The Washington, DC area is severely lacking in toy and collectible shows, so when the Timonium show takes place, it's always worth considering. For whatever reason, this show is always around July 4 or Thanksgiving, which makes it hit or miss for me -- family obligations tend to get in the way -- but this past weekend was free and clear, and I made the trek up to northern … [Read more...] about Toy Show Report: Dave Hart Show in Timonium, MD
I have been looking for a vintage comic book spinner rack for years -- I have placed bids on eBay auctions only to lose out at the last minute or passed them by entirely due to the massive shipping charges these usually command. Last week, I came across a spinner rack listing on Craigslist that was five days old, so I was already setting myself up for disappointment when I sent … [Read more...] about Check out that rack!
Calling all Star Wars collectors: a major collection is up for sale, and by "major," I mean FRIGGIN' HUGE! Brett's Toy Room in Syracuse, New York is up for sale. Brett has curated a collection of Star Wars toys ranging from the original Kenner toys from the 70's to modern toys that recently hit the store shelves. The collection is so impressive that Brett sells tickets to view … [Read more...] about Massive Star Wars collection for sale
Hasbro Jurassic Park Chaos Effect Pachycephalosaurus & Ajay Okay, this auction has been deleted but it is still listed in the auction results. This Jurassic Park two-pack sold for an astounding $12,100.00 after 71 bids! Who can fill me in on the story behind this toy? I tried to find some more info to explain this out-of-this-world price, but came up empty. WWE Jeff … [Read more...] about Top 10 most expensive action figures recently sold on eBay
I never did find a Deadpool or Wolverine from Wave 1 of the Marvel Legends X-Men series, but it looks like this Wave 2's Old Man Logan is being double packed in each case, so maybe one of them will find its way into my collection. … [Read more...] about Marvel Legends X-Men Wave 2
I have NO IDEA what I just watched but it was pretty cool. I fired up Netflix and watched Gantz:O only because I saw Dex from AEIOU and Sometimes Why had given it a positive review. The movie plays like a video game on a Japanese acid trip, with some seriously freaky monsters. I'm not going to try to describe the plot because I'm still trying to figure it out -- you will … [Read more...] about Gantz:O — Some serious eye candy
Some wallets were emptied at the recent Hake's auction. Hake's does a great job of only listing the rarest and the best pop culture collectibles, and the prices their auctions realize is a testament to that. Here are a few of the results that caught my eye. This Adventures of Superman syndication promotional kit sold for $4,283.30, well over the $400-700 estimate. This … [Read more...] about Some Eye-popping Results at Hakes Auction #220
Yesterday, I made the trek up to Timonium, MD for the bi-annual toy show put on by Dave Hart Shows. This is really the only real "toy show" in the DC-metro area, even though this is more a Baltimore show than DC, but we'll take what we can get. This show had over 80 vendors with well-stocked tables and wide aisles that made for easy browsing. The prices were great and … [Read more...] about Vintage Heroes found at the Timonium Toy Show