Author: Lauren Sisselman

by Lauren Sisselman | July 19, 2022

Home videotapes blew up in popularity overnight. What once was impossible to give away is now turning into a guessing game of what will be a hot ticket item. VHS grading companies are now a thing, with rumors of CGC looking into starting their own VHS grading...

by Lauren Sisselman | July 14, 2022

Each week Heritage shows the world that weekly comic book auctions don't need to be boring. How many times have we talked about important key books showing up at a weekly event? The answer is - a lot. Aside from comic books and...

by Lauren Sisselman | July 11, 2022

Ever since Walt Disney introduced Mickey Mouse to the world in 1928, Disney was an overnight marketing machine. Mickey Mouse himself would quickly find his way onto stuffed animals, nightmarish Halloween costumes, and so much more. The marketing train only gained steam as time went on, and...

by Lauren Sisselman | July 8, 2022

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell has been around Hollywood for some time. Her iconic movies and daytime talk shows were staples of my childhood -- and just like myself, O'Donnell has a love for Happy Meal toys as well! Growing up, a majority of us probably begged our...

by Lauren Sisselman | June 28, 2022

Much like collecting comics, the closer to mint an item is, the more money it will likely fetch. But what about complete in-box video games that were opened? Like comics, surely there are more video games out there that were loved by their...

by Lauren Sisselman | June 16, 2022

What can really be said about Nicolas Cage? For over 40 years, the actor has certainly kept audiences entertained with his choice of movies. Cage also isn't afraid of showing off his nerd side. Did you know that he's a huge comic collector? Cage -- whose legal...

by Lauren Sisselman | June 8, 2022

Collecting weird and unique things is something I do. While watching auctions end for popular Gold and Silver keys is fun, there's something more interesting about watching auctions for items that typically don't get as much hype.  Heritage's upcoming Comics & Memorabilia auction -- starting on June...

by Lauren Sisselman | June 7, 2022

There was nothing I loved more than coming home from school and tuning into Disney Afternoon. These shows were the building blocks of my childhood -- Darkwing Duck, Talespin, and Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers -- and I still love them to this very day. Lucky for...

by Lauren Sisselman | June 1, 2022

In today's edition of The Silverball Reviews, we're looking at The Incredible Hulk from Gottlieb. Have you played this monster game? Did it make you angry? A little history first. The 1970s were a wild time in comic books. Sales were dropping due to...

by Lauren Sisselman | May 29, 2022

As most of you know, video games are a hot collectible right now. Certain Super Mario Brothers games are going for thousands of dollars. People are willing to spend the money on just about any video game that's sealed in the original packaging. But...