Monday, June 21, 2021
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Heritage Comics & Art Auction Opens with $5.9 Million First Day
Heritage opened their three-day Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction on June 17, 2021, to the tune of $5.89 million. Two world records...
Guide #51 Delayed a Week; Will Release July 28
Due to a paper shortage, the release of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #51, originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 21, 2021...
Wizard World Live Events Return in Oct. 2021
Wizard World is returning to live events in the fall of 2021, starting with their flagship event, Wizard World Chicago. The convention...
CBCS Mail-In Signing with Tynion IV, Simmonds, Dell’Edera, Jiménez
CBCS is hosting a mail-in signing with James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds, Werther Dell’Edera, and Jorge Jiménez. This event...
Stargirl Drops Season 2 Extended Trailer
The new Justice Society of America defeated the Injustice Society in the season one finale of Stargirl, so what is a young superhero...
In Memoriam: Ned Beatty
Actor Ned Beatty, who starred in Superman and Deliverance, died on Sunday, June 13, 2021, of natural causes...
In Memoriam: Frank Bonner
Frank Bonner, best known to TV viewers as abrasive sales manager Herb Tarlek on WKRP in Cincinnati, has passed away...
CGC Trading Card Grading Seminar in July 2021
CGC Trading Cards is hosting their first CGC Trading Cards Academy on July 24-25, 2021, in Sarasota, Florida. In a free, two-day seminar...
Picard Reveals First Season Two Trailer
Star Trek: Picard has dropped the first trailer for the highly anticipated second season featuring the reappearance...
Miss Minutes Gets a Poster & Story Arc Teased
It’s hard to imagine stealing a scene from Tom Hiddleston when he’s at his charismatic best as Loki, but Miss Minutes...
Syfy Previews SurrealEstate’s Wynonna Earp Reunion
SurrealEstate, Syfy’s upcoming supernatural drama, answers the question of how to sell a haunted house. The series stars Tim Rozon...
The CW Arrowverse Fall 2021 Schedule
The CW has released their fall 2021 premiere schedule for the Arrowverse and other genre shows...
Josh Brolin Private Signing with CGC
CGC has partnered with ACE Comic Con to host an exclusive private signing with actor Josh Brolin. He is well known in comic-based...
Bronx Street Named After Stan Lee
Stan Lee has been immortalized on film with many cameos in Marvel movies. Now, he’ll also be recognized...
Masters of the Universe: Revelation Variant Covers
The Masters of the Universe: Revelation comic miniseries will serve as the official prequel to the upcoming Netflix animated series...
Become Vampires in New Game: The Hunger
The Hunger, a game where players try to survive as vampires, is now open for preorders through Renegade Game Studios...
CGC Private Signing with Tini Howard
CGC is holding a private signing with comic writer Tini Howard. She has been writing the Hack/Slash: Resurrection spinoff...
In Memoriam: John Paragon
Actor John Paragon, known for Pee-wee’s Playhouse, passed away on April 3, 2021, though his cause of death was not announced...
Inside the Guide: Weird Science #12 (#1)
In the 1950s, EC Comics became famous, even notorious, for the content of their science fiction and horror comics...
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 June 18-24, 2021...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: Marvel Team-Up #83
Spider-Man rescues an amnesiac Black Widow from S.H.I.E.L.D., running afoul of Nick Fury – and Boomerang and the Silver Samurai, too...
COVER STORY: Firearm #18
It’s been said before. At first look, James Robinson’s Firearm appeared to be nothing more than a British version of Marvel’s Punisher...
Creator Profile: Ralph McQuarrie
As a conceptual designer and illustrator, Ralph McQuarrie has worked on Battlestar Galactica, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and Cocoon...
Actress Nicole Kidman will be 54. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
X-Men #1 CGC 9.6 Breaks Record at ComicConnect; Bidding Still Open
A copy of X-Men #1 CGC 9.6 has set a new record in the current ComicConnect Event Auction with days to go before...
G.I. Joe Preproduction Items in Hake’s Auction
Real American heroes populate Hake’s Auction #232 with the Bill Byers Preproduction G.I. Joe Collection. This section of the auction...
ComicLink Auction Starts Closing Monday, June 21
The current ComicLink Focused Auction begins to close on Monday, June 21, 2021, starting with a complete high grade X-Men set...
Window & Lobby Cards in eMoviePoster Auctions
eMoviePoster is currently running two auctions that feature everything from large international posters to photo stills. Their Tuesday biweekly auction...
First Mephisto, Immortus in Heritage Weekly Auction
The first appearances of Mephisto and Immortus are featured in Heritage’s Sunday & Monday Comic Books Weekly Select Auction...
Hake’s Fills Auction with Marvel Silver & Bronze Keys
The comic book section in the current Hake’s Premier Auction #232 is the biggest and best they have ever had. There are over...
CertifiedLink Auction: Cards, Games, Action Figures
The CertifiedLink Auction is now open, featuring baseball, football, and basketball cards, Pokémon cards, Star Wars 12-back figures...
