Tag Archives: X-Men

Comic Character Collectibles: Despite the Virus, Heritage Scores Impressive Total

The cover for Frank #1 from Nemesis Comics (1993), a short-lived imprint of family-friendly longtime comic book publisher Harvey Comics.

Despite the Virus, Heritage Scores Impressive Total An eclectic mix of original art by some of the most influential artists and major keys in superhero comics was offered on the first day of Heritage’s Comics & Comic Art Auction. Their significance and prestige pushed the first day total to $5.1 million and underscored a three-day […]

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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: X-Men #1 comic book, $350,000, ComicLink

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare and unrestored issue of X-Men #1 comic book, CGC-graded highly at 9.6, sold recently for $350,000 through ComicLink, a leading provider of online auction and marketplace services for the vintage comic book industry. The buyer was a private collector who is not […]

Pop Culture Meets Reality on Overstreet Cover

Pop Culture Meets Reality on Overstreet Cover

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn The cinematic successes of the X-Men franchise for Twentieth Century Fox, then the Spider-Man franchise from director Sam Raimi for Sony, and the Batman franchise from director Christopher Nolan for Warner Bros. each had a good bit to do with setting the level of expectations for the blockbuster superheroes summer […]

Spider-Man cover Art brings $657,250 in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Comics and Comic Art Auction

Spider-Man cover Art brings $657,250 in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Comics and Comic Art Auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 Beverly Hills, CA – The best of both worlds in comics and original comic art met in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Signature® event on July 26 […]

9.8-Graded X-Men #1 Highlight of Silver Age Marvel Collection at Heritage Auction

9.8-Graded X-Men #1 Highlight of Silver Age Marvel Collection at Heritage Auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 Beverly Hills, CA – The multi-million dollar Doug Schmell / PedigreeComics.com Collection, featuring the single greatest grouping of Silver Age Marvel CGC #1 Registry sets ever assembled, realized more than $3.94 million on […]