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Bigger on the Inside: Fifty Years of Doctor Who Collectibles (12/9/13)
Doctor Who at 50. Since 1963, eleven performers have portrayed the time-traveling Doctor. With the exit of current lead Matt SmIt was 50 years ago last month that a U.K. television program originally aimed at children would first flicker onto … More >>


They Came from the Crypt: Universal Monsters Toys and Collectibles (10/27/13)
universal monstersWalk into any toy or comic shop nowadays and chances are you’ll find a wide array of monster and horror-themed … More >>


From Japan to the World: Battle of the Planets Collectibles (9/24/13)
A “Battle of the Planets” frame-tray puzzle, released by Whitman-Western Publishing Co., Inc. in 1979. Value - $10 approx..For many children growing up during the late 1970s and early 1980s, an animated TV series named “Battle of the … More >>


Space, the Final Collecting Frontier: ‘Star Trek’ Toys and Memorabilia (5/31/13)
Star Trek crewThe second half of the 1960s was a memorable time for American television programming. Audiences were introduced to numerous shows … More >>


‘Collect Them All!’ A History of the Action Figure, Part 2 (4/15/13)
vintage luke skywalkerIn my previous installment of this two-part series, I outlined the history of action figures previous to the mid-1970s, which … More >>


Collecting the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ — A Look at King Kong Memorabilia (3/15/13)
The first “King Kong” item to be released was this hardcover novel, published by Grosset and Dunlap in 1932. Values for theIt was 80 years ago this month that movie-going audiences were first introduced to one of filmdom’s most iconic—and arguably … More >>


‘Collect Them All!’ A History of the Action Figure: Part 1 (2/21/13)
photo12Action figures—those small, poseable, usually plastic representations of various comic-book superheroes, professional sports figures and film, television and video game … More >>


License to Thrill: Six Decades of James Bond Agent 007 Memorabilia (10/31/12)
james bond gun barrelWho’s suave, remains cool in the face of danger, uses a fantastic arsenal of weapons, vehicles and gadgets in his … More >>


Holy Batmania! A Look at Batman Toys and Collectibles (9/10/12)
A Batman promo cardboard mask, given away by General Electric in 1966. A Robin mask is printed on the reversed side. Value $5 -The Dark Knight. The Caped Crusader. The Darknight Detective. Numerous monikers have been bestowed upon that famous protector of Gotham … More >>


Amazing Memorabilia! Fifty Years of Spider-Man Toys and Collectibles (7/23/12)
Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962) featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man. Originally retailing for 12 cents, a near-mint coThough it may be hard to believe, this summer marks the 50th anniversary of the debut of everyone’s favorite web-spinning, … More >>


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