Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Elvis Signed Contract Sees $114K at Pristine Auctions
The 1957 contract signed by Elvis Presley and both of his parents for the purchase of the home in Memphis that became known as Graceland...
Numismatic Groups Pressure Facebook About Ads for Counterfeits
Three numismatic organizations are pushing Facebook to crack down on ads promoting counterfeit coin sales. According to the three groups...
BOOM! Appoints Jennifer Harned as CFO
BOOM! Studios has named Jennifer Harned as Chief Financial Officer to directly oversee the company’s finance department...
Valiant Promotes Gregg Katzman to Director of Marketing & Publicity
Valiant has promoted Gregg Katzman to the position of Director of Marketing & Publicity where he will use his nearly 10 years of experience...
Overstreet’s LOST UNIVERSES in Sept. PREVIEWS
Available in hardcover, soft cover, and limited, signed hardcover formats, the book features four covers, including...
In Memoriam: Jane Powell
Actress Jane Powell, known for musicals like Royal Wedding and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, died on Thursday, September 16, 2021...
In Memoriam: Melvin Van Peebles
Actor-director Melvin Van Peebles died on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. His son, actor-director Mario Van Peebles, announced his passing...
In Memoriam: Sarah Dash
Singer Sarah Dash, who sang “Lady Marmalade” with Labelle, died on Monday, September 20, 2021. She was 76 years old...
In Memoriam: Willie Garson
Actor Willie Garson, known for White Collar and Sex and the City, died at 57. His cause of death was not announced...
Metropolis/ComicConnect to Buy Books at Big Apple Comic Con
Metropolis Collectibles and ComicConnect are buying collections and accepting consignments for their next auction at...
Familiar Faces Return in Final Halloween Kills Trailer
Reunion is the theme of the final trailer for Halloween Kills, which doesn’t bode well for the people who survived Michael Myers in 1978...
Mad Hatter Introduced in Batwoman Trailer
More villains are coming out to play in the new trailer for Batwoman season three – including the gleefully giggling Mad Hatter...
Sebastian Stan to do Private Signing
CGC, Ace Assist, and KLF Sports have teamed up to host a private signing event with actor Sebastian Stan. Known for playing Bucky Barnes...
HBO Max Debuts Peacemaker Footage in Sizzle Reel
During the Primetime Emmy Awards on September 19, 2021, HBO Max dropped a sizzle reel for their upcoming slate of programing...
Harbinger #1 1/250 Metal Cover & Gift Bundle
To usher in a new series for The Harbinger, Valiant Entertainment has created a metal variant cover and a gift bundle for the first issue...
Inside the Guide: Top 10 Romance Books of 2000
In addition to tracking the ebbs and flows of countless comic book values, The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide also illustrates how 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 September 17-23, 2021...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: 1st Issue Special #1
A powerful young man is on a quest to avenge his parents against Hyssa, the tyrannical lizard king...
COVER STORY: Valiant Reader Volume 1 (1993)
In January 1990, Valiant held a press conference at New York’s Palladium announcing to the world the launch of the Nintendo Comics System...
Creator Profile: JayJay Jackson
Janet “JayJay” Jackson is an illustrator and designer, known in comics for her work at Marvel and DEFIANT. A Texas native, she attended...
Comic writer Peter David celebrates 65. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Uderzo, Hergé Originals in Heritage Art & Anime Event
Influential European comic artists Albert Uderzo and Hergé are among the top talents represented in Heritage’s International Original Art...
1,500 One-Sheets, More in eMoviePoster Auction
In their current Thursday auction, eMoviePoster is offering 1,500 rolled posters, including one-sheets, international posters, and special...
Keys in ComicLink Auction Session Close Soon
ComicLink’s Focused Auction features a large and diverse selection of scarce Golden Age comics, and an extensive selection of key...
ComicConnect Mega Monthly Auction Open
There are two weeks of bidding left in ComicConnect’s October Mega Auction, featuring many Silver and Bronze Age keys, including...
Steve Dillon Art, More in Hero eBay Store
The Hero Initiative has uploaded a fresh batch of sketches and original art to their eBay store, including a Steve Dillon Preacher drawing...
High Grade Wolverine Collection in Pedigree Auction
Pedigree Comics is selling a run of Copper Age Wolverine comics in their upcoming October Grand Auction. The auction is scheduled...
Hake’s Accepts Consignments for Premier Auctions
Hake’s Auctions is seeking pop culture and Americana memorabilia consignments for upcoming premier auctions. They are looking for...
Video Games, Action Figures, Cards, Coins in CertifiedLink Auction
The CertifiedLink Auction is now open with a mix of high quality certified collectibles. They include close to 850 VGA and WATA-certified vintage...
Model Locomotive Sees CA$15,340 at Miller & Miller
A 7-1/4-inch gauge model steam locomotive of the Great Western Railway 4-6-0 locomotive and tender chugs away for CA$15,340 at Miller & Miller...
Pair of Silver Surfer Keys in Heritage Weekly
The Silver Surfer is soaring in Heritage’s Sunday & Monday Comic Books Select Auction #122139 with two important early keys. Comics...
ComicConnect Seeks Event Auction #48 Consignments
ComicConnect is still accepting consignments for Event Auction #48 for a limited time...
