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Action figure Shelf Porn as big as the state of Rhode Island

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Welcome to Shelf Porn, your weekly look at a fan’s shelves. Today’s collection comes from Mike in Rhode Island, who shows us his many action figures, trade paperbacks and more.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Shelf Porn, check out the submission instructions.

And now here’s Dan …

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I’m a long-time comic reader from the early 80s to present. I also got into figure-collecting around the time DC Direct started producing its action figures and have since amassed a large collection of DC Direct, DCU Classics, Marvel Legends and Marvel Select figures.

About 10 years ago, I dropped buying most single issues and started trade-waiting, so most of my book collection is TPBs.

I display my collection in primarily two rooms at my house (per my wife’s request/requirement!) – in our home office and in our finished lower level. The living room, bedrooms, etc. are all off-limits!






























































If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Robot 6, here’s what you need to do:

1. Take some photos and save them as jpgs.
2. Write up a little something about your collection.
3. Send them to me in an email.

Some additional tips:

1. Although we don’t have a minimum or maximum limit on photos, usually 10-15 should suffice. They also don’t need to be huge, so if you can shrink them down so they are less than 1000 x 1000, that would be great. You can help make your collection look nice by being sure to focus, use the right lighting, dust your shelves beforehand, etc.
2. You can either write something up that’ll appear at the beginning of the post, or you can describe each item. Be sure to indicate where each image should be placed within your write-up, but don’t embed the images into a Word doc. Just put the file name in brackets where you want the image to appear.
3. When sending images using something like YouSendIt or DropBox, please keep in mind that I may not get to your submission for a month or more, so make sure you don’t delete them or that they won’t expire.
4. Please include your name (just your first name is fine) and location with your write-up.
5. There’s no need to send an inquiry about whether or not we want to feature your collection; that’ll just slow the process down. Send your full submission, and if I have any questions or issues I’ll get back to you. Right now we have a backlog of submissions, so if you don’t see your collection right away, don’t despair — it’s coming.