August 24, 2016 / / Nut Shell 0 Comments

When it comes to investment comics, here’s what we know: The growth trajectory isn’t a simple ramp but rather an exponential curve and higher grades can offer higher yields.  …

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August 24, 2016 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond has updated Previews World with the September 2016 catalog. Scouring the full list this month show two new Artist Edition format books. both advance solicited for January 2017 shipping.…

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Archie #600, Archie Comics, October 2009 A quest to amass a worthy collection should not be dictated by value alone nor solely by things like first appearances. Let’s consider books…

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Nothing has been written about more in comics fandom than the split between Jack Kirby and Marvel. Jack leaving for DC. Jack returning to Marvel and all the various arguments that go…

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August 17, 2016 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond released their sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. These numbers…

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Showcase #79, DC Comics, December 1968. I checked out that Batman V Superman film recently and I liked three quarters of it. If DC/Warner ever figures out a way to…

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August 11, 2016 / / Arcs & Runs 5 Comments

We continue our look at one of the greatest runs of comics in Marvel’s super-hero history: Jack Kirby, Joe Sinnott, & Stan Lee’s Fantastic Four. This is part three of…

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A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Brunner, Bunkers, Byrne, Layton, Wiacek, Buscema.

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Amazing Spider-Man #50, Marvel Comics, July 1967. It’s always just a matter of time before the next issue of Amazing Spider-Man has the spotlight shine upon it. Amazing Spider-Man has…

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A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Adams, Palmer, Patterson, Bolland, Bolton, Brunner, Bunkers,

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