I decided to do it today, after debating it for some time, after hitting a snag with my website, and that determined for me that I needed to get my photos backed up on a website a little more secure than the one I have been using for 10 years, and Google's Blogger is the way I decided to go.
I no longer actively collect action figures. But I used to in a very big way. I began collecting circa 1985, (Born 1984) and I collected actively until 2007. Since then, I have mostly been retired from the hobby, but I have picked up a random Star Wars figure here and there, and earlier in 2015 I started picking up some Starting Lineup figures when I could find them cheaply enough.
Through the years I collected:
- G.I. Joe
- Star Wars
- DC Comics
- Crash Test Dummies
- Starting Lineup
- Marvel comics
- Masters of the Universe
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- Food Fighters
- Power Rangers
- probably a few more I don't remember
I do not know how many figures I own, but I will find out someday, once they have all been photographed.
My goal is to give each figure it's own post. I generally only took one photo of each figure, but I'm a pretty decent photographer so it will do. Taking the photos causes me a significant amount of physical pain (I have health issues) so I limit myself to generally 1 per.
I am not too concerned with accessories/weapons. Unless it's part of the costume, or the figure is sculpted around the weapon, where having it not there would look bizarre, the figure is photographed by itself.
I prefer the 3 and ¾ths scale or smaller although I did collect the DC Direct line which was 6 inches (baseline); I have a few larger scale figures but I have never been a fan of large scale items in any hobby.
I have dreams of one day building a diorama of either GI Joe or Star Wars, but I lack the skills and space to create that at this time.
Thanks for reading!