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Own a Piece of Batman History with Batman #1 from ComicConnect

Batman #1 is one of the most commanding books in the comic book universe. While it isn't the first appearance of Batman — that honor goes to Detective 27 — this is the first appearance of both The Joker and Catwoman. This beautiful book boasts a bright yellow cover with the dynamic duo flying over […]

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Own Cheryl Blossom's First Appearance From ComicConnect

Cheryl Blossom became an overnight fan favorite thanks to becoming one of the main five in Riverdale. But did you know the vivacious red-head made her first appearance in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #320? In 1982 Dan DeCarlo unleashed Cheryl into the world, only for Archie Comics to quickly put her on a semi-hiatus […]

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Harley Quinn's First Appearance Could Be Yours from ComicConnect

Harley Quinn has been on a roll since she first appeared in Batman Adventures #12. The clown princess of crime was initially introduced as the Joker's girlfriend and found legions of fans thanks to the popular Batman: The Animated Series show. In a mere three years, DC fans will be celebrating 30 years of Harley, […]

Mister Miracle #14 Page 8 by Jack Kirby. Credit ComicConnect

Two Jack Kirby Mister Miracle Pages Up For Auction At ComicConnect

Jack Kirby collectors take note, two of the iconic artist's pages from issue #14 of DC Comics series Mister Miracle is up for auction right now on Comic Connect. Set to end on Monday, May 18, the pages are number 8, which is selling for $1870 as of this posting, and page 18, which is […]

Uncanny Avengers #1 Call Me Maybe cover by Mark Brooks

Deadpool Fan Can Own The Uncanny Avengers Call Me Maybe Cover

Deadpool art has had an interesting roller coaster these last couple of years. Like all comic art, the market has been booming as of late, with the art of the Merc With a Mouth shooting up in value as well. This extends to covers as well, like the one being offered in a ComicConnect auction […]

John Romita unused Spider-Man art page.

You Can Own Unused Amazing Spider-Man John Romita Artwork

Spider-Man fans, an opportunity is here that if you have a bunch of free money right now should not be passed up. Up for auction on ComicConnect right now is an unused page of original artwork by legendary artist John Romita from Amazing Spider-Man #40. That's right, unused. As in it has not appeared anywhere […]

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Rob Liefeld Auctioning Sketches to Benefit Comic Stores on Instagram

Rob Liefeld is auctioning off original art and sketches to help benefit struggling comic book stores. Today is the third day, with all of the money being directly paid to comic shops when the auctions close. Rob is offering to draw comics characters, anime characters, and taking requests for the sketches, which has led to […]

EXCLUSIVE ART: Joe Illidge and Hannibal Tabu headline MPLS Sound from Humanoids

EXCLUSIVE ART: Joe Illidge and Hannibal Tabu headline MPLS Sound from Humanoids

Veteran comics editor Joe Illidge (Milestone, Valiant, A Wave Blue World) and writer Hannibal Tabu (2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt, 2019 City of Los Angeles Cultural Trailblazer) joined together to create a journey through a formative time in American musical history. Publisher's Weekly revealed some details about a new original graphic novel from Humanoids called […]

REVIEW: Star Trek Year Five #9 -- "Some Wild, Intriguing New Ideas"

REVIEW: Star Trek Year Five #9 — "Some Wild, Intriguing New Ideas"

(IDW Publishing, creative team: Jim McCann, Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, Silvia Califano, Sebastian Cheng, Neil Uyetake) First up, there are some wild, intriguing new ideas as the newly-met gender-fluid sentient who helped the crew escape the Tholian Web brings the Enterprise home to meet the family. The science fiction setting of the watery world I'qos […]

Bleeding Cool Checks Out The Chuck Jones Gallery at San Diego Comic-Con

The Chuck Jones Gallery: Bleeding Cool Takes the SDCC 2019 Tour

A classic part of the Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) experience is walking around the Gaslamp District looking at all of the art, advertisements, and installations that have popped up around the Convention Center. While most of the new art can be found on signs, buses, trains, or the side of buildings, San Diego's art […]