Milestone Fall Antique Toy Auction on Oct. 2
Milestone Auctions’ October 2 Fall Antique Toy Spectacular features huge single-owner collection of extremely rare and early European...
ComicLink Accepts Auction Consignments
ComicLink is accepting consignments of comics and original art for upcoming auctions. The next Focused Auction starts on October 22...
Morphy Automobilia, Railroadiana, More Auction
Morphy’s to roll out over 1,100 premium-grade advertising signs, gas pumps & globes, and railway rarities at October 3-4 Automobilia...
Bruneau & Co. Estate Fine Art & Antique Auction
A dynamic oil on canvas Cubist painting by the Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain, an early 20th a century Tiffany Studios ‘Bleeding Heart’ table...
Convention Recap: Comic Art Con
On Sunday, September 12, 2021, the New Jersey Comic Art Con was back on its regular twice a year spring and fall schedule for the first time since...
Comic Art Con in Photos
As reviewer Art Cloos noted in his coverage, Comic Art Con was packed with original art. From the covers to splash pages to sketches...
Orson Welles’ Generous Contract for Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane is a dramatic film that explores the life of famous publisher Charles Foster Kane after his death when reporters attempt...
Moira MacTaggert: the Doctor is In!
In the world of the X-Men, humans are often fearful of mutantkind, some going so far as to outright bigotry. But, that isn’t true for all humans...
A precocious, husky boy with cowlicky hair, Gregory “Seckatary” Hawkins first appeared in print in a 1918 issue of The Cincinnati Enquirer Sunday...
Blondie Actress Penny Singleton
Did you know that only one woman ever filled the title role of Chic Young’s incredibly popular Blondie on the silver screen...
September 24-26: Monster-Mania Con
Monster-Mania Con is heading back to Hunt Valley, Maryland on September 24-26, 2021. The convention is returning to the Delta...
September 25-26: Big Apple Comic Con
The Big Apple Comic Con will hold their 25th annual convention on September 25-26, 2021. The event will be held at the New Yorker Hotel...
September 26: Philadelphia Comic Con
The next Philadelphia Comic Con will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at the Clarion Hotel and Event Center, located at 76 Industrial...
October 7-10: New York Comic Con
New York Comic Con is back on October 7-10, 2021. The show is returning to the Javits Center, located at 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY...
October 8-10: ClexaCon
ClexaCon is back for their first live show since 2019 on October 8-10, 2021. The con will be held at the Tropicana...
October 8-10: Days of the Dead Las Vegas
On October 8-10, 2021, Days of the Dead Las Vegas will be held at the Plaza Hotel and Casino, located at 1 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, NV...
October 15-17: Indiana Comic Convention
The Indiana Comic Convention will be held on October 15-17, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center, located at 100 S. Capitol Avenue...
October 15-17: Motor City Comic Con
On October 15-17, 2021, the Motor City Comic Con returns to the Suburban Collection Showplace on 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan...
October 15-17: Wizard World Chicago
Wizard World Chicago will return on October 15-17, 2021, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on 5555 North River Road...
October 22-24: Baltimore Comic-Con
Baltimore Comic-Con is back for a live show on October 22-24, 2021. The convention returns to the Baltimore Convention Center...
October 22-24: Fan Expo Canada: Limited Edition
Fan Expo Canada is back for a live, scaled down limited edition convention on October 22-24, 2021. The event will be held at the Metro Toronto...
October 22-24: Monster-Mania
Monster-Mania is expanding by adding another horror convention to their schedule. The show will be held on October 22-24, 2021...
October 22-24: ScareFest
ScareFest will be held on October 22-24, 2021, at the Central Bank Center, located at 430 W Vine Street, Lexington, KY...
October 22-24: Spooky Empire
Spooky Empire is getting ready for Halloween with a show on October 22-24, 2021. The convention will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando...
Elvira to Host 40th Anniversary Special on Shudder
Elvira, the horror hostess extraordinaire, is hosting a one-night movie marathon on Shudder. Elvira’s 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Special...
Valiant’s First Tabletop Game on Kickstarter
The Valiant universe is taking a trip to the Deadside for their first tabletop game. The new game, Valiant: Fight for Deadside, features...
Buffy is the Last Slayer in New Limited Comic
A future where a middle aged Buffy Summers is the last slayer on Earth is explored in the new comic series, Buffy the Last Vampire Slayer...
Sci-Fi Apocalypse Unfolds in The Labyrinth Comic
Image/Skybound has provided a first look at The Labyrinth, a story of ruin and vengeance set during a sci-fi apocalypse, by author Simon Stålenhag...
DIE!Namite Lives #4
In the new issue of DIE!Namite Lives, there’s fighting, insult-trading, gambit-making, and pop culture referencing aplenty. Captain Future...
Eat the Rich #2
The first issue of Eat the Rich introduced Joey and Astor, a young couple about to face a summer-long test. Joey is meeting Astor’s family...
LOST UNIVERSES: Wulf #1
Back in 1975, Wulf The Barbarian #1 debuted from Seaboard Periodicals’ Atlas comics line. Set “...On a nameless world in a forgotten time..."
That Texas Blood #10
It’s one of those things when you start thinking: “Sooner or later they’ll stumble.” You think it, but you also really hope...
TMNT: The Last Ronin #4
While there have been many fan complaints about the wait between issues for this mini-series – and perhaps deservedly so...
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