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by Lauren Sisselman | May 15, 2021

Since its theatrical debut in 1984, Ghostbusters has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations across the globe. From toys to video games, to popular juices, to remakes, this franchise has seen it all! And thanks to the creative minds at Stern Pinball, Ghostbusters also got...

by YourCousinMarvinBerry | May 11, 2021

This week, the collectible community saw some shady NFT dealing, Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics hit the auction block, and a rare Michael Jordan card set a fiery new record. Hot Auctions: The First Mile High Comics Catalog Is Now Itself Being Auctioned: This 52-page, three-section...

by Peter Daddone | May 8, 2021

Welcome back to Sports Card Collecting 101!  Today’s class will focus on one of my favorites: the 1948 Leaf Baseball set!  Over the next two classes, we’ll examine this set as well as bridge into other sports like boxing and football!

by YourCousinMarvinBerry | May 4, 2021

Auctions, records, and Pokémon, oh my! Just this past week, we saw NFTs continue to explode, a rare Pokemon card set a record, and Queen Elizabeth's golden Wii. What's next, collectors? So much happens in the world of collecting from day to day that it's impossible to...

by YourCousinMarvinBerry | May 3, 2021

Our founder, Jeff, recently spoke with Steve from CBCS about some upcoming plans, population reports, and the Hero Initiative. See what Steve has to say about all the things CBCS has going on and a possible collaboration with GoCollect! Comic Book Certification Service (CBCS) was started by...

by Lauren Sisselman | May 1, 2021

Spider-Man, Spider-Man! Does whatever a spider can -- but can spiders play pinball? Gottlieb decide to answer that question in 1980 with a hearty yes! The Amazing Spider-Man was brought to solid-state life in the spring of 1980, sparking the imagination of kids in arcades everywhere. The...

by Joseph Overaitis | April 28, 2021

Do our comic book fans know the importance of today?  Many do not, so I want to wish everyone a Happy Superhero Day.  I am writing this article on National Superhero Day to remind us what makes a hero. Heroes Take Risks Dennis O'Neil...

by Peter Daddone | April 26, 2021

Our sixth sports card collecting "class" will continue to focus on the 1933 Goudey Baseball Card Set. The iconic set is more than just Babe Ruth.  Alright, I know Yankee fans will notice that this is a picture of that OTHER Yankee Icon, Lou Gehrig, but the...

by Lauren Sisselman | April 16, 2021

Rock and roll and pinball are two peas in a pod. When pinball hit its stride in the 1970s, companies pined to create machines based off of popular musicians of the time -- KISS and Elton John both have machines from that era. But one band has...

by Peter Daddone | April 15, 2021

“Take me out to the ball game.  Take me out to the crowd.  Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks…”  At one point Cracker Jack snacks were so popular, they became immortalized in an iconic Americana song.  In 1914 and 1915, Cracker Jack inserted baseball...