm blown away every time I get to see those figures. I also love the idea of doing two-packs with an alien facing an original crew member as well.

One idea I'd thought of (since we're talking Trek) would be to come out with a shuttlecraft. It'd be styled like the old series craft, and could hold two figures, similar to the ones Playmates put out a few years ago. Maybe, again like Playmates, it could come with Kirk in a variant uniform? (either green shirt or the all-gold shirt from the pilot)

censy
Jan 7, '08, 12:59 PM
These Trek figures are amazing.

They really feel like they could have been megos, but a slightly evolved mego. Like where they would have ended up had they continued the line. If these were mass-produced I would buy every one.

Chris

HardyGirl
Jan 7, '08, 2:26 PM
WHOA! Those are really great! Paul should hire YOU! :hokay:

Hotfoot
Jan 7, '08, 4:48 PM
WOW! Nice work. Wish I had that kind of talant.

Bo8a_Fett
Jan 7, '08, 8:12 PM
That's some simply outstanding stuff...the head sculps and clothing is amazing...great work

DocDrako
Jan 7, '08, 8:31 PM
I love these customs. I was about to name a favorite but couldn't because they all RoCk!

:2thumbsup:

MegoNinja
Jan 7, '08, 9:22 PM
I am actually really annoyed that mego never made a salt vampire in the first place, I am glad to see that you fulfilled that dream.
great work.

JDeRouen
Jan 7, '08, 10:34 PM
I'm lucky to have all of those figures (other than the salt monster) and they're dead on gorgeous. Almost as good as Rod Serling! ;)

txteach
Jan 7, '08, 11:45 PM
Those figures ALWAYS make me drool. I think your gorn is most impressive also. Great concept for "78.

DCSTING
Jan 8, '08, 9:57 AM
STUNNING!!!!!!!!!!! Amazing work!!

bagmonster
Jan 8, '08, 10:27 AM
Good to see you, James. Always impressive!!

Wee67
Jan 8, '08, 12:25 PM
Those are probably the best customs I've ever seen! I never failed to be impressed when I look at these. Incredible scuplts and amazing suits.

I can't wait to see the 1978 factory workers trying to make that Trelane outfit :)

Tiberius Kirk
Jan 11, '08, 12:57 AM
Captain Dunsel/Dave MC,

That is exceptional work!

Beautifully executed and very accurate.

I am very impressed!

You need to do other/more characters!!!

TK

Thadiun Okona II
Jan 11, '08, 3:20 PM
Wow, when do these go on sale again? :grin: I love the Marta figure, the likeness to Yvonne Craig is great! Nice job allaround.
Mike

thunderbolt
Apr 2, '08, 3:55 AM
Here's to hoping this is a sneak peek into EMCE's future. :wink:

wyldpny
Apr 2, '08, 8:35 PM
Those look great. I would love to add those to my collection :)
My only question is how can Khan be considered an alien since he is from Earth and part of Earths history? I would think the Gorn would make more sense since he is a true alien.

Dave Mc
Apr 4, '08, 4:54 PM
Gorn was a solo work by James, I didn't do the clothes, so since this was a partner submission, we picked Khan instead. We know he's not an alien, instead just a villian, but since mego didn't do a Trek villians line, we just tossed him in with the aliens. So there! :biggrin:

Bubba Hotep
Apr 9, '08, 11:41 PM
Salt Creature, For The Win!