Hulk Hogan Cards and Memorabilia Guide

Hulk Hogan

Date of Birth: 8/11/1953
Rookie Card Year: 1982
Investment Rating: 6.5


Overview

Despite the reputation professional wrestling may have within the mainstream, there's no denying the popularity of Hulk Hogan. He helped elevate the WWF (later WWE) into becoming the household name that it is today. Later, Hogan played a major role in helping rival WCW become the top wrestling promotion. Although Hogan's career is far past its prime, Hulkamania will never die. Hulk Hogan cards and memorabilia continue to sell well among wrestling collectors and into the broader collecting community.

Collectors have dozens of Hulk Hogan cards to choose from, including many rare inserts, autographs and memorabilia card. His first mainstream card is in 1982Wrestling All Stars Series A. Sold via mail order, it's tough to find. The first WWF Hulk Hogan cards can be found in 1985 Topps WWF Pro Wrestling Stars. By then the biggest star in the industry, there are several Hulk Hogan cards in the set.

The most recent string of Hulk Hogan cards can be found in TriStar's TNA sets. Since joining the company, Hogan normally plays a big role in these releases. While he has signed quite a few autographs for recent TNA releases, they are usually extremely limited in terms of quantity.

Other popular Hulk Hogan collectibles include action figures and signed photos. Vintage T-shirts, magazines and just about anything from his original WWF run in the mid-80s can also carry solid value.

Top Hulk Hogan Cards

1982 Wrestling All Stars Series A #2

1982 Wrestling All Stars Series A Hulk Hogan 218x300 Image

It's amazing to think that such a dull card would be the first to feature one of pro wrestling's most charismatic figures. The 1982 Wrestling All Stars Hulk Hogan was only available through a mail-away offer from The Wrestling News. The combination of it being Hogan's first card and its rarity make it one of the most sought cards in the hobby.

1985 Topps WWF Pro Wrestling Stars #1

1985 Topps WWF Pro Wrestling Stars Hulk Hogan 211x300 Image

Now this is the Hulkster who inspired millions of little Hulkamaniacs to drink their milk, eat their vitamins and stay up late on Saturday nights. Released as the WWF and Hulkamania were hitting their stride, the 1985 Topps WWF Pro Wrestling Stars Hulk Hogan is his first major release. The picture shows the Hulkster with the championship belt he held for many years. The set has several other Hulk Hogan cards and stickers but this is considered the most iconic in the set.

1998 Topps WCW/NWO Autographs

Hollywood Hogan 260x186 Image

Hulk Hogan's first certified autograph card arrived in 1998 Topps WCW/NWO, at the height of the Monday Night Wars. The card has several signature variations. Some have just initials, some are signed Hollywood Hogan and some are signed on the back.

2005 Topps WWE Heritage Autographs

Hulk Hogan 260x188 Image

The first WWE Hulk Hogan autograph card might be more appealing than his earlier autograph. The 2005 Topps Heritage Autograph has the Hulkster back in his trademark red and yellow gear. It's also signed "Hulk Hogan," which is more iconic than his heelish NWO persona.

1999 WCW Embossed Ringside Rarity

1999 Topps WCW Embossed Ringside Rarity Hulk Hogan 260x188 Image

Hulk Hogan's first memorabilia card, the 1999 Topps WCW Embossed Ringside Rarity is somewhat tough to find. The card has a piece of event-worn shirt embedded into it, much like a jersey card.

