Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.

The Top Ten Planet of the Apes Toys from Mego

When Planet of the Apes hit theaters in 1968, the reveal that Taylor landed on a post-apocalyptic Earth shocked the audience. Even before the final twist, they fell in love with the expressive performances from the various apes, especially Cornelius and Zira. Eclipsing all their performances, Charleston Heston stole the show with several memorable quotes. […]

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When Were the Original Planet of the Apes Action Figures Made?

Since its inception, the Planet of the Apes franchise has captivated audiences with its thought-provoking themes and captivating storytelling. But did you know that it also significantly impacted the world of toys? This article explores the fascinating history of the original Planet of the Apes action figures and their introduction to the market. The Original […]

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