Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Off the Presses
The Overstreet Guide To Grading Comics Goes On Sale November 26
The latest addition to our “How To” line of books, The Overstreet Guide To Grading Comics, arrives at comic shops on Wednesday...
Two Pieces of Movie Memorabilia: $6 Million
On Monday of this week Bonhams in New York City sold two pieces of Hollywood history...
London After Midnight Hits $478,000 at Heritage
The only known copy of the US release one-sheet from the 1927 lost cinema classic London After Midnight (MGM, 1927) sold for $478,000...
Superheroes For Hospice Reaches $100,000
As Thanksgiving approaches, comic-based charity thanks supporters for record fundraising...
CGC 5.0 Amazing Fantasy #15 Tops $19,000
In their auction that recently closed, Hake’s Americana & Collectibles sold pins, autographs, Disney art, toys...
Westworld TV Series Greenlit at HBO
In 1973 Michael Crichton, the man behind Jurassic Park, wrote and directed the sci-fi film Westworld about a theme park...
Virginia Comicon Recap
Top comic writers and artists met their fans, cosplayers emphatically made their presence known, dealers offered...
Kelley Jones Spotlight at GEM
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum has created a new opportunity to view and appreciate comic art. The Artist’s Spotlight Section...
X-Men: Apocalypse Casts Its Villain
The supervillain En Sabah Nur, better known simply as Apocalypse, will be the antagonist...
Michelle MacLaren to Direct Wonder Woman
After many weeks of speculation, it has been confirmed that Michelle MacLaren will direct...
First Issue of Previews Gets CGC-Certified
Marty Grosser, the editor of Diamond Comic Distributors’ massive, monthly catalog, Previews, recently...
Jurassic World Trailer Unveiled
The fourth installment in the Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World, has finally been...
Disney Releases First Cinderella 2015 Trailer
Next Spring Disney is presenting Cinderella, a live action retelling of the fairy tale classic...
First Season of Constantine to End After 13 Episodes
NBC has made the decision to halt production of the first season of Constantine...
First Trailer for Pan Released
The mischievous little boy who just wouldn’t grow up is returning to the silver screen...
Early Helping of Scoop Before Thanksgiving
Next week readers won’t have to wait until Black Friday to get their weekly present from Scoop...
Harry Potter and Doctor Who Go to College
Higher education can swallow students with courses about advanced mathematics, writing workshops, business theories...
Mike Allred’s Madman Action Figure Now Available
Mike Allred’s Madman figure has been unlocked early in celebration of the new comic book release...
Superworld Comics Offers Deal for Black Friday
Superworld Comics would like to sweeten the Holiday with a Dimension Door Buster Sale. The special began...
Valiant Offers a First Look at Divinity
Valiant has presented a first look inside Divinity #1 (of 4) the new, prestige format Valiant Next limited series from New York Times...
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...
Metropolis and ComicConnect at Carbo’s Casino Show
Metropolis Collectibles is happy to announce its attendance at the upcoming Winter Con NYC Comic & Sci-Fi Expo...
Artist Bob McLeod to Appear at Comic Art Con
Famed artist Bob McLeod will be appearing at Comic Art Con on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Secaucus, NJ. McLeod is best known for co-creating...
Overstreet #45 Early Bird Deadline is December 2
The deadline for saving an extra 10% on ads in The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #45 is fast approaching...
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 November 21-25, 2014..
BRONZE AGE FANTASTIC FIRST: Man-Bat #1
Refusing to accept help from Batman, Man-Bat struggles to save his wife from the hypnotic control of Baron Tyme...
COVER STORY: Jezebel Jade #1
In 1988, Comico was still running their inventive Jonny Quest series that had started in 1986. Its great stories...
Tina Turner will be 75 next week. Check out who else is celebrating a birthday...
Ted VanLiew Scores First Exclusive Captain Action
Superworld Comics' Ted VanLiew scored the first Overstreet exclusive action figure, the limited edition...
ComicLink Featured Auction is Underway
The highly anticipated ComicLink Featured Auction is underway, highlighting valuable, vintage comic books...
ComicConnect Reports Strong Event Bidding
ComicConnect’s 25th Event Auction is well underway with heavy bidding reported...
Jack Davis Artwork Fetches High Prices at Hake's
A number of fantastic pieces of Jack Davis art sold in Hake’s Americana & Collectibles' most recent auction, including work he did for Mad...
999 Six- and Three-Sheets, More at eMoviePoster
They are 999 English posters, six-sheets, three-sheets, Italian one-panels and two-panels, Argentinean posters, and more in eMoviePoster’s...
Swamp Thing Art Germinates at ComicConnect
The greatest impact of Alan Moore's influential Swamp Thing run was his adept use of a religious and spiritual structure. Moore...
DiMaggio, Ruth Game Worn Hats at Grey Flannel
The VIP hat rack is full at Grey Flannel Auctions’ December 17 Holiday Auction, and you won’t believe whose caps are displayed...
Bidders Vote Political Items at Hake’s Americana
“Auction #213 offered items spanning 200 years of American political history, from an 1808 George Washington Benevolent Society ribbon...
