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Released in 1974, Joker was part of the fourth wave of World's Greatest Super-Heroes sold by Mego (alongside the other "Super-Foes," Riddler, Penguin, and Mr. Mxyzptlk).

 WAVE FOUR 

Type 1 Joker
Between 1974 and 1976, Joker was available on a Type 1 body with metal rivet joints. Type 1 Joker was sold in a window box, on the Kresge-style card, and on the standard card.

Type 2 Joker
Beginning in 1976, Joker was available on a Type 2 body with plastic joints. Type 2 Joker was sold in a window box and on the standard card.

All Joker window boxes have the old Mego logo. The Super-Foes were not released in new logo boxes. Also, most Joker boxes have the 4-digit inventory code (1351) displayed on the box. A small number of boxes were printed with the 5-digit code (51351) before Mego switched to blister cards. Produced for only a short period of time, 5-digit Super-Foe boxes are very difficult to find!

MIB Joker
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Pictured Above: Type 1 Joker in 4-Digit Box

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Pictured Above: Type 2 Joker in 5-Digit Box

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Pictured Above: 4-Digit Box Side Panel (Left) and 5-Digit Box Side Panel (Right)

Pictured Above: Type 1 Joker on Kresge Blister Card

Fist-Fighting Joker
In 1975, Joker was available on a fist fighting body with "Karate Kung Fu Action." Sold in a window box in the U.S., Fist Fighting Joker has a tan button on his back that controls his arms.

Joker Pez Dispenser
In 1978, Pez released a Joker candy dispenser (along with Batman and Penguin) with a modified Mego head. It was likely a purposeful collaboration between Pez and Mego, as it's unlikely Pez would have so blatantly copied Mego's designs without its consent. The Pez dispensers have soft heads and "no feet." They're very rare and desirable amongst both Mego and Pez collectors.

The Joker Pez dispenser came with a blue stem.

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Pictured Above: Pez Joker Head (Left) and Mego Joker Head (Right)

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