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1986 NES Deluxe Set Reached the Mount Olympus of Collectibles

1986 NES Deluxe Set Reached the Mount Olympus of Collectibles
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

It is not a secret that the collector market is living its golden days, seeing every week record figures in all related to memorabilia and collectibles. And some Nintendo’s videogames reached the Mount Olympus of collectibles, being sold for significant figures of several millions of dollars. So, it is completely normal that some classic pieces […]

Chinese Toy Industry Poised to Overtake U.S. Market

Chinese Toy Industry Poised to Overtake U.S. Market
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

The toy industry has been going so fast in the last two decades, not only with all related to it, but for the size of the market. At the beginning of 2000s it was so difficult to imagine that the primary market would not be the United States, but things are changing, and we must […]

Yeah Baby, Yeah! How Austin Powers Helped Turn Funko Into an International Success

Yeah Baby, Yeah! How Austin Powers Helped Turn Funko Into an International Success
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

A few days ago, an event took place at Bob’s Big Burger in Burbank (Los Angeles -California) hosted by the Chairman of Fun, Mike Becker and the comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, called “Back to the Beginning.” Beyond the surprises and the presentation of the new Funko line, Project Fred, these kinds of events remind me […]

Kingdom Hearts’ Sora Arriving This February to amiibo’s Super Smash Bros. Universe

Kingdom Hearts’ Sora Arriving This February to amiibo’s Super Smash Bros. Universe
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

Since his debut in 2002, Sora the main protagonist of Kingdom Hearts video game series, has become in one of the most recognizable characters in video-gaming history, and his popularity has allowed him to appear in other video game franchises such as Final Fantasy (World of Final Fantasy 2017), Disney Emoji Blitz (2019) and Super […]

Amiibo News and 2024 Releases to Look Forward to Next Year

Amiibo News and 2024 Releases to Look Forward to Next Year
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

The upcoming amiibo figures from Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will be landing on stores next week, so we could finally see which new functions provide the NFC figures of Mio and Noah to the fantastical World of Aionios. This two-figure pack will help us to restore the peace between Agnus and Keves, so good luck in […]

Amiibo News and 2024 Releases to Look Forward to Next Year

Amiibo News and 2024 Releases to Look Forward to Next Year
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

The upcoming amiibo figures from Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will be landing on stores next week, so we could finally see which new functions provide the NFC figures of Mio and Noah to the fantastical World of Aionios. This two-figure pack will help us to restore the peace between Agnus and Keves, so good luck in […]

History of Scooby-Doo! Collectibles From Funko

History of Scooby-Doo! Collectibles From Funko
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

If there is a cartoon character which has been an influence to the things that I love as a collector, that is Scooby-Doo. As a child, its adventures awakened my interest in mystery novels, and of course, a few years later, this passion led me to discover classic horror and science fiction movies. Since its […]

Holiday History! The Christmas Frenzy That Was Shirley Temple Dolls

Holiday History! The Christmas Frenzy That Was Shirley Temple Dolls
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Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

Christmas is coming and beyond the magic of these days, and as every year is not difficult to stop thinking about which toy could be the hit of the present year, in case we had one. From time to time and bearing in mind the comedy “Jingle all the way” (1996), the passion and the […]

The History of A.C. Gilbert and the Creation of the Erector Set

The History of A.C. Gilbert and the Creation of the Erector Set
Written by
Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

A few weeks ago, I wrote to my friend and fellow collector Christian Braun, because I was looking for some information related to the Samsonite – Lego plant which operated in Colorado from the mid 60’s to 1971. He sent me back an article with some information about it, and inside its lines it also […]

Happy Halloween! Funko’s New Pop! Asia Legendary Myths & Creatures Creates a Fright

Happy Halloween! Funko’s New Pop! Asia Legendary Myths & Creatures Creates a Fright
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Javier Serrano
Javier Serrano

We are at the doors of Halloween and Funatics around the world are planning to get some of the last and most terrifying Funko releases before October 31st to their collections, enjoying a fright night with their scary figures. And it will be a difficult task, considering that there were a bunch of announcements in […]

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