Starting something new: a weekly look at one recent auction item, for perusal and discussion. I’ll be posting art auctions and Walt will be posting comic book auctions. Women Of…

Strange tales #111, Marvel Comics, August 1963 I was set up at a comic con this past weekend and had the pleasure of kicking back one evening with a few…

March 17, 2017 / / AE News 3 Comments

Chapterhouse is Canada’s newest comic book company (established in 2015) with its mainstay Captain Canuck. The company is still a mystery to many comic readers, so I felt it was…

Action Comics #116, DC Comics, January 1948 We haven’t visited the early Golden Age in a while and when I came across this beauty I knew what I had to…

March 10, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond released their February 2017 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 are for…

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija join forces to talk comic talk. So just back, relax and enjoy this week’s Comic Culture. Oh, and please, please…

Fables #1, DC/Vertigo, July 2002 When I started working at the comic shop full time back in the 2003 I immediately set about trying to read as much new stuff…

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a long look at IDW’s Artist’s Edition Numbering, shipping changes, March 2017 Previews, January 2017 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales January 2017, America’s Best Comics Artist’s Edition, Alex Toth’s Bravo For Adventure Artist’s Edition, and Wally Wood’s EC Stories Artist’s Edition.…

Comic Link Winter Featured Auction The comic book portion of the ComicLink Winter Featured Auction ended Thursday March 2nd. This was an impressive auction loaded with books I really wanted!…

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija get together to talk comic talk. So kick back, relax and enjoy this week’s Comic Culture. Oh, and please, please…

Man from U.N.C.L.E. #7, Gold Key, July 1966 I’ve bought and sold a lot of comic books over the years and yet there are very few I regret selling. Yes,…

February 27, 2017 / / AE Reviews 3 Comments
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Diamond has updated Previews World with the March 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows three new Artist Edition format books, including a new publisher entering the fold. For…

February 23, 2017 / / AE News 1 Comment

Diamond released their January 2017 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. Also worth…