Yesterday afternoon, I braved a monsoon, flash floods, and falling trees on the Beltway, to make it to Geppi's Entertainment Museum in Baltimore one final time. Last week, it was announced that Steve Geppi, founder of Diamond Comic Distributors, had decided to donate a large portion of his massive pop culture collection to the Library of Congress, and as a result, Geppi's … [Read more...] about A final visit to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum
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
Guy has been scouring the lands of the great white North for years, hunting for rare and exciting toys to add to his incredible collection. Let's take a closer look... How did your collection start? What was the first item in your collection? My collection started over my deep love for Batman. The first item in my collection I recall was the Batman 8" Mego Action Figure … [Read more...] about Collector Profile: Canada Super Guy
Bill Leff has been collecting toys for nearly 30 years and his collection will blow your mind! If you can make it through the obnoxious Banana Splits intro sequence, you will see some amazing toys. This is the kind of collection that may look like a pretty nice collection at first, but when your eyes adjust to what you are seeing, you realize just how incredible it really is. … [Read more...] about Bill’s House of Toys
If you are a Batman collector, you will certainly appreciate Chaz George's collection of rare Batman memorabilia. Let's take a closer look... How did your collection start? What was the first item in your collection? My collection started over my deep love for Batman. The first item in my collection I recall was the Batman 8" Mego Action Figure as a child growing up in … [Read more...] about Collector Profile: Chaz George’s Rare Batman Toys
The League is back in action after taking a couple of years off, and the first assignment is "Shelfie." If you've lingered around my site for a while, you'll know that I post a LOT of shelfies, and it was actually difficult for me to come up with something new. You've seen a multitude of photos of all my stuff, but you've never seen a video of it before. Behold! True … [Read more...] about Lights! Camera! Batman Shelfie!
Do you have an amazing collection focused on pop culture -- toys, comics, posters, video games, movies, etc.? A huge part of the Cool & Collected magazine will focus on these collectors and their collections, so I want to hear from you! There's nothing better than seeing other people's collections and how they organize and display their cherished items. Please contact me … [Read more...] about Calling all collectors!
Well, this is a fun surprise! This Fall, Mark Hamill is going to produce and star in "Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest," a new show on Comic-Con HQ that will feature collectors and their collections. Count me in! “I’ve been a collector all my life,” said Hamill. “This show is a natural outgrowth of that passion. Now I have an opportunity to collect other people’s collections! … [Read more...] about Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest