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Comic Book Collecting

70-Year-Old Woman Auctions Off $1 Million Worth Of Comics

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 11.22.2013 | Arts

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Holy auction block, Batman! Comic book collector and industry legend Maggie Thompson of Wisconsin has decided to put som...

30,000 Comic Books On 'Collection Intervention'

Posted 08.29.2012 | TV

There's a fine line between collecting for fun and collecting out of obsession, and "Collection Intervention" helps those people who may have crossed ...

Digital Comics Are a Neat Upgrade, Not a Replacement

Dave Scheidt | Posted 02.27.2012 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

I like holding a comic in my hands, I like the smell. I like having a huge box of them to browse through. I like having a huge bookshelf of comics that people can browse and open and inspect. I like to lend people books.

The Great Comic Book Crash Of 1993

The Weekly Standard | JONATHAN V. LAST | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

Once upon a time comic books were ubiquitous and worthless. Sold in drugstores for a dime during the 1930s and ’40s, they were fun, pulpy reading fo...

Early Look: Spider-Man Meets Obama

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

In order to commemorate the inauguration of Barack Obama, President-elect and admitted Spider-Man collector, Marvel Comics just had to have Spider-Man meet the new President.