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Gavels 'n' Paddles: DC Comics Flash #105, $20,000, Bruneau & Co.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: DC Comics Flash #105, $20,000, Bruneau & Co.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959), the first Silver Age Flash in his own title, graded CBCS 9.0, sold for $20,000 at a Toy & Comics Sale held December 1st by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers in Cranston, R.I. Also, a copy […]

A Comic Book Market Snapshot

A Comic Book Market Snapshot

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn In keeping with this issue’s special focus on comic books, it seemed like an opportune time to check in with two of the comic book industry’s leading figures, ComicLink’s Josh Nathanson and Metropolis Collectibles’ Vincent Zurzolo. Both operate in the highest ranks of dealers or comic book-centric auction houses, […]

A Look at 2016 and Wyatt Earp's Great-Great Granddaughter

A Look at 2016 and Wyatt Earp's Great-Great Granddaughter

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn A Quick Comic Market Recap A CGC-certified 5.5 copy of “Action Comics #1” probably became the most significant comic of the year when it sold for $956,000 at Heritage Auctions on August 4. The price set a new record for a copy in that grade and represents sustained upward […]

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 from the museum’s collection. So over the June 3-5, 2016 weekend at the Walter E. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Jack Kirby art, $43,320, Hake's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Jack Kirby art, $43,320, Hake's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Jack Kirby art, $43,320, Hake’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Illustrator Jack Kirby’s two-page re-telling of Captain America’s origin in Captain America #109 (cover dated Jan. 1969) sold for $43,320 at Auction #211 held March 20 by Hake’s Americana & Collectibles (www.hakes.com), based in York, Pa. Also, […]

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury Zombies at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn In director George A. Romero’s 1978 film Dawn of the Dead, one of the characters remembers what his grandfather told him and shares it with his fellow survivors of the zombie apocalypse: “When […]

Spider-Man cover Art brings $657,250 in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Comics and Comic Art Auction

Spider-Man cover Art brings $657,250 in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Comics and Comic Art Auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 Beverly Hills, CA – The best of both worlds in comics and original comic art met in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Signature® event on July 26 […]

9.8-Graded X-Men #1 Highlight of Silver Age Marvel Collection at Heritage Auction

9.8-Graded X-Men #1 Highlight of Silver Age Marvel Collection at Heritage Auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 Beverly Hills, CA – The multi-million dollar Doug Schmell / PedigreeComics.com Collection, featuring the single greatest grouping of Silver Age Marvel CGC #1 Registry sets ever assembled, realized more than $3.94 million on […]