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Mego a USA company founded in 1954 by D. David Abrams, sold dolls and toys from the 1970s until they ceased operating in 1983.  Mego is best known for their action figure Super Hero's from the DC comics and celebrity dolls from TV shows of that era.  Neal Adams a renown comic book artist was responsible for much of the Mego packaging and toy artwork.


Dolls and Action Figures are high quality products and can command an impressive price tag on the secondary market today.  


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Vintage Mego Dolls and Action Figures Identified

1971 Mego Broadway Joe Namath, football player doll, 12" tall, vinyl head and body, painted hair and face, jointed body.  White football uniform, green sleeves, green number 12, white socks with green stripes, white cleats with green stripes, white football helmet, brown football, instructions on how the action figure throws the ball.  Also, twelve additional mod about town outfits were available.

1971 Pirates, 8" tall.  1971 Robin Hood set 1971, 8" tall.

1971 Mego Broadway Joe Namath doll, 12"

1971 Broadway Joe Namath doll, 12"

1971-1972 Mego Action Jackson, 8" tall, white or black, vinyl head, plastic body, painted eyes and molded hair action figure, has many accessories,

1971-1974 Mego Dinah-mite is the female 8" multi-jointed doll, rooted hair, painted facial features, wore a purple jumpsuit with white plastic belt.  Also came as a black Dinah-mite doll.  Mark: ©Mego Corp/Reg. U.S. Pat. Off./Pat. Pend./Hong Kong/MCMLXXI.

Dinah-mite's male friend is Don also 8" tall,  their were separate fashions, play sets, vinyl case, and other accessories, too

1971-1974 Dinah-mite, 8"

1971-1974 Dinah-mite doll, 8"

1973-1975 Mego Star Trek ,  TV show series, six action figures, 8" tall:  Captain James T. Kirk, Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy, Mr. Spock, Lieutenant Uhura, Mr. Montgomery "Scottie" Scott,  & Klingon. 

1975-1976 Mego Star Trek Aliens series, 8" tall. 

1979 Mego Star Trek, movie series, six action figures, 12 1/2":  Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Spock, Lieutenant Ilia, Klingon Commander, Willard Decker & alien Arcturian.

1973-1975 Star Trek, 8"

1973-1975 Star Trek dolls, 8"

1970+ Mego Maddie Mod doll, 11 1/2" tall, rooted hair, painted facial features, jointed body, doll marked Mego Corp 1970 Hong Kong.  Barbie competitor.

1967-1972 Mego Princess Grace doll company sold a look a like Maddie doll, who is marked Princess Grace.

1973 Mego Maddie Mod doll

1973 Maddie Mod doll, 11 1/2"

ca. 1970s Mego Dizzy Girl doll, 6 1/2" tall, Dawn look a like or competitor,  rooted hair, painted eyes & facial features, blown plastic jointed body, bendy legs with inside wire.  Lots of extra fashions could be purchased separately.

Other Dawn clone or competitors and same size dolls (6 1/2" tall) who can share wardrobes are: Little Miss Dollikin by Uneeda, Rock Flowers by Mattel, Fashion World doll clothes by Dandee Toy mfg., Miss Angie, Jean, Starr Model Agency Doll by (JPI) Justin Products, Inc. (1990s), Lisa Fashions, Cindy Joy by Mort Alexander Toys & Doll Things by Premier.  Most of these dolls are marked: Hong Kong

ca. 1970s Dizzy Girl, 6 1/2"

ca. 1970s Dizzy Girl doll, 6 1/2"

1974 Mego Batman & Robin dolls, TV show and comic book character,  8" tall, also his arch enemy Penguin  8" tall.

1974 Batman & Robin, 8"

1974 Batman & Robin dolls, 8"

1974 Mego Planet of the Apes dolls, TV show series, 8" tall.

1975 Mego Planet of the Apes doll, movie series, 8" tall. Alan Verdon (a misspelling of Virdon), Peter Burke

1974 Planet of the Apes, Alan Verdon doll, 8"

1974 Planet of the Apes

Alan Verdon doll, 8"

1974 Mego Wild West figures of; Buffalo Bill, Cochise, Davy Crockett, Sitting Bull, (shown) Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp.

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1974 Wild West:

L. Bill Hickok & R. Wyatt Earp dolls

1974 Mego Wizard of Oz dolls, 8" tall; Dorothy, Cowardly Lion, Tin man, good witch Glinda, wicked Witch of the west, Scarecrow, the Wizard of Oz & the Munchkins.

1974 Wizard of Oz dolls, 8"

1974 Wizard of Oz dolls, 8"

1976-1981 Mego Sonny & Cher dolls, TV show by same name, both 12" tall, Cher has an extensive wardrobe designed by Bob Mackie 30 outfits, Sonny had only six outfits, all clothing was available separately.  There were also play sets available like a dressing room, roadster car, etc. See the Cher and Sonny link for more details, page link  Sonny & Cher Dolls, and Cher Mackie clothes

1976 Cher & Sonny dolls, 12"

1976 Cher & Sonny dolls, 12"

1975 Mego Our Gang dolls, TV show Our Gang, 6" tall dolls; Alfalpha, Buckwheat, Darla, Mickey, Porky, and Spanky.

1975 Our Gang dolls, 6"

1975 Our Gang dolls, 6"

1975 Mego The Waltons dolls, TV show, 8" tall, two dolls in each set; John Boy and Mary Ellen, Mother and Father, Grandpa and Grandma.

