If you're ever feeling down, or as if the weight of the world is bearing down on you, I would prescribe thumbing through an old silver age comic book -- a 12-cent comic is the sure cure for turning any frown upside down. Of course, I would recommend an old issue of Batman for the most serious case of the Mondays, because the ridiculous knob is always turned way, way up in these … [Read more...] about Batman — Celebrating the Silly
On Saturday morning, I rolled up to the a local church sale to find 120+ people lined up, waiting for the doors to open. I almost left right then and there, but I didn't know of any other big sales, so I got in line. By the time I made it into the church, about a dozen people had made their way to the toy tables. They were all starting at the front, so I decided those front … [Read more...] about Yard sale finds – LEGO and comic books!
Jonathan is a serious collector of Harvey Comics memorabilia, with an emphasis on Richie Rich items, and he offered to take us on a tour of his collection... How did your collection start? What was the first item in your collection? The items I would consider the first in my merchandise collection were given to me by my paternal grandmother. She actively helped me in … [Read more...] about Collector Profile: Take a tour of Jonathan’s Harvey Mercheum
A CGC-graded 9.0 copy of Action Comics #1 is up for bid on eBay this week. If you plan to buy it, please do me a favor and click through my affiliate link here. Thanks in advance. … [Read more...] about Action Comics #1, CGC 9.0 on eBay!
Now this is cool. The original artwork featuring the first ever appearance of Wolverine, by artist Herb Trimpe, on the final page of The Incredible Hulk #180 (1974), arguably the most important debut of a comic book character in the last 40 years is up for bid at Heritage Auctions. “This is indisputably one of the most significant pieces of original comic art to ever … [Read more...] about Original artwork of the first appearance of Wolverine up for bid at Heritage Auctions
If you haven't backed this project yet on Kickstarter, what are you waiting for?!? This is the fourth installment of the awesome comic magazine produced by Rondal Scott, everyone's favorite Strange Kid. The project is close to getting funded, but it needs your support to tip the scales. There are plenty of funding levels, so there's sure to be one right for you. Check it out! … [Read more...] about Strange Kids Comics Magazine needs your support!
The earliest Superman cover art known to exist – Fred Guardineer’s thrilling visage of the Man of Steel from Action Comics #15 – may bring $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 20-22 Vintage Comics Signature® Auction in New York. The rare work joins nearly 1,200 lots, including two Silver Age milestones: Amazing Fantasy #15 – the first appearance of Spider-Man – in 9.0 grade by … [Read more...] about Earliest Superman cover art known to exist is up for bid at Heritage Auctions
To celebrate Superman's 75th anniversary, Zack Snyder and Bruce Timm assembled this awesome short film that covers all those years in a single bound. Check it out... … [Read more...] about Superman: 75 years captured in two minutes