A Superman #1 DC comic book, circa 1939, and legendary Underground Comix selections contributed to the nearly $10 million realized sales posted during Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art Auction, held Nov. 17-19, 2016.
An early 20th century political poster touting McKinnley's 'prosperity plan' may see $20,000, and lead campaign keepsakes during Hake's auction Nov. 15-17.
Original cover art of 1972's 'Swamp Thing #1' is expected to lead a selection of comic art, by illustrator Bernie Wrightson, coming before bidders Aug. 4-6, during Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Auction.
Hake's Americana's upcoming auction, slated for July 12-14, features a 'little of this and a little of that', including an 1860 political campaign flag, a collection of 'Man from U.N.C.L.E' memorabilia, and more in the 2,800+ lots.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the January 2013 edition of Comics Buyer’s Guide (#1697). It never hit me till now: Stan Lee is an editorial icon. In fact, if you were to ask folks today to name an editor they’d recognize as such, if they were standing in an elevator with...
A very scarce CGC-graded 9.8 copy of X-Men #1 comic book, circa 1963, went for $350,000 during a private online sale at Comic Book Exchange.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles is offering a truly diverse selection in its Auction #217, which is open for bidding now until auction close, Mar. 15-17. Among the 2,784 lots in the sale are 600 investment-quality items of political memorabilia, along with seldom-seen pop culture treasures including a poster for a 1969 performance of the...
A quality copy of Amazing Heritage #15, with the first appearance of "Spider-Man", is expected to lead all of the more than 1,000 lots in Heritage Auctions' Feb. 18-20 auction.
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.