Inductees of the Pop Culture Hall of Fame

The Pop Culture Hall of Fame recognizes those who dedicate their lives to making the toy industry an amazing home to collectors from all walks of life.

Founded in 2015, the organization annually celebrates the best in the industry – Iconic inductees include Marvel’s Stan Lee, My Little Pony creator Bonnie Zacherle and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk.

Class of 2017

Derryl DePriest
Derryl DePriest

Class of: 2017

As Vice President of Global Brand Management of Hasbro, and previously at Midway Games, he has been in charge of many of the biggest names in the toy and game business.

Marc Mostman
Marc Mostman

Class of: 2017

One of the most prominent figures in licensing and marketing, he is responsible for toys, colliectibles, and other merchandising for countless movies, television shows, animation, video gams, and comic books.

Mez Markowitz
Mez Markowitz

Class of: 2017

Mez is the inspiration behind Mezcotoyz, makers of vinyl art figures, bobbleheads, and highly detailed action figures.

Michael Crawford
Michael Crawford

Class of: 2017

Best know for his popular Captain Toy website, he is an expert on action figures and vinyl art toys.

Mike Horn
Mike Horn

Class of: 2017

Head of Palisades Toys, Factory X Power Up Factory, makers of highly detailed action figures and toys.

Seth Green
Seth Green

Class of: 2017

Best known to many as an actor and voice talent, he is also the creator of the action figure based television show "Robot Chicken."

Class of 2016

Bonnie Zacherle
Bonnie Zacherle

Class of: 2016

An illustrator and designer who created the My Little Pony franchise.

Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan

Class of: 2016

Hulk Hogan inspired a generation of Hulkamaniacs, as well as extensive toy lines in the '80s and '90s, as the face of the WWF.

Jordan Hembrough
Jordan Hembrough

Class of: 2016

A former owner of Hollywood Heroes, Inc., Jordan Hembrough was the host of "Toy Hunter" on the Travel Channel and Discovery Network.

Randy Falk
Randy Falk

Class of: 2016

Randy Falk is the Director of Product Development for NECA and has appeared in several toy industry documentaries.

Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk

Class of: 2016

Skateboarding Legend & Video Game Inspiration

Class of 2015

Johnny Jimenez Jr.
Johnny Jimenez Jr.

Class of: 2015

Owner of Las Vegas’ world famous Toy Shack, Johnny Jimenez Jr. was also an expert for History's reality series "Pawn Stars."

Mark Boudreaux
Mark Boudreaux

Class of: 2015

Mark Boudreaux was one of Kenner’s original designers of Star Wars toys, beginning in 1978 with the Millennium Falcon.

Ron Rudat
Ron Rudat

Class of: 2015

Ron Rudat was the driving force behind the creation of Hasbro’s G.I. Joe action figures series in the early 1980s.

Stan Lee
Stan Lee

Class of: 2015

The godfather of Marvel Comics, co-creator of iconic characters such as Spider-Man, The Hulk and Iron Man.

Todd McFarlane
Todd McFarlane

Class of: 2015

Comic book creator whose Spawn comics launched an action figure empire.