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
Lanard might not be the first toy company you think of when it comes to collectible toys, but their new King Kong action figures might change your mind. My favorite part of this video is when they say the toys are made for kids and collectors alike -- these toys are fun and durable, while also looking great on the shelf. So many of the action figures sold today break the second … [Read more...] about The Making of Lanard’s King Kong toys
Photographing action figures is a whole lot cheaper than hiring models, and you don't have to put up with any prima donnas. One of my favorite aspects of collecting action figures is creating backdrops and photographing them. You learn something new every time you stage one of these miniature photo shoots -- where to place the lighting for the most dramatic shots, how to use … [Read more...] about DIY: Make a backdrop for better action figure photography
I've been seeing these new McFarlane Toys The Walking Dead 7" Action Figures for a while and was excited about the fact that they scaled perfectly with the Neca figures that I have collected over the years. These McFarlane figures are not action figures at all since the only thing that moves is the head -- slightly. The figure looks phenomenal but you better like the … [Read more...] about McFarlane Toys’ Walking Dead action figures
What have we here? Apparently, Kenner was thinking about a Planet of the Apes line of action figures to coincide with the Tim Burton atrocity of 2001 -- huh? This prototype figure is being offered at auction and it's not too shabby -- kind of a superhero/He-Man ape. Of course, Hasbro ended up releasing a line of figures for the Burton movie that were pretty awful, … [Read more...] about Kenner Planet of the Apes action figures?
Philip Reed must never sleep. By day, he is the CEO of one of the most popular gaming companies out there, Steve Jackson Games, and by night, he is a prolific blogger and writer (oh, and he's also a really nice guy!). His latest book, Action Figure Carrying Cases, hit the streets this week after another successful Kickstarter run at self-publishing, and I have to say that this … [Read more...] about Book Report: “Action Figure Carrying Cases” by Philip Reed
It's always Christmas morning when a new Hake's auction catalog is released. The latest offering, Auction #217 is online now, and after a recent upgrade to their websit, you can now super-size all of the images. Check out some of my favorite items below... "CLASH OF THE TITANS" LOOSE ACTION FIGURE SET Clash of the Titans is one of the earliest movies I remember watching … [Read more...] about Hake’s releases the Kraken in their current auction