Retro Toys That Never Were But Should Have Been

Posted by Michael Pinto on Sep 4, 2010 in Hobbies and Collections, Star Trek |

Mego Star Trek Retro Series: Captain Pike

If you were a fanboy child of the 70s you’ll well remember the Mego Star Trek action figures. Of course there was Kirk, Spock and McCoy but sadly if if you wanted that one other character you had to * gasp * use your imagination! Well progress being what it is there is an entire series of all of those other characters you wanted to play with in the backyard but who never were (except on the small screen). Shown above is the Captain Pike action figure which is a nice tribute to actor Jeffrey Hunter who passed on the role of captain in 1965 in favor of a film career — and sadly he passed away in 1969. And on the silly side is the Salt Vampire whose proper name is the now extinct M-113 creature from the episode The Man Trap:

Mego Star Trek Retro Series: The Salt Vampire

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