Monday, October 22, 2018
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Hake’s Opens Auction #225 Tuesday, October 23
Star Wars, original art, Disneyana, posters, and political memorabilia abound in Hake’s Auctions next major sale. Featuring 2,518 lots, the auction...
LA Comic Art Show Two Weeks Away
On November 4, 2018, just a few short weeks away, the first West Coast convention dedicated exclusively to original comic book art is heading...
Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch’s Caroll Spinney Retires
After five decades of playing the inquisitive and lovable Big Bird, as well as the externally disgruntled Oscar the Grouch, puppeteer Caroll Spinney...
Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles Available for Preorder
Since the first film debuted in 1977, Star Wars has dominated the collecting landscape like no other franchise. Record prices have been set...
CBCS Changes Price Variant Labels
CBCS has announced a change to how information on some price variants will be displayed on their labels. CBCS will now use “Price Variant...
Eaglemoss Presents WWE, Wizarding World Collections
Eaglemoss Hero Collector, designers, manufacturers, and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the many worlds of pop culture...
Frazetta Museum Signs with Vanguard Publishing
Frazetta Museum and Vanguard Publishing have announced a new publishing deal, including an upcoming Big Books of Frazetta Oil Paintings...
Diamond Unveils FCBD 2019 Exclusives
Free Comic Book Day has announced the upcoming release of this year’s FCBD PREVIEWS Exclusive (PX) collectible statues available only...
In Memoriam: Mel Ramos
Pop artist Mel Ramos, best known for his satirized pin-up art and often racy depictions of women, passed away on October 14, 2018. According...
The CW Reveals Elseworlds Crossover Poster
Arrow’s own Stephen Amell took to Twitter to reveal the official poster for The CW’s upcoming crossover event, Elseworlds. The poster flips...
Netflix Cancels Iron Fist After Two Seasons
Following two seasons on Netflix, Marvel’s Iron Fist series has been given the axe. Despite what has been considered a much-improved...
Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips Return to Criminal
Crime comic masters Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips are returning to their popular Criminal series. The multiple Eisner award-winning...
Warner Bros. Plans Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo Films
As revealed via Variety, Warner Bros. has announced plans to bring the adventures of Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo to the big screen...
Three New Suits Arriving for Spider-Man on PS4
When the first downloadable content pack arrives for Insomniac’s Spider-Man game for PlayStation 4 on October 23, 2018, it will...
TURNING POINTS by Maggie Thompson
Here’s the latest installment of Maggie Thompson’s ongoing look at important beginnings, middles and ends, this time for October 19-25, 2018...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: Fear #20
After a brilliant rabbi biochemist fails to help Morbius, the living vampire clashes with a demon-priest...
Once Around the Bloch
For many people, horror is an acquired taste. It takes a certain type of person to not only suffer through the rapid heartbeat, sweaty palms..
Actor Christopher Lloyd celebrates 80. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
CGC 7.0 Amazing Fantasy #15 Leads ComicLink Auction Closing Soon
Auction lots within the open ComicLink Focused Auction will begin closing on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, starting with select, key...
999 International Posters in eMoviePoster Auction
In their current auction, eMoviePoster is selling 999 non-U.S. posters from 30 different countries. Collectors can review these items...
Wolverine, Rom, Batman Featured on DIGAuction.com
DIGAuction.com’s current comic book auction, Saturday Comic Auction #31, closes for bidding October 20, 2018, featuring Wolverine #1, ROM #1...
ComicConnect Accepts Consignments for 2019 Auction
“Bidding in Event Auction #37 is just a few weeks away and we’re already working on the first big auction of 2019,” said Vincent Zurzolo...
Heritage Sunday Auction Led by Multi-Character Covers
In their current Sunday Internet Comics, Animation & Art Auction, Heritage has listed books with some of the biggest names in DC and Marvel comics...
Marvel Keys at Hunt Auctions
Hunt Auctions has a number of key books for Marvel Comics fans of all eras in their current auction, including some significant first...