ComicConnect Original Art Auction Ends June 21
ComicConnect’s original art auction is in the home stretch with just a few days to go. Bidding concludes on Monday, June 21, 2021...
New Bloodshot 50 Art in Hero’s eBay Store
Eight fresh Bloodshot 50 Project original covers have been added to Hero’s eBay store. The covers (all graded by CGC) were created...
Einstein, Washington Signed Items at Univ. Archives
Items signed by Albert Einstein, George Washington, Lou Gehrig and others will be offered Wednesday, June 30 by University Archives...
ComicConnect’s Event Auction Closes June 21-25
ComicConnect’s Event Auction concludes next week showcasing video games, original art, pulps, and plenty of comics...
Brian Lebel’s Cody Old West Show June 25-27
This year’s Brian Lebel’s Cody Old West Show will be held June 25-27 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico...
ComicLink Seeks Auction Consignments
On the heels of many record-setting prices in their most recent Featured Auction, ComicLink is accepting seller consignments now...
Morphy’s Fine & Decorative Arts Auction Sees $2.6M
Figural weathervane depicting Native American, rare Keith Haring vase ignite firestorm of bidding at Morphy’s $2.6M Fine & Decorative...
ComicConnect Last Chance for a Cash Advance
ComicConnect has issued a last call for cash advances for consignments to Event Auction #47...
Fontaine’s May Art & Antique Auction Grosses $3M
Featuring a selection of 700 items, Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s two-session auction on May 22 and May 29, 2021, grossed $3 million...
Hake’s Auction Features a Plethora of Star Wars Rarities
Hake’s Auction #232 contains a multitude of desirable pop culture and historical collectibles from many eras. As can be expected...
Superhero Weddings Part III: Tears of Joy & Cries of Battle
Warm weather brings out the weddings and the villains – at least at superhero weddings. Over the past few weeks...
P.T. Barnum & the Greatest Show on Earth
People love the circus. They love the thrills, the big animals, the acrobatics, the smell of sweet cotton candy that is almost...
Animating the Yellow Submarine
During Beatlemania the Fab Four were so successful that they could experiment with their sound and lyrics backed by a near-guarantee...
Savitar’s Obsession with Speed
Savitar is a powerful speedster and supervillain who has battled multiple Flashes, including Jay Garrick, Wally West, and Barry Allen...
Who’s Ever Heard of “Brad’s Drink?”
A pharmacist-soda jerk and a drug store in New Bern, North Carolina turned out to be the two key ingredients when creating one of...
Association Football - Not What You May Think!
With so much attention linked to the multi purpose term “football” some might wonder where the name “soccer” fits into the mix.
July 2-4: NorthEast Comic Con
The next NorthEast Comic Con will be held on July 2-4, 2021. The con is returning to the Boxboro Regency Hotel...
July 9-11: Shore Leave Virtual Event
Shore Leave’s 2021 live convention has been switched to a virtual event. Scheduled to be held on July 9-11, the virtual activities...
July 16-18: Days of the Dead Indianapolis
The Days of the Dead horror convention is heading to Indiana at the Indianapolis Marriott East on July 16-18, 2021. The hotel...
UPDATE: ConnectiCon Rescheduled
The ConnectiCon that was planned for July 15-18, 2021 has been rescheduled to September 9-12. The con will be held...
Aquaman 2 Gets Official Title
The highly anticipated Aquaman sequel has been given its official title. Director James Wan revealed that the follow up to the popular...
Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology Returns
New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner winner P. Craig Russell have collaborated on a new look at ancient Norse...
First Look at New Day: Power of Positivity Comic
BOOM! Studios and the WWE have provided a first look at the new comic, WWE The New Day: Power of Positivity #1. The two-issue limited series...
V.E. Schwab’s ExtraOrdinary Out June 23
Author V.E. Schwab’s new comic book series, ExtraOrdinary, will take place in the world of her Villains novels. Set between...
Image Previews M.O.M. Variant Covers
Image Comics is releasing a line of collectible variant covers for the upcoming M.O.M.: Mother of Madness comic by actress Emilia Clarke...
In the second issue of BRZRKR, we learn that his creation came when his people begged for a protector. He does exactly...
Doctor Who: Missy #3
Missy and the Master have finally broken out of Stormcage (with a little help from River Song) and are now on the path...
RETRO REVIEW: Armed & Dangerous Special #1
Atmospherically and tonally, the story in this 1996 one-shot fits right in with writer-artist Bob Hall’s original Armed & Dangerous mini-series...
RETRO REVIEW: Grendel vs. The Shadow #1-3
The initial description alone was enough to make it the crossover with the best potential in years. But once you have potential...
Static: Season One #1
Despite the fact that Static is easily the most successful of the original Milestone characters, this new series...
Action figure collectors, children of the 1980s, and action movie fans know all about G.I. Joe. The patriotic military man...
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