Silver Age


Batman Fights A Dragon On Iconic Cover On Auction At Heritage

Batman Fights A Dragon On Iconic Cover On Auction At Heritage

Taking bids for only a couple more hours, this key Batman comic from the Silver Age features not only the Caped Crusader taking on a dragon, but it is the first Silver Age appearance of The Penguin, one of his oldest foes Also soon to be played onscreen by Colin Farrell in The Batman #155[...]


The First Children of the Atom and the Lost Marvel Comics of the Atomic Age

The First Children of the Atom and the Lost Marvel Comics of the Atomic Age

We tend to think of comics as being influenced by film, books, and other media, and while they have been, it's far less true than one might think.The era of the early 1950s, a time that sits uncomfortably between the Golden Age and Silver Age, is far less studied than those two periods We've started[...]

The Highlights From This Weeks ComicConnect Event Auction

The Highlights From This Week's ComicConnect Event Auction

Wow! What a week it has been for comic collectors. ComicConnect has had some real heavy hitters in their auction this week, and there has been something for everyone. I myself won a new Archie #1, finally filling the gaping hole in my cold, dead heart. Over the next few posts we'll highlight some of […]

Man Of Steel — The Bleeding Cool Review

Man Of Steel — The Bleeding Cool Review

The Reeve films evoked, for me, Silver Age Superman The guy with the power of a god, but with a smile on his lips.The Brandon Routh soft-reboot started well enough, with that breath-taking air rescue stunt, but the air slowly went out of that balloon as Routh’s Reeve tribute act gave way to Creepy Stalker[...]

Brian Bolland Is Selling His Silver Age Collection

Brian Bolland Is Selling His Silver Age Collection

 Brian Bolland is selling his Silver Age comics collection Why? He writes; Why? Well, in a few words: You can't take 'em with you My wife said something to the effect : "In the event of your demise what would I do with all those comics." And I thought - yes - I should sell them[...]

Amazing Fantasy 15 Action Comics 252 and Jerry Siegels Hair

Amazing Fantasy 15, Action Comics 252, and Jerry Siegel's Hair

Wednesday morning, there were a few auctions I spotlighted outside of the obvious Action Comics #1 to watch for Wednesday night. Here's how those comics did, along with a few additional noteworthy sales. In two previous sales of Action Comics #6, the first appearance of Jimmy Olsen, in CGC 5.0, we saw prices of $3,450 […]

The Stock Exchange – Prime Time

In looking at all CGC 9.8 sales of ASM #100 over the past decade, the sale last week and the one in September are the two lowest prices for this comic in the history of CGC grading.While the Bronze Age might be taking a beating, the Silver Age definitely isn’t, such as this copy of[...]