Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Auctions - Prices
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In the Limelight
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Off the Presses
Action Comics #1 5.0: $658,000 at ComicConnect
A CGC-certified 5.0 copy of Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman, sold for $658,000 at...
Overstreet #44 Sold Out, #45 in Now in Previews
Artist J. Scott Campbell’s Vampirella soft cover edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #44 is sold out from...
First Look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor
Director Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. have been playing it close to the vest by offering small glimpses and minimal snippets of details...
The Overstreet Guide To Collecting Movie Posters Due in October
Set to go on sale in October 2015, it's the latest book on Gemstone’s roster of “How To” books from Overstreet...
Matt Smith Rumored to Star in Harry Potter Prequel
Since news broke that a Harry Potter spinoff/prequel film based on J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them...
Lost 1941 Play Ball Card Collection Found
One of the most exciting prospects for collectors is finding lost treasures. Whether they are in pawn shops, antique stores...
APE-POP Events Coming to Bay Area
Several events will be coming to the Bay Area to help promote the return of the Alternative Press Expo...
Bill Willingham Provides Unique Art for Hero Initiative
The wonderful worlds of comic books and beer are about to collide. On Friday, May 1, 2015, Boom Island Brewing Company...
CONtv Film Festival at Select Comic Cons
Wizard World comic and pop culture conventions and CONtv, the new digital entertainment network devoted to fans...
First Look at Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool
The internet has been abuzz with anticipation for the upcoming Deadpool movie since the first photo of Ryan Reynolds...
Inaugural MegaWalk Heads to MegaCon
This one-mile walk leads right into the 2015 MegaCon and begins at 11 AM on Friday, April 10...
Superheroes Take Over BrickJournal Magazine
This month BrickJournal #34 will fly high and fight proudly with LEGO superheroes. TwoMorrows Publishing’s magazine for LEGO enthusiasts...
West & Ward Reprise Batman & Robin for 50th Anniversary
Adam West and Burt Ward, the men behind the masks of Batman and Robin from the 1966 Batman TV series, shared some...
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 March 27-April 2, 2015...
BRONZE AGE FANTASTIC FIRST: Amazing Spider-Man #194
Black Cat plots to bust an aging cat burglar out of jail — and crosses paths with Spider-Man in the process...
COVER STORY: Harbinger (2012) #1
When the new Valiant launched their line, they made the decision of include what they dubbed...
Aparo’s The Spectre in the Artist Spotlight at GEM
Legendary DC Artist featured in Geppi’s Entertainment Museum's second Artist Spotlight exhibit...
Batman Edition of CBM Yearbook Sells Out
The Batman cover of Overstreet’s Comic Book Marketplace 2014-2015 has sold out from Gemstone Publishing...
Singer Reba McEntire will be 60. Check out these other celebrity birthdays...
Richard Matheson’s The Shrinking Man At IDW This July
IDW Publishing has announced the comic book adaptation of the late Richard Matheson’s incredible science fiction novel...
ComicLink Accepting Consignments for Upcoming Auctions
ComicLink is currently accepting consignments for their upcoming Spring Featured Auction which will commence in May as well as other...
Metropolis Announcement at NJ Art Con this Sunday
Vincent Zurzolo, of New York City’s Metropolis Collectibles, will attend this Sunday’s New Jersey Art Con at the Empire Meadowlands Hotel...
Strong Avengers Sales Highlight Pedigree Auction
The results are in from Pedigree Comics, Inc.’s recently completed March Avengers Pedigree Grand Auction. The auction began...
Political Memorabilia Wins at Hake’s Americana
Last week Hake’s Americana & Collectibles closed their Auction #214 and political lots saw some incredible and surprising...
Superworld Spring Roll Back Sale Ending
Superworld's Spring Roll Back Sale is ending at 12 AM Saturday. Many new books have been added to the sale and 300 more books...
Art from Dealer Dorothy Blau in Palm Beach Auction
Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches, Inc. will conduct its March Estates Auction on Monday, March 30, 2015 starting at 6 PM ET...
15 Dresses Owned by Whitney Houston Exhibited at Auction
Fifteen stunning gowns and dresses previously owned by the late singing legend Whitney Houston, some worn on stage and others at events...
Chinese Porcelain Wall Pocket Sells for $50,000
It’s a long way from mainland China to Miami Circle in Atlanta, but that’s exactly how far one determined bidder traveled...
