Found 608 articles matching Books, Paper and Magazines category.
  • May 5 2015
  • 5 May 2015

Comics Speculator: ‘Avengers Age of Ultron’ Turns Back-Issue Spotlight on The Vision

Summer is here! It might not feel like it where you are, but trust me, “Avengers Age of Ultron,” the first of this summer’s comic-book-movies, […]

  • Apr 7 2015
  • 7 Apr 2015

Collectible Vintage Cookbooks: Which are Tasty Treats and which are Past Their Prime?

In my business, I visit (and work at) a lot of estate sales and antique stores. It’s always amazing to see the number of vintage […]

  • Mar 17 2015
  • 17 Mar 2015

Spring Training Means One Thing to Collectors: Chasing Autographs

Autograph collecting is a tradition whose history has been well documented years before the concept of an organized baseball pre-season training regime took hold at […]

  • Feb 4 2015
  • 4 Feb 2015

The Comics Speculator: The Purple Man and Hellcat Cometh to Netflix

If you’ve never heard of the Purple Man, don’t fret. Dr. Zebidiah Killgrave—a.k.a. The Purple Man—has never been an A-list Marvel comic book villain. But […]

  • Dec 22 2014
  • 22 Dec 2014

A Tale about Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’—Goblins, Ghosts and Lawyers

Thanksgiving celebrations at my house usually conclude by watching one of the more than three dozen film adaptations of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” (we’re not […]

  • Nov 18 2014
  • 18 Nov 2014

Only Known U.S. Poster for Lon Chaney’s ‘London After Midnight’ Could Bring $50,000

DALLAS – The only known copy of the U.S. release one sheet from the 1927 lost cinema classic “London After Midnight”—one of the “holy grails” […]

  • Nov 13 2014
  • 13 Nov 2014

The Postcard Time Machine: Postcard Producers Played on Leather’s Uniqueness

What do you do when there’s lots of competition? Make something completely different! That’s what publishers did during the postcard boom of the early 1900s. […]

  • Nov 7 2014
  • 7 Nov 2014

Comics Speculator: McFarlane-Signed Amazing Spider-Man #300 Cover Art to be Sold

This week on the Comic Speculator we’re taking a look at a couple of stories bouncing around the Internet that will be sure to upset […]

  • Oct 30 2014
  • 30 Oct 2014

Curse You, Red Baron! Rare Snoopy Flying Ace Sunday Strip up for Auction

An extremely rare original comic strip featuring Snoopy as the Flying Ace could realize a record auction price. Charlie Brown and the “Peanuts” gang are […]

  • Oct 28 2014
  • 28 Oct 2014

Horror Comic Books: When Bad Things Happen to Good (and Bad) People

Horror comic books, like horror movies, aren’t for everyone. I think you have to be a little bit twisted to enjoy reading about bad things […]