Tag Archives: Zombies

Captain Action Meets Ultraman

Captain Action Meets Ultraman

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn When writer-collector James Long documented a previously forgotten bit of Captain Action history, it didn’t seem very likely that he was actually uncovering a bit of the action figure’s future. First, it’s difficult to overstate the long-term popularity in Japan of the character Ultraman, which has been revived and […]

Lots of Activity at Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Lot of Activity at Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Lots of Activity at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum by J.C. Vaughn GEM’s Milestones Exhibit Wraps February 28 Originally slated to end April 30, 2014 and extended twice, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum’s (GEM) exhibit Milestones: African Americans in Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond will close on February 28, 2015, at the end of Black History month. Milestones, which […]

Spider-Man Collection Sells, Zombies Return to GEM

Spider-Man Collection Sells, Zombies Return to GEM

Spider-Man Collection Sells, Zombies Return to GEM By J.C. Vaughn Amazing Spider-Man Collection Sells at Pedigree Comics A CGC-certified Apparent 9.2 copy of Amazing Fantasy #15 featuring the origin and first appearance of Spider-Man, topped Pedigree Comics’ January Grand Auction, the company’s first ever character-centric auction, when it sold for $19,600. Company President and CEO […]

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury

Pop Culture Potpourri: Zombies, Gasoline Alley, Jack Kirby & Nick Fury Zombies at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn In director George A. Romero’s 1978 film Dawn of the Dead, one of the characters remembers what his grandfather told him and shares it with his fellow survivors of the zombie apocalypse: “When […]