Saturday, December 5, 2020
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Heritage Comics & Art Auction Grosses $14.2 Million
By the time Heritage’s Comics & Comic Art Auction wrapped on November 22, 2020, it had achieved a total of $14.2 million and grabbed...
IDW, Toho Sign Godzilla Licensing Deal
Toho International and IDW have announced a multiyear publishing deal to bring Godzilla and dozens of other monsters...
David Ramsey Returns to Arrowverse
David Ramsey, who played John Diggle throughout the entire run of Arrow is heading back to The CW’s Arrowverse. In 2021, Ramsey will return...
Overstreet #51 Early Bird Ad Rates Deadline Dec. 14
Despite the COVID-19-related temporary shutdown of the new comics business, despite the restrictions placed on many of our comic shops...
McFarlane & Capullo Return to Spawn
Spawn co-creator Todd McFarlane and artist Greg Capullo are returning to Spawn for a limited time. Their four-issue return on Spawn covers...
In Memoriam: David Prowse
Darth Vader actor David Prowse died on Saturday, November 28, 2020 following a short illness. He was 85 years old...
In Memoriam: Daria Nicolodi
Italian actress and writer Daria Nicolodi died on November 26, 2020. She was 70 years old...
In Memoriam: Pat Patterson
Pro wrestler and WWE creative consultant and producer Pat Patterson died on December 2, 2020 after battling cancer. He was 79 years old...
Tucci’s Shi: Haikyo Campaign Adds Rough Cut Edition
Following his multi-crowdfunding platform success with Shi: Return of the Warrior, writer/artist Billy Tucci has successful launched...
Exclusive Wolverine Comic in Claremont Marvel Made Paragon Collection
A new, exclusive Wolverine story by Chris Claremont has been added to the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle...
CGC Signing: TMNT Duo Kevin Eastman & Ben Bishop
CGC is hosting an In-House Private Signing with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles duo Kevin Eastman and Ben Bishop. Along with signing books...
Doctor Who Holiday Trailer, Release Date Announced
Get ready to exterminate any holiday blues because Doctor Who is back! The BBC has dropped a trailer for the “Revolution of the Daleks” holiday...
Super Nintendo World Theme Park Opens Feb. 2021
Universal Studios Japan announced the grand opening of a Nintendo theme park on February 4, 2021. Super Nintendo World is a $580 million...
Eldritch Terrors in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 4 Trailer
The Eldritch Terrors loom over Sabrina and her family in the trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina part 4...
Milt Gross Comic Strip Collection Out in Dec.
The screwball comic strips of Milt Gross will be available in the volume, Gross Exaggerations: The Meshuga Comic Strips of Milt Gross...
Hawkeye Adds Vera Farmiga, Five Others
The Hawkeye series has added six cast members to the upcoming Disney+ show. Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Florence Pugh (Black Widow)...
Marvel, Allegheny Health Net. Team on Nurses Comic
Health care workers are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many working superhuman hours to care for patients afflicted...
Inside the Guide: Historic Firsts Part IV
A comic book can be considered a key for many reasons, notably if it has a first appearance. Those character introductions are incredibly...
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 December 4-10, 2020...
Kids Comic Con Receives Major Grant
Kids Comic Con has won Community Crisis Response Initiative 2 grant for 2020 from Young Men’s Initiative / Neighborhood Opportunity Networks...
BRONZE AGE MINUTE: The Amazing Spider-Man #166
Spider-Man feels a little Christmas cheer, despite being stuck in battle with the Lizard and Stegron, the Dinosaur Man...
COVER STORY: Incredible Hulk #109
When you look closely at Herb Trimpe’s work, the Marvel Comics mainstay was quite dramatic without being spectacular. Sure, many Marvel fans...
Creator Profile: Jon D’Agostino
John P. D’Agostino Sr., better known as Jon D’Agostino, was a longtime Archie artist and the letterer on The Amazing Spider-Man #1...
Actress Marisa Tomei turns 56. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Pedigree High Grade Marvel & DC Auction Open
Pedigree Comics’ high grade CGC and CBCS-certified Marvel and DC Auction is now open. The auction began on Monday, November 30, 2020...
ComicLink Featured Session 2 Ends Dec. 4 & 7
ComicLink’s Fall Featured Auction is winding down with Session 2 comic books closing Friday, December 4 and Monday, December 7, 2020...
ComicConnect’s Original Art Auction Ends Dec. 14
Bidding in ComicConnect’s original comic art auction runs through December 14, 2020 at 7 PM ET. Highlights are the Frank Miller cover to...
Mary Blair Art Featured in Heritage Dec. Auction
Multiple pieces of art by Mary Blair, the queen of animation at Disney, will be featured in Heritage’s upcoming Animation Art Auction on December...
Bulk Lots, Stills in eMoviePoster Auctions
eMoviePoster is selling a variety of material in their next two auctions. The Tuesday biweekly auction contains 1,152 bulk lots with 28,400...
Hake’s Accepts Consignments for Premier Auctions
Hake’s Auctions is seeking consignments of pop culture and Americana memorabilia for their first premier auction of 2021...
Just Kids Nostalgia to Auction John Lennon Items
Just Kids Nostalgia is extending their offerings of Beatles material specifically to items related to John Lennon. They will sell original photos...
ComicLink Seeks Consignments for Next Auctions
On the heels of many record-setting prices in ComicLink’s most recent auction, they are accepting seller consignments now for upcoming...
Pokémon Booster Box Auction at ComicConnect
Debuting in 1999, Pokémon the trading card game has morphed into one of the most highly sought collectibles in the world, with a First Edition...
