By Trent Moore, Source: Blastr.com
A top-quality copy of the Batman No. 1 from 1940 has broken an auction record for the issue, which is one of the most highly sought-after out there. So how much did it bring?
The pristine copy of Batman #1, featuring the Caped Crusader and Boy Wonder swinging into action, sold for a whopping $850,000 in a private auction at Heritage Auctions. That’s the most ever paid for the issue. Continue reading
By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com
Hey, remember John Carter? It’s the movie that lost as much money as The Avengers just made in three days. But Disney’s epic sci-fi bomb saw a dramatic jump in box office revenue last weekend, and it’s all thanks to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
The weekend before The Avengers was released, John Carter ranked 38th in domestic box office, thanks to the few theaters that were still screening it. After The Avengers’ opening weekend it jumped to 12th and saw a week-to-week increase in revenue of over 1,000 percent, raking in $1.5 million two months after it debuted to extremely disappointing numbers. Continue reading
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by Christian Blauvelt, Source: ew.com
Star Wars fans have been abuzz this week about a potentially big new mystery project in the works dealing with that galaxy far, far away.
It all started when tech site Fusible reported that Lucasfilm had registered Internet domains based on permutations of “Star Wars 1313.” That may not seem revealing in and of itself, but fans first got whiff of a traveling museum exhibit called Star Wars: Identities when Lucasfilm registered that particular domain. Continue reading
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