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In 1974, Mego sold secret identity outfits for Bruce Wayne (Batman), Dick Grayson (Robin), Clark Kent (Superman), and Peter Parker (Spider-Man).

The outfits were sold as sets of two in the Montgomery Wards 1974 Christmas catalog. The sets were Bruce Wayne/Dick Grayson and Clark Kent/Peter Parker. Each set included two heads and two sets of clothes, but no bodies. They appeared on page 322 of the catalog.

Pictured Above: Montgomery Wards 1974 Christmas Catalog Page 322

Originally listed for $4.49 per set in the 1974 Christmas catalog, the price was reduced to $1.49 to $1.99 per set in 1975.

Pictured Above: Montgomery Wards 1975 Christmas Specials Discount Catalog

The outfits were shipped in plain cardboard mailer boxes with the Wards catalog number printed on two sides (48-24713 for Bruce Wayne/Dick Grayson and 48-24714 for Clark Kent/Peter Parker).

Pictured Above: Original Montgomery Wards Secret Identity Mailer Boxes

The outfits were shipped inside clear plastic bags sealed with tape. Some bags were marked with red lettering printed inside a red square that reads, “FOR EASIER DRESSING USE POWDER ON THE ARMS. CAUTION: RECOMMANDED FOR CHILDREN OVER 3 YEARS OF AGE. MADE IN HONG KONG.” Note that the word "RECOMMANDED" is misspelled.

Pictured Above: Original Montgomery Ward secret identity outfit bags

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Pictured Above: Complete Original Set of Secret Identity Outfits

I purchased my original boxed set on eBay in 2017. The set was complete, near mint, and had never been displayed before. The set was ordered from the 1974 Montgomery Wards Christmas catalog by an elderly toy collector in Oklahoma. The collector opened the mailer boxes to view the contents and then placed them on metal shelves in his workshop with all of his other toys and collectibles, where they remained for 30 years. In 2004, the entire collection was sold to a toy store in Texas. In 2017, the set was auctioned off in an unmarked lot of generic mailer box toys.

Pictured Above: 2017 eBay auction photos

Bruce Wayne (Batman)
Bruce Wayne shares a head sculpt with Removable Cowl Batman (his alter ego). He comes with a grey suit jacket with black buttons, grey pants, white shirt with blue tie, and black shoes.

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Pictured Above: Bruce Wayne on Type 1 Body

Pictured Above: Bruce Wayne Head

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Pictured Above: Bruce Wayne Outfit

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Pictured Above: Bruce Wayne (Left) and Removable Cowl Batman (Right)

Bruce shares a head sculpt with Removable cowl Batman, Tex Willer, Jet Jungle, and the Mystery Astronaut. Bruce Wayne and Removable Cowl Batman have black hair and black eyes with white pupils; Tex Willer has black hair and black eyes with no pupils; the Mystery Astronaut has black hair and blue eyes with no pupils; and Jet Jungle has white hair, large black eyebrows, and blue eyes with black pupils.

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Pictured Above (From Left to Right): Removable Cowl Batman, Bruce Wayne, Tex Willer, Mystery Astronaut, and Jet Jungle

Pictured Above (left to right): Tex Willer, Removable Cowl Batman, Bruce Wayne, Mystery Astronaut, and Jet Jungle

Dick Grayson (Robin)
Dick Grayson shares a head sculpt with Removable Mask Robin (his alter ego). He comes with a white shirt with brown collar, brown pants, tan sweater with brown buttons, and black shoes.

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Pictured Above: Dick Grayson on Type 1 body

Pictured Above: Dick Grayson Head

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Pictured Above: Dick Grayson Outfit

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Pictured Above: Dick Grayson (Left) and Removable Mask Robin (Right)

Clark Kent (Superman)
Clark Kent shares a head sculpt with Superman (his alter ego). He comes with a blue suit jacket with black buttons, blue pants, white shirt with red tie, black shoes, black hat, and black glasses.

Clark Kent
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Pictured Above: Clark Kent on Type 1 Body

Pictured Above: Clark Kent Head

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Pictured Above: Clark Kent with Original Hat and Glasses

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Pictured Above: Original Clark Kent Hat and Glasses

Clark Kent's hat and glasses are unique to the figure. Similar black hats were included with the Action Jackson Cowboy outfit and Wild Bill Hickock figure, but they are different molds.

Pictured Above: Action Jackson Brown Cowboy Hat (Far Left), Action Jackson Black Cowboy Hat (Middle Left), Wild Bill Hickock Black Hat (Middle Right), and Clark Kent Black Hat (Far Right)

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Pictured Above: Clark Kent (Left) and Superman (Right)

Peter Parker (Spider-Man)
Peter Parker shares a head sculpt with Shazam (except with blue eyes, brown hair, and a widows' peak). He comes with a red sweater, blue pants, and white tennis shoes.

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Pictured Above: Peter Parker on Type 1 Body

Pictured Above: Peter Parker Head

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Pictured Above: Peter Parker Outfit

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Pictured Above: Peter Parker Head (Left) next to Shazam Head (Right)

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Pictured Above: Peter Parker (Left) and Diamond Circle Suit Spider-Man (Right)

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