Pedigree Seeks Consignments for November Grand
Pedigree Comics, Inc. is now accepting consignments for their upcoming November Grand Auction. The auction will be held as a separate event...
Superworld Fall Caw-mics Sale
Superworld Comics is running one of their signatures sales from Friday, October 19 through 12 AM on November 11, 2018...
Next Auction Action on BCTV Episode Set for November 2
BCTV in Reading, PA announces the next air date for the TV auction program Auction Action on BCTV on Friday, November 2...
DIG Lists Modern Collectibles on eBay
Among the top collectibles with lots of bidding action already are a limited edition Pirates of the Caribbean Will Turner Tonner Doll...
ComicLink Accepts Consignments, Previews Fall Featured
ComicLink is now gathering consignments for their upcoming Fall Featured Auction, which will begin on November 14, 2018. Interested sellers...
Washington Portrait Highlights University Archives Sale
A rare, 1785 hand-colored portrait engraving of George Washington, printed for and sold by the London publisher Carington Bowles...
Antique Holiday Treasures Lead Morphy Auction
For decades, cherry-cheeked Santa’s and cackling witches stood compatibly alongside Easter bunnies and turkeys in the Dolph Gotelli holiday...
Holiday Antiques Shine in Bertoia’s Fall Auction
Many view the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as the starting point for the holiday shopping season, but antique toy collectors are known for their...
Sixth Regency Auction Joins Legend 2019 Slate
Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auctions have experienced strong growth in 2018, with two sales containing enough material to justify...
Estate Treasures Showcased in Nye & Co. October Sale
Nearly 500 lots of fine and decorative arts in a wide range of categories will come up for bid at Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Estate...
Halloween – A Look at the Night He Came Home
October is the prime season for horror movies and with a new sequel heading to theaters, set 40 years after the original, it’s the perfect time...
Alec Swan: Firearm
At first look, James Robinson’s Firearm appeared to be nothing more than a British version of Marvel’s Punisher; a tough guy with...
New York Comic Con in Photos, Part II
The show, which took place October 3-6, 2018, featured an all-star lineup of guests that included the likes of...
Serving Justice with Marvel Boy
Justice has many names, but in the pages of Marvel Comics, the most easily recognizable face of Justice is Vance Astrovik. Created by Don...
Grim Fandango at 20
Throughout the late 1980s and into the 1990s, LucasArts established itself as the forefront developer for narrative adventure video...
Voltron – Super Robot Series to Comic Miniseries
The 1980s were filled with fantasy and adventure cartoons with magical beings and machine-based heroes. One popular addition...
Shade: The Man Who Commanded the Night
Throughout the Golden and Silver Age, one villain repeatedly stepped out of the shadows to battle generations of superheroes. Originally portrayed...
Handheld Gaming’s Colorful Transition
The Game Boy firmly established Nintendo as the world’s juggernaut when it came to handheld video gaming, and despite some...
October 19-21: Dallas Fan Days
The pop culture extravaganza, Dallas Fan Days is gearing up for the annual return to the Irving Convention Center on October 19-21, 2018...
October 20-21: Philly Non-Sports Card Show
The Philly Non-Sports Card Show is returning to the Merchants Square Mall, located at 1901 S. 12th Street, Allentown, PA on October 20-21, 2018...
October 26-28: Crypticon
The nightmare before Halloween is returning to Minnesota for its 13th year! Crypticon is taking place on October 26-28, 2018...
October 26-28: Spooky Empire
Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get spooky in Florida! Spooky Empire is taking place on October 26-28, 2018...
October 26-28: Walker Stalker Atlanta
The dead are coming to Atlanta! On October 26-28, 2018 the annual Walker Stalker convention returns to the Georgia World Congress center...
October 27-28: Richmond Comicon
On October 27-28, 2018, Richmond Comicon is taking over the Richmond Raceway on 600 East Laburnum Avenue. Enjoy three full days...
October 28: Chicago Toy Show
For the 44th year, the Chicago Toy Show is bringing an antique and collectible doll show to the Windy City. On October 28, 2018 the special...
