Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Big, Big Overstreet #44 Sold Out at Gemstone
The Big, Big Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #44, the oversized, spiral-bound, limited edition version of...
VA Comicon Celebrates Wolverine’s 40th
Herb Trimpe, Character’s Co-Creator, Leads Guest Roster for November 22-23 show in Richmond...
Entire Gundam Franchise to be Re-Released in United States
Amongst the many big announcements made at New York Comic Con, one is sure to stand out for fans of giant fighting robots.
Outreach for Katy Beerbohm
Last week Scoop informed the collecting community about the illness plaguing Katy Beerbohm, daughter of Bob Beerbohm...
Gillian Anderson Takes X-Files Quiz
X-Files may have ended 12 years ago but that doesn’t stop fans from continuing to search...
Details on Pacific Rim Franchise Revealed
The giant robot revival that was Pacific Rim could become a major, long-running franchise...
Fraggle Rock, Boondock Saints Actor Gerard Parkes Dies
Irish-Canadian actor Gerard Parkes, the man known for playing two very different characters called Doc...
In Memoriam: Enrique Villagran
Comic artist Enrique Villagran, known for his work across multiple publishers in the industry...
J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts Coming to the Big Screen
Last week Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling drove fans into a tizzy with this cryptic tweet: “Cry, foe! Run...
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...
Jena Malone Could Play Robin in Batman v Superman
Though details on Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice have been scarce, a major rumor has come out...
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...
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 Offered $10 Million to Star in Anime Adaptation
Scarlett Johansson is allegedly being courted for the lead role in the live-action Ghost in the Shell project.
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...
The Flash Given Full Season Order
After racing its way through the ratings by bringing in 6.3 million viewers for its premiere episode...
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...
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...
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 17-23...
BRONZE AGE FANTASTIC FIRST: Giant-Size Creatures #1
The Cat seemed bound for obscurity but writer Tony Isabella transforms her into something pretty cool...
COVER STORY: Master of Kung-Fu #83
With its movie poster-like montage scene, its powerful central figure, its fluid line work and great coloring...
Alex Winter Named President of Hake’s
Alex Winter has been working as General Manager for Hake’s Americana & Collectibles since 2006. His career with the company dates...
Carrie Fisher is turning 58. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
MTV Lists Their Favorite Costumes at NYCC
Over 150,000 people were at New York Comic Con last weekend. Creators, artists...
Happy 100th, Jerry Siegel!
One of the men responsible for helping to create the superhero genre as we know it would have turned...
Hake’s Salutes Pop Culture Milestones Nov. 11-13
From Mickey Mouse to Picasso, Spider-Man to JFK, Hake’s will make a stop at nearly every popular collecting corner during...
ComicLink October Focused Auction is Underway
The ComicLink October Focused Auction is now underway, with an offering of over 2,500 Golden Age, Silver Age...
ComicConnect October Monthly Auction Ends Next Week
“The October Monthly Auction, the biggest and best monthly auction of the year, ends next week...
Pedigree Adds Silver Age Marvel, DC for Nov.
A selection of Marvel and DC comics from the Silver Age that Pedigree Comics’ President and CEO Doug Schmell purchased...
ComicConnect Reports Successful New York Comic Con
“We had a fantastic show as we brought in hundreds of thousands in consignments during...
Hake’s Facebook Page Update
This week Hake’s Americana & Collectibles unveiled the cover for their Auction #213 catalog. On their Facebook page...
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...
1954 Stratocaster Among Highlights of Heritage's Instruments Auction
Bidding is officially open for the November 1, 2014 Vintage Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction...
Adventure Comics, Disney Production Drawings at Heritage Sunday
In this week’s Sunday Internet Comics Auction at Heritage, the Animation Art section includes 11 Disney production drawings...
Artemis Gallery Antiquities, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Auction Oct. 23-24
Once in a great while, an auction house is blessed with an “embarrassment of riches.” That may very well describe the offerings...
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...
G.I. Joe Prototypes to be Auctioned by Nate D. Sanders
A large number of unique G.I. Joe items will be going up for auction in Nate D. Sanders’ October 30 auction.
Hake's Auction Features Jack Davis Original Artwork
A number of fantastic Jack Davis artworks are featured in the current Hake’s auction, which includes...
Lou Gehrig Signed Paycheck Hits $22,600 at Philip Weiss Auctions
A paycheck from 1930 issued to New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, endorsed on the back by him...
Morphy’s Auctioning Massive Collection of Western Antiques
One of the important collections to document visually the characters and rough-and-tumble lifestyles of the Old West...
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...
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...
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...
Several Buffalo Bill Cody Items Featured at Hake's
Hake’s current auction includes several items that feature the legendary Wild West showman, “Buffalo Bill” Cody.
Sterling Associates Presents Creepy Pre-Halloween Estate Auction
“It will creep you out,” warned Sterling Associates’ owner, Stephen D’Atri, describing the vast contents of the estate...
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...
Two Estates Added to Goshen, CT Tim's, Inc. Auction
An important onsite auction of three historic properties and the hundreds of treasures they hold, slated for Saturday, November 1, 2014...
NYCC Report 2014 by Art Cloos
The latest edition of the New York Comic Con was held October 9-12, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. Begun in 2006...
Inside the Guide: A Cosplayer’s Point of View
New York Comic Con wrapped up earlier this week and the web has been flooded with photos of celebrity guests, artists, creators...
The Influence of Mobile Suit Gundam
With the popularity of movies like Pacific Rim, it’s clear that people love a good giant robot fight.
30 Years of Dragon Ball
There have been many long-lasting, popular and influential anime and manga series over the years, but few...
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...
The Game Boy Color's Influence on Handheld Entertainment
The Game Boy Color is now old enough to drive a car.
Wonderful Wizard of Media!
In 1900 children’s books author L. Frank Baum wrote his penultimate classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chronicling...
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...
Farpoint in February
Farpoint, the annual event that gathers fans of superheroes, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror...
Oct. 31-Nov. 2: Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
Walkers, Freddy, Ash, professional wrestlers, Scoobies, witches, and hobbits will descend on Columbus next weekend...
October 26: Wayne Comic Book Expo
On Sunday, October 26, the Wayne Comic Book Expo returns to the Regency House Hotel in Pompton Plains...
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...
BOOM! Studios Offers Conspiracies with Deep State
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. There are conspiracies about government assassinations, brainwashing...
Get a Horse!
In 2013 Walt Disney Animation Studios produced an animated short called Get a Horse! with Disney favorites...
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...
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...
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!”
Deadpool's Art of War #1
Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been translated many times and applied to several different fields. But that isn’t about to stop Deadpool...
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...
Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide
Congratulations to our friend Eric Bradely and his team of contributors on the 2015 edition of the...
Edge of Spider-Verse #5
Marvel’s Edge of Spider-Verse series has given readers some absolute treats when it comes to showing off...
The Logan Legacy #1
Marvel’s Death of Wolverine miniseries and storyline has definitely left an impact on the Marvel universe...
Wonder Woman: The Complete Newspaper Strip
Compared to the much longer and influential newspaper runs of Superman and Batman, it’s safe to say
AXIS: Hobgoblin #1
The latest tie-in to Marvel’s AXIS storyline focuses entirely on one of their classic villains: The Hobgoblin.
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