Will new movie spark more interest in collecting?
- March 22, 2016
- Scott Alpaugh
In 1940, Gum, Inc. released Superman Gum cards featuring the comic book hero who first appeared a few years earlier in Action Comics #1. Superman Gum was issued in a series of 72 cards, with the final 24 "high numbers" being the most difficult to obtain. They were a hit with youngsters just as the comic book sensation was. A quarter century later, in 1965, Topps released another Superman issue – this time, a single 66-card series based upon the television
1940 R145 Superman
- October 24, 2014
- Leighton Sheldon
It wasn’t too long ago that we were at the National Sports Collector’s Convention in Cleveland, OH – and we made this incredible purchase. In a previous post, I discussed the benefits of arriving early at The National, as there are deals to be made. Let's take a look back at this one.
It was day one of the National for us (Tuesday), and I had taken a break from setting up the booth and I wanted to walk the floor. After about an hour of perusing