I enjoyed my visit without even leaving home!

I don’t know how they did it, but this is awesome… While soliciting recommendations for the Pop Culture Destinations Map, I came across this awesome virtual tour of Toy Anxiety, in Phoenix, AZ. Somehow, the proprietors harnessed the power of Google street maps to give a walk-through tour of the inside of their shop. We are living in a […]

Do they make these slightly larger?

Any dad who has ever pushed around those obnoxious car carts at the grocery store knows that this is what the kids are actually imagining is happening. I think I just found a new favorite Youtube channel. Super-Fan Builds can come to my house and build me a Batcave whenever they want. I’ll even provide the […]

Collector Profile: Tokyo Toy Guy’s fantastic Batman collection

If you are a Batman collector, odds are that you’re familiar with the Tokyo Toy Guy’s documentaries. Yuji has travelled the world to document other collectors and museums focusing on Batman memorabilia, so I thought it would be fun to take a tour of the Toy Guy’s own collection… How did your collection start? What was the first item […]

Introducing the Pop Culture Destination Map for Collectors!

I’ve often thought about loading the kids into the family Truckster wagon and hitting the road in an attempt to visit some of the great vintage toy shops and flea markets I read about online. The problem is that I just don’t know where they are! Sure, the big ones are on my radar, but I don’t really have a […]

Collector Profile: Take a tour of Jonathan’s Harvey Mercheum

Jonathan is a serious collector of Harvey Comics memorabilia, with an emphasis on Richie Rich items, and he offered to take us on a tour of his collection… How did your collection start? What was the first item in your collection? The items I would consider the first in my merchandise collection were given to […]

Creature from the Black Lagoon — Hikari Sofubi Figure available now!

I have no idea what a Hikari Sofubi is, but I do know that every week, Entertainment Earth sends me notices about a new figure, and this week’s looks pretty cool — but then again, when has the Creature ever looked not cool? Creature from the Black Lagoon Secret Base Hikari Figure Anyone out there collecting these guys? I’d love […]

The lights came on and there he was… Batman!

It’s cold. If you’re living in the lower 48, you can probably relate. Our local schools were closed today because they couldn’t get the buses to start. Despite the frigid temperatures, I braved the elements and went to Toys R Us. While standing in the NECA aisle, the power went out due to the cold. Have […]