Saturday morning was dark and stormy, but that didn’t stop me from from trying to find a yard sale or two. The sales were sparse and many of the people who had advertised, got scared off by the impending doom that the dark clouds were threatening. At a church sale I visited, only two people [...]
The 10 best things I saw this week… 1930′s Superman Krypto-Raygun film projector (eBay) Super Powers collection (Heritage Auctions) John Buscema “Conan the Barbarian” original art page (Hake’s) Vintage Hazelle’s Batman Marionette puppet (eBay) King Kong button (Hake’s) Santa Claus Conquers the Martians movie poster (Heritage Auctions) 1966 Green Hornet Paint-by-Numbers Original box art (eBay) [...]
Jordan is in Austin, Texas, and his first stop is Wonko’s, a shop that sells new and vintage toys. The shop’s owner, Eric, takes Jordan to the infamous “back room” which has shelves filled with toys. It doesn’t take long before Jordan buys something–a Canadian 1985 Darkseid Destroyer, which he buys for $75–less than he might [...]
Last week, I was fortunate to make a return visit to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, or as I like to refer to it — “The Greatest Place on Earth.” Geppi’s was founded by Stephen Geppi, owner of Diamond Comic Distributors, and is located right next to Camden Yards, where the Orioles play. The [...]
The latest auction from Hake’s is going on now, and as usual, there is an incredible assortment of vintage toys up for bid. Here are some of my favorite items… “BATMAN AND ROBIN THE BOY WONDER FLIP FLASHLIGHT.” 4×8.5″ card with images of Batman, Robin and Batmobile. Holds 3″ long flashlight with full color label [...]
This might be old news to some, but this press release just arrived in my inbox and made me very happy… WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES AND THE LEGO GROUP ANNOUNCE LEGO® BATMAN™ 2: DC SUPER HEROES The Highly-Anticipated Sequel to the Best-Selling LEGO® Videogame of All Time Returns with Help from Super Heroes including Superman, [...]
There’s a little bit of everything in this video–Six Million Dollar Man, Batman, GI Joe–you name it, it’s in this collection. Wow.
Look what Santa delivered a little early this year… Superman vs. Power Armor Lex Catwoman Catcycle City Chase These sets will be under our Christmas tree, but it took some serious willpower to not tear them open and grab those minifigs. I predict my kids are going to wonder why their Batman and Superman figures [...]