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Heritage Auctions Off Sealed Pokémon Base Set Box For Record Price

Heritage Auctions Off Sealed Pokémon Base Set Box For Record Price

Heritage Auctions, a collectibles-specialized auction house based in Dallas, TX, has done it again. In an auction they held just a week ago, Heritage has officially sold a sealed booster box of Base Set from the Pokémon Trading Card Game for a staggering $360,000, breaking any record set previously for an item of this kind. Incidentally, […]

Largest Fleischer Brothers Superman Auction Ever This December

Largest Fleischer Brothers Superman Auction Ever, This December

The first Superman cartoon from the famous Fleischer brothers was in cinemas in 1941. Not only did it successfully adapt Superman into movies for the first time, but it did so in full colour, with painstaking animation, and invented aspects that would stick with the character over the decades, including "Faster than a speeding bullet! […]

Graded Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver Taking Bids Right Now At Heritage

Graded Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver Taking Bids Right Now At Heritage

Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver is one of the best games to ever hit consoles, let alone the original Playstation. I have very fond memories of laying through this game multiple times the month it hit consoles, and many times since then. The sequel was okay, but it did not compare to this first one. […]

The Mystic Comics Origins of Marvels First Black Widow

The Mystic Comics Origins of Marvel's First Black Widow

Like many Marvel Comics characters, Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow, has more than a few wild twists and turns in her history and origin story. One might guess that the golden age Marvel Black Widow (unconnected to the more famous incarnation of the character) has a more simple backstory. But there's nothing simple about Claire […]

First Appearance Of Martian Manhunter On Auction Today At Heritage

First Appearance Of Martian Manhunter On Auction Today At Heritage

Martian Manhunter doesn't get the due he is deserved. Sure, us comic folk know and appreciate him for the most part, but the general public is doing themselves a disservice not knowing the joy of reading a comic book starring J'onn J'onzz. Even comic fans tend to forget him until they see him in something. […]

Unused Spider-Man Record Art By Rich Buckler Up For Auction Today

Unused Spider-Man Record Art By Rich Buckler Up For Auction Today

I love stuff like this. Spider-Man fans, remember the Power Records audio comic releases? The ones that took issues of comics and added sound? Well, up for auction today is unused cover art for one of these releases, Amazing Spider-Man #124, "The Mark of the Man-Wolf." This is part of Heritage Auctions Dallas Lot #7236, […]

Early Snoopy Appearance in Peanuts Original Strip Hits Record $192000

Early Snoopy Appearance in Peanuts Original Strip Hits Record $192,000

Charles Schulz's Peanuts syndicated comic strip began its 17897 strip, 50-year run on October 2, 1950.  Snoopy first appeared just two days later on October 4, 1950.  An earliest-days Peanuts comic strip from November 17, 1950 has just hammered at Heritage Auctions for $192,000 — a record price for a Peanuts daily comic strip.  The […]

Darwyn Cooke DC New Frontier Art Up For Auction Today At Heritage

Darwyn Cooke DC New Frontier Art Up For Auction Today At Heritage

Darwyn Cooke is one of the most gifted artists comics have ever seen, and his tribute to the history of the DC Comics Universe, DC: The New Frontier, was his greatest achievement. Full of deep cuts, reimagining, and the kind of whimsy that is missing from comics these days, Darwyn Cooke created the ultimate love […]

Wata 9.4 Graded Pokémon Box: Ruby &#038 Sapphire On Auction Now

Wata 9.4 Graded Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire On Auction Now

Do you play any of the main Pokémon games? Do you find yourself catching more of the critters than you're able to store? Nowadays, with the innovation brought on by Pokémon Home, that's not a problem anymore. Still, back in 2004, that posed as a significant issue to worried players wishing to truly "catch 'em all." […]

Wata 9.8 A+ Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition On Auction

Wata 9.8 A+ Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition On Auction

Do you remember 1998? Perhaps you were a kid sitting down to your birthday or holiday presents, all nicely wrapped up and ready to be torn apart to reveal the gifts inside. When you opened your gift, perhaps this was what was concealed: A copy of Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, or even Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition. […]

Auctioning Off Three Copies Of Amazing Fantasy #15 At Once

Auctioning Off Three Copies Of Amazing Fantasy #15 At Once

I don't know, you wait for ages for a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Spider-Man, by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, with a cover by Jack Kirby and published in 1961 –  and then three come along at once. That's how many copies Heritage Auctions have up for auction, coming to […]

TMNT #1 First Print At Heritage Auctions Today How High Will It Go

TMNT #1 First Print At Heritage Auctions Today, How High Will It Go?

