Mint-Condition 1933 Babe Ruth Baseball Card Is Expected To Become The Most Expensive Ever Sold

The extensive collection of old baseball cards passionately assembled over four decades by Tampa, Florida neurologist Thomas Newman, who died at age 73 this past January from COVID-19 complications, has now been estimated to be worth over $20 million. Some of the one-of-a-kind cards and sports memorabilia date back to the 1880s. “One of theContinue reading “Mint-Condition 1933 Babe Ruth Baseball Card Is Expected To Become The Most Expensive Ever Sold”

Handwritten Letter By Albert Einstein With Famous E = mc2 Equation Sells For $1.2M At Auction

The only known privately owned example of the equation E=mc2 written out by Albert Einstein has made its way to auction.  Addressed to physicist Dr. Ludwik Silberstein, the handwritten letter is dated October 26, 1946, and reads, “Your question can be answered from the E = mc2 formula, without any erudition.” It’s written entirely inContinue reading “Handwritten Letter By Albert Einstein With Famous E = mc2 Equation Sells For $1.2M At Auction”

First Issue of The Shadow Sets For $156,000 – A World Record For The Most Expensive Pulp Magazine Ever Sold

A scarce first edition of The Shadow, published in April 1931 sold for $156,000 Thursday, May 20, at Heritage Auctions, setting a world record as the most expensive pulp magazine ever sold. The rare book, graded in “Fine-minus” condition, claimed top lot honors in a 586-lot special sale of rare pulp magazines and related collectibles.Continue reading “First Issue of The Shadow Sets For $156,000 – A World Record For The Most Expensive Pulp Magazine Ever Sold”

Star Wars #1 Comic Book Signed By Film Cast Will Be Auctioned This Week

A 1977 Marvel Star Wars #1 comic book signed by most of the film’s core cast of Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), and Kenny Baker (R2-D2) will be auctioned off on Thursday, April 29.  The comic, graded 9.6 by CGC Signature Series,Continue reading “Star Wars #1 Comic Book Signed By Film Cast Will Be Auctioned This Week”

Action Comics #1 Sells For Record $3.25M

One of the few copies of the comic book that introduced Superman to the world has sold for a super-sized, record-setting price. The issue of Action Comics #1 went for $3.25 million in a private sale, ComicConnect.com, an online auction and consignment company, announced today. It narrowly bested the previous record for the comic, set inContinue reading “Action Comics #1 Sells For Record $3.25M”

Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child’s Original Art By Rafael Grampá Could Go For A Half-Million Dollars

Rafael Grampá’s original art for the 2019 one-shot Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child has finally gone on sale – and it’s doing pretty well. Grampá’s agency Chiaroscuro Studios opened sales on the pages in late March, and in the first 24 hours took in almost $200,000 with a sale of a third of theContinue reading “Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child’s Original Art By Rafael Grampá Could Go For A Half-Million Dollars”

Heritage Auctions’ Art of The Disney Theme Park & Disney Storybook Art Event April 8-10 Brings A Fantasyland’s Worth of Rare Disney Memorabilia To Auction

From turning beloved fairytales into timeless animated classics, and transforming orange groves into magic kingdoms, the power of Walt Disney’s unique brand of storytelling knows no bounds. Harnessing artistic vision and technological innovation, the Disney theme parks have continued this legacy for more than six decades to everlasting delight of fans who have made millionsContinue reading “Heritage Auctions’ Art of The Disney Theme Park & Disney Storybook Art Event April 8-10 Brings A Fantasyland’s Worth of Rare Disney Memorabilia To Auction”

The Very First, Very Best & Very Rare 1937 Prototype For Action Comics No. 1 Takes Flight At Heritage Auction In April

One of three known copies of the most important comics book in the medium’s history serves as the centerpiece of Heritage Auction’s April 1-4 Comics & Comic Art Signature event: an ashcan copy of Action Comics No. 1 from 1937. It’s also the best-known copy in existence. And until now, it has never been forContinue reading “The Very First, Very Best & Very Rare 1937 Prototype For Action Comics No. 1 Takes Flight At Heritage Auction In April”

Simon Bisley’s Original Lobo No. 1 Cover Heads To Auction For The First Time

Lobo, DC Comics’ bounty hunter from outer space, is the joke who was quickly taken very seriously. The snarling, cigar-chomping Main Man riding his Spacehog ‘round the galaxy was introduced in 1983, in a comic book that wasn’t exactly setting newsstands on fire, Omega Men No. 3, written by Roger Slifer and drawn by KeithContinue reading “Simon Bisley’s Original Lobo No. 1 Cover Heads To Auction For The First Time”

The Original Art For The Greatest Jam Session In The History of The DC Universe Heads To Auction For First Time

Artwork made in 1988 to celebrate the history of the DC Comics universe is one of the most extraordinary illustrations in the medium’s history – 53 iconic heroes rendered by 54 influential artists spanning generations. And for the very first time, the original art for this landmark History of the DC Universe jam session isContinue reading “The Original Art For The Greatest Jam Session In The History of The DC Universe Heads To Auction For First Time”

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