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A list of the 5 most valuable and sought-after Star Wars action figures.
Finding the Value of an Action Figure - Action Figure Price Guide - Action Figure Grades
Action Figure Size Scales. Action Figures.
There are a lot of action figure companies manufacturing action figures and collectibles in the world, but six stand out to the modern collector.
Lego fans are nothing if not devoted, so much so that they've built up a slew of great unofficial websites devoted to buying, selling, trading and customizing their Lego minifigures. We break down the top 10 right here.
How to Care for Your Action Figure Collection - Action Figure Care
With the return of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the forefront of the collecting world, Raphael is another fantastic piece to add to anyone's collection.
How to Clean Your Action Figures - Cleaning Action Figures
Not sure if you have them all? Then this Star Wars Vintage 1978-1985 Action Figure Checklist is just the thing for any collector looking to complete their collection.
This should give you a good feel as to how to begin your new hobby of action figure collecting.
Although About.com Action Figures should serve all your action figure needs, there are a lot of great sites out there that serve the action figure community.
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Action Figure Repair: Reshaping Bent Plastic. Page 4.
In 1977, the pop culture world was forever changed by a little movie called Star Wars. That following spring, action figures were forever changed when the multitude of Star Wars toys hit the shelves. We take a look at an original Luke Skywalker figure that has stood up pretty well these past 32 years.
Want to sell your action figure collection on eBay? These 10 tips will make the process more fun and profitable.
What Defines an Action Figure - Action Figure Definition - Action Figure Differences
It may seem simple, but there are a few tricks and tips to opening an action figure package if you want your cardbacks and figures staying in top condition.
There's nothing action figure collectors like to do more than share their collections. Many collectors have taken to the internet to show off their figures, utilizing blogs to tell stories, share their figures, and provide entertainment for other collectors.
Join in on the discussions about all things action figures with these 5 excellent action figure forums. Don't just be a collector, be a fellow enthusiast!
Super heroes and action figures were made for each other, and there have been a number of lines to prove it.
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The Masters of the Universe Classics line is one of the most popular lines in the action figure industry, and despite a plethora of great figures, ten in particular stand out.
Posing action figures can be a precarious task. Take a look at these eight helpful tips to make sure you're getting the most out of your action figure displays.
On our latest "in the field" hunt for action figures, we spotted the fearless four themselves in this
The Lego minifigure is one of the most iconic designs in the world of action figures. Find out where the classic little yellow action figure got its start many years ago.
How to Insure Your Action Figure Collection - Action Figure Insurance - Collectibles Insurance
Lego released 16 unique minifigures in each of its first five Lego Minifigures series. That's a total of 80 minifigures, and here's a look at the 10 that stand out as the best.
Love reading about action figures, and want to get a peek into the minds of fellow collectors? This list of the Top 10 Action Figures blogs should get you started on your way.
Like the Kenner Star Wars figures of old, the POTF figures only had 5 points of articulation, and the
This is a comprehensive checklist of the 2008 and onward Masters of the Universe Classics line of action figures manufactured by Mattel.
Keep track of all the different Transformers Masterpiece releases with this thorough checklist detailing each and every figure.
Thrift Store Hunting for Action Figures - Finding Action Figure Deals - Thrift Store Action Figures
Mauraders Inc. Gun Runners Action Figure Accessories . Page 2.
1977 Han Solo. Action Figures. Page 2.
Buying and selling figures is one of the most enjoyable elements of an action figure collection. Many collectors are looking for the best place to participate in economic side of collecting, and the follow five spots are the best places to do so.
How to Make Custom Action Figure Backgrounds - Making Custom Backgrounds for Your Action Figures. Page 7.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have returned toy aisles in a major way, and the modern Leonardo figure is one of the best new turtles in town.
Action Figures. Page 4.
The world of Transformers is a complex and expansive one, and keeping track of its characters is an ordeal. The following list of vital Transformers collectors will arm any new action figure collector with the knowledge the need of the best and biggest characters in Transformers lore and action figure history.
The ThunderCats have finally returned in action figure form. Their fearless leader Lion-O is the first figure out and marks a strong return for the franchise.
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Setting up an action figure display can be a lot of work and a lot of frustration without the right preparation and know-how. These six tips and tricks will help collectors make the most of their action figures displays.
There are a number of online discussion forums which allow action figure collectors to gather and discuss their favorite companies, lines, and figures. The following five are the best the web has to offer.
Here are some helpful tips on what to do when you're collection outgrows the space you have to display it.
1977 Luke Skywalker. Action Figures. Page 4.
One of the most confusing things about action figure collecting is understanding sizes and scales. These are the basic things you have to know.
With the prevalence of video games as a modern form of entertainment, the action figure industry has adapted to changing interests by creating high quality figures based on video games.
Lego has been releasing waves of 16 individual minifigures, which are perfect for action figure collectors who aren't into building sets, but love the style of minifigures. This is a checklist for the minifigures Lego has released.
The DC Universe Classics line is one of the best superhero lines ever, and its 10 standout figures will forever be remembered by action figure collectors.
