• 4
    Sep

Invasion of the Body Snatchers Times Four

Quite a few movies about invading aliens scared us during the collision of the Atomic Era with the Space Age in the 1950s.

Only one, however, transforms like some space creature to fit the zeitgeist of each new generation. Several of those original 50s films about aliens have been remade once.

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  • 4
    Sep

Popular movie poster sizes

Movie paper refers to cinema promotional material printed on paper. Movie display art also appeared on more durable card stock (LobX cards, half sheets, and insert cards, for instance).

Common popular sizes (in inches) include the following:

One sheet:

27” X 41” before the 1980s, thereafter, 27” X 40”

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  • 31
    Aug

Dinner in Camelot

The date was June 20, 1959. John F. Kennedy, then a United States senator from Massachusetts, was campaigning across the country for the 1960 Democratic nomination for president. Campaigning with him was his wife, Jacqueline.

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  • 28
    Aug
  • 19
    Aug

This Week in Geek 8/20

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comicbook Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why.

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  • 13
    Aug

The Comic Speculator: Small Press Gems

The Comic Speculator is a blog by Worthpoint Comic Book Worthologist Matt Baum that discusses back issue comics and the back issue market.

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  • 2
    Aug

Hispanic Heroes of the DCU

Cinco De Mayo is here again and in honor of Mexican independence day I thought a list of some famous Hispanic Super Heroes from the DC Universe and their first appearances was in order. The first that comes to mind is the current Blue Beetle Jaime Reyes. Just last week DC published and all Spanish issue of “Blue Beetle”.

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  • 23
    Jul

This Week in Geek: 7/23

Who saw The Dark Knight last weekend and lost their minds?

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  • 21
    Jul

The Comic Speculator: The Dark Knight

Unless you live under a rock you’ve probably heard that the sequel to Batman, The Dark Knight, opened in theaters last Friday. If you’re reading this blog I can only assume that you are a nerd like me and you’ve already seen The Dark Knight at least once. The buzz around the new Batman is mainly centered on Health Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker.

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  • 11
    Jul

Remembering Michael Turner

Saturday morning brought sad news for the comic collecting community. Fan favorite artist Michael Turner passed away late Friday night. Vince Hernandez of Aspen Comics, Turner’s company, issued this statement late last night:

Hello all,

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