In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
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...
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...
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.