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GEM Gets The Spirit with Will Eisner Exhibit

GEM Gets The Spirit with Will Eisner Exhibit

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn From June 2, 1940 to October 5, 1952, Will Eisner’s The Spirit appeared in a comic-book-size insert in local newspapers around the country.  Noted for its inventiveness, wry send-ups of the superhero milieu, and its succinct, seven-page lead stories, The Spirit featured a never-give-up title character, strong females ranging […]

Discarded Frankenstein movie poster sells for $358,500 at Heritage Auctions

Vintage Movie Posters Auction hits $2.1 million March 28-29 DALLAS – A discarded 1931 Frankenstein movie poster 1931 – the only 6-foot example from the 1931 Universal horror classic known to exist – sold for $358,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $2.1 million Vintage Movie Posters Auction. The poster was the top lot in the March 28-29 […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: The Phantom movie poster, $203,150, Heritage Auctions Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A rare original one-sheet poster for the 1925 horror classic The Phantom of the Opera, one of only four known, sold for $203,150 at a Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction held July 19-20 by Heritage Auctions in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Script, Citizen Kane, $164,229, Sotheby's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Script, Citizen Kane, $164,229, Sotheby's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Script, Citizen Kane, $164,229, Sotheby’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Orson Welles’s own working copy of the script for Citizen Kane, dated April 30 to May 9, 1940 and showing the film’s original title (American) and twice inscribed on the cover, sold for $164,229 at an auction […]