Not So Heroic Server Migration Update – Thanks for your Patience!

Not So Heroic Server Migration Update  – Thanks for your Patience!

As you may have noticed, hobbyDB and PPG have been having some intermittent issues over the last few hours. As there is never a good time to do site maintenance, we started last night at 2am EST. Our mission was to change both our servers and development operating system (if you are technically minded from […]

Guest Blog: History and Tips on “Warping” in Classic Soft Plastic Promo Models

Guest Blog: History and Tips on “Warping” in Classic Soft Plastic Promo Models

hobbyDB friend, and member of both the hDB Advisory Council and Volunteer Squad, Steve Engeman takes time to share with us some thoughts, history and tips for dealing with the age-old diecast issue of “warping.” The early plastic promos were typically made of acetate plastic that warps. More specifically, it shrinks with age. This warp […]

Top-10 Most-Valuable Optimus Prime Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Optimus Prime Collectibles on hobbyDB

It’s Amazon Prime Day and if we’re to believe many internet memes, today (and tomorrow) are the days we celebrate the sacrifices that Optimus Prime and the rest of the Transformers made to ensure the safety of the human race. Or something like that. The reality is, it’s always a good time to honor the […]

Top-10 Most-Owned Darth Vader Funko Pop! Figures on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Owned Darth Vader Funko Pop! Figures on hobbyDB

Happy Vater Day! We’re celebrating Father’s Day by honoring the galaxy’s best (worst? most notorious?) dad in the one-and-only Darth Vader. Darth Vader might not be loved very much by the Jedi and the Rebel Alliance, but he does command a great deal of respect in the Funko community. With that in mind, we wanted […]

New Feature Alert: Search Most Owned Items on hobbyDB

New Feature Alert: Search Most Owned Items on hobbyDB

Ever wonder just how common or rare some of your collectibles might be? We’ve added to our search capabilities with the introduction of filtering items by Most and Least owned in the hobbyDB datbase. The filter joins other search abilities such as Alphabetic, Dates Added and Released, Estimated Value and Reference Number. And coming soon, […]

Castheads Magazine to Take the Wheel of the Model Car Hall of Fame

Castheads Magazine to Take the Wheel of the Model Car Hall of Fame

From Carroll Shelby to Larry Wood and all pioneers between, the Model Car Hall of Fame has gathered together enthusiasts from across the scale vehicle world to celebrate all the best in the hobby (by now around 250 individuals, brands and models). Ever since taking over management in 2017, the hobbyDB team has loved every […]

The Toy Peddler Offering Exclusive Custom Nuclear Mindz Design OTTO this Weekend

The Toy Peddler Offering Exclusive Custom Nuclear Mindz Design OTTO this Weekend

The chase is on! Our great friends at our sister site The Toy Peddler will drop their latest exclusive custom on Saturday with a nod to Lee Allen and Nuclear Mindz Design. The customized “art-car” OTTO draws inspiration from the original 1968 Redline Hot Wheels packaging with its retro look and feel. The exclusive and […]

Exclusive Funko Offers from our Friends at Legion M, Monthly Pops and More

Exclusive Funko Offers from our Friends at Legion M, Monthly Pops and More

The collectibles universe is one big community and we always enjoy sharing cool promotions, exclusives and more whenever we get the opportunity. Our partners have been busy of late with several new Funko Pop! exclusives, both of which you can order here. Check them out below! Legion M’s Scary Exclusive Our friends at Legion M […]

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

The Force was strong with hobbyDB this week, with hundreds of new items arriving in the database from Funko’s annual FunkoWeen reveals to vintage Kenner Return of the Jedi action figures. Among the new items is Pop! Red Miller, the first Funko exclusive from good hobbyDB friend Legion M. Read more about the exclusive here. […]

Top-10 Most-Valuable Elvira Funko Pop! Figures on hobbyDB and More

Top-10 Most-Valuable Elvira Funko Pop! Figures on hobbyDB and More

Funko is unveiling its annual FunkoWeen celebration this week and marking the halfway point to Halloween with plenty of new releases and fun stuff. Feeling spooky ourselves, our partners in crime at Pop Price Guide are honoring FunkoWeen with a look at the Top-10 Most-Valuable Elvira Funko Pop! figures found on hobbyDB and PPG. The […]

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