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GPA for CGC Comics
vol 17 no 3 - March 2019 


  Feb-2019 GPA Market Reports
By GPA for Comics

February 2019 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's February Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. February reports include sales results from major auction houses and online dealers. A total of 12,370 individual sales are represented in this month's 11 exclusive reports.

GPA for Comics is the world's largest CGC pricing database with more than 2,934,000 individual transactions totaling over $835 Million, since 2002.

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  Bid on 58,191 CGC Comics Now!
By GPA for Comics

GPA Live Auction Links allows subscribers to search through current CGC comic auctions from the likes of Heritage, eBay, Pedigree, My Comics Shop,Hakes, Quality Comix and others from one convenient online page. By selecting a comic book title, a list of all certified comics in list form is returned, each with a link back to the original auction site ready for bidding! There are currently 58,191 live auctions available for searching. Subscribers can access the service by logging on to GPA and clicking on the Live Auctions link in the main menu.

GPA Live Auctions are also available directly in GPA's analysis pages - looking up pricing data for a specific book? We'll also show you who's got one available and take you directly to their site for bidding.

GPA Live Auction Links allows collectors to quickly and easily identify and bid on CGC comics offered by major auction houses.

 


  World Records, Special Collections Push Heritage Auctions to $826.4 Million in 2018
by Heritage Galleries

Heritage Auctions, HA.com, announced today its total annual sales for 2018 surpassed $826 million, setting more than a dozen world record sales as total online sales increased for the fourth straight year. ... Read more

 


  Record Batman #1 Sale Reported by ComicConnect
by ComicConnect

In February, the New York City auction house reported a $240,000 sale of a copy of Batman #1 CGC 5.0 in their fixed priced market place. ... Read more

 


  Hake's Auctions' Newest Sale Features Many First Appearances & Hundreds Of CGC Comics
by Hake's Auctions

Hake's newest auction is now online and includes over 1,800 lots, including hundreds of CGC graded comic books from the Golden Age up through and including Modern books. ... Read more

 


  New 9.8 Thor & X-Men Group in Pedigree Comics' March/April Marvels & Magazine Auction
by Pedigree Comics

According to Doug Schmell, President and CEO of Pedigree Comics, Inc., he recently acquired on consignment a group of CGC certified 9.8 (Near-Mint/Mint) Silver and Bronze Age Thors and Bronze Age X-Men for his company's upcoming March/April Grand Auction ... Read more

 


  Frank Frazetta Iconic Buck Rogers Cover Leads Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction Past $9.4 Million
by Heritage Galleries

Original comic cover art by legendary artist Frank Frazetta soared beyond its pre-auction estimate, claiming top-lot honors and leading Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art auction to $9,432,650 ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect Event Auction Ending This Week
by ComicConnect

Only have a couple of auctions days left with first appearances, first issues, and highest graded comics still up for grabs in Event Auction #38 ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Consign Now to Next Auction
by ComicConnect

"We're up against the deadline to consign CGC-certified comics to our next auction catalog," explained ComicConnect's COO Vincent Zurzolo. "Call or email us today to lock in your spot and sell your comics alongside some of the hottest books on the market." ... Read more

 


  New CGC 9.6/9.8 Silver & Bronze Age Consignment in Pedigree Comics' March/April Marvels & Magazine Auction
by Pedigree Comics

The focus this week is on the brand new consignment, from the west coast of Florida, of super high grade (9.6 and higher) Silver and Bronze Age Marvels and DC's that Mr. Schmell just recently received for the auction. ... Read more

 


  Weekly Comics, Animation, Art Auction Surpass $570,000 As Heritage Auctions Crushes Sales Record
by Heritage Galleries

Heritage Auctions set a new world record for the largest weekly comics auction ever held, when its Sunday Internet Comics, Animation & Art auction, which closed March 3 on HA.com, amassed $573,095 in sales for 1,322 lots. ... Read more

 


  Metropolis Travels to the Real Gotham
by Metropolis Comics

Metropolis is heading to Chicago, believed to be the inspiration for Batman's hometown, for the annual, massive, amazing, supersized comic convention, C2E2. ... Read more

 


  CGC Grades Lead to Best First-Quarter Comics Auction in Heritage History
by Heritage Galleries

Thanks in large part to an exceptional group of CGC-graded comic books, Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art auction was the most successful first-quarter auction in the department's history, with sales totaling $9,426,710. ... Read more

 


  Simpsons Original Production cels available at GP Investment Collectables
by GP Investment Collectables

There's still some fantastic Simpsons production setups available at GP Investment Collectables. They include some of the most memorable and hard-to-find scenes from classic episodes such as "Who Shot Mr.Burns", "Bart's Friend Falls In Love", and *gasp*, *horror*, *arrrghhh!!!!*, Treehouse of Horror III, IV and VII. Most are signed by some of the famous voices/artists/directors and sketched directly on the frame matts. These cels are offered for a limited time, so make sure to reserve yours today! Click here to view them now.