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1985 Topps WWF Stickers #22 Hulk Hogan PSA 9 MINT WWE HOF WCW NWO TNA Wrestling
$34.99
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1985 Topps WWF Stickers #16 Hulk Hogan PSA 9 MINT WWE HOF WCW NWO TNA Wrestling
$34.99
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1985 Topps WWF Stickers #1 Hulk Hogan PSA 9 MINT WWE HOF WCW NWO TNA Wrestling
$34.99
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1986 Monte Gum Wrestling Stars PSA 9 Mint #87 Hulk Hogan POP 5 WWE HOF WWF TNA
$74.99
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1986 Monte Gum Wrestling Stars PSA 8 NM MT #22 Hulk Hogan POP 9 WWE HOF WWF TNA
$19.99
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1986 Monte Gum Wrestling Stars PSA 8 NM MT #62 Hulk Hogan POP 2 WWE HOF WWF TNA
$24.99
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1986 Monte Gum Wrestling Stars PSA 9 Mint 51 Hulk Hogan Muhammed Ali WWF WWE TNA
$49.99
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HULK HOGAN 1985 O PEE CHEE WWF SERIES 2 # 66 PRO WRESTLING CARD PSA NM-MT 8.5
$38.21
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2013 TNA Impact Live Short Print Gold Hulk Hogan Caricature 38 50 Card #100
$14.99
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WRESTLING CARDS AND STICKERS FROM THE 80'S HULK HOGAN,ANDRE THE GIANT, JYD,STUDD
$24.99
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2011 Tristar Impact TNA Wrestling Blue Parallel Insert #30 Hulk Hogan 9 50
$6.99
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1985 TOPPS WWF HULK HOGAN RC CARD #1 BGS 9 MINT
$135.00
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1985 TOPPS WWF HULK HOGAN RC CARD #1 BGS 9 MINT
$135.00
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1985 TOPPS WWF HULK HOGAN RC CARD #1 BGS 8 NM-MT
$76.50
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1985 TOPPS WWF HULK HOGAN RC CARD #1 BGS 8 NM-MT
$76.50
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1985 TOPPS WWF HULK HOGAN RC CARD #16 BGS 8 NM-MT
$76.50
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Autograph Guide

Hulk Hogan Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Hulk Hogan's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Tristar, WWE and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Hulk Hogan Cut Signature Exemplar

Hulk Hogan Autograph Image

Hulk Hogan Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Hulk Hogan signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. The entire signature is written on an even plane with just a very slight lean to the right.
  2. The defining letters of the autograph are the letters "H."
  3. The first "H" consists of two parallel lines, unconnected, but a short line is used to flow into the letter "u", which often resembles a closed loop, lower-case, cursive "e."
  4. The letter "l" is legible with a small, but often closed loop and an longer extending line below the signature plane.
  5. The pen lifts and the letter "k" is printed and easily discernible.
  6. The parallel lines of the second "H" are usually somewhat, connected.
  7. A scribble that looks like a number "7" is actually the letters "o-g."
  8. The pen lifts and the last character looks like a cross between an "a" and an "n", which it is.

Signed Hulk Hogan Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Hulk Hogan Signed Photographs

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Signed Hulk Hogan Memorabilia Pricing:

