I thought that it would be interesting to create a discussion that would allow members to share their framed autographs. I will get things started with my framed Daisy Ridley and Harrison Ford…Continue
Is there any possibility that Bruce Springsteen will be signing copies of his forthcoming Letter to You album? I have not heard anything, and I am not familiar with what Bruce Springsteen typically…Continue
I recently noticed that one of my framed autographed photos is developing waves. It may be from humidity, although there are other framed items in the room that are not being affected. It may be…Continue
Many years ago, I considered collecting the autographs of who I consider to be Gentlemen of Horror. Many autograph collectors work on autograph projects that satisfy their interests. Baseball fans collect the autographs of Hall of Famers. Those who appreciate history collect the autographs of Presidents of the United States. Fans of Hollywood collect the autographs of Oscar winners. My list would not be as lengthy. It would include only six names.
My plan was to begin with the…Continue
Last month, I asked autograph collectors to consider some of the more obscure items that we request to have signed. That got me thinking about baseballs. It is becoming more common for autograph collectors to ask someone who is not a professional baseball player to autograph a baseball. I have no idea why, but I am guilty of making more than one such purchase myself.
The first time that I noticed this practice was on a Bruce Springsteen autographed baseball. I thought that it was…Continue
I was attending ComiCONN at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut back in 2017 when I met Ron Perlman, one of Hollywood’s most famous tough guys. Hellboy himself was appearing in person. The line was long, and it was loaded with testosterone. After a long wait, it was finally my turn to approach him.
Ron seemed like a decent man. We exchanged pleasantries, and I immediately realized that my first impression of him was accurate. I handed him my item, and I asked him to…Continue
We hear a lot of discussion about the “new normal” these days. For many of us, things will never be the same again. We are constantly being reminded of how societal norms may never return to what they once were prior to the pandemic. This may also be true for autograph collectors.
What will comic conventions look like in the near future? Will celebrities only be willing to use their own markers, never allowing a fan to present to them the one that they prefer to be used on their…Continue