Stolen Comics: Wizard World Chicago, Empire in Sacramento and Thief Sentenced

Sometimes comic books get stolen. Bleeding Cool does what it can to get the word out. The following books were stolen from Tomorrow’s Treasures at Wizard Chicago Comic Con on Saturday, August 24th. Action Comics #19 CGC 7.5 Daredevil #1 (1941) CGC 4.5 Daredevil #1 (1964) CGC 4.5 Detective Comics #144 CGC. 9.0 Mystery In […]

Fourteen Comics Worth $42,000  Stolen From Mile High in Denver

Someone Stole 14 Comics Worth $42,000 From Mile High in Denver

Mile High Comics of Denver is one of the oldest comic book stores, with a famous widest selections of comic books in the world. Quite a few valuable ones as well, as one thief discovered at the weekend. Chuck Rozanski posted the news to Facebook saying: Someone broke into Jason St. last night through one […]

Jim Wheelock’s Comics Collection Stolen In Brattleboro, Vermont

Comic book creator and collector Jim Wheelock writes, My storage space near Brattleboro, Vermont was robbed recently. It looks like my entire comics collection was taken. It has great personal value to me, and was also part of my retirement plans. I’m a comics artist and illustrator, myself, best known for illustrating the graphic novel, […]

8000 Comics Stolen In Eagle Rock, Los Angeles Last Night. Have You Been Made An Offer?

Adam Rose writes to tell us that his collection of over eight thousand comic was stolen from a garage in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles last night. Fourteen long boxes that included, amongst others, Complete Web of Spiderman, X-Factor (original run) Death in the Family Dark Knight Returns West Coast Avengers Avengers Amazing Spiderman Grant Morrison’s JLA […]

Stolen: Sketch Covers From ECCC – Batman/Superman And Amazing Spider-Man

Mico Suayan is one of a number of artists who sell their artwork on the sketch cover comic books created by comic book publishers. And he was doing so at ECCC. That’s until these two were stolen, right from his table on Artists’ Alley. Ok so someone stole these from my table! Just letting you […]

Reward For Stolen Luther Arkwright Page By Bryan Talbot

Have you seen this page from The Adventures Of Luther Arkwright, by Bryan Talbot? About twenty years ago, it was stolen while on loan for an exhibition. In all that time it’s not resurfaced for sale. It may well be hanging on someone’s wall, sold on from person to person, so Bleeding Cool is asking […]

When Your Ex Takes Your Comic Collection…

When any long term romantic relationship breaks down, splitting up your possessions can be just as hard as splitting up your lives. As British Bleeding Cool reader Alan Nolan relates; My comic collection has been stolen by my ex-girlfriend. It consists of three thousand comics, mainly Marvel, DC from 2000 0nwards, but some indies and […]

Frank Frazetta And Arthur Suydam Artwork Stolen

Two pieces of artwork were stolen from Arthur Suydam’s studio it seems. Firstly, this full colour gouche painting, Alien Genocide, by Arthur Suydam. And secondly this ink sketch, Little Devil. If you know the whereabouts of either, you can contact, 212 475 4840  

Starro Stolen At Wizard World Ohio

A copy of Brave And The Bold #28 graded CGC 8.5 and valued at $10,000 and a Fantastic Four #5 8.0 were stolen from two different vendors this Saturday within minutes of each other, at Wizard World Mid Ohio. Selling one of these on its own might be suspicios, anyone trying to sell both togetehr […]

STOLEN: Nine Mike Deodato Conan Paintings

A bunch of Mike Deodato cover paintings for Conan, were created for a Brazilian publisher in the nineties but were never returned to him are showing up in the marketetplace for sale. Treat them as stolen artwork if you come across them. Because that’s what they are. One has been found here, another here. They […]

Stolen: Inkwell Awards Books

Bob Almond writes about a theft of work stolen during delivery by USPS. Has anyone encountered anyone trying to sell these items? STOLEN! Got back parcels of our Inkwell Awards materials following Heroes Con from the USPS and one box was empty although it had the stamp for $13.44 and had been resealed. Problem is […]

Ten Months In Jail For Stealing A Comic Book

Today, Alain Wauters, 56, was sentenced to ten months in a Belgian prison for stealing an original copy of Tintin, Le Crabe Aux Pinces D’Or (The Crab with the Golden Claws), from an auction house. We reported the crime last year, and it seems the Thompson Twins have finally got their act together. He was […]

Flash, Detective Comics And Green Lantern Art Stolen From Joe Giella

CLassic DC Comics inker Joe Giella recently contacted the Nassau County, NY Police Department in regards to the following missing [and presumed stolen] artwork… the list is as follows: Silver Age Flash # 144 pages 1 & 9; Detective Comics #329 pages 7 & 8; Green Lantern #107 Cover. The loss is put at approximately […]

$10,000 Of Stolen Neal Adams Art

Yesterday at the Big Apple Comic Con, an envelope of original artwork belonging to Neal Adams was lifted off his table. Below, see scans of the pieces in the stolen envelope. A police report has been filed but please check the image below in case you see any work on sale anywhere… UPDATE: Not this […]