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Auto-Archives Car of the Month — 1986 Citroën 2CV6 Spécial (The Deux Chevaux)

Citroën unveiled the 2CV— The Deux Chevaux: signifying two nominal horsepower (initially it was only 12hp)—at the 1948 Paris Salon. The 2CV, conceived and designed by Citroën Vice-President Pierre Boulanger, quickly became a bestseller, achieving his aim of providing rural French people with a motorized alternative to the horse and cart the majority were still […]

5 Characters and Celebrities Who Deserve the Funko Pop! Treatment

5 Characters and Celebrities Who Deserve the Funko Pop! Treatment

Nearly everyone with any kind of interest in pop culture has at least one of Funko’s toys, be it a Pop Vinyl, Hard Candy statue, keyring, mug, or any of the other huge assortment of merch they release. However, even with all this goodness, there are still quite a few franchises, characters, and celebrities who […]

5 Forgotten Super Mario Games That You Should Rediscover

5 Forgotten Super Mario Games That You Should Rediscover

Super Mario Odyssey is finally here, and it’s well on its way to becoming one of the biggest critical smashes of 2017.  Though there are a ton of Mario games that come out every year, there’s only a handful of core 3D games in the Mario canon. These generally include titles like Super Mario 64, Super Mario […]

6 Ways Funko Pops Turned Everyone Into Collectors

6 Ways Funko Pops Turned Everyone Into Collectors

Don’t let those big heads and beady eyes fool you; Funko CEO Brian Mariotti has called Funko Pop vinyl figures the “gateway drug for collectibles.” It’s a bold statement, but he’s right. With over 1000 licensed toys covering every genre and series in modern pop culture, Funko Pops have been flying off store shelves everywhere. Fans have lightheartedly taken to the […]

This is The Most Expensive Hot Wheels Car Ever

This is The Most Expensive Hot Wheels Car Ever

Hot Wheels vehicles have been wildly popular for over 50 years now. Most of them are inexpensive, making these diecast cars fantastic for both toy lovers and collectors alike. A Hot Wheels car can become solely a collector’s item rather than a toy when the model is a prototype never released for production. Then you […]