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Want To Play A Game Run By Monte Cook Or Bruce Cordell At Gen Con This Year?

By Christopher Helton Monte Cook Games is going to have a charity auction, giving away chances to play in a Numenera game run by Monte Cook or a game of The Strange run by Bruce Cordell at Gen Con 2014. [Monte Cook] Numenera is a science …

$28 Million? Or $15? Your Choice…

Yesterday, we ran a Swipe File piece based on Cartoon Brew’s fine observational skills regarding the Jeff Koons stainless steel Popeye statue that sold for $28,200,00 and its similarity to a Dark Horse Comics Popeye toy from a few years …

Herge Tops Paris Auction Of Original Comic Art, With Uderzo And Franquin Not Far Behind…

The rough pencils of a page of Tintin in Tibet by Herge, has been auctioned by Christie’s for €289,500  ($400,000) almost double its estimated price while a self portrait sold for €91,500 ($125,000) and a Tintin postcard design for €85,500 ($117,000). While a cover of Asterix and the …

Humanoids Buys Original Moebius Missing Logo From Auction – Updated

When Humanoids was first founded over 40 Years ago in Paris, Jean “Moebius” Giraud  hand drew the logo for the company. The original piece of art has been missing ever since. It showed up in a Manhattan auction last week …

French Original Comic Art Set To Rock The Marketplace At Christie’s In Paris

Christie’s Auction House in Paris is having its first sale of comic book material in April. And there are going to be some seriously large wallets to be carried to this display of European comic book art. The cover of …

The First Man To Possibly Bag And Board His Comics Sells His Collection To Pay For Medical Treatment

Comic collector Steve Landman of Kildeer, Illinois has been diagnosed with Anti-MAG IgM Peripheral Neuropathy which attacks his immune system and is taking away his ability to walk. And to pay for the treatment and its heavy side affects, to …

Help Steve Niles’ Post-Flood Rebuild In An Ongoing Auction (UPDATE)

On Sunday the 13th of October, the last day of New York Comic Con, fans and friends were shocked to hear the news that comic creator Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, Criminal Macabre, Chin Music, Black Mask Studios) and …

Paul Pope Remembers Auctioned Page From Batman: Year 100

The motorcycle scene from Batman: Year 100 #4 went up for auction this week. Page twenty of the book was drawn by Paul Pope and was auctioned at ComicLink.com on August 29th and closed after 26 bids for $3,600.00. Pope drew …

Best Copy Of First Appearance Of Deadpool In New Mutants 98 CGC 10.0 Hits $7,000 In First Hour Of Bidding

There’s been a lot of talk among collectors over the past week about the strong selection in the just-opened Comiclink focused auction — and bidding has been heated on a number of books right out of the gate — but …

Jack Kirby “Argo” Art Sells Well Above Estimates

The two pieces of Jack Kirby art that were crucial in the CIA’s plan to save the hostages from Tehran as depicted in the movie Argo, went under the gavel today and did far better than expected. Both pieces were …

Jack Kirby Artwork Immortalized In Argo Goes To Auction

Anyone who saw the movie Argo knows the story of how the CIA put together a fake Sci-Fi movie as a cover for a cover extraction of six Americans hiding in the Canadian embassy during the Iran hostage situation in …

Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns #2 Cover Goes To Auction, As Does A Near Mint Batman #1

Heritage Auctions are to put up for auction the original Frank Miller inked artwork for the cover to second issue of The Dark Knight Returns. A previous splash page from the series went for just shy of half a million …

The Action Comics #1 Found In The Wall Of An Old House Sells For $175,000

No way we could let the week of release of Man of Steel pass without a story of the sale of an Action Comics #1, could we?  You all remember this one from a few weeks back — a copy …

$135,000 (So Far) For An Action Comics #1 Found In A $10,100 House…

Remodeler finds comic book worth over $100K in wall at Elbow Lake house is the headline. amid old newspapers used to insulate a wall of a fixer-upper he was gutting in Elbow Lake, Minn Action Comics #1 is the comic. …

For Sale: Original Art For One Of The Most Iconic Comic Book Covers Ever (Hint: Dave Gibbons, Watchmen)

These things are forever open to debate, but I’m having a hard time coming up with too many cover images from the history of American comics that I’d definitively call more iconic, more memorable, more instantly evocative of what makes …

Video: Watch The TV Batmobile Sell For A Lot Of Money At Auction

Some people get very excited.

Machine Of Desire: Metropolis And The $1.2 Million Movie Memorabilia Auction

One of the most desirable posters in the world.

SHAZAM: First Appearance Of Captain Marvel In Whiz Comics #2 (#1) CGC 9.0 Sells For Record $281,001

The highest CGC-graded copy of Whiz Comics #2 (#1) CGC 9.0 has just sold for $281,001 at high-end comics & collectables auction house Comic Connect.  The February 1940 cover-dated comic book from publisher Fawcett includes a 13 page story by …