PropWorx, best known for its liquidation of assets from Battlestar Galactica via two live auction events and thousands of eBay auctions, has launched a new website with details about one of its new licenses, Iron Man, on behalf of Marvel Studios. In addition to photos and descriptions of some of the nicer items is a page to pre-order a limited edition auction catalog which appears to be impressive. Read more
A reader got in touch with me with observations regarding the recent article on the new Propworx auctions (see Propworx Launches Stargate eBay Auctions, Website; Announces Live Auction Events), making note of the initial items sold (most for $0.99) with positive feedback and related remarks left for the “propworx2″ seller account for those eBay transactions. Read more
Propworx, known for their auction of original props, costumes, and other production material from Battlestar Galactica, has now begun selling entertainment memorabilia from the Stargate franchise on eBay on behalf of MGM, with plans of holding two live auctions selling such material in the future. Read more
Disney To Acquire Marvel Entertainment In $4 Billion Deal; Future Impact on “Studio Reseller” Deals?
Disney announced today that it is in the process of buying Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion dollars in cash and stock. This acquisition will include ownership over Marvel’s thousands of characters as well as Marvel Studios, which is responsible for film franchises such as Iron Man, The Avengers, Thor, and Captain America. Read more
Yesterday Alec Peters, CEO of PropWorx, banned me as a member of his “Star Trek Props, Costumes, and Auctions” discussion forum. Since bans from discussion forums are public acts – presumably as a consequence of bad behavior – I thought it would be appropriate to make a note of this here, to memorialize my perspective. Read more