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Treasure

If you are interested in collectibles both pop culture and vintage, you are probably looking for a little bit of treasure. Follow a map and lead an epic quest to Baltimore Comic Con where we are launching an exciting new product: DIG Treasure Box.

For this event we are offering three diferent styles of boxes, Pop Culture, Comic Books and an exclusive Retro Gamer Theme Boxes. 

Not only is each box filled with vintage and modern collectibles, you'll have the chance to win something of even higher value! Stop by next to the Hakes Booth and find out more!

 

Treasure Box: Pop Culture Edition

Debuting September 2-4, 2016 at Baltimore Comic Con!

Convention Exclusive Pricing: $20

 

Our Treasure Box (Pop Culture Edition) is different than other boxes with around ten vintage and modern collectibles items that have a combined $60 dollar retail value + these convention exclusive boxes have admission for two at the Geppi's Entertainment Museum.

Each box contains items such as graphic novels, toys, pins, houseware items and more!

What makes this a convention exclusive? To maintaine our level of dedication in shipping, our non-convention exclusive packages will have a fewer items, and in some cases less delicate items, in order to make sure that they get to you in one piece. 

 

 

Treasure Box: Comic Book Edition

Debuting September 2-4, 2016 at Baltimore Comic Con!

Convention Exclusive Pricing: $20

The Comic Book Edition Treasure Box features 40 bagged and boarded Modern and Bronze Age comics with a VG or better grade that have a combined $80 guide value.   

Because of the weight and cost of shipping, right now the Comic Book Edition Treasure Box is only available at conventions

 

Treasure Box: Classic Video Game Edition

Debuting September 2-4, 2016 at Baltimore Comic Con!

Convention Exclusive Pricing: $25

The Classic Video Game Edition Treasure Box has over ten classic gamer theme items with over $80 retail value!  Items include toys, household items and more!

 We only have 11 of these, so get them while they last!

 

Use the hashtag #digfortreasure to show off of what you got and find out what other people are discovering in their treasure boxes. Our boxes are made in small batches so you may not get the same thing as others.

Bronze

The color bronze is used to depict a whole generation of comics from 1970 to 1983, but is also used in art and monument. We offer several bronze statues (both plated and true) that capture several important characters in comics and pop-culture history.

 

 

Toy Story marked Pixar’s first film, and to honor the 20th anniversary and achievement the D23 Expo went all out with a 14 inch Limited Edition Buzz Lightyear and Woody Bronze Figure. Only 60 of these figures were ever produced and it is designed by Ron Cohee. This poly-resin figure actually features a bronze colored finished BUZZ LIGHTYEAR holding WOODY'S hand as they take off. Figure includes batteries, lights up at the end of the wings, and has 20th Anniversary mark on the bottom of the figure.

Created by Brian Puldio and Steve Hughes, Lady Death first appeared in Evil Ernie #1 in December 1991. Over twenty one years later, she had survived several company transitions as she herself transitioned from villain to hero. She is memorialized in this limited edition Lady Death fine art bronze statue produced by CS Moore Studio in 2013. Statue depicts Lady Death herself holding a sword atop a rich green polished marble base. Made from the original cold-cast porcelain sculpture by Clayburn Moore, each piece is produced in the traditional lost wax method and hand-finished with painstaking attention to detail and includes sophisticated patinas and only 30 were cast.

The Yellow Kid is credited as the first newspaper comic strip, so who more deserving of a bronze statue as commemoration to Richard F. Outcault’s contribution to the comics world.  Yellow Kid Bronze Edition statue by Randy Bowen is a true bronze statue produced in 1995 in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of The Yellow Kid.  This bronze statue was created by noted character sculptor Randy Bowen for Gemstone Publishing. With a limited edition of only 100 units, The Yellow Kid Bronze Edition is one of the rarest Bowen sculptures on the market. It comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity signed by Bowen, and a matching-numbered signed lithograph of an original Yellow Kid painting produced by Bowen to accompany each statue. The statue itself is signed by Bowen in gold ink on the reverse side of the base. As an added bonus, The Yellow Kid Bronze Edition has a "secret compartment" in the faux-marble base containing a gold Yellow Kid ring also sculpted by Bowen.  Each individual component of this rare collectible (statue, certificate, lithograph, ring, and box) is like-numbered to enable verification that all pieces belong together.

Artist Spotlight: Ethan Van Sciver

Ethan Van Sciver

(1974-Current)

 

Ethan Van Sciver is credited as a DC Colorist, Inker, Penciller, Finisher, Layout, Writer, Cover, Artist, Variant Cover Artist. Best known for his work with the Green Lantern, his artwork is rich in details and rewards you every time you look at it. With each look, you will continue to discover and appreciate new intricacies within the details that bring the characters and environments to life. 

 

 

We have several pages available, each is authentic, in great condition and signed by the artist.

 

  

To view our collection of Ethan Van Sciver artwork click here

Spotlight: Mike Hinge

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Mike Hinge (1931-2003)

Mike Hinge is New Zealand artist who relocated to America and is known for this graphic unique and iconic style, was never a fully-fledged comic book success despite his obvious talent for science fiction storytelling. “He Illustrated many covers an interiors for American science fiction magazines, Amazing Science Fiction, Fantastic and Analog, as well as appearing in the graphic magazine Heavy Metal,” Tom Cardy explains in Hinges Obituary.

 

These pieces were purchased from the estate Hinge left after his death. They capture both the visual storytelling and graphic design genius in which he commanded, dispite his unrespected potential. His use of color, space and line show strong command for the art elements and a confidence that comes from a fountain of creativity that continues to inspire. The Mike Hinge Experience captures Hinge's art in a book format portfolio, while other pieces found feature expressive color, science fiction space exploration and general graphic design studies.

 

   

(Broadway has sold) 

 More Mike Hinge artwork available here.