The oldest surviving piece of original Superman art sold at auction last week for $286,800. And, surprisingly, Superman co-creator Joe Shuster didn't draw it.
In fact, it's the cover to Action Comics #15, cover dated August 1939, and it was drawn by Fred Guardineer, one of DC Comics' go-to cover artists at the time. The cover depicts Superman underwater, saving a disabled submarine. When the issue was released, it sold for a dime.
Do you want to visit the set of the Avengers: Age of Ultron, as the personal guest of writer and director Joss Whedon?
Yyyyyeah, you probably do. Go get your wallet; it's for a good cause. Whedon and Marvel are auctioning off the opportunity for one lucky so-and-so (plus guest) to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of Age of Ultron in London next spring. Proceeds from the auction will benefit LA's Downtown Women's Center, a housing and support organization that has been helping out homeless and severely low-income women in downtown Los Angeles since 1978.
Sculpted by the Four Horsemen, Mattel's DC Universe Classics line is a favorite among 6" action figure fans for balancing detailed sculpts with hearty amounts of articulation and often spotlighting some of the DCU's more obscure heroes and villains. But there's an element of collectibility that goes beyond the line's basic figures and even limited edition variants. The most hardcore collectors seek prototypes. Now Mattel and Warner Bros. are teaming up to give fans a chance to win paint master prototypes of select characters at auction, with 100% of proceeds going to fund the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Fans have hopefully saved up some serious cred, because for those who have been aiming to get their hands on select props from the criminally underrated Dredd flick, now is the time. For the next two weeks, DNA Films and the Prop Store will be auctioning off a collection of excl
With Nintendo Power concluding this month after nearly a quarter of a century, several generations of readers are feeling their share of sentimentality - especially for the magazine's longtime comic book supplement, Howard & Nester. Though the character of Howard was retried from the strip when the real-life Howard Phillips left his editorial gig at NP for a job at Luca
Upcoming: Dark Horse Comics has announced the limited-to-4,000-copies The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Collector's Edition, which will feature new faux-leather hardcover binding and gold gilded pages when it drops on February 12 for $69.99 at participating retai
How much is an original page of Calvin and Hobbes worth? Judging by the recent sale of a 1986 watercolor original Sunday strip, the answer is apparently "a little over $200,000."You may remember that we told you about t
It wasn't previously thought to be a particularly important issue in the 50-year career of Marvel's friendly neighborhood wall-crawler, but 1990's Amazing Spider-Man #328 has ended up in the history books - and it's all because of the cover. Well, it does feature Sp
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