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Undervalued Spotlight

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #330

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #329

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #328

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #327

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #326

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #325

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #324

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #323

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…

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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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #322

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #321

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…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #320

Superman #4, DC Comics, Spring 1940 Looking back I can see that I haven’t had the best relationship with the Superman title. I’ve always thought the value of Superman #1…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #319

Avengers #142, Marvel Comics, December 1975 Huh? I just picked up a nice pile of Avengers and something drew me to this issue. It got me thinking… The superhero genre…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #318

Daredevil Vol. 2 #26, Marvel Comics, December 2001 Last week the Spotlight featured a great post from 1st time guest writer Readcomix. One of the comments left on his post was…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #317

Pep Comics #26, MLJ Magazines, April 1942 It’s such a pleasure to introduce Gene Lomoriello as this week’s guest Spotlight writer. Let’s hope this is the 1st of many from…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #316

Strange Tales #118, Marvel Comics, March 1964 I’m actually very excited about the Doc Strange movie that’s about to open up in North American theatres this coming weekend. I’ve seen…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #315

All-American Comics #90, DC Comics, October 1947 I mentioned I thought I was on to something a few weeks back in Spotlight #308. In that Spotlight I wrote that I…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #314

Marvel Team-Up #1, Marvel Comics, March 1972 I finally watched the Captain America Civil War movie. I liked it. My favorite scene was Tony Stark and Peter Parker in Parker’s…

Read the PostUndervalued Spotlight #313