Action Jackson (toy)
Action Jackson was a line of action figures and accessories manufactured by
Mego Corporationin the 1970s. Three varieties of dolls were available. Two caucasian models, one with a beard, one without, and one African-American model with no beard.
The toys were marketed with a line of accessories, including battery-powered vehicles, such as a wire-controlled Jeep, a rescue helicopter, and a snowmobile.
The toys were similar in theme to the
G.I. Joeline of toys manufactured by Hasbro. [cite book |author=Mansour, David |title=From Abba to Zoom: A Pop Culture Encyclopedia of the Late 20th Century |year=2005 |publisher=Andrews McMeel Publishing |isbn=0740751182 |pages=p. 2]
*Bonavita, John (2001). "Mego Action Figure Toys", 3rd Edition
* [http://www.megomuseum.com/ Mego Museum] -The leading authority on Mego Corp.
* [http://youtube.com/watch?v=pkqaUAhK28k Action Jackson commercials from the '70s]
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