Tag Archives: Flash Gordon

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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Flash Gordon artwork, $60,375, Philip Weiss

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Original Sunday page artwork for the Flash Gordon comic strip dated Jan. 24, 1937, drawn by noted illustrator Alex Raymond (1909-1956), sold for $60,375 at an auction held Sept. 8 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a copy of the comic book […]

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 all of the comic book and comics-related auction houses have turned up significant collections and […]

Alex Raymond and the Definitive Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim

Alex Raymond and the Definitive Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim

Alex Raymond and the Definitive Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim By J.C. Vaughn Sometimes one wonders. Do today’s newspaper editors and comic strip syndicate people ever look at the past to see what they’re doing wrong? In previous times, when newspapers were looking to boost circulation, they looked to the comic strip as one of […]