Vintage pulp paperback collectors will be pleased to learn Prologue Books is scheduled to release more than 400 ebook titles in crime, science fiction, fantasy and western by the end of 2012. Authors include Edgar Award-winning William Campbell Gault, Max Brand, Hope Mirrlees and Vin Packer.
Best known as a science fiction author, L. Ron Hubbard was a master of Westerns. Westerns remain the quintessential American genre, wholly unique and vibrant with tales of heroism and cowardice, greed, romance, heartbreak and courage. Here's a guide to Hubbard's most popular Western pulp magazines and a new line of reprints.
Heritage Auction's July 26 comic book auction features the Doug Schmell/PedigreeComics.com collection, featuring the single greatest grouping of Silver Age Marvel CGC No. 1 registry sets ever assembled. “After watching Heritage become, by far, the world’s largest comics auction house, I knew that it was the perfect choice for me to sell my private...
Gil Elvgren’s reign as the greatest and most popular pin-up artist of all time continued at Heritage Auctions on June 27 when his masterful "Skirting the Issue (Breezing Up)," 1956, brought $176,500, earning the top spot in the sale and beating its presale estimate several times over.
Enter your favorite antiques collecting story in the 4th annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds contest for a chance to win a $500 auction credit from Heritage Auctions! This year's runner-up entry will win a 10-volume reference library courtesy of Krause Publications. It's free to enter and every participant receives a free copy of the...
The Jerry Weist Collection of Science-Fiction and Fantasy art, one of the most important collections of artwork from the genre to ever be offered, anchors Heritage Auction Galleries' June 27-28 sale.
A full sheet of 80 post-office-fresh Chinese Year of the Monkey stamps, purchased in 1980 by the consignor at a post office inside the People’s Republic of China, sold for $135,600 at a multi-estate auction.
“Draw Me a Story: A Century of Children’s Book Illustrators,’’ at the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., is the place to learn and rekindle the itch to collect the best in children’s books. The exhibit runs through May 2012.
The art establishment is beginning to recognize children's book illustration art as art; the market is booming and the prices of works by top artists in the field have been rising steadily.
The covers of popular science fiction and horror pulps of the 1930s and '40s were meant to leap at the eye from their perches in dime store magazine racks; few of the artists working in this field have hung on to the attention of aficionados as much as Hannes Bok.