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action figure - The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

  • Object:

    action figure

  • Place of origin:

    Hong Kong (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1979 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mego Corp (manufacturers)
    Marvel Comics Group (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    PVC, polyethylene, painted; printed card

  • Museum number:

    B.257:1 to 2-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Action figure representing a very muscular male human with dark green skin, the torso is made from made from polyethylene, the legs from PVC. A ragged pair of trousers are moulded into the figure's groin and legs, these are painted burgundy. The figure's hair is painted black, and its face wears a grimace. The arms and legs can be posed, as can the head. The right hand is moulded into a fist, into which accessories can be fitted, the left hand is more open, and has its palm face-down.

With the figure is its original packaging, consisting of a transparent plastic blister attached to a colour printed card back. On the front is printed a close-u[ of a back pocket on a pair of denim jeans and an image of the Incredible Hulk. On the reverse is a reproduction of the same image of the Hulk, and an image of Spider-Man.

Place of Origin

Hong Kong (manufactured)

Date

1979 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Mego Corp (manufacturers)
Marvel Comics Group (designers)

Materials and Techniques

PVC, polyethylene, painted; printed card

Marks and inscriptions

'© MARVEL C.G. 1975 / HONG KONG'

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm

Object history note

Part of the Edward Castle collection.

Descriptive line

Action figure, 'Pocket Heroes', 'The Incredible Hulk'; plastic, Hong Kong, Mego Corp, 1979

Materials

PVC; Paper; Polyethylene

Techniques

Painting; Printing

Categories

Character merchandise; Dolls & Toys; Plastic

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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