Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements

13 Sep 2022

Nearly 2,200 Lots Over Three Days, All Items Start At $9.99!

Hake’s Auctions’ newest online exclusive auction opens for bidding Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Closing dates are September 20-22, 2022.

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27 Aug 2022

CGC-Graded Comics Lead Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction September 8-11

Most of the top comic books – including the top 50 by pre-auction estimates – in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction September 8-11 boast CGC grades.

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12 Aug 2022

Mark Ruffalo questions variation between Star Wars projects when compared with Marvel

Mark Ruffalo has questioned the variation between Star Wars projects when compared with Marvel's. The actor, who plays Bruce Banner/Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), was responding to a ...

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12 Aug 2022

Paul and Jessica Meet the Sandworm in This Dune Comic Preview

The second in a series of three graphic novel adaptations is out in August, and Gizmodo has an exclusive first look at one of its most exciting sequences: when Paul Atreides and his mother Lady ...

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10 Aug 2022

DC Films ''Reset'' Adds More Confusion for Warner Bros.' Slate

After David Zaslav shelved 'Batgirl' and declared a new ten-year plan is in the works, the future of the comic book power house is less clear than it has been in years.

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10 Aug 2022

Yes, The Sandman on Netflix is supposed to look like that

Netflix has now responded to the confusion, clarifying (per Variety) that the decidedly unconventional aspect ratio used throughout The Sandman is a deliberate artistic choice intended to emphasize ...

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10 Aug 2022

'The Sandman' Dethrones 'Virgin River' On Top Of Netflix's Weekly Ratings, 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' Sets New High

The Sandman, Netflix's series adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic book, ended the two-week reign of Virgin River's fourth season at the top of the streamer's weekly rankings ...

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10 Aug 2022

As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

Spider-Man fandom is in Tyler Scott Hoover's blood - but not because he was bitten by an irradiated arachnid. His father had collected Marvel comic ...

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10 Aug 2022

First Look At R.L. Stine's New Comic STUFF OF NIGHTMARES

BOOM! Studios have released a first look at the upcoming Stuff of Nightmares #1 , a gruesome new comic from R.L. Stine . Get ready for a darker and more gruesome story from the legendary author as he ...

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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 rarities

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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-Rayguns

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 event

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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