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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,…

Marvel Super-Heroes #13, Marvel Comics, March 1968 This Spotlight came to me while I was arguing with someone about who was the best female superhero at Marvel. I’m not saying…

Falling in Love #121, DC Comics, February 1971 Ahh, my favorite post of the year because I get to say, Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I hope your day/year/life is filled…

Fantastic Four #113, Marvel Comics, August 1971 A few days ago I sorted all my Undervalued Spotlights alphabetically. I did this exercise to help me see if there were areas…

Marvel Spotlight #2, Marvel Comics, February 1972 This week’s Spotlight came to me while I was chatting with some friends about Sherlock Holmes. We were talking about the latest BBC…

Fantastic Four #12, Marvel Comics, March 1963 I was talking to a comic collector recently about the allure of those round 12 cent Marvels. We counted them up and came…

Runaways #1, Marvel Comics, July 2003 The dominant back issue market segment for more recent comics has to be the variant issue market. It’s a tough market and one to…

All Star Comics #51, DC Comics, February/March 1950 In Undervalued Spotlight #308 I introduced the now infamous Durajlija’s Equation for Iconic Golden Age covers (DEIGAC). Spotlight #314 contained the second…

Happy Sesqui-seventeen to everyone and may it turn out the best that it can for all of you. I’ve been trying to think about how our hobby and industry could…

Journey into Mystery Annual #1, Marvel Comics, 1965 Marvel Comics certainly had a “way” with adapting fictional characters and making those characters their own. I can’t think of a bigger…

It seems a little odd writing about war comics in the middle of the most festive time of the year. It is this time of year however when I think…

Blackhawk #117, DC Comics, October 1957 This week’s Spotlight came to me while I was trying to convince the owner of a large Batman collection to sell, or at least…

For your collecting and investing reference, here is a complete listing of the third one hundred Undervalued Spotlights presented here on Comic Book Daily. Also 1-100 and 101-200. Click the number…

Comico Christmas Special #1, Comico, December 1988 The Christmas edition of the Undervalued Spotlight shines its festive light on the Comico Christmas Special of 1988. Talk about a gift that…

Power Comics #1, Power Comics, 1977 (January? – a reprint of #1 exists dated March 1977) A seemingly random sequence of events led me to this week’s Spotlight. I’ll try…

Comic Link Fall Featured Auction The comic book portion of the ComicLink Fall Featured Auction ended Thursday December 8th. I’m really enjoying these CLINK auctions. The selection is great from…

Daredevil #7, Marvel Comics, April 1965. I can’t tell you how many times lower to mid grade copies of this book has queued up in my back issue bins over the years. Mind you I don’t think I have a copy at this moment but I think that’s due more to “aggressive discounting” than it is to rampant demand. The problem all along must have been an overvalued Overstreet value.…

Amazing Spider-Man #3, Marvel, July 1963. Every now and again I’m lucky enough to have Mike Huddleston come to the shop for a nice visit. I’m not sure what I…