All posts by Steve Lansdale

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Norman Rockwell: Challenging American Ideals through Illustration

Popularity often has a finite lifespan. Whether for an actor, athlete, political candidate, there usually comes a time when the public is ready for the next big thing. Norman Rockwell somehow escaped such constraints. Arguably

From Takeoff to Touchdown: Artifacts Flown on the Two Most Important Flights in History

As would be expected, Heritage Auctions’ Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection™ Nov. 1-3 in Dallas is full of amazing artifacts relating to the first man to walk on the moon, from buttons

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Ed Asner’s Love of Comics to Benefit Special Needs Community in Charity Auction

To many, Ed Asner is, and always will remain “Lou Grant,” the newsroom chief with the crusty exterior that hides a sensitive side, a warm affection for his co-workers at WJM, the Minneapolis television station

A Lifetime of Collecting_ George Armstrong Custer and The Battle of Little Bighorn

A Lifetime of Collecting: George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn

Piecing together an elite collection in any category requires extensive time and energy, both in acquisition of materials and in studying of the subject of choice. Such is the case with Glen Swanson, around whose

Steve Ditko_ Farewell to a Comic Book Art Legend

Steve Ditko: Farewell to a Legend of Comic Book Art

The world of comics and comic art lost a legend with the June 29 death of Steve Ditko, who has the unusual distinction of being one of the most beloved and revered comic artists of

Bringing Pinocchio to Life through Disney Animation

As only the second animated film released by Disney Studios, the 1940 classic, Pinocchio, remains to be one of the most beloved movies ever made. Originally written by Carlo Collodi, as the Adventures of Pinocchio,

Marilyn Monroe Photos Showcase Classic Film Roles

As her white flowy dress blows up from the air below, Marilyn Monroe quickly pushes the dress down, smiling cheekily at the camera. We’ve all seen this photo. Without fail, Monroe has provided the world

Five for Friday: Super Bowl Rings

Athletes have numerous reasons for putting themselves through the years of training and the pain of injuries in order to play their particular sports. For almost all of them, one reason that appears at or

Five for Friday: Record-Setting Art

The 2017 calendar year was extraordinary at Heritage Auctions, as a slew of records fell, offering further evidence of Heritage’s ascent through the art auction world and solid status as a place to acquire extraordinary

Five for Friday: Gift Ideas for Collectors of All Kinds

The end of the calendar year means so many different things to different people, whether that means an extended visit with family, a holiday religious service or hours spent scanning the sky for a sleigh