Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: MAD magazine cover art, $57,242, Hake’s Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: MAD magazine cover art, $57,242, Hake’s Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Original cover art for the September 1968 issue of MAD magazine by Norman Mingo (1896-1980), showing Alfred E. Neuman, the Beatles, Mia Farrow and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, sold for

Marilyn Through the Lens

Marilyn Monroe Photography Internet Exclusive Auction through Julien’s Auctions, now through Sunday, March 26th Julien’s Auctions, the world record-breaking auction house to the stars, has announced Marilyn: Through The Lens, an online auction closing Sunday, March 26th, 2017. The sale

New York Comic Con Sets New Records

New York Comic Con Sets New Records

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Despite the severe physical limitations imposed by having the outdated and undersized Jacob Javits Convention Center as its home base, The New York Comic Con continues to grow at an amazing rate.

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Geppi's Entertainment Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (GEM) founder and CEO Steve Geppi conducted a personal of the museum for members, lenders and other special guests to celebrate the museum’s 10th anniversary. The tour through the pop culture

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum Goes on Tour

Geppi's Entertainment Museum Goes on Tour

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn As Washington, D.C.’s Awesome Con has continued to develop into a major pop culture convention, the staff and Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (GEM) thought it would make a great test case for a traveling exhibit

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1864 Lincoln campaign flag, $23,656, Hake’s Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 1864 Abraham Lincoln-Andrew Johnson oilcloth campaign parade flag with the candidates’ names across the banner’s 13 stripes sold for $23,656 at a Pop Culture Auction held March 15-17

Big Year for Comics, Comic Art Continues

Big Year for Comics, Comic Art Continues

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn It’s been an exciting year for popular culture, and it’s not showing any signs of letting up just yet. Starting with Hake’s Americana & Collectibles’ first offerings from the Franco Toscanini Superman collection, virtually

Pop Culture Continues to Shine

Pop Culture Continues to Shine

Pop Culture Continues to Shine Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Many different facets of pop culture continue to shine in the public’s eyes, including original comic book art, game-worn sports apparel, and comic books. GEM Lands Sal Buscema Exhibit

Hake’s presents panorama of American pop culture in March 17-19 auction of prized political, sports and entertainment memorabilia from premier collections

YORK, Pa. – Whether it comes from the world of politics, entertainment or sports, if an object or memento has added meaningfully to the pop-culture landscape at any point in America’s rich history, it’s a natural fit for one of

May is Really Big for Pop Culture

May is Really Big for Pop Culture

May is Really Big for Pop Culture By J.C. Vaughn Some months have a lot of pop culture to digest and May is certainly one of the biggest in that regard. As this column goes to press, April’s Captain America: