Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements
14 Jul 2022
Hakes Auction #235 online now - closes July 26-27 2022
Hake’s July 26-27 auction led by Star Wars comic strip original concept art, high-grade Boba Fett L-slot rocket-firing prototype figure, trove of pop culture raritiesRead more
11 Jun 2022
A Superman Auction For the Superfan Takes Flight at Heritage July 7
Milt Rosenberg’s historic collection spans eight decades of Superman merchandising, from fan-club rings to Krypto-RaygunsRead more
11 Jun 2022
Proud Marvel super fan, Iman Vellani, stars in 'Ms. Marvel'
Iman Vellani, who stars as Kamala Khan in the new ''Ms. Marvel,'' has a conundrum. Now that she's a part of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), does she remove the Marvel posters from the walls of her ...Read more
9 Jun 2022
''Paper Girls'' Looks Perfect For Fans of ''Stranger Things''
Paper Girls,'' based on the beloved comic book series written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Cliff Chiang, is coming to the small screen. On June 9, Prime Video released a first look at the ...Read more
28 May 2022
CGC-Graded Comics Lead Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction June 16-19
Most of the top comic books – including the top 73 by pre-auction estimates – in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction June 16-19 boast CGC grades.Read more
28 May 2022
Cover Art, Full Story From Robin’s 1988 ‘Death in the Family’ Shine Bat-Signal on Heritage’s June Comic Art Auction
Batman covers from Bob Kane, Jim Lee and other comic-book legends team up with Todd McFarlane’s Spider-Man in historic original art eventRead more
26 May 2022
CGC Census - A Game for the Thousandth Collector
Imagine a game where 1,000 lucky comic collectors are awarded the best available copies of comic books from the CGC Census. Where would ticket #1,000 be for the earliest appearances of favorite characters? Some winning books may surprise you.Read more
19 May 2022
ComicConnect Event Auction #50 Underway!
Just when you guess the market can’t get any bigger, it goes ahead and amazes buyers and sellers alike with record after record set and smashed!Read more
22 Apr 2022
CGC Census - Exploring Second Issues - Is it ever better to be second?
Collectors love a first issue – that #1 on the cover is hard to beat, but there are times when #2 is the winner. This article explores issue #2 and finds a few that beat #1 in collectors' hearts, minds, and CGC submissions.Read more
24 Mar 2022
CGC Census - Submissions, Average Grades, and 76,832 Dots!
One chart of CGC Census data with 76,832 dots might seem overwhelming, but not if you can select by decades and highlight any issue to see more detail. Submissions, average grades, and 76,832 dots are available in an interactive visualization right now.Read more
13 Mar 2022
ComicConnect’s Event Auction Ends Next Week
ComicConnect’s Event Auction #49 ends every night next week, March 14-19, 2022. In addition to original comic art & top comic keys from the Silver & Golden Ages, the auction offers a variety of investment collectible categories for a collector’s portfolio.Read more
10 Mar 2022
Hake's Auction #234 Now Online- Comics, Art, Toys and More.
Hake’s follows up $10M year with March 15-16 auction of 'unicorns', including incomparable prizes from Star Wars, Cuban baseball and political button categoriesRead more
19 Feb 2022
Unique Hash Rush and NFT Auction Ends Sunday
ComicConnect’s unique Hash Rush auction ends this coming Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 6PM EST - According to industry experts, the final hammer price could be immense.Read more
18 Feb 2022
World's #2 Daredevil Complete CGC Registry Set From Tower Lakes Collection in Pedigree Comics' March Grand Auction
Pedigree Comics' CEO and President, Doug Schmell, recently received on consignment the remaining books and magazines from the ultra high grade Tower Lakes Collection - approximately 450 CGC certified comic books & magazines.Read more
18 Feb 2022
CGC-Graded Comics Headline Heritage Auctions' April 7-8 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction
Check out the top comic books in Heritage Auctions' April 7-8 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction.Read more
22 Jan 2022
Collecting by Date - What is a Birthday Comic?
What is a birthday comic? It’s a comic book from the year and month you were born. Nearly 90 years of monthly comics provide over 1,000 birthday comics to collectors. The most popular submissions to CGC are listed for each month since 1934.Read more
20 Dec 2021
Investing in CGC Graded Comics - Is Higher Grade Better?
It has been said that investing in CGC graded modern books should be CGC 9.8 or nothing. Does that advice hold up to testing? What do 2005 prices look like in 2021? Could the best rate of return be (MUCH) lower on the CGC grading scale? Yes it can!Read more
11 Dec 2021
ComicConnect: Silver and Bronze Investment Picks
ComicConnect's Event Auction #48 affords numerous ideal opportunities for Silver Age investment collectors to add to their portfoliosRead more
11 Dec 2021
ComicConnect Event Auction #48 Ends Next Week
Event Auction #48 features an elite selection of investment cornerstone comics including Superman #1 CGC 7.0, Action Comics #1 CGC 3.0, Whiz Comics #2(#1) CGC 6.0, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 7.0, and Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 8.0.Read more
7 Dec 2021
New Ultra High Grade Bronze Marvel Panhandle Collection Debuts in Pedigree Comics' Upcoming January Grand Auction
Pedigree Comics to offer first part of 2,000 ultra high grade CGC certified Bronze Age Marvels in company's upcoming January 2022 Grand AuctionRead more