5 Things You Might Not Know About Hot Toys

Hot Toys has been around for the better part of 20 years, and in that time they have become the definitive sixth scale figure manufacturer in the world. Heck, some might argue that they’re the best toy company, period. That opinion is definitely up for debate, but what is not is the fact that there’s a whole lot more to Hot Toys than some collectors might know. Perhaps you’re aware of every tidbit on this list, or you know just a few. Either way, sit back and relax as we spotlight five lesser-known facts only true collectors know about...

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5 Sixth Scale Figures Hot Toys Really Should Reissue

Collecting high-end action figures can be unforgiving. Oftentimes, when you have a chance to grab a release, that opportunity truly is singular. In the world of limited-edition collectibles, there aren’t many second shots or do-overs. This can be frustrating at times. As time goes by, production techniques evolve, becoming more sophisticated, allowing companies like Hot Toys to make better and better looking figures. Looking back at an older release can be disappointing, either because you can only imagine how improved it would look today or because you just can’t afford a rare figure that you missed when it first...

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How To Price & Sell Hot Toys Figures

With new Hot Toys figures being released all the time and space a limited factor for many sixth scale collectors you may be faced with the challenge at some point of having to sell some part of your collection to make way for new figures. Like many collectible toy lines, after an item has been released and sold through by a manufacturer there is almost never (few exceptions outside of updated versions of the same figure) a second production run. This is a great thing for Hot Toys collectors because it helps protect the value of your collection. If...

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How To Sell Your Hot Toys or 1:6 Scale Figure Collection

To sell, or not to sell, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The spending of an outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of figures And by opposing sell them. If William Shakespeare was alive today and a collector of sixth scale figures, perhaps he would write something along those lines. With the amount of 1:6 scale figures coming out each year, and more people getting into the hobby, there is more choice than ever. Companies such as Hot Toys, Sideshow Collectibles, Asmus Toys, Toys Era and Quantum Mechanix (among countless others) are pumping out figures...

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