Last Updated on 10/31/2005 by bidz

Turning comics into collectibles

“It’s a shame I didn’t purchase a Smurfs lunchbox in 1983 and hold onto it for two decades.

A metal box carrying those blue-skinned cartoon munchkins was recently selling for nearly $1,000 on a lunchbox Web site, according to a Wall Street Journal article.

So what pop culture artifacts of today will be tomorrow’s prized collectible? That’s something that executives at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum hope to teach the public once the attraction opens July 2006.”

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