Nauck, Cody, Lim Art in Hero’s eBay Store
Hero Initiative is offering a new batch of original art in their eBay store. The fresh work includes Ryan Cody’s Hellboy on Hero coaster...
McFarlane ASM #299 Cover at ComicLink Closes Dec. 8
The ComicLink Fall Featured Auction Original Art Session closes on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 with over 300 examples of original art...
Heritage Weekly: First Johnny Blaze & Harley Quinn
The origin and first appearance of Ghost Rider Johnny Blaze and Harley Quinn’s introduction in comics are featured in Heritage’s Sunday...
Morphy’s Fine Art, Jewels, Watches Auction Dec. 8-10
Morphy’s presents exceptional fine and decorative art, magnificent jewels and watches from prestigious collections, December 8-10...
Bruneau & Co. Antiques & Fine Art Auction
Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will bid farewell to autumn with an online-only Fall Antiques & Fine Art auction on Thursday, December 10, 2020...
Mantle Rookie, Magic Black Lotus in CertifiedLink January Auction
CertifiedLink.com has just added 1951 Bowman rookie cards of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to the auction that begins on January 7, 2020...
Clocks, Art Glass, Jewelry Succeed at Miller & Miller
Clocks, watches, art glass, signed jewelry and lamps all do well in Miller & Miller Auctions’ online auction held on November 21...
Thomas Jefferson Letter in OAKauctions.com Sale
A letter Thomas Jefferson wrote to fellow Founding Father Gouverneur Morris in 1792, requesting that his private chef in France be sent...
Holiday Gift Guide: Amanda’s Suggestions
December is the time of year when gift-giving is on our minds as we hunt for the perfect presents for friends and family. If you are seeking...
The Legend of Santa Claus
From a fairy that collects our baby teeth to a rabbit who delivers pastel colored eggs, holidays in America pull us back to childhood...
The Aristocats Dance Through Development
In December 1970, Disney released a whimsical animated feature film about adventure and romance within a family of aristocratic cats...
It’s the Soupy Sales Show!
Forger of the whipped cream pie (actually a shaving cream pie), Soupy Sales is known all over the world as one of the most popular variety show...
Aquaman’s Short-Term Foe: Human Flying Fish
As the protector of the sea, Aquaman has faced powerful villains and a few on the more comical side. The Human Flying Fish...
The Money-Hungry Stromboli
If, when you hear the word “stromboli” you get hungry for an Italian turnover or think of the volcanic island off the coast of Sicily in...
December 9-13: Official Star Trek Convention
The Official Star Trek Convention will return on December 9-13, 2020 at Caesars Forum Conference Center, located at 3911 Koval...
December 10-13: GalaxyCon Raleigh
The GalaxyCon Raleigh convention will be held on December 10-13, 2020 at the Raleigh Convention Center at 500 S Salisbury Street...
January 8-10: Wizard World New Orleans
Wizard World will tentatively kick off their schedule of live shows in 2021 with their New Orleans convention on January 8-10...
January 15-17: Albuquerque Comic Con
The Albuquerque Comic Con celebrates their 10th anniversary with their next show on January 15-17, 2021. The con will be held...
January 15-17: Wizard World Philadelphia
Wizard World Philadelphia is set to return on January 15-17, 2021. The con will be held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center...
February 19-21: Farpoint Con
Farpoint Con, the science fiction and fantasy-focused event, will be held on February 19-21, 2021. The con will be held at the Delta...
UPDATE: Awesome Con 2020 Cancelled
Awesome Con, which is held in Washington, DC, has cancelled the convention that was scheduled for December 11-13, 2020...
UPDATE: Steel City Con Cancelled
The Steel City Con that was set to return to the Monroeville Convention Center on December 4-6, 2020 has been cancelled...
Web Store Spotlight: Overstreet @ 50
Overstreet @ 50: Five Decades of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide is available in comic shops on Wednesday, November 4...
Bob Ross Art in New Magic the Gathering Set
Bob Ross was a pop culture icon who entertained and educated viewers on The Joy of Painting and now fans can enjoy his artwork in a new...
TMNT: Last Ronin Gets Second Printing
The first issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, the dystopian futuristic story co-created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird...
Two Moons Ongoing Horror Series Announced
Writer John Arcudi (Rumble, B.P.R.D.) and artist Valerio Giangiordano are joining together for the new tale of terror, Two Moons. The new...
Acursian Special Hardcover Edition Available
Acursian, the mythological comic featuring the likeness of John Barrowman (Torchwood, Arrow), is now available in hardcover...
Black Widow #4
The current Black Widow series has done something fairly radical to Natasha: it gave her domestic bliss. She was the Widow, but after...
RETRO REVIEW: Creepy Presents Richard Corben
Here is a dream come true for Corben and Warren fans alike: Creepy Presents Richard Corben, from Dark Horse Books...
RETRO REVIEW: Creepy Presents Steve Ditko
Dark Horse Comics’ Creepy Archives and Eerie Archives have been revelatory for those who thought...
Spy Island #4
The mystery of Spy Island comes to a conclusion in this issue. Though the place has sand fleas equipped with listening devices, alien relics...
That Texas Blood #6
Writer Chris Condon and artist Jacob Phillips have created a multi-layered, multi-faceted tale that is steeped in Texas ambience without once...
Brad Meltzer’s Website
As a writer, Brad Meltzer is known for his work in political, historical, and legal thrillers, nonfiction work, comics, and children’s books...
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