Last week, Neca surprised everyone by releasing 7″ action figures of the Heath Ledger Joker, Adam West Batman, and Christopher Reeve Superman, and the collecting community understandably lost their shit, myself included. These figures had been released previously as large, 1/4-scale figures, but Christmas came early when Neca shrunk them down to shelf-friendly 1/12 scale. Now, […]
The newest Hake’s auction is in full swing and is packed with amazing pop culture items that would be the focal point of any collection. Here are a few of my favorite items from the catalog… DC COMICS EARLY WIRE COMIC BOOK SALES RACK It seems like there is always a vintage comic book rack […]
Have you checked out the latest Hake’s auction catalog yet? The highlight of this particular auction is the Franco Toscanini Superman collection, but even if Superman isn’t your thing, there is plenty to rev up your collecting engines! I always set aside a good hour or two to carefully go through the auction, category by […]
Being a vintage Batman collector has been putting a squeeze on my wallet lately, not from buying vintage items, but from all the amazing new products based on the classic 1966 TV show. As we near the 50th anniversary of the Adam West and Burt Ward series, the number of licensed products based on the […]
If you’re ever feeling down, or as if the weight of the world is bearing down on you, I would prescribe thumbing through an old silver age comic book — a 12-cent comic is the sure cure for turning any frown upside down. Of course, I would recommend an old issue of Batman for the most serious case of […]
Collectors are an odd lot, and I enthusiastically call myself a member of this group. We buy things we love, but at times, we also buy things we don’t really like. Go on, admit it. You have bought things for your collection even though you didn’t really want it — it’s okay, I won’t hold it against […]
This post has been simmering for a long time. Back in November, I purchased this huge 1/4 scale Batman figure from Big Bad Toy Store as soon as it went on sale. When I opened the box, I was ecstatic! The Adam West likeness is incredible, and the figure stands at over 18″ tall — this is […]
Some of you were looking for a higher quality version of this trailer after it was leaked last week. Here you go… Fixed it!