Most of the Mego crew had given up reading comics long before Stanley Lieber decided to make his Super Heroes have real problems. It took the foresight of a child, in this case Ken Abrams, son of Mego chairman, Marty Abrams who looked upon the first four WGSH and asked
Mego Spiderman was an instant hit and remained popular throughout the run of the line, in fact, every Mego Superhero line contained Spider-Man.
1975 saw the release of 5 new Marvel heroes to the WGSH, one of these characters was the Incredible Hulk. While an initial slow seller, the Hulk received a sales boost of Heroic proportions thanks to the character's CBS Television series.
Hulk's sales paved the way for more Marvel heroes in '76 including Marvel pioneers, the Fantastic Four. By the end of the WGSH, Marvel characters equate to almost half with two characters being Mego's top sellers, not bad for an after thought......