Gone with the Wind Collectibles at Heritage
The James Tumblin Gone with the Wind Collection, devoted to the Academy Award winning film will be sold by Heritage on April 18, 2015...
Mickey and Minnie Lead Hake’s to Another $1 Million Sale
Last week the halls at Hake’s Americana & Collectibles crackled with energy as bids came in for a plethora of collectibles from...
Secret Identities: Tess Banky
Scoop spoke with Maryland cosplayer Tess Banky about her "modding" approach to cosplay and what she has lined up for 2015...
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...
UPDATED: Advertise in The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay
Our new media kit, a downloadable PDF about The Overstreet Guide To Cosplay, is now available from...
The Surprising Success of Bee and Puppycat
Before starting work on Bee and Puppycat, Allegri was working as a storyboard artist for Adventure Time...
The Legacy of Mary Marvel
When one thinks of super-powered ladies, they might think about Supergirl, Ms. Marvel, Batgirl, Storm, or...
Thousands of Years of Vandal Savage
Many villains in DC Comic have wreaked havoc on the world, but few for as many years as Vandal Savage. He may have made his first appearance...
April 3-5: The Great Philadelphia Comic Con
The inaugural Great Philadelphia Comic Con has announced their guest list and it is definitely one that will make you feel like morphin’. The show...
April 3-5: WonderCon Anaheim
Plans are finalizing for WonderCon Anaheim, set for April 3-5, 2015. Presented by Comic-Con International, the convention...
April 10-12: Steel City Con
Steel City Con is already gearing up for an incredible show next spring on April 10-12, 2015. Held at the Monroeville Convention...
April 10-12: MegaCon
MegaCon is getting ready for a mega-sized show this spring on April 10-12, 2015. The show is filled with exciting events, including...
April 24-26: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo is just around the corner ready to usher in warmer weather with an awesome show. C2E2...
April 25: Kids Comic Con
Spring weather won’t be the only reason kids in New York are excitedly running around when Kids Comic Con 9 comes to town. The annual event...
April 24-26: Chiller Theatre
Horror and nostalgia fans should head to Parsippany, NJ for the upcoming Chiller Theatre on April 24-26, 2015. The toy, model, and...
April 24-26: Wizard World Las Vegas
In three weeks comics fans will head to Las Vegas, but it isn’t to gamble. They’ll have a sure winner with Wizard World Las Vegas...
Convention Report: (Re)Generation Who
The Tardis landed in Hunt Valley, MD last weekend and Doctor Who was everywhere! He was bouncing off the walls with excitement...
May 16-17: Tidewater Comicon
The tide is rolling in and the ocean isn’t the only reason to visit Virginia Beach when Tidewater Comicon happens...
New Lone Sloane Stories
Titan Comics is producing the brand new masterpiece library series The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane. In print for the first time in 20 years...
Breaking History New Story Arc at Valiant
Valiant is kicking off the new story arc “Breaking History” beginning with Ivar, Timewalker #5. Written by Fred Van Lente...
Superhero Artwork in New York City
Whether the books are aimed at children or mature audiences, done in caricatured or realistic styles, comics are a beautiful...
Larry McMurtry Collection of H.G. Wells at Heritage
Heritage Auctions is offering 1,000 books from the collection of Larry McMurtry, the beloved author of Lonesome Dove and The Last Picture Show...
Valiant Launches “Valiant Origins” Animated Web Series
Valiant announced a new web series telling the origin stories of their biggest heroes. The news broke at Emerald City Comicon...
They're Not Like Us #4
For the specially gifted folks who live with the man only known as “The Voice,” part of being accepted...
Batman '66 #21
Batman and Batgirl head to Japan in this latest episode, where they seek to take down the evil Lord Death Man...
Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips - Volume 4
The concluding volume of this series is no less a treasure than the first three, and in fact it might be...
Sally of the Wasteland Hardcover
Sally of the Wasteland hardcover collects the first five issues as Sally battles a crazy world filled with many monsters. A nuclear fire...
The Valiant #4
The conclusion of The Valiant lived up to the rest of the series in terms of quality and even managed to thoroughly...
Galaxy Quest the Journey Continues #3
The Galaxy Quest actors, nay crew, have agreed to help the Drythan people end the civil war that has plagued their world. Using the new...
UFOlogy #1 (of 6)
The mystery of UFO sightings has always been able to captivate audiences, in media ranging from comic books...
Action figure collectors, children of the 1980s, and action movie fans know all about G.I. Joe. The patriotic military man...
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