Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Heritage Sells Fritz the Cat Original Cover Art for $717K
Robert Crumb’s Fritz the Cat original cover art for the 1969 Ballantine collection of Fritz stories sold for $717,000 on Thursday, May 18...
Jon Berk Auction Garners Nationwide Press
The Jon Berk Original Art and Comic Book Collection Auction, with three weeks of bidding remaining, is already garnering press from around the country...
DC to Host International Wonder Woman Day
DC Entertainment (DCE) has just announced the first-ever celebration for DC Comic’s pop culture icon, Wonder Woman. “Wonder Woman Day...
In Memoriam: Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell, the powerhouse singer whose band Soundgarden helped shaped the world of grunge music, passed away on Wednesday, May 17...
Ludi Lin Joins Aquaman Cast
It’s official, Power Rangers’ Ludi Lin will be joining the cast of the upcoming DC Films’ project, Aquaman. According to Deadline...
First Trailer for Star Trek: Discovery
The wait is finally over! CBS officially released the first full trailer for the highly anticipated new series, Star Trek: Discovery...
The CW Releases First Trailer for Black Lightning
The CW has just released the first official trailer for their new DC Comics-based drama, Black Lightning. Instead of tracing a hero’s upstart...
War for the Planet of the Apes Final Trailer
Planet of the Apes fans rejoice! Following the teaser narrated by Charlton Heston, star of the original Planet of the Apes, another trailer...
Hero Initiative Heads To MegaCon
The non-profit organization, Hero Initiative, dedicated to helping comic creators in medical and financial need, is heading to MegaCon...
Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde Revealed in Mummy Sneak
On Monday, May 15, 2017, Syfy Wire uploaded a behind the scenes video on the upcoming Universal Monster reboot of The Mummy...
Hero Initiative Hits Phoenix Comicon May 25-28
Hero Initiative, the charity organization that assists comic creators in medical and financial need, is heading to Phoenix Comicon on May 25-28...
Chuck Norris to Attend Wizard World Philadelphia
Action movie star Chuck Norris has been added to the guest lineup for Wizard World Philadelphia. Norris will appear at the con on Saturday...
Heritage Sports Expert at Chicago Gallery June 1-2
Heritage Auctions’ sports collectibles expert Chris Nerat will be at the firm’s recently opened Chicago salesroom on June 1-2, 2017...
Several Wonder Woman Clips Precede Film Release
With just over a week until Wonder Woman hits theaters, Warner Bros. has released several new clips showing longer scenes...
Texas Attorney General Issues Gold Coins Protection Tips
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, with input from numismatic experts, has issued a consumer protection alert about buying and selling gold coins...
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 May 19-25, 2017...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: Marvel Team-Up #77
The return of the Silver Dagger further complicates Doctor Strange, Spider-Man and Ms. Marvel’s efforts to save Clea...
Stephen Amell’s American Ninja Warrior Teaser
During Celebrity Ninja Warrior: Red Nose Day, Arrow’s Stephen Amell tackled the course and proved his superhero abilities...
Singer Patti LaBelle will be 73. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Comiclink Featured Auction is Underway
The ComicLink Spring Featured Auction is underway with an exceptionally strong selection of certified comic books and related original artwork...
CGC 9.8 Amazing Spider-Man Set at Pedigree
Pedigree Comics has received a consignment of an incredible run of Silver and Bronze Age Amazing Spider-Man issues for the...
999 Non-U.S. Posters in eMoviePoster Auction
On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, eMoviePoster opened their latest auction, The World of Movie Posters. Featuring 999 non-U.S. posters from 29 different...
Bidding Open for Jon Berk Art at ComicConnect
“Bidding has been fierce,” ComicConnect COO Vincent Zurzolo said about The Jon Berk Collection Auction. “This auction is a thrill...
Jimi Hendrix Records & More at Just Kids Nostalgia
This week Just Kids Nostalgia is listing Jimi Hendrix memorabilia in their eBay store. This selection includes around 50 Hendrix records...
Heritage Auctions Flag Breaks World Record
During Heritage’s Americana & Political sale on May 13, 2017, an incredible 1856 campaign flag for President James Buchanan...
CGC 9.0 Hulk #1 Leads Marvel Keys at Comiclink
A high grade example of Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 9.0 leads the current ComicLink Spring Featured Auction, now underway...
Vintage and Pop Culture Collectibles with DIG
Vintage collectibles include a 1964 Martian Magic Tricks set by Gilbert and CGC comic books, like the 1964...
Woody Auction Offers R.S. Prussia Collection in July
Woody Auction will present the R.S. Prussia Collection of Marvin and Laura Heard, plus smaller collections, on Saturday, July 22...
Hake’s Facebook Page Update
Just like the weather, things are heating up at Hake’s Americana & Collectibles. The pop culture auction house is in the thick of preparing...
ComicLink Seeks Consignments
With the Spring Featured Auction underway, ComicLink is consignment gathering for upcoming auctions including the June and July Focused Auctions...
Victor Brauner & Man Ray at Woodshed Art
Drawings attributed to Victor Brauner and Man Ray will headline Woodshed Art Auctions’ May 24 auction...
