Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Hake’s Auction #230 Rises to $2.1 Million
On Thursday, September 24, 2020, Hake’s Auctions closed their premier Auction #230 to the tune of $2.1 million. Typically, Hake’s hosts three...
Black Widow Gets Bumped to 2021
Disney and Marvel announced that the Scarlett Johansson-led Black Widow movie has been moved back to a May 7, 2021 release...
Overstreet @ 50 Headed to Printer
Overstreet @ 50: Five Decades of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, the companion book for The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #50...
Fundraiser Started for Artist John Beatty
Inker John Beatty noticed a significant change in his vision in late 2019. A trip to the ophthalmologist confirmed that his eyes have...
Christen Carter, Ted Hake Pen New Book “Button Power” on Pinback Buttons
Button Power by Christen Carter and Ted Hake explores how pinback buttons reflected American culture long before the advent of social media...
In Memoriam: Gale Sayers
Former Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers has passed away after living with dementia. He was 77 years old...
In Memoriam: Ron Cobb
Ron Cobb, the artist who designed the DeLorean for Back to the Future, died on Monday, September 21, 2020 from Lewy body dementia...
Dan DiDio Joins Kubert School in Teaching Role
Former DC co-publisher Dan DiDio has signed on to teach a weekly online course at The Kubert School in the fall of 2020...
Supergirl to End with Sixth Season
The CW, Warner Bros. TV, and Berlanti Productions announced that Supergirl is ending after the upcoming sixth season. It was not specified...
WandaVision Trailer Sees Reality Warped
Marvel Studios has debuted the first full trailer for the upcoming Disney+ series WandaVision. Our heroes appear to be living a happy life...
GoFundMe Fundraiser for Battlestar Galactica Actor Michael Hogan
Actor Michael Hogan, known for his role as Colonel Tigh in Battlestar Galactica, as well as roles in many other films and TV shows...
CGC In-House Signing with Actor Joivan Wade
Actor, writer, and producer Joivan Wade is joining the CGC in-house private signing lineup. Wade is known for his role of Victor Stone/Cyborg...
Falcon and the Winter Soldier Gets 2021 Release Date
Marvel has confirmed that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will premiere on Disney+ in 2021. Anthony Mackie, who played...
Watchmen Wins Four Emmy Awards
Who watches the Watchmen? Emmy voters. During the 72nd Emmy Awards, Watchmen, the nine-episode limited series at HBO based...
IDW Builds Kids, Family, YA Division with New Hires
IDW Entertainment and IDW Publishing have hired Jeff Brustrom, Daniel Kendrick, and Erika Turner to build the company’s initiative...
CGC In-House Signings with Bob Layton, Sandra Saad
CGC is hosting in-house private signings with Valiant Comics co-founder Bob Layton and Kamala Khan voice actress Sandra Saad...
Fundraiser for Comics Historian Nicky Wheeler Nicholson
Nicky Wheeler Nicholson, granddaughter of Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson, who started DC Comics, has devoted years to promoting...
Inside the Guide: Top 10 Sci-Fi Books in 2000
The values of comic books presented in The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide are routinely studied to note market trends and comparison...
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 September 25 through October 1, 2020...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: Teen Titans #44
After an extended hiatus, the Teen Titans come back together thanks to a trap by Doctor Light...
COVER STORY: Solar, Man of the Atom #5 (1992)
The sophomore release of Voyager Communications’ fledgling comic book publisher, Valiant, Solar, Man of the Atom captured the imagination...
Hero’s Batman 100 Project Raises Nearly $100K for Comics Creators
The Hero Initiative and Heritage Auctions partnered to sell Batman 100 project covers in an auction on Saturday, September 19, 2020...
Creator Profile: Forrest J. Ackerman
Forrest J. Ackerman magazine editor, literary agent, actor, and Ray Bradbury’s discoverer, passed away Thursday, December 4...
Comics writer Louise Simonson turns 74. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
ComicLink’s Golden to Modern Comics, Art Auction Ends Soon
Comic book lots in the latest ComicLink Focused Auction began closing earlier this week but there are still over 5,100 comic books...
Heritage to Host Michael Jordan & Basketball Icons Auction
A variety of basketball greats from the past and present are represented in Heritage Auctions’ Michael Jordan & Basketball Icons Sports...
Fresh Batch of WATA Games Added at Metropolis
Metropolis has added a new inventory of WATA-certified video game to their marketplace...
Autographs, Heralds, More in eMoviePoster Auctions
eMoviePoster’s upcoming Tuesday biweekly auction contains 888 personally autographed items of all types and sizes, that end on September 15...
Romita Sr. Sketch, More Added to Hero eBay Store
Hero Initiative has uploaded five new sketches to their eBay store. The new art includes John Romita Sr.’s Mary Jane Watson...
Amazing Spider-Man #14 Gets 2 Records at ComicLink
ComicLink has reported two recent record-setting sales in grade for Amazing Spider-Man #14. On September 22, 2020, a copy graded...
First Black Panther, Spider-Man #1 in Heritage Weekly
A high grade copy of Black Panther’s introduction and the first issue of Amazing Spider-Man are leading Heritage’s Sunday & Monday...
Andrew Jones’ Jewelry, Watches Auction Sees $700K
A dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring slipped onto a new finger for $143,750 in Andrew Jones...
ComicConnect Offers Cash Advances for Consignments
ComicConnect is currently offering interest free cash advances for CGC-certified comics, original comic art, and video games...
