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

Hulk Hogan - 2013 GOODWIN CHAMPIONS #93 Magician Mini SSP 13 - WWE WWF
$65.00

TNA Hulk Hogan S2 2011 Signature Impact GOLD Autograph Card SN 6 of 25
$249.99

TNA Hulk Hogan H5 2010 Tristar New Era RED Authentic Autograph Card SN 2 of 9
$224.99

TNA Hulk Hogan H1 2010 Tristar New Era RED Authentic Autograph Card SN 6 of 9
$224.99

TNA Hulk Hogan H5 2010 Tristar New Era RED Authentic Autograph Card SN 4 of 9
$224.99

TNA Hulk Hogan H2 2010 Tristar New Era RED Authentic Autograph Card SN 3 of 9
$224.99

TNA Hulk Hogan S1 2011 Signature Impact GOLD Authentic Autograph Card SN 13 25
$249.99

TNA Hulk Hogan H2 2010 Tristar New Era RED Authentic Autograph Card SN 2 of 9
$224.99

1990 Vintage Hulk Hogan Lot OF 7 Classic Wrestling Cards WWF WWE Sharp Corners
$5.33

1990 Classic WWF Wrestling Series 2 box 36pks Hulk Hogan
$39.99

2010 TriStar TNA New Era #100 Hulk Hogan Ric Flair OBAK SP
$10.00

2010 TriStar TNA Icons Hulk Hogan Triple Autos Purple #H35 Hogan Van Dam Hardy 1
$325.00

2010 TriStar TNA Xtreme Obak #X1 Hulk Hogan 310
$20.00

2011 TRISTAR TNA Signature Impact #90 Hulk Hogan Ric Flair Sting
$8.00

2010 TRISTAR Obak Mini T212 Black #45 Hulk Hogan 50
$6.00

2014 Topps WWE Road to Wrestlemania Auto HULK HOGAN Wrestling SP AUTOGRAPH 25
$99.99
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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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Hulk Hogan Signed Photo Hulk Hogan Signed Photo 2

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 8x10 Photo with PROOF - Auto
$49.99

Hulk Hogan Signed 8x10 Picture WWE Wrestling Legend Photo Autographed COA Foil
$102.40

Hulk Hogan WWE Autographed Hulkamania Spotlight Wrestling 11x14 Photo
$149.00

Hulk Hogan WWE Autographed Hulkamania Spotlight Wrestling 8x10 Photo
$119.00

Hulk Hogan WWE Autographed Hulkamania Ring Legend Wrestling 8x10 Photo
$119.00

Hulk Hogan WWE Autographed Hulkamania Spotlight Wrestling 16x20 Photo
$179.00

Hulk Hogan Signed 8x10 With Signed COA And Rare Inscription
$65.00

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN SIGNED NWO TIGHTS WITH PROOF
$6,999.99

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN SIGNED NWO TRUNKS WITH PROOF
$6,999.99

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN SIGNED TYE DYE TIGHTS WITH PROOF
$14,999.99

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN SIGNED BLACK TYE DYE TIGHTS WITH PROOF
$14,999.99

NWO Magazine Scott Hall signed Kevin Nash autograph Hulk Hogan Wrestlemania WCW
$68.99

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN SIGNED HULKSTER TIGHTS WITH PROOF
$5,999.99

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN NWO SIGNED TRUNKS WITH PROOF
$6,999.99

WCW NWO Magazine Scott Hall autograph Kevin Nash signed Hulk Hogan Wrestlemania
$68.99

WWE HULK HOGAN RING WORN SIGNED HOLLYWOOD TIGHTS WITH PROOF
$6,999.99
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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

WWE Elite HULK HOGAN Defining Moments Figure Legends Flashback Mattel WWF NWO
$26.00

WWE Hulk Hogan basic figure
$26.00

WWE Jakks Pacific Icon vs Legend Exclusive Shawn Michaels Hulk Hogan MOC WWF LJN
$50.00

THE NWO HULK HOGAN HALL NASH BELT TNA WRESTLERS ACTION WRESTLING FIGURE WWE WCW
$85.00

Vintage WWF Hulk Hogan, Hulkster SLAM, Sealed, AFA Ready, MIB, MOC, C9
$42.50

WWE Hulk Hogan flashback elite
$36.00

Vintage WWF Hulk Hogan, Gorila Press SLAM, Sealed, MOC, AFA Ready, C9
$55.00

CLASSIC SUPER STARS HULK HOGAN WRESTLING FIGURE - IN ORIGINAL BOX
$24.99

WWF WrestleMania Board Game VCR Vintage 88,85 Hulk Hogan Andre The Giant
$29.99

WWE Elite Classic Superstars Hulk Hogan 1 Of 3000 Action Figure MOC 1 3000
$78.00

Hulk Hogan Original WCW Action Figure 1994 Edition Unopened
$30.00

WWE Mattel Elite Hulk HOGAN Moments Legend
$20.00

(TAS006573) - 1991 Titan LJN WWF WWE Wrestling Pen & Topper - Hulk Hogan
$20.00

WWE WCW Hulk Hogan Figure Lot Classic Unmatched Fury NIB Unopened
$185.00

Classic Superstar Hollywood Hulk Hogan NWO Belt Super Rare 2005
$54.00

TNA DELUXE IMPACT HULK HOGAN
$25.00
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