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Is there an X-Man in the house?


A love for the X-Men and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles turned into a lifelong hobby for Jason Klein, a New York doctor who shares his home office with us today. Check out his collection, which includes several crochet pieces made by his wife, below.

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‘Super Boys’ author makes his Marvel, Micronauts and more


It’s a bird, it’s a plane … it’s Shelf Porn!

Today we head to the hometown of Superman’s creators to check out the collection of Brad Ricca, the author of Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster — The Creators of Superman (St. Martin’s Press, 2013). Despite being the author of a book about the creators of Superman, Brad tells us he is “a Marvel guy, through and through,” as he shows off his collection of Marvel Universe figures.

Check out his collection below, and you can find details on how to submit your own collection at the end of the post.

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Stand up and salute this Captain America collection


After buying his first Captain America figure, Chris Raimo was hooked — and today the illustrator shares his love of Captain America with us.

“This is what I have dubbed ‘The Cap Museum,’ which resides in my home office,” he said. “I have collected anything and everything Captain America since my first 90’s ToyBiz 10″ Cap figure. Since then I have tried to get anything I can with the Super Soldier on it, from socks to jack in the boxes to toothbrushes. My favorite thing to collect by far is action figures, and my favorite item is The First Avenger figure from Hot Toys. I’m still actively collecting and hoping to one day attain a Mego Captain America in package.”

Check out his pictures after the jump, and if you’re interested in submitting your images you can find details on how to do that at the bottom of the post.

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‘They’re called action figures for a reason’


Chris in Maryland is putting the “action” into his action figures. Today he shares his shelves of plastic-on-plastic violence, pitting The Teen Titans against Trigon, Mongul against the Justice Society and many more.

“I had a lot of fun posing many of the figures in fight scenes,” he said. “It is embarrassing how much I enjoyed doing this.”

Check out Chris’ collection below.

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Duane in Calif. gets a piece of the action (figures)


Duane in Orange County, Calif. is a man of action — action figures, that is.

“I have always had toys, but growing up I couldn’t have nearly as much as I wanted,” he said. “… Now, when I want something, I seek it out furiously. Unfortunately, as I get older the collectibles that I want get more and more expensive.”

Check out his collection of action figures — Power Rangers, Doctor Who, DC Comics, Avengers and more — below.

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Eleven-year-old shows us her Martian Manhunter collection


If you did a Venn diagram of 11-year-old girls and J’onn J’onzz collectors, it’s very likely the intersection would be sparse — but it wouldn’t be completely empty. Brad from Vermont — the “Green” state — recently shared some pictures of his daughter Taryn’s Martian Manhunter collection.

“She is a fiend for the hero,” her father told us. “She is the only 11-year-old girl who wears Martian Manhunter shirts to school. None of her friends know who he is but think her collection is cool.”

Check out her collection below.

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A small but growing collection from Kentucky


Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn! Typically the collections we showcase here are fairly well-established, submitted by fans who have been growing them for quite awhile. Today’s collection, however, from Trevor in Kentucky, is still in its infancy, as he shows us his graphic novels, toys and more.

If you would like to submit your collection for consideration, please check out the submission guidelines, which I’ve updated recently.

And now here is Trevor …

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He with the most toys wins in this week’s Shelf Porn

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This week’s featured collection is from Marshall Julius, an entertainment journalist in Kent, England. He shows us his massive collection of action figures, books, toys and much more.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Shelf Porn, check out the submission instructions.

And now let’s hear from Marshall …

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Minimal space, maximum usage in today’s Shelf Porn


Happy Saturday and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly look at a fan’s shelves. Today’s collection comes from Marc in Hong Kong, who shows us how he uses the limited space he has available to display his stuff.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Shelf Porn, check out the submission instructions.

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Action figure Shelf Porn as big as the state of Rhode Island

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Welcome to Shelf Porn, your weekly look at a fan’s shelves. Today’s collection comes from Mike in Rhode Island, who shows us his many action figures, trade paperbacks and more.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Shelf Porn, check out the submission instructions.

And now here’s Dan …

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A future father says goodbye to his Shelf Porn


Usually Saturdays are a happy time here at Robot 6 as we share a fan’s collection with the world, but today’s edition is bittersweet, as future father Rich shares the collection he sold on eBay to buy nursery furniture. Rich’s art, figures and more have moved on, and hopefully this post will help give Rich the closure he needs. (But seriously, congrats to Rich and his wife on the upcoming addition to their family).

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Shelf Porn, check out the submission instructions for complete details.

And now here’s Rich …

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DC Collectibles reveals New York Comic-Con exclusives


DC Collectibles has revealed their con exclusives for October’s New York Comic-Con, which include a Super Best Friends Forever: Poison Ivy PVC Figure and an action figure two-pack featuring Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Blue Lantern Saint Walker.

Like the three Super Best Friends Forever figures released for San Diego, the Poison Ivy PVC Figure is designed by Lauren Faust and sculpted by Irene Matar. It measures approximately 6.625” tall and is priced at $24.95.

The DC Comics Super Heroes: Hal Jordan & Saint Walker Action Figure 2-pack is sculpted by Robert Lynders. This set is the latest in the 3.75” scale and is priced at $29.95.

Both items can be bought at the Graphitti Designs booth #755 at New York Comic-Con.

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Comics, art and more highlight this Canadian Shelf Porn

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Welcome back to Shelf Porn, where fans share their collections for everyone to see. Today’s collection comes from Patrick in Canada, who shares his collection of action figures, posters, original art and more.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Shelf Porn, check out the submission instructions for complete details.

And now here’s Patrick …

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SDCC ’13 | Check out Hasbro’s Marvel figures display


To show off their line of Marvel figures at the San Diego Comic Con this year, Hasbro went all out and create a huge “fight scene” diorama featuring Marvel characters of all shapes and sizes — including a few custom figures built specifically for the display. Justin Aclin, who does PR for Hasbro as his day job (by night — or, actually, by morning commute — he writes Star Wars and SHOOT First comics for Dark Horse), gave me a tour of the booth and told me that it took them five hours to put the display together.

Check out some shots of it, along with some of their other action figures, below.

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Galactus hungers for this week’s Shelf Porn


Hello and welcome once again to Shelf Porn, our weekly peek at someone’s collection. Today we visit the home and shelves of Matt Page, who runs the Galactus website It includes comics, original art, action figures and, oh yes, lots of Galactus.

If you’d like to submit your own collection to this feature, you can find the details at the end of this post.

And now let’s hear from Matt …

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