Archive for December, 2010
Action figures are becoming very well-liked with each passing year. Since the 1950′s, action figures have become mounting in popularity. With the very first action figure created, the world of action figures snowballed into a universe of collectibles. A long while after the first figure was introduced, a plethora of action figures were created from the hit film Star Wars. With the triumph of the film, action figures were played with by kids, but collected by adults. Adults saw the possible in collecting action figures. Some people like to smugly display their action figures, while others purchase them to collect merely.
There are also some individuals that both collect and display, thus purchasing two of each. Depending on how serious of a collector you are, collecting these action figures can be easy and fun or your collecting needs can be very dreary work. The rarity of your action figure and the condition of the packaging that the figure is packaged in are determining factors as to its value. Toy conventions are an excellent way to see the latest action figures. It’s also a great mean to network with other fans or collectors. Plenty of the toy conventions are waiting for you to check out. Just to name a few, Comic Con in San Diego is the largest. Wizard World and also the American International Toy Fair are big conventions, as well. With some many amusing looking characters in the world of action figures, isn’t it about time you’ve started your action figure compilation today?
The modern day Action Figure is very diverse to the traditional figure of your boyhood memories. Back then we had two basic kinds, the first creation and Action Man. On the other hand, if you look around today day there are thousands of different “action figures” obtainable. There are movie figures, wrestling figures, anime, cartoons; TV, pop stars and even Playboy have a line of “Adult Collectible” Centerfold action figures. It seems over the last 30 years the “hobby” has grown up along with us, the first cohort of children who played with the original “action figures”. So, now is the right time for you to collect action figures of all types.