Active Listings for Hulk Hogan Signed Memorabilia

Hulk Hogan Signed Figure 203x300 Image  Hulk Hogan Signed DVD 222x300 Image

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*WWE HULK HOGAN VS THE ROCK SIGNED WRESTLEMANIA 18 16X20 FRAMED STEINER* RARE!
$499.99
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*WWE HULK HOGAN SIGNED UNMATCHED FURY PLATINUM SERIES 1 W ONSITE PROOF* BLUE
$264.99
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HULK HOGAN SIGNED WRESTLEMANIA 4 PROGRAM W PROOF WWE
$224.99
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HULK HOGAN Hand signed Hollywood Hulk Hogan book
$35.00
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WWE HULK HOGAN P-1031 SIGNED INSCRIBED PROMO PHOTO W PROOF 1
$99.99
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HULK HOGAN SIGNED WWE HEAVYWEIGHT WRESTLING CHAMPION TOY BELT HULKAMANIA
$149.99
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Framed Hulk Hogan Autographed Photo - 8x10 - JSA Certified -Item #2322880
$129.98
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HULK HOGAN SIGNED EVERLAST BOXING GLOVE THUNDERLIPS ROCKY III HULKAMANIA
$124.99
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WWE Autographed Wrestlemania 5 Poster Ultimate Warrior! Hulk Hogan! WWF!
$699.99
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*WCW HULK HOGAN & THE ICON STING DUAL SIGNED HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE BELT W COA RARE*
$1,695.95
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Hulk Hogan Signed 1982 Wrestling All Stars #2 PSA DNA WWF WWE Series A Autograph
$649.99
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Hulk Hogan Signed 1982 Wrestling All Stars #2 PSA DNA WWF WWE Series A Autograph
$349.99
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Hulk Hogan & Ric Flair signed book
$40.00
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Vintage Hulk Hogan, The Sheik, The Claw +1 Other Signed Autographed Baseball JSA
$299.99
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Terry Bollea Hulk Hogan Signed Eagle Heavyweight Championship Belt ASI Proof
$2,499.99
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HULK HOGAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED IN-PERSON AUTHENTIC PHOTO WWE WWF BROOKE LINDA
$96.00
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Shopping Guide

Hulk Hogan Shopping Guide

At the height of the Hulkamania craze of the late 1980s and early 1990s, Hulk Hogan was everywhere. With toys and action figures, posters and DVD's, there is no shortage of Hulk Hogan collectibles. His re-emergence in TNA IMPACT has created a new generation of fans. As a result, there are even more Hulk items than ever before.

Shop now for Hulk Hogan DVD's and videos.

Hulk Hogan Ultimate Anthology DVD 225x300 Image  Hulk Still Rules DVD 220x300 Image

Hulk Hogan Unleashed DVD 222x300 Image  Legends of Wrestling DVD 212x300 Image

Shop now for Hulk Hogan figures.

Holk Hogan as Thunder Lips Figure 211x300 Image  Hulk Hogan WWE Classsic 205x300 Image

Hulk Hogan NWO 204x300 ImageHulk Hogan Unmatched Fury 207x300 Image

TNA Hulk Hogan Image

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Rare sting and hulk hogan body bashers nib new electronic talking
$99.99
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VTG WWF WWE LJN SERIES 5 RED SHIRT HULK HOGAN WRESTLING SUPERSTARS ACTION FIGURE
$79.99
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RARE Limited Edition 1 of 3000 WWE Hulk Hogan Action Figure
$70.00
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WWE Wrestlers Hulk Hogan And Ultimate Warrior
$61.00
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WWF LJN Hulk Hogan Black Card MOC
$229.99
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WWE WWF CLASSICS SUPERSTARS HULK HOGAN AND THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR 2-PACK VERY RARE
$124.99
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WWF WWE 1990 Hulk Hogan™ Hulkster Hasbro Series 3 MOC (wr63-64)
$24.95
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RARE WWF Hulkster HULK HOGAN Wall Plaque Paint by Number Wrestling Figure MIP
$99.95
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WWF PLASTER FIGURE MOLDING SET Warrior Hulk Hogan Jake Snake Boss Man WWE MIB
$89.95
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Rare WWF WWE Battling WRESTLING TOPS Figure Hulk Hogan Undertaker Macho Man Jake
$99.95
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1991 HULK HOGAN & ULTIMATE WARRIOR Activity STICKER BOOK Vintage WWF WWE MIP
$39.95
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Vintage WWF HULK HOGAN Talking Toothbrush SCARCE Battery Operated Figure MIB
$74.95
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Unusual WWF WWE 1990s HULK HOGAN vs RICK RUDE Wrestling Figure Set MIP
$74.95
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Rare WWF 1988 LJN Wrestling Superstars White Shirt Hulk Hogan Figure W Belt!!!!
$49.99
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1988 WWF WWE LJN Titan Hulk Hogan w WWF title figure OLD RARE
$30.00
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WWE Hollywood Hulk Hogan wrestling figure w World Title WCW WWF
$22.50
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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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