Those people that are avid collectors of action figures, especially mini action figures like Marvel or Disney’s characters will know how incredibly rewarding an experience it can be. Apart from being a whole lot of fun, it helps to relive your carefree childhood days and reading about your favourite comic characters, including superheroes and villains. Adults get to continue with a lifelong hobby through their collection of action figures. Serious collectors with a discerning eye can end up making a fabulous financial investment, which could include action figure pieces of immense value.
Starting the collection
After you have decided on the type of figures you want to add to your collection, you could start off with making some good purchases. The best way to discover which figures are trending and to say hot read up on the latest action figure discussions and news on forums and action figure sites. That will give you a good idea of what is popular at the moment among collectors.
Best places to shop
Check out the toy section in the toy stores in your area or city. Head for the section that sells these figures and a good way to determine which of these is selling the most is to chat with toy store staff. They will be in the know as to which are the most popular and are selling out fast with collectors. This may help you to choose the best pieces from the many figures up for sale.
Another option is to scour flea markets, garage sales and thrift stores as these offer a good opportunity to find some real gems up for sale at great prices.