Hake’s Seeks Consignments for Next Premier Auction
Hake’s Auctions is already gathering consignments for their next premier event and would love to add your collectibles to it, according to Hake’s...
ComicLink Adds Windsor-Smith Weapon X Art to Featured Auction
ComicLink has added a piece of Barry Windsor-Smith art from his famous 1991 Wolverine origin story “Weapon X” to the Fall Featured Auction...
Benefit Shop Hosts Orentreich Foundation Art Auction
Continuing its foray into single-estate auctions, The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. will present the Orentreich Foundation Art Collection...
Everard Auctions Presents Fine and Decorative Arts
Savannah’s Everard Auctions presents Fine and Decorative Art from Southern estates and private owners in online-only auction closing...
ComicLink Seeks Consignments for Upcoming Auctions
ComicLink is now accepting seller consignments of comic books and art for its Fall Featured Auction which starts on November 12...
Fontaine’s Fine & Decorative Arts Auction Oct. 17
Fine and decorative arts to kick off fall season at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery October 17...
Convention Recap: Wayne Comic Book Expo
Like nearly all comic conventions, John Paul’s New Jersey Pug Production family of local one day comic shows spent months closed down...
The Tenacity of William Boyd
Part of Boyd’s appeal as Hopalong Cassidy was his confidence and unwillingness to back down.
Golden Age Daredevil Turns 80
The Golden Age Daredevil Bart Hill initially appeared in Lev Gleason Publications in the 1940s. He fought battles against the Claw, Nazis...
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones
Did you know that the Jetsons and the Flintstones, though their time periods are separated by thousands of years, eventually meet up...
Marvel’s Bad Unicorn
A unicorn is a beautiful, mythical creature, but in the universe of Marvel comics, it’s the codename used by at least four villains. The first...
Which Came First: Buster Brown or the Shoe?
In 1878, a young man by the name of George Warren Brown believed he had a great idea and a great product to sell...
September 24-27: Hawaii Con Virtual Reunion
The Hawaii Con Virtual Reunion will be held on September 24-27, 2020. It will feature the usual fandom experiences and over 50 hours...
October 8-11: New York Comic Con Virtual Event
New York Comic Con has redesigned their 2020 event from a live convention to a virtual gathering...
October 9-11: Mad Monster Party Arizona
Mad Monster Party Arizona is coming up soon on October 9-11, 2020. The convention will be held at Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel...
October 16-18: Days of the Dead Las Vegas
Things are getting scary in the Southwest at Days of the Dead Las Vegas. The convention will be held on October 16-18, 2020...
October 23-25: Baltimore Comic-Con Virtual Event
The 2020 Baltimore Comic-Con has moved from a live convention to a virtual event. It is launching in cooperation with Mainframe Comic-Con...
UPDATE: Dallas Fan Festival Postponed
The Dallas Fan Festival that was scheduled for October 16-18, 2020 was cancelled. The show will return...
UPDATE: Earp Expo Postponed
Earp Expo, the Wynonna Earp fan event, has postponed their convention that was scheduled for October 2-4, 2020. The convention...
UPDATE: Monster-Mania Cancelled
The Monster-Mania horror convention in Hunt Valley, MD, that was scheduled for October 23-25, 2020 has been cancelled...
UPDATE: New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival Postponed
New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival, which is held in Atlantic City, has postponed the show that was scheduled for September 25-27...
UPDATE: Phoenix Fan Fusion Postponed
The Phoenix Fan Fusion has cancelled the convention that was scheduled for September 25-27, 2020. The event will return...
UPDATE: ScareFest Cancelled
ScareFest, the horror con based in Lexington, Kentucky, that was scheduled for October 23-25, 2020 has been cancelled...
Web Store Spotlight: Hopalong Cassidy
The late Russ Cochran was well-known for his love and enthusiasm for the great EC comic books of the 1950s. He devoted much of...
IDW, Hasbro Raise Awareness of Veteran Mental Health with G.I. Joe
IDW and Hasbro have partnered to bring attention to the serious issues that veterans who served our country face, including mental health...
Xbox Buys ZeniMax Media, Acquires Bethesda
Xbox has announced that the company has bought ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks. This includes...
Looney Tunes Blueprint to 90 Years of Antics
Though 2020 has been marked by lots of bad news, there are some things to celebrate. Like the Looney Tunes, which sees...
Horizon Zero Dawn #1 Gets NYCC Variant
The new Horizon Zero Dawn series, launched by Titan Comics and Guerilla Games, is the first original comic book set in the world...
Rumble in the Jungle Featured in New Comic
In the new graphic novel Muhammad Ali, Kinshasa 1974, Titan Comics will present rarely viewed behind the scenes photos and firsthand...
The Juggernaut has always been a bit of a tragic figure in Marvel comics. He is often controlled and manipulated, but in the new Juggernaut series...
Miles To Go #1
It’s been a while since writer B. Clay Moore’s Hawaiian Dick dove head-first into the comic book world with its unique...
The Fade Out #1
Writer Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips have produced some stunning work together over the years...
The Immortal She-Hulk #1
The Immortal She-Hulk begins with Jennifer Walters returning to life after being killed by the Cotati. Since this isn’t the first time that she died...
Voyage to the Stars #2
Voyage to the Stars introduced the only survivors of Earth, which just happens to be made up of misfits. While seeking a weapon to fight back...
Writer and artist Dan Brereton is known for his work in titles like Nocturnals and Giantkiller, along with notable Superman and Batman...
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