Target Exclusive Star Wars Vintage Style 3 Packs
Don't go on an action figure hunting trip unprepared. Take these seven tips and tricks with you to make the most out of your buying experience and keep more in your wallet.
Action Figure Accessories - Action Figure Weapons - Action Figure Vehicles
1977 Han Solo. Action Figures. Page 3.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back, and newly-designed the basic Donatello figure is one of the best Turtles action figures ever made.
1977 Luke Skywalker. Action Figures.
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Mego Action Figure Price Guide - Mego Price Guide - Mego Toys Book
Lego's contribution to the world of action figure's doesn't end. The Super Heroes Buildable Figures line introduces highly articulated stylized building figures based on famous comic book characters.
Megabloks aren't just for kids anymore and they prove it with their line of Halo Wars Authentic Collector's Series building system that not only offer intricate ships and vehicles from the hit video game, but boast what just may be the world's tiniest fully articulated action figures.
This is a guide to everything Lego minifigures. You can find the history of the classic figures, checklists to see what's been released, and reviews to help guide your buying decisions.
Spring is finally in the air, and that can only mean one thing: it's time for spring cleaning! Action figures might be fun, but that doesn't mean they're devoid
Conventions are a big part of the action figure industry, and these five are the biggest and best that every collector should try to visit.
Action figure collections can easily get out of hand, which is why it's important for collectors to actively manage and track their collections. Using these tips will help any collector gain control of their collection.
There are 16 figures available in each new wave of the Lego Minifigures line, and picking five favorites out of each group is a difficult challenge. This list does the work for you by determining which figures from series 8 every collector has to own.
Masters of the Universe had lots of amazing figures, but its cool playsets may have been the real reason the line was so popular.
G.I. Joe Rise of Cobra Action Figure Checklist - Action Figure Checklist G.I. Joe
DC Universe Classics Wave 10. Action Figures. Page 3.
1977 Princess Leia. Action Figures. Page 2.
DC Universe Classics Wave 10. Action Figures. Page 5.
The end of the month is here, and it's been a popular one for About.com Action Figures. Thousands of readers enjoyed hundreds of articles throughout the month,
There are very few comic book characters that have been made into action figures more than your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. We take a look at some of the most iconic Spider-Man figures to hit toy store shelves over the past four decades. Page 3.
Buying action figures online is the way most collectors shop these days. Follow these tips to make sure you're not missing out on the best deals.
If Michelangelo happens to be your top Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, then you have to read this list of his absolute best figures.
Transformers Prime Season One included a number of fantastic episodes, but five of them stood out from the rest. Find out which episodes of the must-see show are absolutely must-see.
As time passes and collector interest starts to drift towards the lines of old, manufacturers tend to bring back classic properties and update them for modern audiences. These are the five best action figure throwback lines of all time.
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There are rivalries everywhere, and these five action figure duels make the hobby a lot more interesting.
1977 Luke Skywalker. Action Figures. Page 2.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is one of the action figure industries most popular and collectible lines. New action figure collectors should be familiar with the biggest characters and most popular figures of the classic property, and this list introduces them.
1977 Princess Leia. Action Figures. Page 3.
Every new action figure collector needs to be familiar with at least six classic toy lines: Transformers, G.I. Joe, Masters of the Universe, Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Mego World's Great Superheroes.
With the long and confusing history of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brand, this guide to the various figures, lines, and characters should be a helpful tool to any curious collector.
NECA Predators Action Figures. Page 2.
This is a guide to everything Transformers Prime. You can find information about the TV show, of the figures, and more.
Another month has come and gone here on About.com Action Figures and there are 10 more articles that you absolutely have to read. These pieces were enjoyed by
1977 Princess Leia. Action Figures.
McFarlane Toys is an action figure powerhouse, and these five lines are the main reason why it's such a prominent manufacturer.
DC Universe Classics Wave 10. Action Figures. Page 6.
Frank Miller Dark Knight Returns Batman Action Figure. Page 7.
With over 16 possibilities in each wave of the Lego Minifigures line, it can be hard to figure out which ones are the best. This list tells you which figures from Series 6 take top honors.
Take a step back in time with this special look at the vintage 2003 Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Prime figure.
Target Exclusive Star Wars Action Figure 3-Packs. Page 2.
DC Universe Classics Wave 10. Action Figures. Page 2.
It takes a lot of time, effort, and know-how to organize an action figure collection. These six tips will have your collection organized in no time!
There are very few comic book characters that have been made into action figures more than your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. We take a look at some of the most iconic Spider-Man figures to hit toy store shelves over the past four decades. Page 4.
The Lego Hero Factory takes Lego bricks and turns them into action figures with an interesting narrative and lots of potential for play.
There are very few comic book characters that have been made into action figures more than your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. We take a look at some of the most iconic Spider-Man figures to hit toy store shelves over the past four decades. Page 2.
A look at the personal collection of the Action Figure Guide. Page 2.
1991 Toy Biz Wolverine Action Figure. Page 3.
Power Rangers is an absolute powerhouse in the world of action figures, and the S.H. Figuarts line is producing its best figures ever. These characters need to be added to the lineup.
