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Big, Big Overstreet #52 Sold Out!
The Big, Big Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #52 has sold out through Diamond Comic Distributors and through the Gemstone Publishing...
In Memoriam: Nichelle Nichols
Actress, singer, and activist Nichelle Nichols, who had the groundbreaking role of bridge officer Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series...
Baltimore Comic-Con Adds Braun, Cho, Forstner, Igle, and Peterson
The next Baltimore Comic-Con will be held on October 28-30, 2022, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Guests are still being added...
Batgirl Movie Shelved
The Batgirl movie starring Leslie Grace (In the Heights) as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl has been shelved. Warner Bros. will not release...
The Rebels Align in Andor Trailer
The first full-length trailer for Andor, the next Star Wars Disney+ series, has arrived. The prequel to Rogue One will tell the story...
In Memoriam: Bill Russell
Boston Celtics Hall of Fame center Bill Russell died in his sleep on Sunday, July 31, 2022. He was 88 years old...
In Memoriam: Pat Carroll
Actress Pat Carroll, known by Disney fans as the voice of Ursula in The Little Mermaid, died of pneumonia on Saturday, July 30, 2022...
In Memoriam: Vin Scully
There’s a saying in baseball that records are meant to be broken. Vin Scully’s tenure as the broadcaster for a single team is not...
She-Hulk Nails It in New Clip
With just a few weeks until She-Hulk: Attorney at Law drops on Disney+, Marvel Entertainment has released a new clip. Aptly titled “Nailing...
ComicConnect to Accept Consignments at C2E2
The ComicConnect team, including COO Vincent Zurzolo, will attend the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place...
Spirit Halloween Gets Haunted in First Trailer
Every fall (well, late summer), Spirit Halloween stores pop up all over the country to provide costumes, decorations, and all kinds...
The Flash to End with Season Nine
The Flash TV series is officially ending its long run on The CW with the upcoming ninth season. The Warner Bros. TV and Greg Berlanti...
Jamie Lee Curtis, Jared Leto Added to Haunted Mansion Movie
Jamie Lee Curtis and Jared Leto are boarding a spooky ride. Haunted Mansion, the movie adaptation based on the popular Disney theme park...
Inside the Guide: Overstreet HOF – Carl Barks
Originally known to fans only as “The Good Duck Artist,” in 1935 Carl Barks went to work for the Disney Studios and storyboarded cartoons...
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 August 5-11, 2022...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: Amazing Adventures #22
Killraven and his Freemen head to Washington, DC, where they encounter mutants, slavers and a new ally...
COVER STORY: Nexus Volume 1#3 (Capital Comics)
Capital Comics – the one-time publishing arm of the now-defunct distributor, Capital City – was a line of titles that were revolutionary...
Comics artist-writer-editor Jim Lee turns 58. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Original Art Draws Big Bids in Hake’s Premier Auction
On July 26-27, 2022, Hake’s Auctions closed their premier Auction #235 with a sales total of $2.7 million. There was heavy competition...
ComicLink Focused Auction Closes August 5-12
The current ComicLink Focused Auction, which has been closing for the last two weeks, still has a full week to go with over 3,200 comic books...
First Mr. Freeze, Buscema Sketch in Heritage Auctions
The first appearance of Mr. Freeze, a John Buscema Conan sketch, and a sealed copy of Pinball Quest are crossing the auction block in...
ComicConnect Event Auction: Last Chance to Consign
ComicConnect has announced the final opportunity to send in consignments of comics and other collectibles to Event Auction #51...
Hero Updates eBay Store with New Listings
A fresh batch of art and comic collectibles have been added to the Hero Initiative’s eBay store. They include Fantastic Four #55 CBCS 4.0...
Summer CertifiedLink Auction is Now Open
Video games, trading cards, action figures, and VHS tapes are now open for bids in the Summer CertifiedLink Auction...
Superhero Toys Strike Hard in Hake’s Auction
The toyboxes and display cases are cracking open after Hake’s Auction #235. The premier event that ended on July 26-27, 2022, featured...
John Wayne Film-Worn Items in New Frontier Auction
New Frontier’s August 27 auction presents iconic John Wayne film-worn hats and apparel, exceptional antique Native American and cowboy items...
Washington, JFK Signed Items at Univ. Archives
Rare items signed by George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Daniel Boone, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, George Armstrong Custer...
Just Kids Nostalgia to Sell Beatles Press Photos
Just Kids Nostalgia is selling around 250 Beatles press photos on eBay. They are also offering photos featuring...
ComicLink Seeks Auction Consignments
ComicLink is accepting consignments for the Summer Featured Auction that begins on August 18, 2022, as well as the next Focused Auction...
