Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements

29 May 2020

Marvel dedicates National Superheroes Day to real life heroes

On a given day, you'll find Mike Hawthorne tucked away in his home office in Central Pennsylvania, putting pencil to paper to craft eye-catching Marvel comic art. He's famous for drawing ...

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23 Apr 2020

Diamond UK Distributing to British Comic Shops For Sale on May 11th

Diamond Comics UK has been holding the final week of American comic books that were sent across the Atlantic before the shutdown in their Warrington offices. Which mean that while US and Canadian ...

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23 Apr 2020

Buddy Saunders of MyComicShop, Staying The Course With Diamond

a chain of seven Texas comic book stores founded in 1977. With the sale of the Lone Star comic book store chain in 2013, Mr. Saunders and his family now operate the online Lone Star Comics at ...

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13 Apr 2020

DEADMAN and BATMAN: GRIM KNIGHT Joins JIM LEE's Comic Book Shop Charity Sketch-a-Thon

DC Chief Creative Officer/Publisher Jim Lee has drawn two more sketches over the weekend for auctions to benefit comic book shops: Deadman and alt-reality Batman, Grim Knight. Saturday's Deadman was ...

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13 Apr 2020

Comic Artist Skottie Young Shares His Take on AKIRA in a Sketch

One of my favorite comic book artists is Skottie Young. I'm a huge fan of his style. I've enjoyed sharing some of his art in the past, and I've got a new one to share with you today! Below you'll find ...

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13 Apr 2020

Donate $100 to Gnu Comic Books of Ontario, Get $200 in Credit

Comic book store Gnu Books of Oshawa, Ontario is one of many stores sufferinghardship right now. But it is one that is offering a lot to its customers if they can help support it right now. Even those ...

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13 Apr 2020

In a period of isolation, comic books offer a refreshing bit of escapism in a uncertain time

Amidst the pandemic, the comic book industry is currently at an economic standstill. Last month Diamond Comic Distributors Inc., a global comic book supplier, announced it will halt all shipments of ...

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3 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Could Be the Beginning of the End for Super Conventions

Many major conventions are being canceled due to the coronavirus, which raises questions about the future of these large-scale events.

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3 Apr 2020

DC Universe's 'Harley Quinn' Celebrates The Sweet Anarchy Of A New Gotham In Season 2

The former Dr. Harleen Quinzel may not have received the right movie (one that brings in droves of comic book fans) with Birds Of Prey, but the Harley Quinn animated series is an entirely different ...

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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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