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Heard of the Term ‘Sneakerheads’? Few things People Love to Collect and Showoff.

Hobbies should be an important part of every man’s life, especially in our increasingly mundane and mechanical lives.Here, we’re going to focus on one of the oldest and most popular of hobbies: collecting. We have compiled a list of things people love to collect and showoff

Sneakers

In the last couple of years, the term, ‘sneakerheads’ has become quite famous. Well a Sneakerhead is someone who loves collecting sneakers in various designs and colors.

Collecting sneakers has become a famous trend in last few years and those who have the habit of collecting sneaker are known as a ‘sneakerheads’. Collectors vary from casual fans of the latest trend in sneakers to those who buy and resell shoes like a cardboard-encased commodity. True Sneakerheads will camp out overnight for the latest pair, buy multiple pairs (in case one gets scuffed) and keep them very carefully so that it won’t get damaged.

Action Figures

In earlier days, toys were considered only for kids but in a decade or so, collecting toys especially action figures of superheroes, movie characters and celebrities among the adults has seen lots of growth.

Collecting action figures can be an incredibly fun and rewarding hobby. It can make you feel like a kid again. It can help you celebrate your love for your favorite movie, superhero or some famous celebrities. Most of these action figures do not come cheap and few action figures’ price may shoot up to even thousands of rupees. We can say that collection action figures are not a child’s play anymore.

Movie Posters

Collecting movie postersespecially original ones of iconic movies has always been a hobby many people have. Along with being cool, collecting original movie posters have great financial value also.

Movies form a very important part of entertainment and from the time cinema was invented, people always were intrigued about them. Earlier movie posters used to be hand-painted but with increase in technology, movie posters are made digitally but the charm of hand-painted posters never faded away. There are many web portals available today who sells posters that are mostly replicas of the original posters and market value of original posters of iconic movies like Mughal-E-Azam, Mother India, Sholay etc. comes with high price tags because they are very rare and not many original  posters are available.

Graphic Novels

Collecting graphic novels and comics is one of the most well-known hobbies in the west unlike India where graphic novels and comics are considered only for kids.

The first issue of Superman comics published by Action comics on July, 1938 was sold for an unbelievable price of $3.2 million dollars. In the USA, there is a very high demand of graphic novels especially of Marvel and DC, the two giants in the field of graphic novels. First issues of famous superheroes like Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, and Captain America etc. are worth millions of dollars. Slowly this trend is catching up in India also as there are various graphic novels publishing houses and they are quite famous not only among kids but grown-ups also.

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