Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Off the Presses
CBCS 1.8 Suspense Comics #3 Tops $10,000
A CBCS-certified 1.8 copy of Suspense Comics #3 eclipsed any previous records for that issue in that grade...
Gold Level Free Comic Book Day Titles Named
Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the first round of comics that will be available...
ComicConnect Setting Up at Comic Art Con
ComicConnect will be setting up at the March 29, 2015 Comic Art Con in Secaucus, NJ. "ComicConnect has been...
Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Released
Thirty years after Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, George Miller, the writer and director of the first three Mad Max films...
Archie to get a Reboot in 2015
After 73 years of sharing a shake at the Chocolate Shop with his two best gals, Archie Andrews is...
Atari Trash Makes for Smithsonian Treasure
The infamous Atari 2600 game, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, will live forever in the archives...
DC Movie Poster Cover Variants
DC has revealed the latest chapter in the variant covers and it’s party time, excellent! Inspired by...
Early Issue of Scoop for the Holidays
Next week readers won’t have to wait until Friday to get their present from Scoop. The Scoop e-newsletter...
FCBD Silver Sponsors Announced
Following the previous announcement of the Gold Sponsors for Free Comic Book Day, Diamond Comic Distributors...
Hot Toys Reveals Iron Man’s Age of Ultron Figure
Avengers: Age of Ultron won’t be in theaters until May 2015 but fans and collectors are getting a look...
In Memoriam: Sy Berger
The father of modern-day baseball cards passed away over the weekend at the...
Lost 1927 Disney Cartoon Found
A missing 1927 Walt Disney cartoon has been discovered in northern Norway at the country’s National...
Sega to Produce Films Based on Classic Games
Continuing a trend that was started by the likes of Capcom and Electronic Arts, Sega has...
The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer
Young adult literature to silver screen has been dominating the movie theaters since Harry Potter waved his wand in 2001. Next up...
Walking Dead Spinoff Location Announced
Characters in The Walking Dead spinoff are not likely to run into Rick, Michonne, or the rest of the cast of AMC’s ratings shattering...
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 12-18, 2014...
BRONZE AGE HOLIDAY CHEER: Hero for Hire #7
A disgruntled, WW-II-era veteran goes undercover and finds goodness in Luke Cage — then decides to nuke Manhattan anyway...
COVER STORY: The Avengers #200
George Pérez has long been thought of as a master of the crowd shot for his ability to cram a cover full of characters and...
Actress Sarah Paulson is turning 40. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Michael Haynes joins Heritage Auctions as CFO
Heritage Auctions has announced that longtime industry veteran Michael Haynes has joined the company as Chief Financial...
Strong Results in ComicLink Featured Auction
The Fall ComicLink Featured Auction has come to a close, with numerous record breaking results in the comic book...
#2 Wendy CGC Registry Set at Pedigree Comics
Pedigree Comics’ upcoming Grand Auction will feature what is considered to be one of the world’s best CGC graded collections...
Hake’s Facebook Page Update
If you’re looking for a Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa gift for your favorite collector and pop culture fan, the folks at Hake’s...
Deadline and End of Auction Collide at ComicConnect
Notable auction sales at ComicConnect include Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 9.0 reached $178,000, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 8.0...
New Year’s Signature Estates Auction Jan. 3-4
An ambitious New Year’s Signature Estates Auction packed with about 1,100 diverse and high-quality lots of merchandise...
December 17: DiMaggio, Ruth Game Worn Hats
The VIP hat rack is full at Grey Flannel Auctions’ December 17 Holiday Auction, and you won’t believe whose caps are displayed...
2,000 High Grade Books at Superworld Comics
Superworld Comics has acquired a 2,000 book Silver/Bronze collection, many books in high grade...
Art and Fine Estate Jewelry at Philp Weiss Jan. 11
Original artworks by noted, listed artists, and brilliant estate jewelry items (offered on behalf of the New York County Public...
Asian Banknotes, Scripophily at Archives International Jan 10
A possibly unique Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, Peking Branch issued banknote will be in the sale...
Hanna-Barbera Cels and Timely Comics at Heritage
Heritage is offering 17 Hanna-Barbera lots include the Flinstones, the Smurfs, and more in their Sunday Internet...
Morphy’s Firearms Auction Dec. 20
Exquisite 1863 Colt Model 1860 Army .44 caliber percussion revolver, cased with accessories, expected to reach $25,000-$40,000...
New York Winter Con 2014 Recap
The first annual Winter Con was held in Queens, New York on Saturday, December 7, 2014 at the Resorts World Casino. Co-promoted...
Secret Identities: Chibi Inu Tsuzuki
Scoop talked with New Jersey cosplayer Chibi Inu Tsuzuki about her experiences, good and bad, in running a cosplay event.
Photo Submission Rules for The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay
From now until Friday, July 31, 2015, cosplayers will have the opportunity to be included in the book...
History of the One-Sheet Movie Poster
Movie poster art comes in all shapes and sizes, from lobby cards that can be displayed over desks, to one-sheets that look...
