Tag Archives: Pokemon

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pokémon promo card, $224,250, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pokémon promo card, $224,250, Weiss Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Nintendo Pokémon “Pikachu Illustrator” trainer promotional hologram trading card, graded in Mint 9 condition and given to a winner at the 1998 CoroCoro Comic illustration contest in Japan, soared to $224,250 at an auction held October 23rd by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. […]

What’s Selling on eBay: July 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: July 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,552 (89 bids, 21 bidders): Marvel – The Avengers – Issue 1 – GD/VG – Silver Age – Collectible Comic Book. This iconic vintage comic book is in good to very good condition. The cover has some stress lines that do break the color with some nicks along the […]

Publisher’s Corner: June 2019

Publisher’s Corner: June 2019

Collecting Fun & Games by Maxine Carter-Lome Every child grows up with a favorite game or toy that carries with it precious memories of bygone days and friends from the past, which is why this month’s topic is particularly nostalgic and fun to consider. Toys and games from particularly the 1930s to 1980s are now […]

Manga: A Brief History

Manga: A Brief History

A Brief History and its Place in a Collector’s Market By Carrie Wood A significant chunk of the worldwide comics market has long been held by manga. Though it’s entirely likely that your typical western comic book fan would consider manga to be something of a “niche” market, it’s hardly so. Manga is a multibillion-dollar […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: ’99 Pokemon 103-card set, $100,655, Goldin Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: ’99 Pokemon 103-card set, $100,655, Goldin Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A complete 103-card set of 1999 Pokemon 1st edition cards, graded PSA Gem MT 10, sold for $100,655 in a Holiday Auction that closed December 9th by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, Stephen Curry’s 2016 NBA finals, games 4 and 6, Golden […]

Pokémon Go app sparks boost in vintage trading cards

DALLAS — Parents, is it time for revenge? If you had kids in the 90s, you’re still scarred from the shouting, begging, and hair pulling induced by Pokémon. These mystical creatures sailed to the United States from Japan in 1997, and as trading cards hit the shelves a year later, Pokémon became a craze. Children worldwide […]