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Released in 1973, Captain America was part of the second wave of World's Greatest Super-Heroes sold by Mego (alongside Tarzan, Spider-Man, and Shazam).

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 WAVE TWO 

T1 Captain America

Type 1 Captain America
Between 1973 and 1976, Captain America was available on a Type 1 body with metal rivet joints. Early issue shields have a glossy sticker, while late issue shields have a matte sticker. Type 1 Captain America was sold in a window box, on the Kresge-style card, and on the standard card.

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Captain America

Pictured Above: Early Issue Glossy Sticker Shield (Left) and Later Issue Matte Sticker Shield (Right)

Type 2 Captain America
Between 1976 and 1982, Captain America was available on a Type 2 body with plastic joints. Later issue figures can have a fabric star and unsewn belt. Type 2 Captain America was sold in a window box and on the standard card.

Pictured Above: Type 2 Captain America with Matte Sticker Shield, Fabric Emblem, and Unsewn "Floating" Belt

Pictured Above: Early Issue Felt Star (Left) and Later Issue Fabric Star (Right)

Captain America was released in a 6-panel Box with DC characters depicted on the front and sides, as well as a Marvel-only Box.

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Pictured Above: MIB Captain America DC Box (Left) and Marvel Only Box (Right)

Pictured Above: MIB Captain America in DC Box

The Marvel-only box can have the old or new logo.

Pictured Above: MIB Captain America in Old Logo Marvel Only Box

Pictured Above: MIB Captain America in New Logo Marvel Only Box

Captain America and Spider-Man were the only two characters sold in a Marvel-only box.

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Pictured Above: Captain America Marvel Only Box (Left) and Spider-Man Marvel Only Box (Right)

Captain America was also released on the Kresge-style blister card.

Pictured Above: Type 1 Captain America on Kresge Blister Card

Like the boxed packaging, there is a Marvel-only Captain America card.

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Pictured Above: Type 1 Captain America on Marvel-Only Tall Blister Card

Fist-Fighting Captain America
In 1975, Captain America was available on a fist fighting body with "Karate Kung Fu Action." Sold on a card in the U.K., Fist Fighting Captain America has a black button on his back that controls his arms. Some examples have "vents" in the suit under the arms.

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Foreign Release
Captain America was produced and sold by distributor Lili Ledy in Mexico.

Pictured Above: Lili Ledy Captain America (Mexico)

Pictured Above: Lili Ledy Captain America Glove (No U.S. Mego figure has red gloves)

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