Friday, October 24, 2014
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Off the Presses
Avengers: Age of Ultron First Trailer Released
Marvel’s original plan to premiere the first teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron...
Overstreet #45 Starts with Exclusive Capt. Action
The first exclusive Overstreet action figure is Captain Action with Paul Gulacy's cover art...
The Flash Given Full Season Order
After racing its way through the ratings by bringing in 6.3 million viewers for its premiere episode...
Six Werewolf of London Lobby Cards at Hake’s
In their Auction #213 Hake’s Americana & Collectibles is offering six lobby cards for the 1935 Universal horror classic...
Archie is Heading to Television
Archie, Betty, Veronica and the rest of the Riverdale crew are heading to television.
Jem and the Holograms Film Gets a Release Date
A teaser poster for the film was released earlier this year, and details have generally been slow...
In Memoriam: Enrique Villagran
Comic artist Enrique Villagran, known for his work across multiple publishers in the industry...
In Memoriam: Gerard Parkes
Irish-Canadian actor Gerard Parkes, the man known for playing two very different characters called Doc...
Hero Initiative Heads to Wizard World Ohio
Hero Initiative, the charitable organization dedicated to helping veteran comic creators in medical...
J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts to the Big Screen
Last week Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling drove fans into a tizzy with this cryptic tweet: “Cry, foe! Run...
VA Comicon “MegaVIP” Memberships Sold Out
Limited VIP Memberships still available for November 22-23 show at the Richmond International Raceway...
Jena Malone: Robin in Batman v Superman?
Though details on Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice have been scarce, a major rumor has come out...
Details on Pacific Rim Franchise Revealed
The giant robot revival that was Pacific Rim could become a major, long-running franchise...
My Little Pony Film Announced For 2017
The movie theater will be just a little bit friendlier in 2017...
Rob Riggle Cast in Dead Rising Film
Dead Rising: Watchtower, the upcoming film based on the successful gaming franchise, has found its lead...
Scarlett Johansson: $10 M for Ghost in the Shell?
Scarlett Johansson is reportedly being courted for the lead role in the live-action Ghost in the Shell project.
Valiant Launches Battle for New Japan with Rai
After multiple sell-outs and a myriad of critical acclaim, Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain are returning to the year 4001 this December...
Marvel Announces Armor Wars for 2015
On the heels of Marvel’s announcements of Civil War, Secret Wars, Planet Hulk and other classic storylines, Armor Wars is now being teased...
The Walking Dead Variant Covers at Wizard World
Next year Wizard World and Skybound will offer a new series of limited edition exclusive variant covers of...
Fables' Bill Willingham in Amtrak Writing Program
Taking a train across the country may seem old-fashioned to some, but for Fables creator Bill Willingham, it suits his creativity...
Comic Art Con Goes Big for 2015
Some may have already heard that things will be changing in 2015 for Comic Art Con’s shows on March 29 and September 20. They have...
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 October 24-30...
BRONZE AGE FANTASTIC FIRST: Weird Tales of the Macabre #1
This B&W white horror mag from Atlas-Seaboard wants to be Eerie and Creepy so bad it hurts...
COVER STORY: Wally Wood’s T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1
Another Pérez gem, the characters exuded power and a beckoning mystery...
Heather Winter Named Operations Mgr. at Hake's
Ten years ago in 2004 Heather Winter joined Diamond International Galleries as the Office Manager. She also worked...
Happy 100th, Jerry Siegel!
One of the men responsible for helping to create the superhero genre as we know it would have turned...
"As you wish" Cary Elwes is turning 52, check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Pablo Picasso Painting at Hake’s
In the upcoming Auction #213, Hake’s Americana & Collectibles will be offering the incredible piece of art “Soleil De Mediterranee” by Pablo Picasso...
ComicLink October Focused Ends Soon
This is the last weekend to bid in the ComicLink October Focused Auction, with an offering of over 2,500 Golden Age, Silver Age...
ComicConnect Creates Easy Links for Comic Investors
“New comic book based TV shows and movies are announced daily, it seems. With so much Hollywood magic happening...
'54 Stratocaster Highlights Heritage's Instruments
Bidding is officially open for the November 1, 2014 Vintage Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction...
9.8 Marvels in Pedigree November Grand Auction
The high grade Silver Age Marvels and DCs are continuing to come in for Pedigree Comics’ upcoming November...
eMoviePoster Has 851 Non-U.S. Posters
In eMoviePoster.com’s next auction they are featuring 851 non-U.S. posters from 18 countries. The auction...
Jack Davis Original Artwork at Hake's
A number of fantastic Jack Davis artworks are featured in the current Hake’s auction, which includes...
Lou Gehrig Signed Paycheck Tops $22 K at Weiss
A paycheck from 1930 issued to New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, endorsed on the back by him...
Punch Cigar Store Figure Brings $102,600
A 19th Century Punch cigar store wood figure, 69-1/2 inches tall and with a contemporary base, soared to $102,600 at a three-day auction...
Painting by Hovsep Pushman Reaches $50,000
An original oil on board painting by the noted Armenian-American artist Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966), titled Sacred Lotus of the Nile...
Superman's Pal Featured at Hake's Auction
One of the many original comic art pieces in Hake’s current auction is a cover from Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen...
