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Shelf Porn | An inspired — and inspiring — X-Men collection

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Shelf Porn | An inspired — and inspiring — X-Men collection

To butcher a few words from a wise man, “Welcome to Shelf Porn … hope you survive the experience!”

Today’s collection comes from Marshall in Washington, D.C., whose wife encouraged him to share his X-Men collection with us. He said his love for Marvel’s mutants inspired him to start a nonprofit.

“I really love to come home to this collection because it inspired my life’s work so far which was to create an international development nonprofit called Leadership Initiatives (originally called X-C.O.R.E.),” Marshall said. “Essentially we go to developing countries find a communities’ best local leaders and train them how to open and design businesses that will solve a community need. The businesses are then funded by local investors ensuring that the community is building up it’s own infrastructure instead of becoming more dependent upon foreign assistance.”

If you’d like to see your collection featured here, you can find details on how to do that at the end of this post.

And now, here’s Marshall …

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I have been collecting X-Men Comics since I was 10 years old and have every issue of any X-Men comic from 1964 till the end of 2013 (when I went digital for space reasons as you can see). I also have every X-Men figure that has been an X-Man in Marvel Legends style. The ones that were not available to buy I had custom made. This is coupled by some additional cool things from my office like signed posters by Jim Lee and custom art work.

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