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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of Detective Comics #27, $569,275, Hake’s Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Copy of Detective Comics #27, $569,275, Hake’s Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A copy of Detective Comics #27 (May 1939), featuring the first appearance of Batman (then known as “The Bat-Man”), graded CGC 5.0, sold for $569,275 in an auction held March 13-15 by Hake’s Americana, based in York, Pa. Also, a copy of Action Comics […]

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 $57,242 at a Pop Culture Pop Culture Memorabilia Auction Auction held March 14th and 16th […]

Hakes’s Americana begins 50th-year celebration March 14-16 with first in series of exceptional pop culture auctions

Featured: Norman Mingo Beatles-theme original cover art for Mad magazine, Sept. 1968 YORK, Pa. – Looking back on the year 1967, some might say that it was, paradoxically, a time of peace, love and war. Lyndon B. Johnson was president, 475,000 US troops were fighting in Vietnam, the Beatles unveiled their immortal Sgt. Pepper’s LP, […]

Gavels n' Paddles: MLK, Jr. inscribed book, $49,335, Hake's Americana

Gavels n' Paddles: MLK, Jr. inscribed book, $49,335, Hake's Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1958 hardcover first edition of the book Stride Toward Freedom, written and signed by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and inscribed to U.S. Chief Justice Earl Warren, sold for $49,335 in an online/absentee auction #215 held July 14-16 by Hake’s Americana, based […]