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Top-10 Most-Valuable Batmobile Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Batmobile Collectibles on hobbyDB

We’re opening up the Batcave garage for our latest top-10 list! Batman sure has excellent taste in cars. But which among them would Bruce Wayne ultimately covet? We take a look at DC Comics’ Batmobile, one of the most iconic cars in pop culture history. Remember, estimated values tend to fluctuate, especially as we add […]

Top-10 Most Valuable NECA Collectibles Found on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most Valuable NECA Collectibles Found on hobbyDB

From Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers to Dorothy Zbornak and The Golden Girls, NECA likes to boast that they “make ONLY the coolest collectibles.” It’s a claim that’s rather difficult to refute. So we thought we’d take a look at the most valuable among those found on hobbyDB. Remember, estimated values tend to fluctuate, especially […]

Top-20 Most-Valuable Batman Collectibles Found on hobbyDB

Top-20 Most-Valuable Batman Collectibles Found on hobbyDB

We’re delving deep into the Batcave for our latest Most-Valuable list with a look at some Dark Knight collectibles that would make even Bruce Wayne jealous. From action figures, diecast and lunchboxes to trading cards, chess boards and salt & pepper shakers, there are no shortage of Batman-themed items on hobbyDB. Close to 600 to […]

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 […]

Sergio Goldvarg (and possibly Batman) are on the hobbyDB Advisory Board

Sergio Goldvarg (and possibly Batman) are on the hobbyDB Advisory Board

Do you like waffles? Of course you do! And model cars? You bet! Then you’ll love Sergio Goldvarg, one of the members of the hobbyDB Advisory Board. He is lending us his considerable expertise on model cars, both as a manufacturer and a collector. To say Sergio collects model cars is an understatement. He’s been […]

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 […]

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