December 19, 2016 / / AE Reviews 5 Comments
December 16, 2016 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond released their November 2016 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…

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December 14, 2016 / / Comic Culture 0 Comments

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija are joined by young Max Chouinard to talk some comics talk. So just sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s…

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December 14, 2016 / / Nut Shell 7 Comments

I’m back with part two of my list of recommendations. Similar to part one, you’ll find some dark themes, mind benders, thrillers and more sensitive, introspective stories to enjoy. These…

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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…

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December 12, 2016 / / AE Reviews 0 Comments
December 9, 2016 / / AE News 0 Comments

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…

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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.

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

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December 7, 2016 / / Nut Shell 7 Comments

Being a slow reader with many interests means that my “to-read” list is an ongoing work in progress. I recently made a push to chip away at my massive list…

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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…

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December 5, 2016 / / AE Reviews 0 Comments

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 shipping changes, December 2016 Previews solicitations, October 2016 current sales and out of print eBay sales, reviews of Usagi Yojimbo: The Artist and Other Stories Gallery Edition and Jack Davis’ EC Stories Artist’s Edition.

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Well, I am officially an old guy. Rascally Roy Thomas otherwise known as Roy (The Boy) Thomas turned 76 on November 22nd. Not only was Roy Stan Lee’s first successor…

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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…

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November 28, 2016 / / AE Reviews 0 Comments
November 25, 2016 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond has updated Previews World with the December 2016 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition book, advance solicited for April 2017 shipping. For complete details and…

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November 24, 2016 / / Arcs & Runs 7 Comments