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Top-20 Most-Valuable Hot Toys Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-20 Most-Valuable Hot Toys Collectibles on hobbyDB

  The production house Hot Toys was founded in 2000 and originally focused on sixth scale models dedicated to military and police special forces. But as we all remember from the 2005 film “Batman Begins,” escalation is a real thing and before long, the company created by Howard Chan assembled a cast of superheroes from DC […]

We Built a List of the 14 Coolest Lego Car Kits Ever!

We Built a List of the 14 Coolest Lego Car Kits Ever!

The earliest Lego blocks did not lend themselves to building vehicles. In fact, wheels were kind of an afterthought at first. But as different size wheels and tires became available, all you needed to build an awesome car was some imagination and maybe a few special new bricks. There have been many automotive building sets […]

The Ultimate Poser: DC Sculptor Tim Bruckner Captured Iconic Moments

The Ultimate Poser: DC Sculptor Tim Bruckner Captured Iconic Moments

A few weeks ago we introduced you to Tim Bruckner, who spent about 20 years sculpting action figures and statues for DC Direct (now known as DC Entertainment). As his career there evolved, he spent more and more time on statues instead of poseable characters. A lot goes into the decisions on how to represent […]

Meet Tim Bruckner, DC Action Figure and Statue Artist

Meet Tim Bruckner, DC Action Figure and Statue Artist

Recently hobbyDB brought you the stories of some of the designers of Matchbox cars from the early 2000s. You all thought it was fascinating to learn of the people and processes behind some of our favorite toys and collectibles. In that spirit, we’d like to introduce you to Tim Bruckner, an incredible sculptor and designer […]

Batman Vs. Superman: Whose Collectibles Are Rarer?

Batman Vs. Superman: Whose Collectibles Are Rarer?

It’s about time DC Comics fans finally receive closure to pop culture’s most burning question: if Batman and Superman got in a fight, who would win? Would Superman prevail over Batman with his superhuman strength, or would Batman be resourceful enough to exploit Superman’s weakness to Kryptonite? Many authoritative figures have chimed in on the […]

Earliest known officially licensed Batmobile sells at Auction

Earliest known officially licensed Batmobile sells at Auction

…….and it looks different from what you are picturing. On December 6th, 2014, Heritage Auctions sold what is believed to be the first officially licensed Batmobile. The style of this early Batmobile resembles the 1940s and 50s DC Comics version of Batman’s ride, rather than the 1960s television show version. With a single dorsal fin […]

Holy Barbie Dolls! 5 of the Biggest Collections in the World

Holy Barbie Dolls! 5 of the Biggest Collections in the World

We can probably agree that for every collector a sense of achievement is a powerful motivator. However, the way we find that feeling of success can vary. Perhaps it’s when you save up enough money to buy that super rare Pikachu Illustrator Card or when you finally complete your collection of Disney movies on VHS. […]

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