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

Hulk Hogan Cards - 1982 Wrestling All Stars Series A Hulk Hogan

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

Hulk Hogan Cards - 1985 Topps WWF Pro Wrestling Stars Hulk Hogan

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

Hulk Hogan Cards - 1998 Topps WCW/NWO Autographs Hollywood Hulk Hogan

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 Cards - 2005 Topps WWE Heritage Autographs Hulk Hogan

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

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.

Top eBay Listings

2015 Panini Americana Hulk Hogan Dual Swatch 49 49
$25.00

2015 WWE TOPPS CHROME HULK HOGAN #1 50 GOLD CHROME PARALLEL CARD
$9.99

2015 TOPPS WWE HULK HOGAN 1 75 MADE NEW AUTOGRAPH WRESTLING CARD SEE SCAN
$117.50

Lot of (10) 1991 WWF Hulk Hogan Collectors Pins
$8.99

1994 WWF Calendar Card - Wrestling 12-card set - Hulk Hogan Portugal RARE WWE
$50.00

2012 ALL-TIME GREATS SPORTS EDITION HULK HOGAN GOLD BASE #18 35
$9.99

2006 WWE Topps Heritage II Ringside Relics Shirt Memorabilia Hulk Hogan WCW TNA
$40.00

2012 Upper Deck All-Time Greats Silver #86 Hulk Hogan 35
$12.95

1991 TitanSports WWF Stickers - Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage & Ultimate Warrior (9)
$11.50

1985 Topps wrestling year ROOKIE blank back sticker of the popular Hulk Hogan
$12.00

2011 Tristar Impact TNA Wrestling Blue Parallel Insert #45 Hulk Hogan 46 50
$7.99

'98 WCW NWO Wrestling Temporary Tattoos Hollywood Hulk Hogan AWA WWF HOF TNA
$14.99

1985 Topps wrestling card # 1 of ROOKIE Hulk Hogan well centered
$25.00

1985 Topps WWF #1 Hulk Hogan - NM-MT
$25.00

1985 Topps WWF #60 Hulk Hogan - NM-MT
$5.00

1985 Topps WWF Stickers #22 Hulk Hogan - NM-MT
$8.00
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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 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:

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Signed Hulk Hogan Memorabilia Pricing:

Active Listings for Hulk Hogan Signed Memorabilia

Hulk Hogan Signed Figure  Hulk Hogan Signed DVD

Top eBay Listings

HULK HOGAN Signed WWE World Championship Black Replica Belt - SCHWARTZ
$79.99

Hulk Hogan hand signed Mad Magazine
$75.00

HULK HOGAN WRESTLING WWE TNA ECW NWO SIGNED AUTOGRAPH MLB BASEBALL PSA DNA COA
$199.99

WWE HULK HOGAN P-1031 SIGNED INSCRIBED PROMO PHOTO W PROOF 1
$99.99

Hulk Hogan & Harley Race Signed WWE 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA Picture Autograph WWF
$129.99

Hulk Hogan & Sid Vicious Justice Signed WWE 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA Picture Auto
$129.99

Hulk Hogan signed 8x10 Photo - World Wrestling Entertainment WWE - Hand To Ear
$49.99

Hulk Hogan & Tiny Lister Zeus Signed WWE 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA No Holds Barred
$149.99

Tiny Lister Zeus & Hulk Hogan Signed No Holds Barred 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA WWE
$149.99

Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff Signed WWE 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA WCW NWO TNA Picture
$139.99

Dennis Rodman Hulk Hogan & Scott Hall Signed WCW NWO 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA WWE
$199.99

Hulk Hogan Signed Original The A-Team NBC Press Photo 7x9 Photo PSA DNA COA WWE
$149.99

Hulk Hogan Signed 1991 WWF Live Event Program PSA DNA COA WWE Vol. 191 Autograph
$119.99

Hulk Hogan Signed 1991 Survivor Series Event Program PSA DNA COA WWE Autograph
$189.99

Hulk Hogan Ted DiBiase Jake Roberts Bushwhacker Signed 1989 WWE Magazine PSA DNA
$279.99

Tiny Lister Zeus & Hulk Hogan Signed No Holds Barred Magazine PSA DNA COA WWE
$199.99
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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  Hulk Still Rules DVD

Hulk Hogan Unleashed DVD  Legends of Wrestling DVD

Shop now for Hulk Hogan figures.

Holk Hogan as Thunder Lips Figure  Hulk Hogan WWE Classics

Hulk Hogan NWOHulk Hogan Unmatched Fury

TNA Hulk Hogan

Top eBay Listings

NEW Hulk Hogan WWF Wrestling Stars 250 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
$82.06

WWE Hulk Hogan - WWE Signature Series 2014 Loose Mint Condition
$20.00

WWE DEFINING MOMENTS ELITE HULK HOGAN MATTEL ACTION FIGURE NEW IN BOX
$23.99

Unusual WWF WWE 1990s HULK HOGAN vs RICK RUDE Wrestling Figure Set MIP
$49.95

Vintage WWF HULK HOGAN Talking Toothbrush SCARCE Battery Operated Figure MIB
$74.95

Vintage 1990 WWF HULKSTER Hulk Hogan PUNCH BALL MIP
$24.95

Hollywood Hulk Hogan NWO WWE Mattel Elite Custom Action Figure WCW Flashback HOF
$159.99

WWE Hulk Hogan Classics series 11 action figure (loose)
$29.99

WCW NWO wrestling figures Hulk Hogan key chain WWE lot TNA WWF LJN Hasbro Jakks
$20.00

WWE Classic Superstars Series 8 Hulk Hogan Champ Style Belt Jakks
$34.99

HULK HOGAN WRESTLEMANIA HERITAGE SERIES 48 WWE MATTEL ACTION FIGURE YELLOW
$25.00

WWE HULK HOGAN MATTEL ELITE SERIES 34 ACTION FIGURE
$28.00

mattel wwe wrestling hall of fame ELITE target exclusive HULK HOGAN
$47.50

WWE Defining Moments HULK HOGAN Mattel Action Figure New WWF Hulkamania
$40.00

VINTAGE HULK HOGAN PUNCHING HAND PUPPET 1980'S
$27.99

Wwf wcw osftm Hollywood hulk Hogan.
$25.00
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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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