November 2-4: Rhode Island Comic Con
The self proclaimed “biggest show in the smallest state” is just around the corner! Rhode Island Comic Con is taking place on November...
November 4: LA Comic Art Show
Calling original art fans in the Los Angeles area: the LA Comic Art Show is coming up soon! Scheduled for Sunday, November 4, 2018...
November 9-11: Grand Rapids Comic-Con
The Grand Rapids Comic-Con will be held on November 9-11, 2018, at the DeVos Place on 303 Monroe Avenue Northwest in Grand Rapids...
November 24-25: Chicago Pop Culture Con
Comics, rock memorabilia, collectibles, steampunk and more lead the Chicago Pop Culture Con on November 24-25, 2018. The two-day show...
November 30-December 2: Wizard World Madison
Suit up Wisconsin, Wizard World is heading your way on November 30-December 2, 2018. The convention is taking place at the Alliant Energy...
December 1-2: Heroes & Villains San Jose
Calling all baddies and heroes in the San Jose area! Heroes & Villains San Jose is being held on December 1-2, 2018 at the San Jose McEnery...
December 1-2: Walker Stalker San Jose
The zombies are heading west for Walker Stalker San Jose. The Walking Dead event will take place on December 1-2, 2018...
December 7-9: Steel City
Steel City Con celebrates 29 years of pop culture on December 7-9, 2018. The annual convention is taking place at the Monroeville Pennsylvania...
December 8-9: Walker Stalker New Jersey
Walker Stalker New Jersey will be held soon on December 8-9, 2018. The Walking Dead fan convention will be held...
January 27: California Comic Convention
The California Comic Convention is returning for its 13th year to Orange County, California on Sunday, January 27, 2019. This con is being...
November 23-25: Northeast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza
Thanksgiving weekend just got a whole lot geekier! Northeast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza is taking place on November 23-25, 2018...
Review: Magic: The Gathering Cards – the Unofficial Ultimate Collector’s Guide
Card games have come a long way over the past 30 years with the introduction of complex, complicated games that immerse players in...
Dark Horse Announces Second Edition of Mask Omnibus
Dark Horse Comics will be bringing fans a second edition of The Mask Omnibus, which comes courtesy of the creative team of John Arcudi...
Eaglemoss Drops Reference Guide to Star Trek Starships
Following the recent launch of its new line of premier editions, Eaglemoss Hero Collector, designers, manufacturers and publishers of high...
Extended Preview Into Livewire #1
Valiant Entertainment has presented an extended look into Livewire #1, the new ongoing series by writer Vita Ayala (Supergirl) and...
Gatiss, Moffat Collaborating on Dracula Miniseries
Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, best-known for creating and collaborating on BBC’s Sherlock, will be applying their successful...
First Look at Spidey's New Suit Debuts on Kimmel
Tom Holland debuted the first official look at the brand-new costume he’ll be sporting in Spider-Man: Far From Home on the...
When Batman #56 concluded, the Dark Knight was steps away from confronting the KGBeast for shooting Dick Grayson. Given what Batman...
Garfield TV Or Not TV?
As the new Fall TV season rapidly approaches, smarmy television creator Jason Pander is desperately trying to get his shows on the small...
Rivers of London: Action at a Distance #1
They say the best way to hide something is by placing it in plain sight. This is exactly the tactic being used by the Special Operations Unit...
The Black Panther film was good for a huge number of reasons, but one of those many was that it introduced mass audiences to Shuri...
The Unstoppable Wasp #1
Nadia Van Dyne is back, alongside the Agents of G.I.R.L., are fully back in action, and are ready to take on the techno-terrorism...
Xena Warrior Princess #9
It’s time for a new adventure for Xena and Gabrielle, but when they attempt to rescue a child in danger they find a group of kids...
It’s time for Halloween and all the fun of dressing up and decorating for the spookiest time of the year. A great source for both is HDHalloween.com...
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