Disney Production Drawings, More at Heritage
In this week’s Sunday Internet Comics Auction at Heritage, the Animation Art section includes 11 Disney production drawings...
ComicLink Seeks Featured Auction Consignments
ComicLink is still accepting consignments for its upcoming Fall Featured Auction. The auction, which will launch...
G.I. Joe Prototypes Up for Bid at Nate D. Sanders
A large number of unique G.I. Joe items will be going up for auction in Nate D. Sanders’ October 30, 2014 auction.
15th Annual Halloween Auction at eMoviePoster
Get ready for a spook-tacular auction in eMoviePoster.com’s 15th Annual Halloween Auction. Beginning Sunday...
Massive Western Antiques Collection at Morphy’s
One of the important collections to document visually the characters and rough-and-tumble lifestyles of the Old West...
Rare Sphinx Lamp at Coker’s
“From day one, I thought it might end up being the top lot, and that’s exactly what happened,” said Tennessee auctioneer John W. Coker...
Creepy Pre-Halloween Estate Auction at Sterling
“It will creep you out,” warned Sterling Associates’ owner, Stephen D’Atri, describing the vast contents of the estate...
Two Estates Added to Tim's Goshen, CT Event
An important onsite auction of three historic properties and the hundreds of treasures they hold, slated for Saturday, November 1, 2014...
Buffalo Bill Cody Items Featured at Hake's
Hake’s Americana & Collectibles current auction includes several items that feature the legendary Wild West showman, “Buffalo Bill” Cody.
November 22-23: Rare Clocks, More at Fontaine's
Horological history might be made on November 22, 2014 when an exceedingly rare E. Howard & Company No. 47...
Inside the Guide: The Cosplayer
Veteran cosplayer Eddie Newsome, known for his Deadpool, Captain America, and Static...
Secret Identities: Bishop Cosplay
Scoop talks to Bishop Cosplay about the hobby and issues facing the hobby...
Mockingbird: Astonishing Tales to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Last Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. introduced another established character from the Marvel...
The Game Boy Color's Influence on Handheld Entertainment
The Game Boy Color is now old enough to drive a car.
30 Years of Dragon Ball
There have been many long-lasting, popular and influential anime and manga series over the years, but few...
Wonderful Wizard of Media!
In 1900 children’s books author L. Frank Baum wrote his penultimate classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chronicling...
Fallout's Great War
While “The Great War” is generally used as another name for World War I, the gaming community has another usage...
Fight Evil by Moonlight with Sailor Moon
Though it’s been 22 years since Sailor Moon first hit the airwaves, the overwhelming popularity and influence...
October 26: Wayne Comic Book Expo
On Sunday, October 26, 2014 the Wayne Comic Book Expo returns to the Regency House Hotel in Pompton Plains...
Oct. 31-Nov. 2: Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
Walkers, Freddy, Ash, professional wrestlers, Scoobies, witches, and hobbits will descend on Columbus next weekend...
November 16: San Fernando Valley Convention
The next San Fernando Valley Comic Book Convention is set for Sunday, November 16, 2014. Held at...
November 21-23: Awesome Con Milwaukee
Comics fans in Milwaukee will be giving thanks a week early at Awesome Con on November 21-23, 2014. The guest list features...
November 22-23: Virginia Comicon
Herb Trimpe, Character’s Co-Creator, Leads Guest Roster for November 22-23 show in Richmond...
Farpoint in February
Farpoint, the annual event that gathers fans of superheroes, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror...
Alex Ross Cover for Marvel Star Wars #1
Marvel (via Entertainment Weekly) released the cover for their upcoming Star Wars #1. To celebrate the return of Star Wars to Marvel...
The Simpsons Take on Anime, Adventure Time and More
On the October 19, 2014 episode of The Simpsons, “Treehouse of Horror XXV,” the family was face to face with their original...
Vivek J. Tiwary Teaches About The Fifth Beatle
Writer-producer Vivek J. Tiwary spoke to a rapt audience at TEDx Talk Fulton Street...
Review: Sailor Moon Crystal
One of the most well known and popular anime series ever is Sailor Moon, so it came as no surprise that...
Get a Horse!
In 2013 Walt Disney Animation Studios produced an animated short called Get a Horse! with Disney favorites...
BOOM! Studios Offers Conspiracies with Deep State
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. There are conspiracies about government assassinations, brainwashing...
Walter Simonson's Manhunter and Other Stories Artist's Edition
Editor Scott Dunbier and our friends at IDW Publishing might not know it, but this book is the reason...
Zombie Wife and Other Tales of Supernatural Law
It’s a great twist on an old standard: “Beware the creatures of the night—They have lawyers!”
Grendel vs. The Shadow #2
It's a clear-cut battle between a hard-edged good vs. a sometimes charming evil in this mini-series...
RECOMMENDED READING: The Art of Sean Phillips
So many books like this go straight to the polished works of the professional artist and show us nothing of from they came...
AXIS: Hobgoblin #1
The latest tie-in to Marvel’s AXIS storyline focuses entirely on one of their classic villains: The Hobgoblin.
Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide
Congratulations to our friend Eric Bradely and his team of contributors on the 2015 edition of the...
Wonder Woman: The Complete Newspaper Strip
Compared to the much longer and influential newspaper runs of Superman and Batman, it’s safe to say
Scoop readers who are bibliophiles should visit electricliterature.com. The site...
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