Antiques & Fine Art in Fontaine’s June 17 Sale
A two-session exceptional estates auction featuring 325 lots in a broad mix of antiques and fine art will be held June 17 by Fontaine’s...
Legend Rare Coin Auctions Conducts 21st Regency Sale
On May 18, 2017, Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted their 21st Regency Auction, consisting of 520 quality rare coins...
Massive Disney Art Collection Heading to Bonhams Auction
Nearly 300 pieces of original Disney animation drawings, storyboards, posters, concept artwork and cels will be...
Palm Beach Modern Sees Highest Grossing 1 Day Auction
Palm Beach Modern sets house records on May 6 for highest-grossing single-day auction and top-selling item in firm’s history...
The Scholar’s Corner: Athena Finger
Bob Kane has been known as the creator of Batman and his name appeared in the comics for much of the 75 years of the Dark Knight’s history...
Texas Frightmare Interview: Chris Owen
Versatile actor Chris Owen, who starred in the American Pie series, The Mist, October Sky, and several teen flicks of the late ’90s attended...
Texas Frightmare Interview: John Shepherd
Actor-producer John Shepherd, who starred in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, attended Texas Frightmare last weekend. Scoop...
Texas Frightmare Interview: Judy Geeson
During Texas Frightmare, Scoop, stopped by Judy Geeson’s table. She talked about the breadth of her career from...
Texas Frightmare Interview: Melanie Kinnaman
While attending Texas Frightmare, Scoop, chatted with actress Melanie Kinnaman. The star of Friday the 13th: A New Beginning...
Texas Frightmare Interview: Weldon Adams
Last weekend representatives of Heritage Auctions were set up at Texas Frightmare talking to collectors and potential consignors...
Gemstone Editor Looks at Power Rangers in ComicWow Video
Whether in Japan or in the U.S., the Power Rangers franchise has become a cultural staple over the last...
Final Fantasy Goes Online
The Final Fantasy series has generally been known as the home of extensive single-player roleplaying game...
The Impulsive Bart Allen
As The Flash speeds toward its fourth season, the latest episode may have just teased the arrival of yet another speedster...
When you think of your grandmother, what comes to mind? Maybe chocolate chip cookies toasting in the oven, knitted scarves...
May 25-28: MegaCon
Get ready Floridians, MegaCon is rapidly approaching on May 25-29, 2017. The convention is taking place at the Orange County Convention...
May 25-28: Phoenix Comicon
Looking for plans on Memorial Day weekend? Well, look no further, Phoenix Comicon is the place to be! The con is taking place...
May 26-29: Balticon
Calling all science fiction aficionados located in the Baltimore area, Balticon 51 is headed your way! Balticon 51 is taking place...
May 27-28: Heroes & Villains Fan Fest London
Londoners, grab your best mates and get ready for Heroes & Villains Fan Fest on May 27-28, 2017. The convention is taking place...
June 1-4: Wizard World Philadelphia
The Wizard World crew is heading east to Philly for Wizard World Philadelphia on June 1-4, 2017. The convention will be held...
June 2-4: Niagara Falls Comic Con
Get ready Canada, Niagara Falls Comic Con (NFCC) is headed your way on June 2-4, 2017. The convention is being held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre...
June 9-11: Steel City Special Horror Fan Edition
Things are getting scary in Monroeville when Steel City Con presents their Special Horror Fan Edition. The horror event...
June 16-18: Awesome Con
The nation’s capital will soon be filled with comics and pop culture fans for Awesome Con. The annual convention will take place...
ABC Announces Live Little Mermaid Musical
Not only is ABC reviving its dormant The Wonderful World of Disney brand, but they are stepping into the live-musical trends as well...
BOOM! Announces New Monthly Series
BOOM! Studios has just announced a new monthly series, Mech Cadet Yu, launching August 2017. Leading this new series is longtime collaborators...
Scream Factory Releases 9 Horror Titles
Scream Factory has announced nine new horror and related genre releases on Blu-ray and/or DVD. IFC Midnight’s Beyond the Gates...
Costume Tailoring in Dwayne Johnson SNL Skit
The costumes in superhero movies have become very important to the story. The hero needs to look cool yet appropriate...
Tom Holland Cast in Uncharted Film
The film adaptation of the popular Naughty Dog video game series Uncharted will feature Tom Holland...
Adventure Time Volume 8
The latest jam-packed Adventure Time volume has finally arrived! This mathematical new release collects issues 35-39 of the ongoing series...
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor Year Three #5
Lately, things have been pretty hectic for the Doctor, Gabby, Cindy, and Noobis. After following the Red Jade General to Ancient China...
Josie and the Pussycats are in town for a show, and Jughead’s interested – not in the music, of course, but in the...
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #15
In a slight departure from the cliffhanger of issue 14, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #15 is all about Zordon. It begins in the regular Earth...
Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys The Big Lie #3
The cover of this issue says it all. Slivers of light amid the shadows, spy-level camera equipment, darkness and rain all in a moody gray...
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #20
Armed with a dangerous swarm of mosquitoes, Melissa Morbeck is set on taking over the city alongside...
Historical fiction gets the horror treatment in Stonewall’s Arm by Gary Kwapisz at stonewallsarm.com...
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