Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements

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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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 categories

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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 portfolios

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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.

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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 Auction

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7 Dec 2021

Kismet Decals Review #WW84 Hero Pose 1 Licensed Wall Sticker @KismetDecals

Kismet Decals were established in 2014 and produce high quality wall decals that are nothing short of spectacular. Their line of all-star licensed wall ...

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7 Dec 2021

Marvel gifts and deals: What to buy for Marvel fans this holiday season

Do you have a Marvel fan on your holiday gift list this year? If so, we have you covered. We've searched the multiverse for the best Marvel gifts and deals - whether you have a classic comic fan on ...

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7 Dec 2021

Comic book stores help me feel connected during the pandemic

A student shares his experience going back to in-person shopping at comic book stores since the pandemic began.

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28 Nov 2021

GPAnalysis Individual Comic Volumes and the CGC Census

GPAnalysis shows that there may be few surprises when the most often CGC graded comics are also the most often sold. But turn those numbers into percentages and the surprises abound. Take a look at what’s trading more often than you might expect.

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17 Nov 2021

'Eternals' Post-Credit Scene Introduced Kit Harington's Black Knight - Here's Everything to Know

Comic book fans will recognize Dane Whitman (played by Kit Harrington), the boyfriend of the Eternal Sersi (Gemma Chan), almost immediately, as Dane Whitman is the name of the superhero, the Black ...

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17 Nov 2021

Image Comics Announces SUPERMASSIVE Crossover Comic for RADIANT BLACK, INFERNO GIRL RED, and New Series ROGUE SON

I've loved reading Radiant Black from Kyle Higgins and Marcelo Costa . It's one of my favorite ongoing series at the moment. Well, there's a lot more coming for fans to get excited for. Image Comics ...

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16 Nov 2021

The Flash Season 8: Atom, Despero, and More Secrets of Armageddon Revealed

The Flash season 8 episode 1 is the first part of "Armageddon," a massive, superhero guest-star laden event featuring the villainous Despero. Here's how it came ...

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