 


  GPA Mobile - check CGC prices on iPhone and other mobile devices
by GPA for Comics

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  Long live comedy: Digital comics immortalizes iconic Filipino comedians
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  Marvel Possibly Teasing Major X-Men Plans
Marvel Comics releases for the week of March 13th are arriving in comic book stores today, and they each have a mysterious ad within. What Marvel is teasing also isn't immediately clear ...
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  Blazing Desert Brings Comic-Con Culture To San Luis
Comic book fans in Yuma County have options to attend nearby conventions, also known as comic-cons. The most famous is the annual event in San Diego and there are others in the Phoenix area. But for t...
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  Meet Wave, Marvel comics new Filipino superhero
Can't wait to read this comic! The legendary Marvel comic book universe is opening its doors to a new super-heroine, a Filipino called Wave. The new character was announced over the weekend at ...
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  Seven fun ways to raise money for Comic Relief
Having an abundance of books you'll never read, or have read and don't want anymore, probably means you can get rid of them. Of course, you can take them down to a charity shop. But since it's almost ...
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  Captain Marvel Movie Review! Cosmic Continuity Catch-up!
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  Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 3-13-19
Top 5 Trending Comics This Week 3-13-19
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  CHAMPIONS #3 Reviews
Comic Book University: "The weight of guilt is not just something you can hoist on your shoulders and walk around with. It weighs you down in your blood and that's exactly what Miles Morales is feelin...
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  Comic Con comes to Cape Town in 2020
comic books and gaming. We are thrilled to be announcing the dates when we will be bringing the Comic Con magic to another South African city," says managing director Carol Weaving. As Cape Town is th...
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  Avengers: No Road Home #4 Reviews
It's a successful and fascinating gambit, and it recaptures the huge scale this title had at its outset." Comic Book University: "This comic has a smidge of everything, everything you're looking for ...
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  'Captain Marvel' smashes box office opening weekend
Without even mentioning expectations from Captain Marvel comic book fans, box office expectations for the Brie Larson-headlined film were huge. Happily, after the movie's opening weekend, it seems the ...
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  International entertainment event Comic Con Africa comes to Cape Town next year
comic books, and gaming. We are thrilled to be announcing the dates when we will be bringing the Comic Con magic to another South African city." Weaving said as Cape Town was the film capital of ...
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  GI Joe: Sierra Muerte #1
Michel Fiffe's comics always make me think of certain house remixes of ... Unlike previous works in this vein from Fiffe, there are some serious constraints on what he can do in this book. COPRA had t...
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  ''This Is MANGA'': The Art Of Naoki Urasawa In Los Angeles
Currently, Japan House Los Angeles is paying tribute to a revered comics artist and writer with "This is MANGA ... lovingly displayed Japanese housewares, decorations, and books. "This is MANGA!" feat...
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  Best Cover Art NEW Comics 3-13-19
New comic book release day 3/13/19
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  Trending Comics & More #569
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  Kevin Smith Reacts to Captain Marvel - ''I'm a Blubbering Mess''
John is the Editor here at Bounding Into Comics. He is a massive Washington Capitals fan, lover of history, and likes to dabble in economics and philosophy.
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  Comic Book Preview - The Prisoner: Shattered Visage
Titan releases the long-out of print The Prisoner: Shattered Visage, the official sequel to the classic TV series, this Wednesday, and you can take a look at a preview of the graphic novel here… Set t...
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  HBO throws gauntlet at Comic-Con with Game of Thrones activation during SXSW
but the past two years HBO has made SXSW an experience to rival the biggest comic-book convention in the US. Last year, lucky attendees could step into the world of Westworld with a fully immersive ac...
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  Marvel Maintains Its Dominance Because of Indie Filmmakers
Whatever your feelings on the comic-book takeover of Hollywood, their success is vital for the struggling theater business. And as Marvel maintains its dominance In that world, they look to indie film...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics #204
Top 5 Trending Comics #204
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  Comic Book Review - Fantastic Four #7
Fantastic Four is a book steeped in history. Responsible for laying the foundations for the Marvel universe, both cosmically and terrestrially, it's a book that comes with heavy expectations, and deca...
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  Trending Comics & More #568
