Topps, the trading card company known for sports cards, Garbage Pail Kids, and more – is teaming up with MEGO, maker of what is now retro styled action figures, to produce a line of figures based on DC, Warner Brothers, MGM, Fox and more. All of these will be available exclusively on Topps.com starting on August 16th. We’ll have to wait and see if they are new offerings or versions of existing releases. Check out the full press release below and read on for some teaser pics to show what we can expect (which are all current releases).
Topps Teams Up with Leading Action Figure Company Mego Figures to Celebrate the World’s Most Iconic Characters
New York, NY, August 5, 2021 – The Topps Company, the leading destination for sports and entertainment collectibles, is teaming up with collectible leader and nostalgic action figure company, Mego Figures, to further expand its product portfolio into a new realm of collectibles and create the ultimate platform for collectors to purchase fan-favorite exclusive figures on Topps.com.
Available starting on August 16, Topps.com will feature exclusive action figures of some of the most iconic characters from Warner Bros, DC, MGM, Fox, and more. The action figures, available exclusively on Topps.com, will include additional new characters through reimagined classics. New figures will drop every Monday for pre-order and will be available to purchase for a limited time. Action figures will be available in a variety of sizes for collectors to enjoy, including 8-inch and 14-inch figures.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with a nostalgic, industry-leading brand like Mego Figures who understands the heritage and timeless hobby of collecting,” said Clay Luraschi, Vice President of Product Development at Topps. “We’re always looking for new ways to grow our product offerings as we continue to expand our e-commerce business, and we’re excited to help reunite collectors with some of the most legendary figures of our time.”
“As two brands that continue to innovate and evolve in the collectibles space, we’re certain that this new collaboration with the Topps team will help us to reach new audiences while celebrating the iconic characters of our generation,” said Marty Abrams from Mego Figures. “We look forward to continuing our growth alongside the Topps team, and connecting with a new community of collectors that share in our love for these iconic figures.”
Through this collaboration with a leading category player like Mego Figures, Topps is continuing to expand its product portfolio and online marketplace by offering a variety of widely celebrated action figures of characters and celebrities loved around the world allowing Topps to reach a wider range of consumers and collectors beyond its traditional trading cards.
For more information, please visit https://www.topps.com/.
About The Topps Company
Founded in 1938, The Topps Company, Inc. is a global consumer products company that entertains and delights consumers through a diversified, engaging, multi-platform product portfolio that includes physical and digital collectibles, trading cards, trading card games, sticker and album collections, memorabilia, curated experiential events, gift cards and novelty confections. Topps Physical Sports & Entertainment products include Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, National Hockey League, Formula 1, Star Wars, WWE, Wacky Packages®, Garbage Pail Kids®, Mars Attacks® and more. Topps Digital Sports & Entertainment has connected with people around the world who have downloaded our apps including Topps® BUNT®, TOPPS® KICK®, Star Wars™: Card Trader by Topps®, Topps® WWE SLAM™, Topps® NHL SKATE™, Marvel Collect! by Topps® and Disney Collect! by Topps®. Topps Digital Services is a leading processor, distributor and program manager of prepaid gift cards and provider of cloud-based financial services and white label e-gift solutions for widely recognized digital businesses that include Airbnb, Deliveroo, DoorDash, Hulu, Instacart, Netflix, Nike, Twitch and Uber. Topps Confections, Bazooka Candy Brands, produces, markets and distributes confections brands including Ring Pop®, Push Pop®, Baby Bottle Pop®, Juicy Drop®, Finders Keepers®, and Bazooka® bubble gum. For additional information visit topps.com, play.toppsapps.com, toppsdigitalservices.com and Candymania.com.
About Mego Corp
Mego Corp (Mego) was started by the Abrams family in 1954 as an importer of toys from Japan. Marty Abrams was named company president in 1969. Under Marty’s guidance, Mego revolutionized the toy industry by securing the licensing to all the top brands of that time – DC, Marvel, Planet of the Apes and Star Trek. Mego, using this blueprint for success, went on to produce a multitude of licensed action figures, dolls, and toys. With over 50 years of experience in the toy industry Mego continues its legacy of bringing licensed products (including action figures and toys) to collectors and fans across the world.
Mego offers licensed products from CBS/Viacom, Disney/Fox, MGM, POW! Entertainment, Tsuburaya Products Co Ltd, Universal, and Warner Bros.
Explore Mego’s exciting line up of products from every genre imaginable – Horror, Pop Culture, Sci-Fi, Superheroes, and more at www.megofigures.com! Be sure to also follow us @MegoCorp on all our social media channels!