Quinn’s Fine Antiques & Decorative Arts Dec. 6
Quinn’s takes bidders on a latter-day Grand Tour via important paintings of Venetian canals, Italian lakes and landscapes, Japanese netsuke, woodblocks, modern furniture and Higgins glass...
Historic Properties, Contents Sold for Over $500 K
Two firms conducted the sale: Tim’s, Inc. Auctions and Litchfield Real Estate Auctions, LLC...
November 30: Roxanne Toser Auction
Highlights include 1938 Horrors of War set, Simpsons Art de Bart Card, test wrapper stickers, more...
December 5-6: Carousel Animals at Noel Barrett
Carousel animals, fine trains, dollhouses, early advertising signs, items from Goodman House Museum collection, estates of Tony Orlando and John Daniel...
Ancient Resource Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction Dec 7
Featured: Egyptian bronze Osiris, marble of Aphrodite from Greek island of Rhodes...
Archives International Sells Two Rare Banknotes for $66,080
A pair of rare and high-grade 1939 sequential banknotes from the Palestine Currency Board, each in the amount of 10 Palestine Pounds...
Artemis Gallery 500-lot Ancient Ethnographic Art Auction Dec. 5
Sale includes superb examples of Classical Egyptian, Greek, Roman; ancient Asian and Pre-Columbian art and artifacts & Pt. II of William Norris Dale collection...
ComicConnect Event Auction Ends Next Week
ComicConnect’s Event Auction XXV ends next week. “We’ve got a heck of a great auction for our bidders,” explained...
Disney Art Fetches High Figures at Hake's
An incredible amount of Disney art went for remarkably high prices in Hake’s Americana & Collectibles most recent...
Early 1970s Necklace Brings $5,750 at Allard Auctions
The auction featured around 800 lots of American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles...
Key Silver Age DC Issues This Week at Heritage
In their weekly comics auction Heritage is offering Silver Age DC Keys closing on Sunday, November 30...
Strong Bronze Age Marvel Sales at Pedigree Comics
The results are in from Pedigree Comics, Inc.’s recently completed November Grand Auction. The auction began...
Werewolf of London Lobby Cards Howl at Hake’s
Two weeks ago Hake’s Americana & Collectibles wrapped another auction that broke one million dollars. Among...
The Overstreet Guide To Cosplay Kicks Off
Work on The Overstreet Guide To Cosplay officially commences over the November 22-23, 2014 weekend with Gemstone...
Secret Identities: Bluucircles
Scoop talks with cosplayer Bluucircles about her extensive experience in the hobby.
90 Years of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has become as much a Thanksgiving tradition as turkey, cranberry sauce...
Creating Posters with Robert McGinnis
Artist and illustrator Robert McGinnis is known for his illustrations on over 1,200 paperback book covers and art for more than 50 movie...
Capcom's Blue Bomber
The latest Super Smash Bros. games for Nintendo’s 3DS and Wii U systems have introduced classic characters...
Ghost in the Shell's Sci-Fi Impact
Recently, there have been reports that Scarlett Johansson was in talks to star in an adaptation of...
The Saturn Console and Sega's Downfall
Sega has been simply a third-party software developer since the early 2000s, but during the early 1990s they were a hardware force...
December 6: New York Winter Con
Events include a costume contest and the “combat corral,” where viewers can see armored warriors in action...
December 6-7: Northeast Comic Con
The weather may be getting cold, but things are heating up for the Northeast Comic Con and Collectibles Extravaganza. The pop culture...
Wizard World New Orleans Jan. 9-11
Wizard World kicks off their 2015 schedule with a show in New Orleans on January 9-11, 2015. The show will...
8-Bit Music Comes to Life on Dancing with the Stars
When it comes to combining Super Mario and dancing, some may think of Lou Albano’s rendition of “The Mario” from...
Review: Pokemon Adventures Ruby & Sapphire Box Set
Ancient creatures, evil organizations and friendly rivalries are the focus of this story...
GameStop Introduces Karissa The Destroyer
One of the biggest games of 2014 finally released when Super Smash Bros. hit the Wii U console...
Review: Yowamushi Pedal
A show about bicycle racing is probably most often found on a channel like ESPN, but Yowamushi Pedal proves...
Telltale's Game of Thrones Gets a Trailer
This graphic adventure game will be in a similar format to other Telltale Games titles, which included...
Harley Quinn #12
Harley Quinn is over the moon for her new amnesic partner Power Girl. But when the pair...
Bravest Warriors: Paralyzed Horse Giant #1
This super-sized issue of Pendleton Ward’s Bravest Warriors series focuses on one particular character...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 Volume 1: New Rules
Joss Whedon’s show about the female, teenage vampire slayer drew a cult following...
Punk Mambo #0
Gluey visions of Sid Vicious, leather jackets and wild hair might be jarring, but for...
Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #4
The latest run of Sensation Comics has been treating readers to a flashback in both writing and art...
Jessica Drew has returned to lead her own book once again, and while it’s playing a part...
Many teenage girls have probably heard from their parents at some point or another that a person they were...
In the mood to buy pop culture “shirts to fit your fandom”? Check out teeminus24.com. They have...
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