Transformers Posts

Top-10 Most-Valuable Optimus Prime Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Optimus Prime Collectibles on hobbyDB

It’s Amazon Prime Day and if we’re to believe many internet memes, today (and tomorrow) are the days we celebrate the sacrifices that Optimus Prime and the rest of the Transformers made to ensure the safety of the human race. Or something like that. The reality is, it’s always a good time to honor the […]

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

Newly Added to hobbyDB – Transformers, FunkoWeen and Vintage Star Wars

The Force was strong with hobbyDB this week, with hundreds of new items arriving in the database from Funko’s annual FunkoWeen reveals to vintage Kenner Return of the Jedi action figures. Among the new items is Pop! Red Miller, the first Funko exclusive from good hobbyDB friend Legion M. Read more about the exclusive here. […]

Marx, Sindy & “Greenlighting” Transformers….

Marx, Sindy & “Greenlighting” Transformers….

One of our very first clients was called Dumbee Combex Marx (DCM). It was an offshoot of the old Marx Toys, famous for wonderful tin toys back in the 30 and 40s. It was a publicly traded British company, and they opened a US office, to launch a 12” high fashion doll called Sindy. Harvey […]

How Transformers Took The World By Storm

How Transformers Took The World By Storm

Even if you never owned a Transformers action figure, you most certainly knew of the robots in disguise who were more than meets the eye. Produced jointly by American toy company Hasbro and Japanese toy company Takara, Transformers is one of the most enduring franchises in pop culture to this day. Originally debuting in 1984, the multimedia brand […]

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