Star Wars Day is coming up quickly, and that means a lot of great Star Wars talk is on the way! Getting in on the action is Mark Hamill, who is auctioning off a lunch for charity.
Next week, the final issue of The Fantastic Four arrives (until the series kicks off again), but one comic fan can get his/her hands on the very first issue, if the price is right.
Press Release A virtual Who’s Who of 20th Century Pop Culture tops Heritage Auctions’ April 9-10, 2015 Animation Art Signature® Auction, led by a screen-used production cel from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, on a Key Master Production Background Setup – Disney’s game-changing 1937 animated film – featuring the Evil Queen just as she has transformed into the Old Hag, a key scene in the story. It carries a $40,000+ pre-auction estimate.
Press Release More than 250 screen-used puppets, maquettes, paint test models, props, set pieces, and original concept and production art from LAIKA, the visionary animation studio behind the Academy Award-nominated films The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline, together generated sales of more than $1 million in Heritage Auctions’ “The Art of LAIKA” auction in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.
Press Release Propworx (www.propworx.com), the entertainment industry’s leading auction house specializing in the sale of screen-used Star Trek props, costumes, set pieces, and memorabilia, predicts its upcoming Star Trek auctions will engage more fans of the venerable TV/film franchise than any similar event to-date. “Our online auction service opens bidding up to fans from around the world,” explained Alec Peters, Propworx president and founder. “Several items only require opening bids as low as $50 – $100; that means every Star Trek fan has an opportunity to own a piece of sci-fi history at a very affordable price.”
Press Release A restored copy of Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent VF 7.5, the monumental debut of the Caped Crusader – the second most sought-after of all comic book titles – will cross the auction block on Friday, Feb. 20, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Feb. 19-21 Signature® Auction at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (2 E. 79th Street, at 5th Ave.). It is expected to bring $100,000+.
Press Release Globey, the lovable, expressive talking globe – with a French accent, no less – from the beloved 1980s Saturday morning kids’ show Pee Wee’s Playhouse (Broadcast Arts Productions, 1986), will make his auction debut on Feb. 12, 2015, at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, offered as part of a special grouping that follows the laugh Art of LAIKA auction happening the same day.
Heritage Auctions has a new comic book collection auction going on right now, and on the block is the first appearance of Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #39.
Press Release The first touring Batmobile, which started life as a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, with the famous 324 Rocket engine – the predecessor to the muscle cars of the early 1960s – languished in a New Hampshire field for decades before being rescued and restored, and will be auctioned for the very first time on Dec. 6 at Heritage. It could now bring $500,000 or more. The opening bid is $90,000.
Press Release The Heritage Auctions for the one-of-a-kind variant of IDW’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #12 and the original cover artwork by fan-favorite Sara Richard closed on August 9 raising a total of $8,750*, with the one-of-a-kind variant ending at $5,500 and the Richard original cover artwork ending at $3,250.
***SPOILER*** appearance at end of Guardians of the Galaxy has ***SPOILER*** prices shooting up on eBay
If you stuck around for the end credit sequence at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, you probably caught who that other talking character was, and now REDACTED appearance has the price of REDACTED REDACTED #REDACTED skyrocketing on eBay. NOTE: SPOILERS AFTER THE JUMP! Don’t take the jump unless you want Major Spoilers! Seriously, if you take the jump, and then are upset you are spoiled on the end credit sequence, you only have yourself to blame.