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Creature Comforts Toys and its sister Canadian company Parkdale Novelty were founded in 1944 by Morris Kotzer in Toronto, Canada.
As a postwar toy and novelty company it grew quickly with the baby boom generation.
|Photo from Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, c. 1949||
Starting with domestically manufactured toys, Parkdale Novelty began importing toys from Japan in the 1950's.
In the 1960’s Parkdale Novelty became the Canadian distributor for Mego Toys.
The Mego line featured an exciting array of action figures, including Super Heroes, Star Trek, Planet of the Apes and more.
|Photo from Japan, 1961|
In the 1970’s the Mego line became the number one action figure line in North America.
In the 1980’s Parkdale Novelty created the Creature Comforts line of plush toys. Creature Comforts Toys Inc. began distribution from Buffalo, NY.
Mego line, 1975
Catalogue Cover, 2000