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...
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...
It may have been clear (albeit dangerous) enough in 1776, but figuring out what “independence” amounts to in the comics world is not as obvious. We call them “independent” publishers, “indie” publishers, or even “indy” publishers — and their comics the same. But each of us means something slightly different by “independent.” And that’s...
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.
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 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.
Original Picasso 'Mediterranean Sunshine' with provenance of his daughter is one of several special pieces being brought to market Nov. 11-13 by Hake's.
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.