Since 1939, you could find DC greatest heroes not just in their comic series, novels, movies, television and radio programs, but on the gift wish lists of kids and adults everywhere. From the first licensed Superman button to the latest in artistically rendered action figures, the toys, games and collectibles of the DC universe have expanded how fans can enjoy and play along with their favorite characters. Join the DC History Club as we unwrap the best DC related gift ideas from The Adventures of Superman board game to Todd Macfarlane DC Multiverse figures. We’ll bring you the best that we’ve found for discussions, post polls letting you choose all-time favorites, drop a giftastic quiz, and take a few trips down memory lane.
Special thanks to @Vroom for agreeing to step into week to talk action figures and to @moro and @Wilks for the great input to @TurokSonOfStone1950 and mine normal monthly research cram session.
Discussion Topics for the Month
Holy Grail: What DC toy, game or collectibles is your holy grail that you’d love to collect? Why that item, what does it represent to you?
I Played With That: What DC action figure, game or toy did you have, or still have, that you really loved? What made it so great?
Post an Toy, Game, Collectible Image: Post the image of a DC related toy, game, action figure or collectible that you’d like to talk about or you just think is cool.
Research Wiki Challenge: We’ve done our best to gather together some of the best resources for DC toys, games and collectibles, but there were so many great items issued through the years, we’ve certainly missed something. Got a good resource, post it in the wiki.
Week 1: Board, Card and Role Playing Games
- What are your favorite DC Comics related board, card or role playing games? Why, what made them special to you?
Week 2: Stay tuned for action figures with @Vroom. It’s gonna great.
Week 3: Toys, plushies, models, coin banks, lunch pals and more.
Week 4: Statues and figurines.
Note: Some of the best resources for exploring Toys, games, collectibles and more are in the business of selling these items. Any link to a seller is not intended to endorse or promote any particular seller and are intended for information only.