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  A Life In Comics: Kevin Eastman Interview
They felt and smelled like a good-sized comic book flea market, jammed into a small dusty old "Just off Main Street" shop. I loved the smell of a classic old store (seriously). One of my favorite memo...
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  Comic Book Preview - Domino: Hotshots #1
Marvel launches its new series Domino: Hotshots from Gail Simone and David Baldeon this coming Wednesday; take a look at a preview of the first issue here… BULLY, BRAWLER, MERCENARY, SPIES: THE MARVEL ...
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  Comic Book Preview - Tank Girl: Action Alley #3
Titan Comics releases Tank Girl: Action Alley #3 this coming Wednesday, and you can take a look at a preview of the issue here… Tank Girl's first ever ongoing series delves into her origins with a new ...
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  Marvel reportedly seeking openly gay actor to lead upcoming Eternals film
Signup to receive a daily roundup of the top LGBT+ news stories from around the world Marvel Studios is reportedly looking to cast an openly gay male actor as the lead in upcoming comic book movie The ...
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  Preview of The Walking Dead comic issue 189: Lines Are Drawn
Take a look at three panels from issue 189 of The Walking Dead comic book series as well as the synopsis from the comic set to release in March of 2019. Things haven't been going well for the ...
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  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to star as superhero in new comic book series
Comic book Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force will portray the youngest woman ever elected to US Congress as a sassy superhero Its cover shows her, smartphone in hand, in a defiant pose i...
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  First Look at BOOM! Studios' ADVENTURE TIME MARCY AND SIMON #3
bring fans the exciting official comic book continuation of the Cartoon Network Emmy® Award-winning series by revealing what's next for the once immortal Simon and the still immortal Vampire Queen Mar...
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  The Umbrella Academy has been renewed for a second season
Netflix has renewed The Umbrella Academy for a second season. The fantasy drama is an adaptation of the comic book series of the same name, which was created by My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way and ...
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  Deloitte & Ella the Engineer Join Forces in New Comic Book Series to Spur Student Interest in STEM
NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Deloitte and The Ella Project, creator of Ella the Engineer, announced the launch of a new collaborative comic book series with the goal of exposing girl...
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  How Lion Forge is moving from comic books to screen
After gaining trust in the publishing space with its creative partners, distributors and fans, St. Louis, Missouri-based comics publisher and transmedia house Lion Forge is charting a new course ...
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  Marvel's The Eternals could span 'tens of thousands of years'
Created by Jack Kirby back in 1976, the characters were developed using unused concepts from Kirby's New Gods comic book for DC Comics. The group make up the most powerful characters Marvel has.
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  Top 5 Trending Comics #203
Top 5 Trending Comics #203
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  Three reasons to check out 'Burnouts'
Dennis Culver's Burnouts is a surprisingly deep comic book. While the story seems like a simple one, it manages to go beyond its simple trappings. Thanks to great character development and appropriate ...
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  Trending Comics & More #567
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  Brad Meltzer book series gets kids to read biographies and histories
Like earlier books, it's written and illustrated in comic book style. It starts with King's childhood, detailing her father's encouragement to play sports, the free tennis lessons offered by ...
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  Can a Comics App With 130M Users Become China's Marvel?
Her teachers didn't mind, she says; they liked her illustrations. There weren't many well-known Chinese comic books in the 1990s, so Chen devoured Japanese anime like Doraemon and Naruto. And she kept ...
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  Vixen: Return of the Lion #6
I sometimes buy comics just for the covers ... The lower print run makes this book difficult to find online and in the wild. However, as with any book, rarity alone does not make a book a good investm...
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  Kids and comic pros come together at Lake Erie Ink's Kids' comic con
Marc Sumerak, who has had a long career writing "The Avengers," "Power Pack" and other titles for Marvel Comics and other companies, will be the keynote speaker. Sumerak has also written books and com...
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  Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart set world record for Marvel roles
As Wolverine and Professor X, Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart entertained comic book fans and the general public for nearly two decades. Playing a single role that long is a massive ...
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  Captain Marvel is the latest victim of judgemental comic book fans
