Monday, August 10, 2020
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Heritage Summer Sports Card Auction Tops $9.4M
Heritage’s two-day Summer Sports Card Auction on July 30-31, 2020 hit a very high score when 1,971 bidders drove the auction total to $9.4...
Ohio Couple Inherits Coin Worth About $250K
A husband and wife from Toledo have learned that the old gold coin they inherited from the husband’s father is valued at around $250,000...
The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #50 in Stores September 2
Gemstone Publishing is celebrating 50 years of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide in 2020. The 50th edition of the Guide will be on sale...
Nia DaCosta to Direct Captain Marvel 2
Nia DaCosta has been tapped to direct Captain Marvel 2. DaCosta, who directed the highly anticipated Candyman reboot, is taking the...
Mark Brooks CGC In-House Signing
Artist Mark Brooks will participate in a CGC in-house private signing and will offer a limited number of remarques on a first come, first...
In Memoriam: Wilford Brimley
Actor Wilford Brimley, known for roles in The Thing and Cocoon and for being the Quaker Oats spokesperson died on Saturday, August 1...
In Memoriam: Susan Ellison
Susan Ellison, wife of Harlan Ellison, passed away in her sleep on Sunday, August 2, 2020. A cause of death has not been announced...
Mulan to be Available on Disney+ in September
Disney has announced that the live-action adaptation of Mulan will be released on Disney+ beginning September 4, 2020...
Flash Director Confirms Storyline Based in Comics
What course The Flash movie will take has been up in the air, though a few key comic storylines have been the expected basis for the plot...
Simon N. Kirby, The Agent Comic on Kickstarter
G-Man Comics is launching with the first two issues of Simon N. Kirby, The Agent. The project is now seeking backers on Kickstarter...
Umbrella Academy Tabletop Game
The Umbrella Academy is growing its reach from comic to TV series and now to a tabletop game. The Umbrella Academy Game based on the...
Community Rallies to Aid Comic & Game Store
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has largely impacted our industry, the comics community has already put forth major efforts to bounce back...
Retailers Get Negan Lives Bronze Foil Variant
Diamond Comic Distributors is sending foil variants of Negan Lives to qualifying comic book retailers who received the gold and silver variants...
Dan Mackel Named Fireams Specialist at Morphy
Dan Morphy, founder and president of Morphy Auctions, has announced the appointment of Dan Mackel to the full-time position...
J. Scott Campbell to do CGC Private Signing
Artist J. Scott Campbell is the next comic creator on CGC’s private signing list. Campbell is known as the co-creator of the Gen 13 superhero team...
The Road to Overstreet #50: Interview with Former Managing Editor Tom Gordon
As managing editor at Gemstone Publishing, Tom Gordon used his deep knowledge of comics and collectibles to work on many aspects...
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 7-13, 2020...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: Fantastic Four #254
Continuing their exploration of the Negative Zone, the Fantastic Four encounter a people subjugated by an alien posing as their ruler...
COVER STORY: Doom Patrol #42
Once upon a time, DC Comics’ pre-Vertigo titles were indeed cutting edge. Animal Man, Hellblazer, Sandman, Swamp Thing, and, of course, Doom...
Creator Profile: Al Williamson
Different generations of comic book and comic strip fans knew Al Williamson for different achievements. He was a stalwart of the days of...
X-Files star Gillian Anderson will be 52. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Highest Graded Wonder Woman Keys at ComicConnect
All Star Comics #8 and Sensation Comics #1 fashioned Wonder Woman into a superstar whose story would continue to be told for generations...
ComicLink Focused Auction Original Art Ends Soon
The current ComicLink Focused Auction has been closing for the past couple of weeks, but there are around 2,000 items still to go. Over 550...
Agents of SHIELD Auction at Prop Store
Agents of SHIELD fans will have the chance to own a piece from the Marvel Universe through Prop Store’s Marvel Television Live Auction...
First Barry Allen, Supergirl in Heritage Weekly Auction
Two key first appearances from the Silver Age of comics are for sale in Heritage’s Sunday & Monday Comics, Animation, & Art Weekly Online...
High Grade Marvel & DC Comics in Pedigree Auction
Pedigree Comics’ August Grand Auction features high grade Silver and Bronze Age Marvel and DC comics...
WATA-Graded Games, More in CertifiedLink Auction Ends August 12
The CertifiedLink.com Summer Auction will be drawing to a close on Wednesday, August 11, 2020, starting at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT with all lots...
Hero Adds 6 Original Sketches to eBay Store
The Hero Initiative has uploaded a new batch of original art sketches to their eBay store. The new pieces are Dave Bullock’s Luke Skywalker...
DC Premiere Collection with Key Firsts at ComicConnect
When determining his retirement plan, ComicConnect’s consignor of the DC Premiere Collection understood the value of building...
PAI Rare Posters Auction Earns $1.3 Million
PAI’s 81st Rare Posters Auction LXXXI on July 21 earns $1.3M; Belle Epoque icons Mucha and Toulouse-Lautrec prevail...
