Article Type: Opinion Piece

The Art of the Game_ Original Art from Don Bluth’s Groundbreaking Dragon’s Lair

The Art of the Game: Original Art from Don Bluth’s Groundbreaking Dragon’s Lair

Are video games art? This question has been cause for much conversation and debate in video gaming circles for decades. And today, many have come to a common answer: yes, of course. With video game

The World of Animated Superheroes

Superheroes have been a part of our Pop Culture history since 1938, the year Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1. As a kid, I grew up loving superhero comic books. Although my tastes

Summer Essentials for Every Collector from Heritage Auctions

Summer Essentials for Every Collector from Heritage Auctions

Event season is upon us, and Heritage Auctions’ has curated a few summer essentials for every type of collector. As a souvenir of your vacation in Paris:   For a more sophisticated lemonade stand:  

A New Tim Burton Art Exhibit Coming to Las Vegas Stirs Interest in Early Artwork

A New Tim Burton Art Exhibit Coming to Las Vegas Stirs Interest in Early Artwork

Tim Burton has certainly come a long way from his days at the California Institute of the Arts, where he created his first student films. It was one of those CalArts films, Tim’s 1979 Stalk

Lists that Make Cents: Valiant Pre-Unity Books You Must Own Immediately!

By the time the 1990s rolled around, I was looking to fresh ideas and artwork for my addiction… ummm I mean comic collecting needs. I never really liked DC much (although I am a huge

Lists that Make Cents: Comic Books with Box Office Smashes

In 1989, something miraculous happened. That year, Batman arrived in the theatres. While the movie itself was good, that is not what the miracle really was. It was the first time the comics saw how

Newell Convers Wyeth: Father of American Illustration, Patriarch of ‘First Family of American Art’

If Howard Pyle is considered the “Grandfather of American illustration,” then his arguably most successful student, Newell Convers Wyeth, would have to be thought of as the “Father.” Illustrating more than 112 books, including Treasure

Baseball’s First Champions … and the Pioneer That Powered Them

Baseball’s First Champions … and the Pioneer That Powered Them

Long before baseball was officially anointed America’s National Pastime — in truth, before even the first drop of blood was spilled in the American Civil War — there existed the Atlantic Base Ball Club of

Lists That Make Cents: Top 10 Most Violent Comic Covers

For years, my biggest comic collecting regret has been that I didn’t know or understand how amazing Pre-Code Horror and Crime books were when I was younger. I am not a horror movie junkie. In

Celebrating Women’s History Month through our Fine and Decorative Arts Auction

Women’s History Month, which is celebrated in March in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, had its origins in a small-town school event in California that evolved gradually into Women’s History Week. Then,