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?
J.C. Leyendecker’s illustrations helped build the circulation of The Saturday Evening Post to 2 million in the early 20th century. Antoinette Rahn explores more little-known facts about this important artist.
More than 40 original works and printed Saturday Evening Post covers featuring those works are part of a new exhibition, America, Illustrated: Six Decades of Saturday Evening Post Covers, set to open at M.S. Rau Antiques, beginning Nov. 6, 2015.
An 120-item collection of Superman premiums, licensed merchandise, movie promos, and original art, realized more than $250,000 at a summer auction that finished at more than $1.2 million, through Hake's Americana & Collectibles.
In an unparalleled exhibition, 50 pieces of original art by art icon Will Eisner will appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, Baltimore, beginning Sept. 26.
The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) is celebrating 15th anniversary with a Gala Event and Benefit Auction on July 30. The celebration will include a fundraising auction with pieces from many legendary illustrators, with Norman Rockwell’s Portrait of John F. Kennedy expected to be a highlight of the bidding.
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.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' July 14-16 auction features items from a who's who of superheroes. Among the superheroes to be represented are the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Superman, Mickey Mouse, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Martin Dihigo, the only five-nation Hall of Fame baseball player.
The circus is coming town, in a matter of speaking. During The World Wide Circus Summit 2015, in Springfield, Mass. July 14-18, Enquirer Printing Company of Newtown, Ohio, will be offering a large collection of circus memorabilia for sale.
Vintage circus posters and banners are among the lots headlining Mosby & Co.'s May 16 auction.