Greatest Catalog Page Ever (to me)

Greatest Catalog Page Ever (to me)

It seems fitting to end a month of Wish Book pages with what I consider the greatest one ever. From Monkey Wards 1976, the Mego Superheroes battling the Lincoln Monsters.

It’s not my favourite because of childhood (we didn’t have Wards in Canada) but when I was a teen tracking down my childhood monster friends, I could never find them. In the pre-internet days of collecting, I’d plow through toy shop or comic buyers guide and get people trying to sell me AHI and Mego monsters but I knew they weren’t right. 

Then I started buying old catalogs from a collector (that’s a story in itself) and bam! first page I opened, there they were. That was 1989, it only took me 23 years to finish the set….

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About The Author

AKA Brian Heiler author of "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" and co-editor of "Toy-Ventures Magazine". Co-Host of the "Pod Stallions" podcast. Host of the Brick Mantooth Youtube channel, painter, designer, writer, mental health advocate, toy collector, Mego, and Mego Knock-Off enthusiast. I have large feet, ADHD and I live in Canada. Talk toys, not others.

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