For some reason, comic books (as opposed to comic strips) don’t often seem to be able to handle the concept that married people can be effective in action-adventure stories. But what about comic strips?
For grown-ups who wish to instill a fondness for reading — and share adventures with young people — don't overlook the power of the comic book.
A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
A restored copy of Detective Comics #27, circa 1939, marking the debut of Batman is set to cross the auction block during Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art auction, Feb. 19-21.
Cordier Auction & Appraisals’ Summer Two Day Firearm & Militaria and Antique & Fine Art Auction saw a motley selection of 1,000 lots cross the auction block Aug. 23-24, headlined by two diverse, but equally intriguing pieces of art.
The recent record-setting sale of a pristine copy of Action Comics No. 1 sent the collecting community atwitter, while also offering a clear reminder that when it comes down to it, it's whatever someone is willing to pay for an antique or collectible, at a particular time.
Iconic pop culture and political memorabilia, including Disney character toys, a painting by the illustrator of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' are available in the July 15-17 auction offered by Hake's.
Original artwork of the first appearance of 'Wolverine' on the final page of The Incredible Hulk #180, circa 1974, rose to $657,250, setting and tying world records, during a May 16 auction offered by Heritage Auction.
Phillip Weiss Auctions is kicking off a new year in a new locale, and a jam-packed calendar of auctions, starting with a comics, comic art, sports memorabilia and animation auction Jan. 18.
All lots that came in went out with sold signs during Heritage Auctions Nov. 21-23 event, which included the history-making sale of the first group of items from the much-talked-about Thompson Pedigree collection.