1975 The Waltons dolls, 8"

1975 The Waltons dolls, 8"

1976 Mego  Happy Days TV show series dolls, 8' tall figures; Fonzie (Henry Winkler), Richie (Ron Howard), Potsie (Anson Williams), and Ralph (Donny Most).

1976 Happy Days, Fonzie doll, 8"

1976 Happy Days

Fonzie doll, 8"

1976 Mego Starsky doll (Paul Michael Glaser) & Mego Hutch doll (Ken Soul), from the TV show of the same name, 8" tall.  

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1976 Starsky & Hutch dolls, 8"

1976 Starsky & Hutch dolls, 8"

1976-1977 Mego Wonder Woman doll (Lynda Carter), from the TV show of the same name, all are 12 1/2" tall; Lt. Diane Prince, Steve Trevor, Nurse, Nudia, Queen Hippolyte and Wonder Woman.

1976-1977 Wonder Woman doll, 12 1/2"

1976-1977 Wonder Woman doll, 12 1/2"

1977 Mego Captain (Darryl Dragon) and Tennille (Toni Tennille) dolls, TV show of the same name, 12 1/2" tall. 

1977 Daryl Dragon doll, 12 1/2"

1977 Captain & Tenille

Daryl Dragon doll, 12 1/2"

1977 Mego CHIPs dolls, TV series, Jon Baker (Larry Wilcox) and Frank Ponch Poncherello (Erik Estrada) 8" tall figures.

1977 CHiPs Ponch & Jon dolls, 8"

1977 CHiPs Ponch & Jon dolls, 8"

1977 Mego Diana Ross doll, singer, 12 1/4" tall doll, black doll vinyl head with rooted hair, real eyelashes, painted facial features, jointed hard plastic body, wore a silver & white sleeveless lame` gown.

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1977 Diana Ross doll, 12 1/4"

1977 Diana Ross doll, 12 1/4"

1977 Mego Charlie's Angels dolls each 12 1/2" tall; Jill Munroe (Farrah Fawcett) big blonde rooted hair, painted green eyes,  Kelly Garret (Jaclyn Smith) brunette rooted hair, painted eyes, Sabina  Duncan (Kate Jackson) dark brunette short hair, & Kris Munroe, Jill's sister (Cheryl Ladd) blonde hair.   (Hasbro also made Charlie's Angels dolls that were 8 1/2" tall in 1977).

1977 Mego Farrah Fawcett doll 12 1/2"

1977 Farrah Fawcett doll 12 1/2"

Bubble Yum baby box 1978


1978 Mego Bubble Yum Baby doll, about 14" tall, rooted straight blonde hair, blue painted eyes, open mouth, wearing her red bubble yum shirt with dolls name imprinted, blue jeans and red and white tennis shoes, came with balloons that the doll blows up.

1978 Bubble Yum baby doll

1978 Bubble Yum Baby doll, 14"

1978 Mego Buddy doll (Kristy McNichol), from the TV show "Family",  9" tall, all vinyl, rooted hair, painted face.

1978 TV Show Family, Budddy doll, 9"

1978 TV Show Family

Buddy doll, 9"

1978 Mego Candi doll, 18" tall, fashion doll, rooted hair, painted facial features, jointed body.

Mego 1978 Candi doll, 18"

1978 Candi doll, 18"

1978 Mego Chrissy doll (Suzanne Somers), from the TV show Three's Company", 12 1/2" tall all vinyl, with rooted hair and painted facial features.

1978 Three's Company, Chrissy doll, 12 1/2"

1978 Three's Company

Chrissy doll, 12 1/2"

1978 Mego KISS dolls, the rock group; 12 1/2" tall, all vinyl, jointed figures, rooted hair, painted faces; Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Peter Cris, and Paul Stanley.

Mego 1978 KISS Rock Group dolls, 12 1/2"

1978 KISS Rock Group dolls, 12 1/2"

1979 Mego Fashion Candi doll, 11 1/2" tall rooted hair, [painted facial features jointed body.  A Barbie competitor.  Candi has four friends: Cinnamon, Lemonade, Tangerine & Wild Berry, each are same sized 11 1/2" tall & were scented

1979 Fashion Candi doll, 11 1/2"

1979 Fashion Candi doll, 11 1/2"


Additional Vintage Mego dolls not shown

1970s Mego Baby Princess mechanical walking doll, 17" tall vinyl head with blond short rooted hair, painted eyes with an open mouth and cheek dimples or real plastic sleep eyes with a closed mouth both dolls have a plastic jointed body at neck, shoulders and hips, painted white socks, attached black or white metal walking shoes, key wound, no batteries needed, doll marked Mego.

1977 Mego Flash Gordon doll series, all are articulated plastic bodied dolls; Dale Arden 9" tall, all these are 9 1/2" tall; Dr. Zarkov, Flash Gordon, Ming the Merciless.

1977 Mego Laverne doll (Penny Marshall) and Shirley doll (Cindy Williams) from the TV show of the same name, all 11 1/2" tall and Squiggy doll (David Lander) and Lenny doll (Michael McKean).

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