Author: Lauren Sisselman

by Lauren Sisselman | March 13, 2024

Welcome back to Gem Finds at Comic Connect's Event Auction #57! Comic Connect does a handful of Event Auctions through the year which feature some truly impressive pieces from the collector's universe. In the past, we've seen video game prototypes, rare Golden Age finds, and much more. Let's take a dive and see what treasures...

by Lauren Sisselman | March 11, 2024

Welcome back to this week's Weekly Auction Gem rundown! Each week, we'll look at Heritage's weekly comic book and video game auction to see which items should be on your radar! 

by Lauren Sisselman | March 9, 2024

Each week Heritage auctions off some truly unique finds across all movie genres, such as movie serials, animation, science fiction, romance, and more. Each week I find a few gems that could be overlooked! Here are this week's unique finds!

by Lauren Sisselman | March 8, 2024

 On March 1, 2024, Akira Toriyama passed away. Toriyama, 68, was one of the most influential creators of our time with his iconic and beloved works, with a career spanning over 40 years.

by Lauren Sisselman | March 7, 2024

 For years, Hake’s has been a leader in collectibles outside of comics and has seen realized prices on vintage and antique trading cards, toys, and antique political items. This month, Hake’s has several unique and interesting finds in their March auction, with sessions ending March 19th and 20th. 

by Lauren Sisselman | October 27, 2023

Welcome to part two of our Friday the 13th overview! If you haven't read part one, feel free to jump on over to that article. While not entirely necessary, it will give you a better overview of the full scope of Jason comics. With...

by Lauren Sisselman | October 22, 2023

In 1983, Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Federation was on top of the world. Professional wrestling was in its golden years, with kids and adults alike following their favorite territories and superstars. There were also a number of wrestling magazines that would allow fans to dive deeper into...

by Lauren Sisselman | October 19, 2023

On September 6, 1923, Universal Pictures' The Hunchback of Notre Dame was released in theaters. Starring Lon Chaney as the antagonist Quasimodo, this movie was based on the 1831 novel by Victor Hugo. Hunchback was one of Universal's most successful silent films, as well as one of...

by Lauren Sisselman | October 15, 2023

Since the 1980s, video games and video game collectibles have become a delightful way for fans to show off what franchises they love the most. The idea of collecting items from a game -- that aren't the actual games themselves -- has exploded in popularity within the...

by Lauren Sisselman | October 14, 2023

Have you ever wanted to walk into the pages of a comic book? Sometimes you can get the chance to at one of the fan events at San Diego Comic Con, or maybe a fun pop-up event in your own city. But what if you want to...