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hobbyDB Reaches Six Million Price Points and Major Database Milestones

hobbyDB Reaches Six Million Price Points and Major Database Milestones

hobbyDB has recently reached a pair of milestones on our mission towards documenting one hundred billion collectibles! Within the last few days, our incredible hobbyDB Squad has added the 900,000th item to its database. That’s hundreds of thousands of your favorite collectibles ranging from action figures to wrist watches and beyond. We’re also thrilled to […]

Former Funko CEO Brian Mariotti Co-Founds Thrilljoy Collectibles

Former Funko CEO Brian Mariotti Co-Founds Thrilljoy Collectibles

Hot off the press! Brian Mariotti is entering his post-Pop! phase. The former Funko CEO has partnered with Dolly Ahluwalia to co-found Thrilljoy Collectibles. Details about the new venture are scarce right now, and as of this writing the new company’s Instagram had fewer than 350 followers. But that’s rapidly changing. Ahluwalia, also a former […]

Celebrating the Unusual with hobbyDB’s New Snark Totes Official Archive Giveaway!

Celebrating the Unusual with hobbyDB’s New Snark Totes Official Archive Giveaway!

hobbyDB is “celebrating the unusual” with Snark Totes, our latest great Official Archive. The artwork of Steven Rhodes is a “ticket to a world where humor meets the macabre, where every product tells a story.” And now you can find the complete Snark Totes collection as hobbyDB’s 81st Official Archive! Snark Totes Official Archive Follow […]

Rocket-Firing Boba Fett Prototype Now the Most Valuable Star Wars Action Figure Ever

Rocket-Firing Boba Fett Prototype Now the Most Valuable Star Wars Action Figure Ever

The bounty hunter has been hunted and the price on his head now makes him the most valuable Star Wars action figure of all time. Heritage Auctions has announced a $525,000 winning bid for a Hand-Painted AFA Star Wars Prototype Rocket-Firing Boba Fett L-Slot. Translation: if your 1979 Kenner Boba Fett has a fireable rocket, […]

Optimus Prime (Finally!!) Makes His Hot Wheels Debut

Optimus Prime (Finally!!) Makes His Hot Wheels Debut

It’s finally happened. Optimus Prime, the fearless leader of the Autobots, has joined a new team. Team Hot Wheels. Some 40 years after the inception of Hasbro’s insanely popular Transformers franchise, fans can finally see Optimus Prime in all of his Hot Wheels glory. Our hero is reborn courtesy of Mattel Creations and is modeled […]