Found 607 articles matching Books, Paper and Magazines category.
  • 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 […]

  • Oct 3 2014
  • 3 Oct 2014

What Makes a Back-Issue Comic Hot? Age, Relevance & Events Matter

If you’re a comic book collector like me, then you’ve probably been hunting down back issues for quite some time. As a collector we all […]

  • Sep 8 2014
  • 8 Sep 2014

Now that you have a Comic Book Collection, Here’s how to Keep Track of them All

If you’ve been collecting comics for a while, then you know how quickly they can begin to pile up. As I discussed in my last […]

  • Aug 25 2014
  • 25 Aug 2014

Superman Comic Book Smashes Sales Record by more than $1 Million on eBay

As expected, the final 10 minutes of the eBay auction selling the highest-rated Action Comics #1—the first appearance of Superman—were as exciting as an Internet auction can […]

  • Aug 22 2014
  • 22 Aug 2014

Three Easy Steps to Starting a Killer Comic Book Collection

So, you want to collect comics? Collecting comics seems easy in theory. Just go out and buy a pile and, boom, you’ve got a collection, […]