Tag Archives: Star Wars

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ives Railway Lines set, $6,000, Cordier Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ives Railway Lines set, $6,000, Cordier Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An Ives 1134 Railway Lines freight set sold for $6,000 at a Toy & Train Auction held July 2nd by Cordier Auctions in Harrisburg, Pa. Also, a Lionel 199 Ives derrick with red top chugged off for $5,500; an Uncle Sam mechanical bank went […]

LICENSED! Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics

LICENSED! Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn Almost from the earliest days of comic books, titles licensed from other media have been part of the mix. Early best-sellers such as Bringing Up Father and Thimble Theater, for instance, were popular comic strips collected into book form. Many licensed titles have gone on to become highly collectible over […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marvel's Star Wars #1, $7,200, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A very fine copy of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 comic book from 1977, the rare 35-cent variant, sold for $7,200 at an auction of books and comic books held March 24 by PBA Galleries in San Francisco, Calif. Also, a pristine copy of the […]

Inside The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters

Inside The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters

by Amanda Sheriff What makes a movie poster attractive? In The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters, we attempt to answer that question. We explore the factors that appeal to collectors while also delving deeper into the hobby by showcasing franchises, film subgenres, artists, directors, and stars. In the newest addition to Gemstone Publishing’s Overstreet […]

May is Really Big for Pop Culture

May is Really Big for Pop Culture

May is Really Big for Pop Culture By J.C. Vaughn Some months have a lot of pop culture to digest and May is certainly one of the biggest in that regard. As this column goes to press, April’s Captain America: The Winter Solider is still at theatres, Amazing Spider-Man 2 is #1 at the box […]