Pop Culture Hall of Fame Updates

The quest of a lifetime: Document every collectible ever

The lifeblood of the Pop Culture Hall of Fame has always been collectibles. Comics, figures, games and the people behind them have only become a bigger part of pop culture as we’ve moved into the 2010’s. With so much out there, how can we make sure it’s preserved and accessible? Our close partners at hobbyDB […]

Steve Geppi Donates 3,000 Comics Items to Library of Congress

Steve Geppi

Steve Geppi, who has made a career of distributing comic books to millions of readers (and the stores they shop in) has decided more comics belong in the library. The Library of Congress, specifically. And we’re talking about over 3,000 items, all donated from the recently closed Geppi Collection of Comics and Arts. The museum […]

PCHOF’18 POPS! for Patients Spreads Joy Through Funko Toys

pchof pops for patients

If you’re a kid experiencing an extended stay in the hospital, it’s nice to have a companion pop into your life. An organization called POPS! for Patients is making that happen in the form of donated Funko Pop! figures. Since August of 2016, they’ve donated almost 10,000 figures to kids in the U.S and other countries, […]

PCHOF’18 – Warhammer Quest Leads to Hall of Fame


Ever since Dungeons and Dragons created a niche for long-term cooperative gaming, players have been looking for additional worlds in which to spend even more time. Warhammer has become perhaps the biggest universe to come along. Thirty plus years of ever-expanding worlds and creative play make Warhammer a 2018 inductee of the Pop Culture Hall […]

PCHOF’18 He-Man, Masters of the Universe Power Their Way Into Hall

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, was perhaps the most popular cartoon of the 1980s. The action figures and playsets based on the adventures of Skeletor, She-Ra, Stinkor and the rest were huge sellers. Or was it the other way around, with the toys first and then the cartoons? Over thirty years after their […]