DC Collectibles 101: Anatomy of an Action Figure

Most of us study human anatomy in high school or college. We learn about bones, muscles and tendons, which are the three building blocks of most joints.

Well, a good action figure has plenty of joints as well, and they’re worth knowing if you’re a collector. Fortunately, unlike human joints, which have names like acromioclavicular and carpometacarpal, our joints don’t sound like the sort of words Harry Potter and Voldemort might shout out while shooting their wands at each other. They have much simpler names, but they can do almost as much.

Collectible Close-Up: Batman Arkham Asylum Poison Ivy

If you've ever come to visit us at SDCC, NYCC or another one of our many conventions, you’ve likely noticed how we always have plenty of great DC Collectibles statues and action figures on display. We’ve been doing this for years, and over that period we’ve noticed how much time fans spend looking at our new collectibles, particularly the statues, making sure they take enough time to examine all of the texture and detail. This isn’t really surprising. Unless you happen to see one of our statues on display, it’s sometimes hard to gauge its level of intricacy.

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Official Trailer + Dale Jr. (DCAA 213)

DC All Access—and LEGO Batman—have returned! Yes, in today’s all new episode, Blair and Tiffany debut the trailer for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, the newest chapter in the mega-popular videogame series. After that, we talk Superman Hall of Heroes with NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who gives us a look at his special Superman #88 car. Plus, Gail Simone discusses Batgirl, DC Collectibles reveals their San Diego Comic-Con exclusive and we give you a chance to win an Under Armour Superman shirt signed by Dale!

To enter this week’s giveaway, please visit:
http://www.dccomics.com/watch-and-win

For even more access, check out the links for this week's episode:
http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2014/05/27/dc-all-access-lego-batman-3-and-...

DC Collectibles: Spotlight on Sculptor Jonathan Matthews

Hey there, DC Collectors! Welcome to the very first installment of a new feature we’re calling “DC Collectibles Artist Spotlight.” No real surprises here, it’s basically what it sounds like. Every now and then, we’ll spotlight one of our many talented artists in a special interview here on DCComics.com. It could be a sculptor, a designer, a modeler… Pretty much any artist involved with DC Collectibles is fair game.

Ask DC Collectibles: Facebook Frenzy!

Hi DC Collectors and Facebook fans! Welcome to the “100K Likes” edition of Ask DC Collectibles, our semi-regular question and answer feature here on DCComics.com. A week ago, we asked for your DC Collectibles questions and you responded by posting over 100 questions and comments on our Facebook page. That’s a lot to try and cover, but we love a good challenge. Let’s get to it!


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