ComicLink Featured Auction Starts Next Week
ComicLink’s major Summer Featured Auction launches next week on Thursday, August 13, 2020, with a selection of certified comic books...
University Archives to Host Their Biggest Rare Books, Manuscripts Auction
University Archives prepares for what could be the biggest auction in company history, online, Wednesday, August 19...
ComicConnect Original Art Auction is Open
ComicConnect’s Original Art Auction is open and features John Byrne pages, a Jack Kirby page starring Ant-Man in Tales to Astonish #39...
Neue Auctions’ Summer Sale Reaches $54K
Garden bird whirligig yard ornament proves that little birds can bring big surprises at Neue Auctions’ July 25 summer sale...
Ahlers & Ogletree 2 Major Estate Auctions in Fall 2020
Ahlers & Ogletree has two major estate auctions planned for fall: White Oaks (September 12-13) and an Autumn Fine Estates Auction...
ComicLink’s Summer Featured Auction Original Art Opens Aug. 13
The ComicLink Summer Featured Auction begins next week on August 13, 2020. ComicLink has been adding more exciting comic...
Morphy to Host Field & Range Firearms Auction
Morphy’s to unleash 2,100 high-powered lots during Aug. 11-13 Field & Range Firearms Auction...
Action Figures Perform Well in Hake’s Online Auction
Hake’s Auctions recently wrapped their online action figure auction with exciting results across the board. The online-only auction contained...
Concert Posters in Stephenson Aug. 14 Auction
Stephenson’s Aug. 14 auction shines spotlight on 339 rock concert posters from Estate of Perry Pfeffer, creator of Postercade...
Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction
On August 26-27, 2020, Prop Store will host an Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction in Lost Angeles with some extraordinary pieces...
How to Get Lost in Space
The 1950s were populated by scary science fiction with menacing aliens and experiments gone wrong. Things took a more adventurous turn...
The Early Days of Bethesda Video Games
Though perhaps not the largest company in the business, Bethesda Softworks has seen some truly unprecedented success...
The Origins of Gambit
As a thief and a hero, the kinetically charged Gambit has had a wild ride in comics. Though he had a tough start to his life...
The Doll Behind the Jeans: Buddy Lee
At over 100 years old, Buddy Lee is still a highly sought after collectible....
Valiant’s Armorines Are Ready for Action
The Armorines is a group of armored marines who work for the US government on some of their dirtier missions. The Valiant comics...
The Seventh Dwarf
Defining the characters of Grumpy, Doc, Sleepy, Sneezy, Bashful, and Happy...
Mouse’s Best Friend
Did you know that Mickey Mouse’s pet dog was named after the former planet, Pluto? Although scientists no longer consider the heavenly...
August 22: Little Giant Comics “Old School” Comic Show
Little Giant Comics “Old School” Comic Show is coming up soon on August 22, 2020. The one-day comic convention will be held...
UPDATE: Monster-Mania Con Cancelled
Monster-Mania Con has cancelled their show that was scheduled on August 14-16, 2020 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and the con planned...
UPDATE: Planet Comicon 2020 Cancelled
Planet Comicon in Kansas City has cancelled the 2020 convention that was planned for August 14-16. The next con will be held...
UPDATE: Spooky Empire 2020 Cancelled
Spooky Empire, the Orlando-based horror convention, cancelled their August 14-16, 2020 event. Tickets can be held...
UPDATE: Steel City Con Cancelled
Steel City Con has cancelled their August 14-16, 2020 convention. The con will return December 4-6...
Web Store Spotlight: The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #4
For most of the 50-year history of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, many of the most iconic artists in the medium...
Alien: The Original Screenplay Now Available
The original screenplay for Alien has gotten the comic book treatment at Dark Horse. The first issue is now available, featuring the original story...
Seven Secrets #1 Gets Surprise Early Release
BOOM! Studios has released a special advance edition of Seven Secrets #1 about seven important secrets that have the power to change the world...
D&D Ogre Zombie Paint Night Kit
WizKids has announced that a D&D Nolzur’s Marvelous Miniatures: Ogre Zombie – Paint Night Kit will be released in October 2020. The single...
Slaughterhouse-Five Gets Graphic Novel Treatment
BOOM! Studios is publishing a graphic novel adaptation of the American classic, Slaughterhouse-Five. The antiwar novel by Kurt Vonnegut...
Gotham City Sirens – Book 1
In Gotham City Sirens, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, and Poison Ivy ‒ the three most popular villainesses of Gotham ‒ get together for hijinks...
Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys: The Death of Nancy Drew #3
Nancy, Frank, and Joe have finally found a solid lead to the Syndicate in the menacing Barber. After a confrontation with the assassin...
Norah’s Saga #2
All of the comics from new publisher Allegiance Arts are beautifully put together with uniform production values that support strong...
Star Wars #5
The Star Wars series has restarted after the publishing break. Set after The Empire Strikes Back, this run explores how Luke Skywalker...
Wally Wood’s T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1
Since their debut at Tower in the 1960s, the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents have been the subject of a number of revivals...
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