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Get to Know: Toy and Action Figure Designer Anthony Watts

Get to Know: Toy and Action Figure Designer Anthony Watts

Anthony Watts is a ZBrush artist, graphic designer and lots more with Happy Worker Toys & Collectibles. Today he shares with us some of his inspirations, art work and some insights in toy and action figure design. What led you to product design? I have always been fascinated by toys and collectibles, especially action figures […]

From the Cool to the Quirky, Collectible Collaborations from Lancôme to Lego

From the Cool to the Quirky, Collectible Collaborations from Lancôme to Lego
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What’s better than our favorite collectible brands? How about when our favorite collectible brands partner up for some mind-blowing collaborations? Here is taking a look at a handful of cool and quirky collabs from the likes of Hot Wheels, Hasbro and Barbie, as well as Aquafresh, Heinz and more. What are some other collectible franchise […]

Valuable My Little Pony Nirvana Ponies from Across the World

Valuable My Little Pony Nirvana Ponies from Across the World

Since its inception in 1981 by inventor Bonnie Zacherle and Hasbro, My Little Pony figures have become a global sensation. But getting the figures in the hands of children and in the collections of collectors overseas, however, didn’t always look like it did in North America. International fans, instead, were treated to Nirvana Ponies, which […]

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, […]

The Many Faces of Skeletor: Keldor Action Figures Through the Years

The Many Faces of Skeletor: Keldor Action Figures Through the Years

From Stinkor to Man-E-Faces, there are many unique faces in the Masters of the Universe, well, universe. Only one, however, is instantly recognizable as the face of evil in Eternia. He often goes by the name Keldor, but you know him best as Skeletor. And since making his debut in 1982, Skeletor action figures have […]

Ben Gore’s Blue Monday Press Becomes 78th hobbyDB Official Archive

Ben Gore’s Blue Monday Press Becomes 78th hobbyDB Official Archive

There’s a nexus where pop culture meets traditional art styles. It’s here where you’ll find Ben Gore and Blue Monday Press, the latest Official Archive to join hobbyDB. Based in the Southeast England port town of Folkestone, Blue Monday Press is a small arts publisher founded by Ben in 2015. It’s the home of Ben’s […]

New hobbyDB Official Archive: Get to Know the High Quality, Affordable Collectibles of Fanattik

New hobbyDB Official Archive: Get to Know the High Quality, Affordable Collectibles of Fanattik

The toy enthusiasts at Fanattik know what it’s like to be a collector always on the lookout for that perfect nexus between limited edition, high quality and, of course, affordability. We’re thrilled to announce that the UK-based Fanattik brand is bringing its official archives to hobbyDB. For more than 16 years, Fanattik has specialized in […]

Bringing Galaxxor’s Mid-Century Space Age Designer Arts Toys to hobbyDB

Bringing Galaxxor’s Mid-Century Space Age Designer Arts Toys to hobbyDB

Ben Spencer has been dreaming of the stars since 2010 when he founded Galaxxor, a brand of exquisite designer art toys. Spencer has incorporated his affinity for vintage action figures from the 70s through the 90s along with the aesthetic of Mid-Century Space Age Design to produce – alongside artists from around the globe – […]

Did You Own It: The Original Voltron Action Figure

Did You Own It: The Original Voltron Action Figure

  If there’s one thing most boys from the 1980s can attest to, it’s the “awesomeness” that was Voltron. It essentially ticked all of the right boxes. Robots? Check. Lions? Check. Space fights? Double check. Now 40 years after making its debut in 1984, we want to know…did you own the original Voltron? If you […]

Get to Know: Prototype Costume Fabricator Esther Skandunas

Get to Know: Prototype Costume Fabricator Esther Skandunas

Esther Skandunas has a keen eye when it comes to making your favorite action figures look sharp. Esther takes us through some of her history, inspiration and favorite items from a rewarding career as a prototype costume fabricator. Check out her amazing work. Over to you, Esther! How’d you get started in Prototype Costume Fabrication? […]

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