Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements

2 Apr 2020

Still More Super High Grade Marvel & Warren Magazines in Pedigree Comics' April Grand Auction

The new magazines featured in this auction are all 9.8 and 9.6 with only a handful in 9.4 and are all Marvels and Warrens. Almost every one is either the highest or second highest certified copy to date.

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2 Apr 2020

Results Soar in First Auction Ever Dedicated to CGC-Certified Magazines

Results from the first-ever auction dedicated to CGC-certified magazines yielded results well above pre-auction estimates when Heritage Auctions’ CGC-Certified Magazines Online Auction realized $118,224 in total sales.

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2 Apr 2020

More Mint Magazine Mania in Pedigree Comics' April Grand Auction

This auction will feature a low to mid-grade consignment of early Silver Age Marvels, including almost every key, from a collection out of Norfolk, Virginia put together by two brothers growing up in the 1960's and early 1970's.

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2 Apr 2020

Movie Poster for The Invisible Man Sold for $182,400 at Heritage Auctions

A rare movie poster for the 1933 classic film The Invisible Man disappeared Saturday night for $182,400 at public auction.

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1 Apr 2020

On the influence of Asterix

At the time of my conversion, well fed on The Beano, Whizzer and Chips and Garfield, the Asterix books were a first taste of a new kind of long-format comic book, or what we might now call a graphic ...

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1 Apr 2020

Marvel theory says Eternals will introduce a villain more dangerous than Thanos

The theory suggests that the main villain in the Phase four of the MCU will be set up in The Eternals. According to ScreenRant, "cosmic beings known as the Celestials experimented with the DNA of ...

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1 Apr 2020

What Is San Diego Comic-Con Playing At?

More and more comic book stores across the United States are having to close their doors because of One does not simply cancel San Diego Comic-Con, an event that has generated over $19 million in ...

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1 Apr 2020

For First Time, the Comic Book Industry Is on Hold

Comics have been published on a regular basis in the U.S. through all number of existential threats in the past, whether it's World War II, or Watergate, oil crises or 9/11.

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1 Apr 2020

Comic Book Review - Alienated #2

The story of Alienated appears to be another interesting double meaning - not just the story of social segregation but also alien element to the story. This deep and charming tale is focused around ...

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29 Mar 2020

Diamond Issues Survey to Comic Stores Regarding Coronavirus Effects

Direct Market distributor Diamond Comic Distributors is conducting a coronavirus impact survey, on comic book retailers still reading their e-mails. In case it missed your retailer, here's what ...

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29 Mar 2020

DC finally reveals the alternate BATMAN: A DEATH IN THE FAMILY art in which Jason Todd lived

I've loved A Death in the Family since I was a tiny child comic book reader. It's one of the first Batman stories I ever read, Jason Todd was my first Robin, and I've long been fascinated by the 'what ...

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25 Mar 2020

Comic Book Preview - Marvel Action: Avengers #1

Year two of IDW's Year two of Marvel Action: Avengers begins this Wednesday with the release of a new #1, and you can check out the official preview here… Grab your favorite teammate and strap in for ...

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25 Mar 2020

The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus - On Tuesday

I have been writing this article for almost twenty-four hours. Been talking to senior comic book industry figure after another. The problem is, the second I get a hold of what might actually be going ...

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25 Mar 2020

Asterix creator Albert Uderzo dies at 92

French comic-book artist, who created Asterix with the writer René Goscinny, dies at home 'from a heart attack unrelated to the coronavirus' ...

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25 Mar 2020

Diamond UK Holding Onto This Week's Comics for Safe Keeping

While US comic book retailers were allowed to sell this week's comic books from Monday (if they could get them) ahead of a number of lockdowns on Tuesday evenings, and able to fulfil mail orders since ...

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25 Mar 2020

World Largest Comics Distributor Diamond Distributors Will Cease Shipping Indefinitely From 1 April

Your weekly pull-list is in jeopardy. Diamond Comic Distributors, the distributor for some of the most beloved comic book titles including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, Boom! Studios, and Dynamite, ...

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21 Mar 2020

Comic Book Preview - Angel + Spike #10

Angel + Spike #10 hits comic book stores this coming Wednesday, and you can take a look at a preview of the issue here courtesy of Boom! Studios… Spike and his, uh, Team Spike of Fred, Gunn & their ...

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21 Mar 2020

David Bowie's Life in Comics

The dialogue is sparse, too, consisting mainly of characters making mutual introductions, and the majority of the story is narrated through a kind of comic-book equivalent of a voiceover. From Bowie: ...

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21 Mar 2020

Get a First Look at Ghosted in LA #10

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Ghosted in LA #10, the latest issue in the original comic book series from GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer Sina Grace, who will also be illustrating this ...

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21 Mar 2020

Comic Con Cape Town: SA's biggest pop culture event postponed to April 2021

They are just as disappointed as we are and we will keep you updated on all 2021 guest announcements in due course". The organisers confirmed earlier this year that Comic Book Illustrator and Artist, ...

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