Monday, June 18, 2012

You've Never Heard Of The Batcave Toy Room?

About The Batcave Toy Room

Welcome to BatcaveToyRoom.com - a blog that helps collectors expand, restore, and protect their modern and vintage toys.

My name is John Sholtz and I'm an entrepreneur by day and a toy, comic book, and pop culture collector by night. Heck, who am I kidding. I obsess about those things all day long, not just at night.

From Hobby to Obbsession

I guess it has always been more of a obsession than a hobby. As far back as I can remember I have loved toys. From my Hasbro G.I Joe to my Gabriel Lone Ranger to my Kenner Six Million Dollar Man and finally my obsession with Mego's World Greatest Super Heroes and Kenner's Star Wars toys.

Why Batcave Toy Room?

This site is dedicated to collecting vintage and modern Geek Pop Culture and the movies and television series that inspire them. This site is also intended as a photo reference guide to collectors, for them to share their own experiences, and promote the toy collecting medium.

I started it in July 2009 mainly because I wanted to showcase my toy collection. Since then I've added over 500 articles, tips, tutorials, and photos to my archives here.

Since then I've also met an awesome community of toy bloggers who come together to collaborate, help each other expand their collections, and grow the toy collecting community. I have also become a member of The Dork Horde - a group of collectors who loves to talk about toys. If you would like more information on The Dork Horde go HERE.

Subscribe to The Batcave Toy Room

Please stay in touch with what BatcaveToyRoom.com is up to through one of our subscription methods. Also, feel free to connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin if you are active on those networks.

Buy my Book

Just kidding. No book yet, but I do one day hope to publish a book of photgraphs of my collection through creative photographs and a collection of essays from myself and other toy collectors that discusses their obession with toys and collectibles.

I hope you enjoy reading The Batcave Toy Room.

About the author: John Sholtz is an avid toy collector and the interim editor of the Batcave Toy Room due to the abrupt death of Bruce Wayne. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter at, Facebook, Google+ and Linkedin.


  1. this is great! would be fun to poke around all the treasure in the Batcave Toyroom!

  2. Hey John the room is shaping up! We seem to have set off on similar paths with our websites and I always enjoy my daily visit to the Batcave Toy Room! Also, it was nice to see the man behind the mask. ;)

    1. Thank you sir. I really need your displaying skills. Geek minds think alike. I am doing my best to keep the content coming. I am glad you enjoy it. My secret identity revealed, my work as toy collector could be ended. All I have trained myself since my parents murder...in the ash can, up the chute. Sorry, too much Batman TV series dialogue in my head. ;-)

  3. I need to tour the Batcave Toy Room someday. : )

    1. Come on by. I have VIP tickets waiting for you.

  4. Hi John, your Batcave looks pretty cool. I'm trying to look around you in you picture to see all the vintage Star Wars items you have there. Awesome.

    1. Welcome aboard Malcolm! There will be more photos of all the vintage Star Wars goodness and more soon. Stay tuned.

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