Happy Fourth of July! We’re celebrating Independence Day in the United States with hamburgers and hot dogs, fireworks and Statue of Liberty collectibles! The kind that make us want to chant “U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.!” You’ll find more than 200 collectibles dedicated to Lady Liberty on hobbyDB ranging from Hard Rock Café and Starbucks Mugs to […]
We love a good shared exclusive! And so, too, do the users of the hobbyDB App. Shared and retail exclusives were quite Pop!ular in May by collectors using the App’s barcode scanning technology to add items to their collections, perform quick, in-store research and lots more. What was the No. 1 most-scanned item last month? […]
We’re on an adventure in the search of lost treasure…aka…Indiana Jones collectibles. hobbyDB is home to more than 340 items dedicated to the Indiana Jones franchise, ranging from video games to vinyl art figures and lots more. So we decided to take a look at the most valuable among them. The ones worth risking getting […]
When it comes to Disney’s The Little Mermaid, the items from under the sea are best when they’re in your collection. Disney’s retelling of its classic tale — this time in live action form — brings with it an entirely new generation of Little Mermaid collectibles, to go along with an already impressive empire of […]
Our friends at CGC share some of their thoughts when it comes to grading Disney collectibles ranging from trading cards, video games and even stamps. Check out the original CGC version of this article here and make sure to click here to visit CGC online. Then keep an eye out for more shared articles from […]
When it comes to wielding a camera, Jefferson Bongarthner’s Toy Photography is out of this world. And he has some tips on how you can take your own illustrative skills to infinity and way beyond. The Brazilian artist better known as @jrbonga on Instagram, combines his love for Disney, Pixar and more with a keen […]
We were recently approached by some hobbyDB members about adding items from “Lorcana,” Disney’s new trading card game. Less than 24 hours later, hobbyDB is now the first Lorcana Price Guide. Disney has partnered with tabletop game developer Ravensburger (Dingbats, Escape, Labyrinth, and El Dorado) to create a trading card game in the style of […]
We love to highlight local collectors in our own neighborhoods, the ones uniting the collecting communities, one pin (or model car, Funko Pop!) at a time. Which makes us thrilled to introduce Elizabeth Halloran, founder of Triangle NC Pin Traders . Elizabeth was gracious enough to share some of the inspiration and beginnings of the […]
What makes for an outstanding animated character? I was, this week, asked that question by a reporter from CNBC. To give my best answer, I asked for time to do some research. I wanted to see what critics believed were the best characters and then understand what those characters had in common. A little googling […]
After decades of protection, several notable properties will enter the public domain in 2024 and beyond. That means you can use them without having to pay a licensing fee. Most notably for the toy industry, these public domain characters include Mickey Mouse, Superman, Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Batman, and Bugs Bunny. Before you begin placing […]
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