Rare 12¢ US Stamp Sees $19K in Holabird Auction
Rare early 12¢ US postage stamp brings $19,520 and Elfego Baca’s colt revolver hits $13,750 in Holabird’s Wild West Auction...
Brian Manifor Joins Morphy as Firearms Specialist
Historical weapons expert Brian Manifor appointed Firearms Acquisitions & Promotions Specialist at Morphy Auctions...
Comic-Con in Photos: Part III
On July 21-24, 2022, San Diego Comic-Con returned for the first in-person event in three years. The confluence of comic and pop culture...
Thor Celebrates 60 Years in Comics
When creating a character, every artist and writer has the same goal – to capture lightning in a bottle. Well, 60 years ago...
Dinah Drake, the Original Black Canary
DC’s first Black Canary, Dinah Drake, made her debut 75 years ago in Flash Comics #86 (August 1947) as a supporting character in the...
The History of LucasArts
LucasArts was founded in 1982 by George Lucas as “Lucasfilm Games,” which was a division of Lucasfilm and primarily developed games...
The Legend of Mulan
Did you know that the legend of Mulan dates back to 420 AD? The heroine first appeared in a famed Chinese poem that rose to prominence...
The Soul Stealing Dr. Glitternight
Dr. Glitternight is a bad, bad guy. A creation of Doug Moench and Don Perlin, Glitternight can absorb light and darkness...
August 12-14: Fan Expo Boston
Fan Expo Boston will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center at 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA, on August 12-14, 2022...
August 12-14: Monster-Mania Con
The next Monster-Mania Con is scheduled for August 12-14, 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, 2349 W. Marlton Pike...
August 12-14: Steel City Con
The next Steel City Con will be held on August 12-14, 2022, at the Monroeville Convention Center, located at 209 Mall Boulevard...
August 18-21: Emerald City Comic Con
Emerald City Comic Con returns on August 18-21, 2022, at its new home at the Seattle Convention Center, located at 800 Convention Place...
August 25-28: Fan Expo Canada
Fan Expo Canada is coming up soon on August 25-28, 2022, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The North Building is located at...
August 25-28: Star Trek 56-Year Mission Tour
The Star Trek 56-Year Mission Tour event will be held on August 25-28, 2022. The convention will be held at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel...
August 26-28: Creature Feature Weekend
Creature Feature Weekend, the Gettysburg-based horror convention, returns on August 26-28, 2022. The con is returning to the Wyndham...
September 1-5: Dragon Con
Dragon Con returns on September 1-5, 2022. It will be held in multiple host hotels, including the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hilton Atlanta...
September 9-11: HorrorHound Weekend
HorrorHound Weekend is scheduled for September 9-11, 2022, at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH...
September 9-11: Rose City Comic Con
Rose City Comic Con will be held on September 9-11, 2022, at the Oregon Convention Center on 777 North East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard...
Elvira’s Lost Tales Collected, On Indiegogo
Dynamite Entertainment is taking Elvira fans on a trip through her classic comics with a second collected volume. Elvira Mistress of the Dark...
Sabrina’s Rival Amber Nightstone Debuts Soon
Everyone’s favorite teenage witch is about to meet her nemesis. Archie Comics will introduce Sabrina Spellman’s antagonist, Amber Whitestone...
Asmodee US, Funko Games Enter Non-Exclusive Agreement
Asmodee US and Funko Games have reached a non-exclusive agreement to distribute Funko’s products to toy, hobby, and gift stores...
Image Previews Supper Club Graphic Novel
Image Comics has revealed a sneak peek at the upcoming graphic novel, Supper Club, by Jackie Morrow. The coming of age story...
After a hyperviolent encounter, Hannah ended up in the hospital and Vanessa sought refuge in a place from her past that’s just at the edge...
Dead Lucky #1
The Dead Lucky introduces Bibiana Lopez-Yang a former soldier who lost most of her platoon and gained electric powers during the incident...
Icon and Rocket: Season One
Writer Reginald Hudlin (Black Panther: Who Is the Black Panther?) and artist Doug Braithwaite (Universe X) had their work cut out for them...
RETRO REVIEW: Faith Dreamside
Faith Herbert, aka Zephyr was living in Los Angeles when a group of her enemies framed her for murder. Now, she’s hiding...
RETRO REVIEW: The Marvel Comics Library: Spider-Man. Vol. 1. 1962-1964
Everything about this book is big. Starting with its actual physical dimensions (approximately 12.6” x 3” x 18.5”), its page count...
From comics to horror to sci-fi to anime, there are many, many great artists who explore the genres. If you’re a fan of collecting horror...
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