Ivan Briggs is PBA’s Director of Comics, Fine Pens and Watches. Ivan is an authority on rare comic books, with deep specialty knowledge of Golden Age, Silver Age, and Pre-Code Horror & Crime comics in particular. He is the world’s foremost authority on fine pens at auction, having captained Bonhams’ Fine Pen department before joining PBA, with numerous successful pen sales in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, London and Hong Kong. He has been interviewed by the New York Times, BBC, Robb Report, South China Morning Post and numerous other media outlets.
Ivan served as consultant for the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide (for comic-related hardcover books), and he maintains the world’s most extensive collection of vintage comic-related photographs.