Eric Kaylor in response to Charlie Kim’s Slabbing: The Results Are In. Eric started this as...Read More
Category: Collecting and Investing Tips
The 44th edition of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide came out several weeks back and I’d like to take this a bit tardy opportunity to chime in with some thoughts.
For comic book collectors the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide is the one resource that is needed above all others. It remains the “Bible” of collecting.
I’ve done a few comic cons this year and I’m happy to report that I see the Guide carried around by lots of collectors, those that don’t carry one often ask me if they could look at a guide while considering a purchase.Read More
In my Auction Highlights #43 I looked at the recent $21,250.00 ComicLink sale of a CGC 9.6 Amazing Spider-Man #11. This comic book has an Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide value of $2,400 in the 9.2 grade. ComicLink noted that the CGC 9.6 grade is rare for this comic book…Read More
What kind of features should we demand of a principle Marvel key? This group of comics is one of the most important investing blocks in the hobby. People are buying up high grade Marvel keys as a group and you can’t really have one without any of the others and call yourself a true high end collector…Read More
Black covers. Comic book collectors and investors have always coveted classic black covers when found in very high grade. It’s very hard to preserve and old comic with a black cover, any little fleck, color break or crease just seems to be amplified…Read More
This week I wanted to feature a collecting focus that is beyond cool. It’s nice to have that Amazing Spider-Man run and that Batman run but thousands of those runs are being put together (with perhaps thousands more already completed). What will really impress the guests at your dinner party is the run of Feature Books you are trying toRead More
This week’s collecting tip will touch on the wonderful world of promotional comic books. The topic is a big one and this article will just serve to spark your interest in promotional comics. I encourage you to research more on this great collecting focus.Read More
Consider Superhero Annuals. The super hero annuals as we know them began in 1960 with Superman Annual #1 (fittingly since Superman also launched the whole superhero genre back in 1938). Though annuals started out as vehicles to reprint past issues…Read More