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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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A growing collection of comics and more from Ontario


Hello and welcome once again to Shelf Porn, our weekly look at someone’s collection. Today’s shelves come from Phil in Ontario, who shows us his growing collection of comics, action figures and more. Check them out below.

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Shelf Porn Face-off | Who has the best Shelf Porn? You decide!


I’ve noted in the past that Shelf Porn isn’t a competition — it’s a celebration of the diversity of collections from fans all over the world. Well, today we’re going to push that philosophy to the side for a good old-fashioned, knock-down, drag-out Shelf Porn Face-off! Two collections enter, but only one can leave the champion.

It started when I received an email from Tommy Baldwin, who said that he and his friend Shawn Hoklas wanted us to help settle the question “Who has the better room/collection?” I suggested we put it out to our readers to help decide. So, I’ve posted both sets of pictures today, and I’ve set up a poll so that you can vote for the room you think is better. If you aren’t sure how to decide, you can use the same criteria they use on Chopped — creativity, presentation and taste.

You can view Tommy’s collection below, then jump over to page two to take a look at Shawn’s. Finally, on page three, you’ll find a poll so you can vote for your choice. I’ll leave it open for a week, and then next Saturday we’ll declare a winner. Update: And we have a winner! Click over to the poll page to see who won.

Special thanks to Tommy and Shawn for sharing their collections with us. Now check them out!

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Deadpool’s driving a taco truck to Comic-Con


The only thing better than one Deadpool is six Deadpools, right? (Hey, I could be a Marvel editor!) And the only thing better than six Deadpools? Tacos. This summer attendees at Comic-Con International in San Diego will have the chance to buy the Deadpool Corps. wrapped in a taco-truck package at the Hasbro booth. reports that the 3.75-inch Marvel Universe figures of Deadpool, Lady Deadpool and Champion of the Universe Deadpool will come with figurines of Kidpool, Dogpool and Squirrelpool, packaged in individual “taco shells” and stuffed inside a taco truck. After the con, a limited number will be available for sale at the online Hasbro toy shop.

Check out the packaging below.

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More Shelf Porn from Greece

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We journeyed to Greece last week to check out the shelves submitted by Chris Makro, so let’s stay another week and check out another collection. Today’s submission comes from Theodoros, who shows us shelves filled with comics, graphic novels, action figures and more.

If you’d like to see your collection featured right here on Robot 6, check out all the details and send it in.

And now here’s Theodoros …

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Shelf Porn from a fan in frosty Bangor, Maine


If it’s Saturday, it must be time for Shelf Porn! Today’s shelves come from Kris in Bangor, Maine, who shares his shelves filled with graphic novels, action figures and more. On one shelf he has his DC figures, and on the shelf next to it are his Marvel figures, separated only by a small gap. If they ever decided to cross that gap … madness! (I watched Toy Story 2 last night with my son, so I can only imagine what those figures are getting up to at night).

If you’d like to submit your collection, find out how to do that by going here.

And now let’s hear from Kris …

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A parlor of comics highlights this edition of Shelf Porn


Welcome to Shelf Porn, where every Saturday we invade a fan’s home to show you their stuff. Today’s shelves belong to Curt, who shares not only his parlor filled with comics and other stuff, but also his wife’s Nightmare Before Christmas collection.

Wanna show off your stuff? Check out all the details on how to submit your own collection right here.

And now let’s hear from Curt …

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‘Miranda Mercury’ writer Brandon Thomas shares his Shelf Porn

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Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly look into the home of a fan. Today’s shelves belong to Brandon Thomas, writer of Voltron and The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury. Brandon shares his collection of original art, statues, trade paperback and much more.

If you’d like to submit your own collection for all the world to see, check out the details and send it our way.

And now here is Brandon …

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X-tremely X-cellent X-Men Shelf Porn


Happy Saturday and welcome to Shelf Porn, where fans show us their collections. Today’s shelves come from Nicholas in Illinois, who shows us his comics, action figures, statues and other collectibles.

If you’d like to submit your collection, find all the details on how to do that here.

And now let’s turn things over to Nicholas …

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An Australian Man Cave to be proud of


Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, where fans invite us into their homes to take a look at their collections. Today Jamie from Australia shares his “man cave,” which features action figures, comics, DVDs, more action figures and much more.

If you’d like to share your collection, you can find details on how to do so here.

And now let’s hear from Jamie …

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It’s some work, all play in this Shelf Porn office


Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, where fans share their collections with us. Today’s shelves come from Tom, who shows us his home office and his action figures, trades, toys and more.

To find out how to submit your own collection, click here.

And now let’s hear from Tom …

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This Shelf Porn submission takes the (wedding) cake


Hello and welcome once again to Shelf Porn, where fans share their shelves and we show them off. Today’s shelves come from James Gubicza, who shows us his comics, graphic novels, statues and action figures — lots and lots of action figures.

“I am a huge fan of this blog, and I have been waiting for the last of the Justice League Unlimited figures to arrive to make my submission,” he said. “I am a big DC fan, Starman, Batman, and Flash in particular. On my desk you will see custom action figure cake toppers I made for our wedding. Enjoy!”

Check out his collection after the jump.

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Peer pressure leads to more Swiss Shelf Porn


In December we featured the collection of Fran from Lausanne, Switzerland for the second time, and you’d think that after two rounds of Shelf Porn he would be done. But not so! Today we’re posting pictures of the collection of Fran’s friend Daniel, who had his arm twisted by Fran to submit to the feature. Keep it up, Fran — we could always use more Shelf Porn!

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Statues and comics from Andy and Iylia in Malaysia

Happy New Year and welcome to Shelf Porn! Today’s shelves come from Andy and Iylia in Kuala Lumpur, who share their collection of statues, comics and more.

If you have some shelves of comics, action figures or other related collectibles you’d like to show off, send me a write-up and some jpgs at

And now check out the collection …

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