The most popular action figures today are Star Wars, Marvel and Transformers. These are the main action figure lines that kids love to collect. In fact, there are so many of them, that it’s hard to know where to start.
Star Wars has been around since 1977. The original line was made by Kenner. They produced several different versions of the figures, some with light up eyes, others with removable helmets and more. It was in 1980 that Hasbro took over production and started producing the line as we know it today.
In the early days of the Star Wars line, you had to buy each individual figure separately. Today, they come in packs of 3 or 4 figures. This makes it easier for kids to get all their favorite characters.
Marvel Comics is another big seller. The first Marvel series to be made into an action figure was Spider Man. There were also a few figures from the X Men line. In the late 80’s, Marvel started making figures based on the TV show, X-Men. Today, there are several different series of Marvel figures.
Transformers have been around since 1984. The first line of toys were made by Takara. They produced figures based on the cartoon series. Then in 1988, Hasbro bought out Takara and began producing their own version of the figures.
The best way to collect these action figures is to buy them at toy shows or online auctions. If you want to start collecting, the first thing you need to do is find out what figures you like. Once you’ve found your favorites, then you can start looking for the best deals.
You can’t just go to any old toy show and pick up whatever action figures you want. You’ll be wasting your time. Instead, you should look for shows that focus on certain types of action figures. For example, if you’re interested in Star Wars, you should look for shows which feature Star Wars action figures.
The next step is to find out when the next show will be held. Then make sure you take your money and buy the tickets. You may even want to consider buying a few extra tickets just in case someone cancels.
The next thing you should do is prepare your checklist. You should write down everything you plan to bring with you. Make sure you include the tickets, the cash for the tickets, and any other items you need. You may want to also include a pen and paper so you can jot down any special deals or coupons you may find.
The last thing you need to do is arrive early. If you don’t, you may not be able to get everything you wanted. You should also be prepared to wait in line. Most shows have long lines, but there are some that are shorter. Just make sure you have plenty of patience.