TMNT is on fire right now, and for once, it is all about the comics. The Last Ronin #1 came out a couple of weeks ago and set the current issue market on fire with shortages and damaged copies galore, making it extremely hard to come by. All that fervor has led to key TMNT […]

Strange Tales Annual #2 Signed By Stan Lee For Auction Today

Strange Tales Annual #2 Signed By Stan Lee For Auction Today

The fourth-ever appearance of Spider-Man, Strange Tales #4, is not often mentioned as one of the web-slingers key appearances. This is his first crossover and his fourth appearance overall. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Steve Ditko all did work on this issue, which also features a Kirby cover with Spider-Man. Up for auction today at […]

Beautiful Copy Of Captain America Comics #76 On Auction Today

Beautiful Copy Of Captain America Comics #76 On Auction Today

Captain America Comics copies are hard to come by these days, especially in any kind of good shape. This three issue run from the 50's, back when Timely switched their name to Atlas Comics, is highly sought after by collectors, and graded copies above a 6.0 are almost unheard of changing hands right now. So, […]

Magic: The Gathering Demonic Tutor Art Now Auctioning At Heritage

Magic: The Gathering Demonic Tutor Art Now Auctioning At Heritage

It's not every day that Magic: The Gathering players can get their hands on original, iconic art from the game. What's more, usually the art of older cards is sold are repaints or fabrications of the original art pieces used for the card illustrations. For example, artist Christopher Rush's iconic art for Black Lotus has often been […]

J. Scott Campbell Superior Spider-Man Cover Up For Auction

J. Scott Campbell Superior Spider-Man Cover Up For Auction

J. Scott Campbell covers are hard to come by these days and command huge dollar amounts on the art scene. Especially if they have a woman on them. One secret, though, is that his art can be had for a song if they do NOT feature a woman, like this Superior Spider-Man #22 cover, up […]

Peanuts Baseball Strip Up For Auction Over At Heritage Right Now

Peanuts Baseball Strip Up For Auction Over At Heritage Right Now

Peanuts and Baseball go hand in hand, as, over the years, Charles Schulz had young Charlie Brown over the years know the agony of being bad at sports over and over again. Sure, he always missed the football. But it was his exploits on the diamond will always hold a special place in our hearts, […]

Unseen Jim Lee X-Men Art Created Over Ten Years Goes To Auction

Unseen Jim Lee X-Men Art Created Over Ten Years, Goes To Auction

This unseen private commission from Jim Lee featuring the X-Men, currently being auctioned by Heritage, was not created all at once. The Tryptch, an image spread out across three pages, was started with its first central page in 2002 with Colossus, Psylocke, Wolverine, and a destroyed Sentinel. The right side was created next, in 2008, […]

Unearthing the Horror Behind Frazettas Creepy Wolfman

Unearthing the Horror Behind Frazetta's Creepy Wolfman

Let's get the obvious out of the way upfront: Frank Frazetta is one of the most important and influential fantasy, horror, and science fiction artists of the past century.  Frazetta developed an aesthetic that has influenced thousands of other artists over the past sixty years.  Countless of his paintings are familiar icons to both fandom […]

Deadpool Circle Chase Pages On Auction At Heritage Right Now

Deadpool Circle Chase Pages On Auction At Heritage Right Now

Deadpool's debut in comics was kind of a throwback. When a character would debut back in the day, it might be years before you ever saw them again, as it would take longer for feedback to get to the publishers, not like now, when they shove new characters down our throats before we get to […]