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Illustrator, Paul Shipper Q& A| Poster Live Auction – Fall 2022
With his dynamic compositions, vibrant character design and ’80s-nostalgia inducing style, 46-year-old movie poster maestro Paul Shipper is the closest thing we have to a modern-day Drew Struzan. Shipper does, after all, does cite Struzan’s gloriously airbrushed one-sheets of the ’70s and ’80s as his biggest inspiration...
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21.02.2020  |  AuctionsStar Wars
ROCKET MAN: Ballad of a Rocket-Firing Boba Fett
Ask any toy collector which treasure they’d most like to own, and the chances are they’d all tell you the same thing: a rocket-firing Boba Fett. The laconic intergalactic bounty hunter is widely regarded as the Star Wars saga’s coolest character, with his Spaghetti Western-style, jetpack armour and that iconic, narrow-slit helmet visor, which suggested […]
27.01.2020  |  Collections
SPRINGFIELD CALLING: Storyboarding The Simpsons
“In this world nothing can be said to be certain,” so the saying goes, “except death, taxes and the renewal of The Simpsons.” Well, that might as well be how the saying goes.
15.01.2020  |  Auctions
COWBOY STORIES: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Auction
The Coen brothers are always full of surprises. One moment they’re remaking Ealing comedy classic The Ladykillers, the next they’re adapting Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men. Over the years, they’ve made a baby-kidnap caper (Raising Arizona), reimagined Homer’s Odyssey as a Depression-era chain-gang musical (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), and delighted in repeatedly […]
04.12.2019  |  AuctionsMarvel
SHADOWS IN HELL’S KITCHEN: The Villains of Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Across three seasons of the groundbreaking series Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the eponymous damaged heroine had to face some true demons, from a mind-controlling creep, to a full-on serial killer, to her own mom. In their own way, each of these antagonists reflects how showrunner Melissa Rosenberg and her team brought Jessica from the more heightened […]
08.11.2019  |  Auctions
The Toys Are Back In Town
Toy collecting, it seems, has never been more popular. If TV shows like Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us or the Discovery Channel’s Toy Hunter are anything to go by, the power of nostalgia has driven more people than ever before to seek out playthings from their childhood, whether for the sheer gratification of their […]
01.11.2019  |  AuctionsMarvel
ALIAS INVESTIGATIONS – The History of Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Marvel’s Jessica Jones was a watershed moment in Super Hero entertainment. We’d seen comic book characters tackle real-world issues before, but from its first season debut in 2015, the gritty, edgy Marvel show dug its nails deep into every piece of “reality” that could be approximated around its super-powered star.
26.09.2019  |  Uncategorized
Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction 2019 | FEATURED LOTS
This year, Propstore is launching its biggest-ever Entertainment and Memorabilia Live Auction, with no fewer than 900 cinematic and TV artefacts going under the hammer on 30 September and 1 October. That is a colossal treasure hoard, impressive enough to make even Smaug the Mighty jealous.
24.09.2019  |  Uncategorized
Stormtrooper | The Evolution Of A Helmet
When we first ever saw them bursting through the breach, laser rifles blazing, at the opening of Star Wars, the Imperial Stormtroopers made a huge impression, leaving an indelible mark on popular culture.
23.09.2019  |  Uncategorized
10 Things You Need To Know about the Jurassic Park Series
With so many dino-licious items among Propstore’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction lots this year, we decided to delve into a quarter-century of Jurassic Park movies.  
17.09.2019  |  Uncategorized
Alien Lifeforms | An Interview with SFX Legend Roger Dicken
In this year’s 2019 Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, we’ve had the amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with one of movie history’s greatest creatures – The Facehugger.
09.09.2019  |  Uncategorized
Villain Weapons | TOOLS OF THE TRADE
When it comes to manufacturing scares, the horror genre has many tools in its box. Some of which are literal tools.  
06.09.2019  |  Auctions
SETTING THE HIGH TABLE: The John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Auction
John Wick tells the tale of a retired hit man that is forced back into the underground world of assassins when he embarks on a merciless rampage to hunt down his adversaries. With the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend, John Wick fights to overcome the world’s top hit men and women […]
28.08.2019  |  Uncategorized
Batman Villains | The Very Unusual Suspects
With such a trove of Batman-related items in Propstore’s EMLA this year, we round up our favourite Gotham City villains, as seen on the big screen…  
07.08.2019  |  Auctions
POP ART: The Vox Lux Auction
Vox Lux proved a unique challenge for costume designer Keri Langerman.
28.06.2019  |  Auctions
The REAL World of Warcraft
By Dan Jolin I spent 10 years in Azeroth. The world of Massively Multiplayer Online role-playing game World of Warcraft was immense, compelling, exciting and a great way to spend a long evening — whether that was hitting dungeons with your friends, exploring its lush jungles or barren wastes, or just hanging out down the […]
21.06.2019  |  Auctions
The Magic Of Mondo
How a Texas-based T-shirt company brought exciting new life to the poster-collecting hobby…