Author: Lauren Sisselman

by Lauren Sisselman | May 26, 2022

The Big Little Books (later, Better Little Book) series provided entertainment to an audience before the Golden Age of comics had begun and for decades after. Have you ever considered adding them to your collection? A Little History In 1932, a new form of inexpensive entertainment was...

by Lauren Sisselman | May 22, 2022

Celebrities are just like you and me. They have likes, dislikes, and sometimes impressive collections of items that might surprise the general public. Today, we'll be looking at the unique Barbie collection of one of the most famous character actors of our time, Johnny Depp. Johnny Depp:...

by Lauren Sisselman | May 17, 2022

1991s Bart vs The World for the Nintendo Entertainment System was a staple in my childhood, but is it as good as I remember it being? When you think of American cartoon shows, chances are one show jumps into your mind first -- The...

by Lauren Sisselman | May 11, 2022

With a bevy of collectibles under their umbrella, Goldin's current auction is a proverbial toy aisle for collectors! Currently, collectors can bid on graded items including VHS tapes (the newest collector's item), trading cards, video games, and of course -- comic books. Let's take a peek at...

by Lauren Sisselman | May 6, 2022

Ultraman: Kaiju Rumble Collector's Edition (which also comes in Standard and Bloodsucker Edition) was released in late 2021. The initial response to the game was curiosity and cautious excitement, yet that changed when the game was released. Since...

by Lauren Sisselman | April 24, 2022

If you've been following my work for a while, you no doubt know I've been writing about various Archie titles for a few years now.  Archie Comics have been a staple in teen humor comics, and despite some follies, they have remained an independently...

by Lauren Sisselman | April 13, 2022

When the Nintendo Entertainment System was released in North America, I was barely out of diapers. Yet, my parents bought me one, and of course, they bought as many age-appropriate games as possible. One game that sticks out the most in my childhood memories is the

by Lauren Sisselman | April 9, 2022

Welcome back to another installment of CGC 101! Are you thinking about submitting books for the first time? It's easier than ever to make sure your books get down to CGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida. From submitting your books at comic con to having your own...

by Lauren Sisselman | April 7, 2022

One of the more interesting periods in the American comic scene is the pulp era, which roughly ran from 1896 to the mid-1950s. These stories laid the groundwork for today's comic books, and they also introduced a number of heroes in the process. These heroes include Buck...

by Lauren Sisselman | April 2, 2022

Happy WrestleMania weekend, everyone. The showcase of the immortals is back for its 38th year, and for the second year in a row World Wrestling Entertainment has spread the even out over two days -- Saturday and Sunday. But this isn't a history lesson on the grandest...