Tag Archives: collectibles

It’s A Marvel Mego Revival From Diamond Select and EMCE Toys

By Christopher Smith Fans of the “Re-Mego” 8” figure trend spearheaded by the likes of Doc Mego and his EMCE Toys imprint have gotten an embarrassment of riches over the last several years, including painstaking reproductions of the Star Trek …

Four Color Roots Part 3: 1991 Was The Year For G.I.Joe, The Rocketeer, And Spider-Man

By Christopher Smith In this, the third installment of our ongoing column series, Christopher Smith takes us on a tour through his own back pages as a comics fan, going down unexpected dark alleys and digressions. Focusing only on the …

Comparing Company Strategies At The International Toy Fair – Funko, Diamond, Dark Horse, Titan, And More

My first time attending the American International Toy Fair in New York this week was a big introduction to the trade side of collectibles, having only encountered vending and big toy announcements at cons like San Diego and New York …

DC Collectibles 2013 Panel: From Black Canary To Batman

Thursday night at the Con The DC Collectibles panel came loaded for bear, not only were Jim Fletcher (creative director) and Tim Miller (Sculptor) on the panel but they also brought along Jim Lee and Geoff Johns. The panel started …

You Can Dress Like Katniss or Peeta… For the Proper Tribute

If you are a collector of movie memorabilia and a big fan of the Hunger Games, be prepared to practice your bidding technique.

DC Direct Goes Direct To Consumers As DC Collectibles, With Exclusives

I can hear the blood pressure of various comic store owners rising as we speak. DC Direct, the line of toys and statues manufactured and sold by DC Comics, is being renamed as DC Collectibles will be putting its entire …