Lupin III's Greatest Adventure
Master thieves, car chases, captured damsels and counterfeit money – it’s everything an audience...
Care Bears' 1980s Success
In 1981 the cuddly, multi-colored Care Bears were introduced to excited kids everywhere in the form of greeting cards. Each Care Bear...
Katsuhiro Otomo's Legendary Work, Akira
Though best known for the 1988 science fiction thriller animated film, the story of Akira goes...
The Career of J. Jonah Jameson
J. Jonah Jameson may not have superpowers, but he’s a force to be reckoned with in Marvel’s New York City. Jameson was created by...
The Storied Career of Rumiko Takahashi
While many manga artists have had a huge impact on the comic world, few have been as consistently...
December 14: Clifton Comic Book Expo
The Clifton Comic Book Expo returns on December 14, 2014 for their annual holiday event...
January 9-11: Wizard World New Orleans
Wizard World kicks off their 2015 schedule with a show in New Orleans on January 9-11, 2015. The show will...
January 11: LA Comic Book and Sci Fi Con
The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention presents Lee Meriwether, (Catwoman in the 1966 Batman movie)...
January 25: California Comic Convention
The California Comic Convention is returning for its ninth year to the Yorba Linda...
March 7: Camden Comic Con
Camden Comic Con 2015 returns to Rutgers University-Camden for its second outing. The comic themed...
March 14-15: London Super Comic Convention
The UK comics only convention London Super Comic Convention will be held next Spring...
March 27-29: Emerald City Comicon
Three-Day Passes to Emerald City Comicon 2015 sold out at the end of October, setting a new record for the convention. They still...
January 23-25 Wizard World Portland
Wizard World is heading to Portland for their second show of 2015. Held January 23-25, 2015, Wizard World Portland...
January 31-February 1 Walker Stalker Con SF
Walker Stalker Con is sinking their teeth into San Francisco next month. Held at the Fort Mason Center...
All of 2014's Games in Just Two Minutes
From Mario and Luigi to Kevin Spacey, there were plenty of familiar faces that graced gaming...
Hobbit Featurette Celebrates Conclusion of Film Trilogy
The final film in The Hobbit trilogy releases on December 17, 2014 marking an end to the six films...
'That Dragon, Cancer' Raises More Than $100K on Kickstarter
Video gaming has evolved in a number of ways over the years, from graphical achievements...
Adventure Time: Marceline Gone Adrift Shakes Up
It’s natural for friends to fight, but what happens when you fling your friend into space?! KaBOOM! and Cartoon Network Enterprises...
Colbert Takes on Smaug
The Colbert Report has had its share of unique guests and interviews over the years...
Dead Hand is Coming in March
Valiant is proud to present Dead Hand – a devastating cosmic showdown beginning this March in X-O Manowar #34 from...
Frank Oz Returns to Voice Yoda in Star Wars Rebels
The master behind the master will be returning to a galaxy far, far away in Star Wars Rebels...
Madefire Debuts The Valiant #1 Motion Book On Sale Now
Valiant Entertainment and Madefire have partnered for the day-and-date release of The Valiant #1 Motion Book the first issue...
Posters for Pixels Film Released
Three posters have been released for the upcoming film Pixels, which will star Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad...
What's Coming and Going on Netflix in January
The end of the month means the end of many favorites on Netflix – but don’t fret...
The Valiant #1
The event that the folks at Valiant Comicst have been teasing for months now finally gets going in...
AXIS: Carnage #3
Carnage’s ultimate showdown with Sin-Eater takes place in this final issue of what’s been...
Bitch Planet #1
Kelly Sue DeConnick is exactly the feminist voice that the comic book industry has been lacking until...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Adventure Time: Bitter Sweets
There’s so much to love about Adventure Time, from the show to the games to the comics...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 Volume 1
The Buffy the Vampire Slayer television series ran for seven seasons from 1997 to 2003 garnering a cult following of loyal fans...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn
If you thought your collection of all the top graphic novels or collected editions was complete, allow us to...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Creepy Presents Steve Ditko
Dark Horse Comics’ Creepy Archives and Eerie Archives have been revelatory for those who thought...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Gotham City Sirens Book One
Beginning in June 2009 DC published the limited series Gotham City Sirens following the adventures, and misadventures, of Catwoman...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal
There’s nothing not to love about the latest Ms. Marvel. Kamala Khan is one of the brightest...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: Pokémon Adventures Ruby & Sapphire Box Set
The latest games in the Pokémon franchise, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, saw the biggest launch in...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: The Overstreet Guide to Grading Comics
Plenty of Scoop readers will be hoping to find some collectibles, graphic novels, and comics as they celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa...
HOLIDAY GIFT LIST: X-O Manowar Deluxe Edition 1
We’ve made no secret of the enjoyment we get from Valiant’s X-O Manowar...
Lunchboxes have been favored among collectors for a very long time. Whether you are a child...
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