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Comic Character Collectibles: Despite the Virus, Heritage Scores Impressive Total

The cover for Frank #1 from Nemesis Comics (1993), a short-lived imprint of family-friendly longtime comic book publisher Harvey Comics.

Despite the Virus, Heritage Scores Impressive Total An eclectic mix of original art by some of the most influential artists and major keys in superhero comics was offered on the first day of Heritage’s Comics & Comic Art Auction. Their significance and prestige pushed the first day total to $5.1 million and underscored a three-day […]

Hagen-Renaker: A Miniature that was Meant to Be

Hagen-Renaker - A Miniature that was Meant to Be

by Judy Gonyeau So many of us have seen these tiny treasures mounted to a piece of strong paper and displayed on the counters of drug stores, small shops, and even a few gas stations across the U.S. Dogs, ducks, horses, cats, and teeny tiny mice called to many children as precious little items to […]

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction Sale also features largest collection ever offered from Mary Blair, Walt Disney’s favorite artist DALLAS, Texas (November 27, 2018) – Among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art auction Dec. 8-9 in Beverly Hills, California, will be a trove of memorabilia […]

Highly Collectible

Highly Collectible

A Visual Checklist By Robert M. Overstreet It remains a truism that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but it’s also a safe bet that you can learn how much it’s going to cost. Here’s a quick look at some of the most popular – and often most pricey – comic book back […]

LICENSED! Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics

LICENSED! Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn Almost from the earliest days of comic books, titles licensed from other media have been part of the mix. Early best-sellers such as Bringing Up Father and Thimble Theater, for instance, were popular comic strips collected into book form. Many licensed titles have gone on to become highly collectible over […]

What’s Selling on eBay: December 2016

What's Selling on eBay: December 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,547 (31 bids, 13 bidders): Mobile Space TV Unit with Trailer Rosko-Nomura c. 1962 Battery Op PA114. Circa 1962, made in Japan, battery-operated, the toy is working. Rare toy, wonderful original condition. Bright litho, no damage or rust. No missing components. Bump-and-go action, lighted screen, moving camera, rotating antenna. […]

Psychedelic and Beyond: Overstreet Looks at Concert Posters

Psychedelic and Beyond: Overstreet Looks at Concert Posters

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn The four-day event ran from Thursday, October 6 through Sunday October 9, 2016. Industry news site ICv2.com initially reported the 11% increase over last year’s attendance. The growth in attendees was accomplished by selling more single day tickets, particularly for Thursday, quoted ReedPop’s Lance Fensterman, and added […]

Clockpunk – It’s All In The Details

Clockpunk - It's All In The Details

Rescue & Restore In the days before the Industrial Revolution, even the smallest of watch parts were carefully hand-crafted for structure and balance, then hand-finished and configured with precision to mark time in their owner’s lives. “Just look at the individual layers of these pocket watches,” says artist Susan Beatrice. “There are engravings and hand-touches […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An all-original, unrestored production cel and master background from Walt Disney’s 1935 cartoon, Mickey’s Service Station, featuring Mickey Mouse and Goofy, sold for more than $98,000 at an Animation Art Signature Auction held July 1-2 […]

The Lure of Lunch Boxes

The Lure of Lunch Boxes

The Lure of Lunch Boxes By Jeff Figler Lunch boxes are collectibles that have a soared tremendously in popularity recently. Throughout history people have always needed to transport food, but of course, nobody ever dreamed that these metal boxes could be worth a fortune. There are a number of characteristics that combine to make the […]