Advisory Council & Team Posts

Comic Book Distribution Icon Milton Griepp Joins hobbyDB Advisory Council

Comic Book Distribution Icon Milton Griepp Joins hobbyDB Advisory Council

Milton Griepp is a superhero when it comes to getting comic books into the hands of fans. Griepp co-founded Capital City Distribution in 1980 and helped turn it into the largest comic book distributor in the United States before stepping aside in 1996. In 1993, Hero Illustrated named him the 10th most important person in […]

R.I.P. Jim Garbaczewski

R.I.P. Jim Garbaczewski

I just heard that we lost Jim – one of the most friendliest and helpful folks I ever met. Rob Graves introduced us in 2015 and since then Jim has always been there when needed.  He was also one of the unluckiest folks that I know, with way too many accidents and health problems and […]

The Banker’s Toy moved up a league, R.I.P. Richard

The Banker’s Toy moved up a league, R.I.P. Richard

I got the sad news that one of our Squad Members passed away on December 8.  Richard AKA The Banker’s Toy.  His wife Rosie reached out with the sad news and I did go to my inbox to read some of the many emails we exchanged. Richard was a banker for more than 30 years […]

hobbyDB Volunteer Squad: Top Members of the Year

hobbyDB Volunteer Squad: Top Members of the Year

We here at hobbyDB love just about everything when it comes to collecting. One of our favorite facets from the world of collectibles is the community of collectors that it fosters. A major part of that community is the hobbyDB Squad, our team of volunteers that are the lifeblood of the site. Without them, we’d […]

Christian Braun joining the NB Center for Automotive as Advisor for Automobilia

Christian Braun joining the NB Center  for Automotive as Advisor for Automobilia

The NB Center for American Automotive Heritage in Allentown, Pennsylvania is an institution dedicated to preserving America’s automotive heritage through its commitment to craftsmanship, education, and good stewardship.  A Car Meet at the NB Center It showcases 250 cars but also a burgeoning library and 20,000 model cars with plans to expand the collection. Christian […]