In the weeks leading up to its release, Captain Marvel is already being bombarded by internet trolls. For years, comic book movies were dominated by white male leads. Batman, Superman, and Spider ...
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  Review: The Wild Storm #20
Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, ANYBODY to keep him from foisting this movie-presented-in-comic-book-form on the comic book reading audience.
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  'Blasphemous': DC Comics drops plans for series starring Jesus Christ
"This blasphemous content should not be tolerated. Jesus Christ is the Son of God. His story should not be ridiculed for the sake of selling comic books." In Second Coming, God sends Jesus Christ back ...
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  Comics In Drawers
Every month or so, I go to a different comic shop and see what treasures I can unearth for $20. It wasn't the best selection and the condition of most of the books was somewhere between "Very Sad" and ...
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  Comic Book Preview - Detective Comics #1000
Detective Comics reaches its landmark 1000th issue next month, and DC Comics has unveiled a preview of the special issue, which we have for you here… After 80 years, it's here-the 1,000th issue of DET...
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  Top 5 Trending Comics #202
Top 5 Trending Comics #202
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  Spit #1 Comic
I am using the comic strip format again. I am comfortable with this format. The German Cousin was using the comic book format and I was stuck. It seems that after years of making comic strip stories, ...
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  American Carnage is the Best New Vertigo Book in Years
American Carnage is a revelation. Bryan Edward Hill, a rising star at DC who won praise for his work on The Wild Storm: Michael Cray and Detective Comics has a straight up throwback Vertigo book here ...
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  Grawlix Podcast #86: Classic GI Joe & Tze Chun Interview
This episode of The Grawlix Podcast features an interview with writer, film director, and comic book publisher, Tze Chun. The whole G-Crew then reviews classic Marvel era G.I. Joe comics in this month ...
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  Best Cover Art NEW Comics 2-20-19
New comic book release day 2/20/19.
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  Black Comix Day offers inspiration for kids and platform for black artists and creators
On Saturday, hundreds of people came together at Malcolm X Library for the second-ever Black Comix Day, an event that celebrates black comic book artists and creators and promotes representation. "Whe...
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  Comics For Everyone: Interview with Lion Forge CEO Dave Steward II
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  Boom! Studios releases first-look preview of Buffy the Vampire Slayer #3
Boom! Studios' Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic book series continues in March with the release of the third issue, and you can take a look at an unlettered, first-look preview here… This is Buffy Summe...
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  ''Men of Steel, Women of Wonder''
Superman first appeared in the pages and on the cover of Action Comics No. 1 which, in keeping with the conventions of comic books, bore a cover date of June even though it was actually published on A...
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  DC Releases Full Story Details For Detective Comics #1000
"Everyone we asked to be a part of this monumental issue immediately said yes and we can't wait for fans to get their hands on the comic book." The full lineup of stories, writers and artists to be fe...
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  DC Comics Axes Series on Jesus' 'Second Coming' Amid Christian Outrage
This blasphemous content should not be tolerated. Jesus Christ is the Son of God. His story should not be ridiculed for the sake of selling comic books", the petition reads. Second Coming's creators a...
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  COMIC REVIEW: All-Star Superman
Grant Morrison is a prolific comic book writer for DC Comics as well as its Vertigo imprint line. He has a knack of finding the off-kilter and blending it into the soup of what plays as reality in com...
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  Review - High Crimes TP (Image Comics)
Previously released by Monkeybrain Comicsin 2013 and Dark Horse Comics in 2015, Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim ... Interestingly, the journey through the book is eerily similar to the climb itself, wi...
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  'Alita: Battle Angel' Review
Heck, it may not even be director Robert Rodriguez's best adaptation of a comic book. But it will almost certainly be the best big-budget comic book movie released in the first half of 2019 about ...
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  Trending Comics & More #566
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  Comic Book Preview - Wolverine: Infinity Watch #1
Marvel Comics releases Wolverine: Infinity Watch #1 this coming Wednesday, and you can take a look at a preview of the issue here… Wolverine has finally returned, disentwined from the evil clutches of ...
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  Batman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover movie coming
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