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 a beast. I laboriously freed Batman from his cardboard confines by untwisting multiple wire … [Read more...] about KRAAACK! — NECA 1/4 scale 1966 Batman
Some of you were looking for a higher quality version of this trailer after it was leaked last week. Here you go... Fixed it! … [Read more...] about Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (retro remix)
Anybody want to hit the casino this weekend? … [Read more...] about Batmobile Giveaway!
Did you feel that? A disturbance in the force of collecting, as if millions of collectors cried out with joy -- Hake's has released their latest auction catalog. Okay, maybe that's a little melodramatic but I actually feel that way when a new Hake's catalog is unveiled online. I feel as if collectors across the globe are simultaneously scrolling through the thousands of items, … [Read more...] about A few of my favorite things — Hake’s auction #214
The US Postal Service has been taking a lot of heat lately for their "non-traditional" stamps, but if it gets us Batman stamps, I'm okay with it. Bring on an Adam West/Burt Ward tribute series next. Now those are true American heroes! … [Read more...] about Batman Forever… Stamps
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 shovels. … [Read more...] about Do they make these slightly larger?
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 in your collection? I started … [Read more...] about Collector Profile: Tokyo Toy Guy’s fantastic Batman collection
It pains me to write this. Seriously, I've got a paper cut on the tip of my finger and typing is a bitch... but I digress. This weekend saw the return of the DC Big Flea to Chantilly, Virginia, and I hit it hard, bright and early on Saturday morning. The Flea is really an upscaley antique show that rolls into town every few months, but there's some pop culture gold in there if … [Read more...] about This weekend’s finds at the DC Big Flea