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Looking Back at the Road to Avengers: Endgame

Looking Back at the Road to Avengers: Endgame

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Where would Hollywood be financially without the superhero films, and specifically the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Five of the top 10 all-time domestic and five of the top 10 all-time worldwide releases are superhero movies (though to be fair, when one adjusts for inflation none are in the top 10 […]

Krigstein's "Master Race" Original Art Leads at Heritage, and Remembering Stan Lee

Krigstein's "Master Race" Original Art Leads at Heritage, and Remembering Stan Lee

Comic Character Collectibles by J.C. Vaughn Heritage Auctions’ November 15-17, 2018 Comics & Comic Art Auction made headlines when it closed at $10,776,936 in total sales and the company reported a 99.36% sell-through rate. The Belgium-based Boon Foundation for Narrative Graphic Arts garnered the biggest headlines of the event with their $600,000 bid for Bernie […]

A "Cover Story" That Changed My Life

A "Cover Story" That Changed My Life

Character Collectibles: November 2017 By J.C. Vaughn Sometimes a comic book cover can change your life. Weird, but true. It’s happened to me more than once, if you can believe it. First, a bit of background. If you’ve ever been a serious comic book fan or even known one very well, you’ll already know that […]

Original Oil Paintings by Chesley Bonestell sell for combined $135,000 at Philip Weiss Auctions

Auction, which grossed just under $600,000, was held at Weiss gallery in Lynbrook, N.Y. LYNBROOK, N.Y.  An archive of nine original oil on board paintings by Chesley Bonestell (Am., 1888-1986), the artist whose designs and illustrations were a major influence on science fiction art and earned him the nickname the  Father of Modern […]

High End Comic Sales Continue Despite Economy

High End Comic Sales Continue Despite Economy Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn One of the interesting things about the market for vintage, rare, high grade comics is that there has been no end to the record prices paid even with the prolonged negative economy. While dealers or collectors offering mid-grade have had to get […]