Not sure if you have every version of Snake Eyes ever released? Need away to keep track of your mounting G.I. Joe collection? All you need is this handy dandy checklist. Now you know...
We take a look at some old school packaging from LJN's Dungeons & Dragons line that has held up pretty well over the past couple of decades (and then some). Page 5.
This is the real gem of the 4 pack, a stunning likeness of Nick Fury as played by Samuel L. Jackson in
Transformers Prime is one the best action figure cartoons evere, and the figures based on it are great too. Cliffjumper may be one of the most memorable characters on the show, but his figure isn't quite so incredible.
Mega Bloks Halo Wars USNC Scorpion
There are very few comic book characters that have been made into action figures more than your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. We take a look at some of the most iconic Spider-Man figures to hit toy store shelves over the past four decades.
Buying vintage action figures on eBay is easy, getting the most for your money is a little harder. Here's a few tips for the beginning bidder.
The Avengers is the biggest movie of all time, and the action figure line is just as big. Make sure you have every figure you need with this Avengers action figure checklist.
There are very few comic book characters that have been made into action figures more than your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. We take a look at some of the most iconic Spider-Man figures to hit toy store shelves over the past four decades. Page 5.
The characters of Eternia are far more than two dimensional thugs and bravos, they have sordid pasts, vibrant histories, humble beginnings and amazing destinies. Find out about your favorite MOTU heroes and villains from the official Mattel biographies.
1977 Han Solo. Action Figures.
Action figures rarely take the spotlight in works of art, but Brendan Powell Smith's take on the Bible utilizes Lego minifigures in a creative way that highlights figures as works of art and storytelling devices.
The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figure line wouldn't be complete without one of the most recognized and beloved turtles of all, Leonardo.
The Presidential Monsters toyline is one of the most unique and creative independent action figure lines of the last few years, and these are its top figures.
NECA Predators Action Figures. Page 3.
DC Comics Batman Action Figure. Action Figures. Page 8.
The new Ghostbusters line from Mattel has a lot of different characters and variant figures. This checklist gathers them all in one easy to read place.
Mattel Retro Action Real Ghostbusters Figures. Page 3.
Target Exclusive Star Wars Action Figure 3-Packs. Page 3.
Whether it's Stormtroopers or Cobra Alley Vipers, collectors love to build armies for those epic battle
Batwoman is a relatively new character to the world of DC Comics, and still has few figures representing her. This was one of the first, but is also unfortunately one of the worst.
This is a checklist for the Bandai line of classic and modern ThunderCats action figures.
NECA Gremlins Action Figures. Page 3.
The return of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brought along great new designs and fantastic new figures, and Michelangelo is one of those figures that every fan must own.
DC Universe Classics Wave 10. Action Figures. Page 4.
Target Exclusive Star Wars Action Figure 3-Packs. Page 4.
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1991 Toy Biz Wolverine Action Figure. Page 2.
NECA Gremlins Action Figures. Page 2.
Guile is the all-American hero of the Street Fighter universe, and as one of gaming's most popular characters, this figure is definitive.
He's short, has bones made of unbreakable adamantium and boasts some serious anger management issues, but the X-Men's Wolverine was practically born to be an action figure. We take a look back at the classic 1991 Toy Biz Wolverine and give due credit to one of Marvel Comics' meanest heroes.
1991 Toy Biz Wolverine Action Figure. Page 5.
NECA Gremlins Action Figures. Page 4.
In the '90s action figure aisles were ruled by Toy Biz's Marvel Comics lines, and these 10 figures are the best of the best.
Action figure playsets were every kid's dream, and these five were the ones every kid wanted.
Romper Zombie is a new line of figures which made its debut at New York Toy Fair 2013 on the way to a growing product line.
Transformers Prime takes one of the action figure industry's most beloved brands and brings it into the modern cartoon era. This look at the Transformers Prime Season One Blu-ray will have Transformers fans salivating.
Action figures don't have to be packed with articulation or linked to a major license to be great (of course, it helps), and the little mysterious toy company, Chap Mei, have been proving just that for years. We take a look at a couple of their over-the-top offerings. But be warned; there are monsters inside. Page 8.
Mezco South Park Classics Butters. Page 3.
A look at the personal collection of the Action Figure Guide.
Star Wars Vintage Collection Darth Vader Action Figure. Page 7.
Star Wars Vintage Collection Darth Vader Action Figure. Page 2.
Batman may be the biggest name in comics and cartoons, and this figure combines a style that merges both worlds.
G.I. Joe 25th Anniversary Snake Eyes - Snake Eye Action Figure Review
Action Figures. Page 4.
Secret Saturday's was a short-lived cartoon, but produced a few figures of note. One of the most memorable was Van Rook, and he's the center of my spotlight today.
Mattel has returned to offer more answers to all our burning questions on Masters of the Universe Classics, and the company's other big action figure lines.
1991 Toy Biz Wolverine Action Figure
The 2 man team behind the ultra-exclusive Emerald Dragonrider figure answer a few of our questions and talk about what it takes to launch your own action figure line on pure sweat, know-how and determination.