When it comes to adding autographed items to Pop Price Guide, you (the loyal PPG users) wanted it (badly).
Now we’ve begun to introduce a wider variety of signed items. And have some other fun features arriving soon.
Categorizing Signed Items
All autographed Pop! figures signed by the same person, will be found in the database as a Subvariant of its original Funko item. So, for example, all signed copies of Pop! Clark Griswold #242 signed by Chevy Chase will be assigned to the same database entry, regardless if they had been signed in red or white pen or on the top or the front and named Clark Griswold (Signed by Chevy Chase).
Only logical signatures will be accepted. By that, we mean items autographed by actors, designers and artists, or anyone specifically related to that item. In this instance, probably only Chevy Chase. If you have this item signed by anybody else, we will not be able to accommodate it at the moment (but have some plans for later). We do this to help limit the number of these new Signature Subvariants to one or two per item.
We will be adding a new Subject field on each database entry which we’ll call “Signed By.” This will allow users to find all items (Pop!s, comics, film posters etc) autographed by a specific person, in addition to only signed items for sale in the Pop Price Guide Marketplace.
Once there are a few hundred of these in the system, we will create a unique Signature Variant option for each item. See the mock-up here.
That way you can easily see if there are Signature Variants and if you don’t care for them you don’t have to see them.
You can help
This is a massive undertaking and we could always use more help. If becoming a part of the team is of interest to you, let us know by messaging us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the green Contact hobbyDB button on the right side of every page.