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  • Aug 19 2014
  • 19 Aug 2014

Bidding for Superman Premier Comic Soaring in eBay Auction

With five days left on the eBay auction selling one of the best-preserved examples of Action Comics #1—the first appearance of Superman—the odds of this […]

  • Jul 31 2014
  • 31 Jul 2014

Look, up on eBay! It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s Superman! (Action Comics #1)

Three years ago, Hollywood actor Nicholas Cage decided to part with his now-infamous CGC-graded 9.0 copy of Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman printed […]

  • Jul 22 2014
  • 22 Jul 2014

The Comic Speculator: Comics, and their Characters, They are a Changin’

The comic book world is constantly in flux. Characters die, characters return, good guys go bad and vice versa. It’s part of what brings readers […]

  • Jul 14 2014
  • 14 Jul 2014

How to Find the Value of a Rare Book without Auction Records

When you’re determining the value of a rare book, one of the first places to look is the auction records. WorthPoint’s Worthopedia™, the Americana Exchange […]

  • Jul 7 2014
  • 7 Jul 2014

Auction of Christopher Reeve’s ‘Superman III’ Costume Could Soar to Incredible Heights

Back in 1972, folk singer Jim Croce warned us not to “pull on Superman’s cape”—he went on to mention something about not spitting into the […]

  • Jun 24 2014
  • 24 Jun 2014

The Postcard Time Machine: Using Postcards Creatively

“Gee, these old postcards are cool—but I’m not really a collector,” say several of my friends. Some tell me that they have a few old […]

  • Jun 9 2014
  • 9 Jun 2014

Jacqueline Kennedy Letters Pulled from Auction Raises Questions of Ethics, History

When published lots are abruptly taken off the auction block, there is usually controversy involved. That is certainly true of a recent cancellation that involved […]

  • May 23 2014
  • 23 May 2014

Back-Issue Roundup: Original Art of Wolverine’s First Appearance Nets $657,000

It’s happened again! With a new X-men film opening in theaters everywhere this weekend, prices on X-Men back issues have gone completely and utterly insane. […]

  • May 19 2014
  • 19 May 2014

Sex Sells, but is it Collectable? Russ Meyer Movie Posters Are

Like it or not, sex sells! Unsurprisingly, sex figures prominently in popular culture through history. Early movies were quick to capitalize on sex, although the […]

  • May 6 2014
  • 6 May 2014

Mother’s Day, Moms and Tattoos: An American Tradition

As Mother’s Day approaches, and sons and daughters are considering what to get Mom as a gift, many will decide that the perfect gift for […]