Tag Archives: Costumes

Captain America Comics #70: Going Home Again

Captain America Comics #70: Going Home Again

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Collector Jason Versaggi knows both the cold, analytical, logical purchases for his collection on one end of the spectrum, and the nostalgia-laced specter of, as he puts it, “going home.” “My Mom bought me my first two comic books on a train ride to Florida. My Dad took me […]

Broadway Cares

Broadway Cares

Theater Collectibles from the Source By Lane Beauchamp, Director of Communications for Broadway Cares For one Sunday each September, the heart of New York City’s theater district pulses with the energy of thousands of theater fans as they gather for the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. One of the most highly anticipated days of […]

Publisher's Corner: May 2018

Publisher's Corner: May 2018

Backstage Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Growing up in and around New York City in a family that loved the theater and were frequent patrons, I was fortunate to see more than my fair share of Broadway Musicals in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. That was back when the price of a ticket to even the […]

Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – The Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black exceeded $1.6 million at a public auction of her personal collections, outfits, U.S. diplomat awards and other keepsakes on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5-6, 2016, at Heritage Auctions. A selection of jewelry sold for more than $1 million. A cherished Tiffany & Co. diamond, platinum brooch, […]

Sylvester Stallone fans make knock out “Rocky” and “Rambo” auction bids

Props and costumes from famous films such as “Rocky,” “Rambo” and “The Expendables” were sold to fans for a combined total of $3+ million in three public auction sessions conducted by Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles and online, Dec. 18-20, 2015; a portion of the proceeds are going to charity LOS ANGELES – Enthusiastic fans […]

Seemingly Unrelated to Record Prices, Cosplay Booms

Seemingly Unrelated to Record Prices, Cosplay Booms

Seemingly Unrelated to Record Prices, Cosplay Booms By J.C. Vaughn For those who report on the comic book and original comic art markets, and pop culture collectibles in general, it’s been a fantastic time. There have been some incredible record prices paid – $3.2 million for a CGC-certified 9.0 copy of Action Comics #1, $326,000 […]