It’s the Fanboy News of the Week!
I’m rising from my sickness infused slumber to bring you all the news that’s fit to share in the fanboy world!
There are some interesting things, like Autograph lawsuits, Raven-Symoné gets schooled on The View, autographs via mail, Back to the Future reunion, and more!
Check it out below!
Great Scott! Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson reunite for Back To The Future’s 30th anniversary
It’s been 30 years since Marty McFly managed to get Back To The Future after a week stuck in 1955.And this weekend, the cast of the classic time travel film have been reunited at London Film And Comic Con.
To mark the release of the Robert Zemeckis-directed film, which came out in July 1985, castmembers Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson have been meeting fans in London.
KRIS BRYANT SIGNS MEMORABILIA AND AUTOGRAPH EXCLUSIVE WITH FANATICS
One of the most highly coveted free agents in the sports memorabilia market has been signed. Chicago Cubs phenom Kris Bryant agreed to a multiyear autograph and memorabilia exclusive with Fanatics.
Financial terms were not disclosed.”The demand for Kris’ autograph is super high right now because he signed so few autographs and plays in city starved for success,” said Victor Shaffer, executive vice president of Fanatics Authentic. “Being a great teammate and having good looks doesn’t hurt either.”
Fans welcome Favre at autograph signing
Former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre will have his number retired and be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame during a banquet inside the Lambeau Field Atrium.
Favre’s No. 4 will become the team’s sixth retired number and first to be removed from use since Reggie White’s No. 92 in 2005.
Autograph Authenticators Called a Cartel
Autograph dealers, auction houses and authenticators conspire as a “cartel” to push out rival dealers, two memorabilia dealers claim in nearly identical antitrust complaints.
Defendants in both cases are Collectors Universe dba PSA/DNA, James Spence Authentication, R&R Auction Co., Roger Epperson dba Signed Sealed and Delivered dba Roger Epperson Authentication, Steve Cyrkin dba live.autographmagazine.com, and Momentica.
Both plaintiffs – Todd Mueller dba Todd Mueller Autographs, and Nelson dba Iconographs – are represented in federal court by the Christman, Kelley and Clarke law firm of Santa Barbara. Mueller is based in Colorado, Deedle in Nevada.
‘The View’s’ Raven-Symoné Dissed by Nicolle Wallace During Fame, Autograph-Agony Talk
Things got contentious on Monday’s edition of “The View” when co-host Nicolle Wallace questioned newly-minted Raven-Symoné about how many autographs the actress has to sign.When Raven-Symoné said her hand gets cramped when signing autographs for fans, Wallace chimed in, “You’re that famous?”
Symoné did not look too happy about the comment, but Wallace couldn’t contain her laughter.“And that’s why I love you, Nicolle,” the former “Cosby Show” star said. “Keep me in check, as you should. Keep me right in check.” Wallace explained herself, saying you would have to sign a lot of signatures to get a cramp.
Raven-Symoné replied, “Back in the day, when I was famous. You know, when I had a TV show.”
Autograph hounds: US Open a great place to rub elbows and collect sigs from top players
The putting and the driving and the chipping and all of that other golf stuff is nice, sure.But let’s focus on what some fans of the U.S. Women’s Open are really rabid about.
The signing.Getting autographs from the likes of Michelle Wie and Inbee Park at the Open is the other major sport going on at the tournament this week.