Thor: Ragnarok Art, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Having Lunch with the Thing

Thor: Ragnarok Art, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Having Lunch with the Thing

As a collector of vintage comics, other old paper, and original art myself, I've often said that there's a lot that even a very good scan can't tell you about the historical paper object in question.  The quality and nature of the ink, the texture of the paper, and often even the smell of the […]

Great Comics and Original Art Up For Auction Right Now on Comic Connect

Great Comics and Original Art Up For Auction Right Now on Comic Connect

Comic Connect has a wonderful comic auction going on right now with the kinds of books and original art that will make your head spin. Whenever they have one of these type auctions over there, it not only is fun to sift through all of the listings, but to see how much the auctions end […]

First Tintin Cover Art by Hergé Bidding Passes $1 Million at Auction

First Tintin Cover Art by Hergé Bidding Passes $1 Million at Auction

After making original comic art auction history just last month with the $5.4 million sale of Frank Frazetta's cover painting for Eerie #23, the famous "Egyptian Queen" painting, Heritage Auctions has one heck of a follow-up on their hands with this week's European Comic Art Signature Auction. The headline piece of the auction, Hergé's very […]

Chad Hardin on Crowd Sourcing, Indie Comics, and More

Chad Hardin teamed up with Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti in 2013 to re-invent Harley Quinn for DC Comics, and provided interior art for a good chunk of that series' run, as well as covers for some of the biggest titles in the DC Universe. Chad took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to […]

You Will Never See a Jack Kirby Original Art Double-Page Spread This Cheap Ever Again

Rather tantalizingly captioned "For Your Personal Collection" in the upper left corner, this double page spread from Our Fighting Forces #155 by Jack Kirby and inker D. Bruce Berry is an interesting combination of two things that Kirby is well-known for: "Kirby Machines" and World War II.  Our Fighting Forces #155 was published by DC […]

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Looking for Some Edgar Church Art? Heritage Auctions Has You Covered

Edgar Church — of the famous Edgar Church Collection of comics — was an excellent commercial artist. Creating countless print ads for a number of companies, Church would look to other forms of media for inspiration in his drawings. Comics were obviously a big part of that, and we have gone into his game-changing collection […]

Beyond Watchmen and Judge Dredd: Cover, John Higgins

Review: Beyond Watchmen And Judge Dredd: The Art Of John Higgins

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Beyond Watchmen & Judge Dredd: The Art of John Higgins by John Higgins is a massive, solid art book done in lovely, thick, high-gloss paper. It's made to be read on a table, being a decently large book. At a weight of roughly three pounds and with pages being 9.8" square, I could hold it […]

Batman Joins The #TakeTheKnee Protest Thanks To Francesco Francavilla

Batman Day was yesterday, and now today thanks to artist Francesco Francavilla he joins the protest hashtag #TakeTheKnee. Today's BATMAN.#TakeTheKnee pic.twitter.com/t5wWAgkd1R — Francesco Francavilla (@f_francavilla) September 24, 2017 #TakeTheKnee refers to the silent protest being taken across the NFL in the US. Many players, starting famously with Colin Kapernick last season, have been taking to one […]

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Thoughts On Mad Magazine's Weigh-In On Trump's Secret Empire

Alright, strap yourselves in folks, I'm going to be having fun with this one. On August 28th, 2017, President Adolf — sorry, President Red Skull — wait, that's not right, either. On August 28th, President Donald Trump lifted the ban on arming local police with military surplus. If this sounds like making the police force something […]

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SDCC Vintage: Hitting The Jackpot At The Heritage Auctions Booth

From a collector's standpoint, one of the best parts of any major convention is walking around the booths of vintage comics dealers and checking out what they've got. It's not something that always gets the coverage it deserves amidst the spectacle of a show like the San Diego Comic-Con, and that's too bad. Even if […]