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Top-10 Most-Valuable Kidrobot Figures on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Kidrobot Figures on hobbyDB

Kidrobot got its humble beginnings in 2002 inside a California garage. Since then, Kidrobot has been instigating creative conversations and making art come alive with its line of unique vinyl figures. Which got us thinking about the most-valuable of the hundreds of figures from the minds of Kidrobot. Remember, estimated values are always fluctuating, especially […]

What are We Thankful For at hobbyDB? A Lot, Thank You!

What are We Thankful For at hobbyDB? A Lot, Thank You!

As we spend our long weekend preparing the turkey (or the tofurkey) while enjoying football and avoiding politics (or avoiding football and enjoying politics), this is the perfect time to reflect on the things that make life great. Here at hobbyDB, we have much to be thankful for. Geek Culture. (And Nerd Culture, Fanboy Culture, […]

John “Spanky” Stokes, the Stroll and a New Vinyl Art Database

John “Spanky” Stokes, the Stroll and a New Vinyl Art Database

The world of vinyl art toys is full of weird, wonderful creatures, some of them mass-produced, some limited, and some that are truly one of a kind. Thanks to John “Spanky” Stokes, hobbyDB has an influx of many of these characters, especially from the rare end of the spectrum. Stokes runs his own blog, Spankystokes.com, about […]

Every Collector Benefits as hobbyDB Database Expands into New Territory

Every Collector Benefits as hobbyDB Database Expands into New Territory

A couple weeks ago, we told you about hobbyDB’s endeavor to add every collectible shot glass from Hard Rock Cafe to the hobbyDB database. In their typical fashion, Hard Rock has created thousands of different designs, including each location, year, and event when possible. Combined with their pins and other collectibles, the hobbyDB database has […]

Seller Highlight: Blind Boxes Galore with New Trusted Seller blindboxes!

Seller Highlight: Blind Boxes Galore with New Trusted Seller blindboxes!

There’s something to be said for that breathless moment of anticipation before cracking open a blind box or bag. Collectors have been discovering their favorite blind box characters since 2015 via the Pop Price Guide Marketplace trusted seller blindboxes. The blindboxes store features a variety of, you guessed it, blind boxes and blind bags from multiple franchises and brands. Along […]

Halloween Means Thrills! Chills! Collectibles!

Aside from Christmas, there’s no holiday that inspires decor, commemoratives, and good ol’ limited edition fun as much as Halloween. As the holiday rapidly approaches, we thought it would be a good time to look at some of our favorite Halloween collectibles. First of all, a question… is “The Nightmare Before Christmas” a Halloween movie, […]

You’ll Love These Valentine’s Day Collectibles

February 14 can only mean one thing at hobbyDB: It’s time to share our love of Valentine’s Day collectibles! Hot Wheels has experimented over the years with holiday-related segments, with mixed results. Christmas cars have been enormously popular, possibly because their mere existence helps solve the gift giving aspect of the holiday. On the other […]

Meet Frank Kozik, Designer of the Smorkin’ Labbit

If you’ve ever seen Smorkin’ Labbit vinyl art toys from Kidrobot, you might wonder what kind of person would design such a thing. With their hostile eyes and cigarette dangling from their mouths, they aren’t the friendliest creatures. It turns out Frank Kozik, the San Francisco artist who created the character for concert posters and […]

10 Funky Toy Mashups that Only Make Sense in the Kidrobot World

Kidrobot’s vinyl toy collection includes a lot of items that can only be answered “If you don’t understand it, then butterscotch.” Of all the weird combinations of creatures and concepts, these toys make such a strange impression that they come full circle if you think about them long enough. In some cases, they might even […]

Kidrobot’s Allen Richardson Joins hobbyDB Advisory Board

Over the past year, hobbyDB has been collecting everything from Kidrobot, and now we’ve added Allen Richardson. No, he’s not a Vinyl Art Toy, he’s VP of Product and Marketing for Kidrobot, and he’s joining our Advisory Board. The Kidrobot archive on hobbyDB is the most complete listing you will find anywhere on the internet, and Allen will […]

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