Walter Durajlija

Walter Durajlija

Walter Durajlija is an Overstreet Advisor and Shuster Award winner. He owns Big B Comics in Hamilton Ontario.

Are We Missing Something

This week Chris and Walt continue to explore the appeal of comics with partial or no covers. How do the boys feel about books like these? Tune in and find out. We’d love to know what you thought of the…

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Rarified Air

It’s not often I get so awed by a comic. Over the years I’ve held some beauties and thanks to that beyond rare pile of 1930s comics we’ll be auctioning in the coming weeks, the ones with the covers stripped…

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The Warehouse!

This week Chris calls Walt out on what the heck he’s doing with the comics, toys and all kinds of other stuff in the warehouse Walt rented a couple of years ago. Please let us know what you thought of…

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Hard Times

I still have not opened all the boxes I brought back from my USA PO Box trip last week. At first comb through there were way more toys than I thought and not as many comics as I thought. I…

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Oskee Wee Wee

This week Chris and Walt promote the great city of Hamilton, Ontario and its rich history as a comic book collecting hub. Please let us know what you thought of the show: leave us a comment, we just ask that…

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It’s Been Too Long

It’s been two and a half years since the last time I cleared out my PO Box in Niagara Falls, New York. The pandemic, travel restrictions and the dauntingness of all the customs paperwork did a good job of keeping…

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Who Will Our Kids Like

This week Chris and Walt tackle the tough question of which superheroes will be in favour a generation from now, and which issues are best to scoop up. Please let us know what you thought of this week’s show via…

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The Correction

I’m almost finished with this very necessary project I started last week. I’m going though all the CGC-graded comics on ICE Collectibles that belong to our three largest consignors by volume of listings (including Big B) and I’m making price…

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Stump the Chumps

This week Chris and Walt welcome the great Shekky Feldstein back to the show. They also welcome comic fan extraordinaire Sammy Russell. Chris tries to Stump the Chumps by asking them tough, tough questions on comic strips. Please let us…

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The Funnies

It was nice to see the Marvel versus DC debate Chris and I had on our last Comic Culture podcast draw out some extra comments; it’s a topic that needs more time, and us speeding through it like we did…

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Marvel Versus DC

This week Chris and Walt tackle the subject of Marvel versus DC. The boys are reacting to the discussion in last week’s post’s comments field about DC readers being smarter than Marvel readers. So? What did you think of this…

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Mixed Signals

Happy Equinox to our Druids friends; I hope your narrow pathways fill with light. Did everybody see that CGC 6.0 Action Comics #1 sold for $3.4 million? It was a private sale through the Goldin Auctions website and it bettered…

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Tres Hombres

This week Shekky joins Chris and Walt and helps them dive a little deeper into what post-pandemic cons are and perhaps what they should have or could have been. Please let us know what you thought of the show by…

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Blood Money

A few days ago I ran into the landlord at the warehouse: he asked me if I’d be renewing in November when my lease was up, I said most likely and that I’d be letting him know very soon. When…

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Fan Expo – A Week Later

Here’s a recording of Chris and Walt driving home from the Fan Expo Comic Con in Toronto. They just ate some chicken wings and jumped back into the van and hit record as they drove back to the shop for…

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Long Weekend

Happy Labour Day? Is that how to say it? Labour Day is the unofficial last day of summer in Canada. School starts back on Tuesday and we can all notice the days getting shorter, and soon to be cooler as…

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Blame Game

I blame the Fan Expo Comic Con! I’ll have my post up tomorrow morning. Impossible to write a post during the show: poor wi-fi, poor eating habits, even poorer drinking habits, poor play by the Blue Jays, and to top…

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The Grind

Now I remember Why I hate these big comic book conventions: the crazy amount of work trying to get things ready for the show. Yeah sure I could have started things weeks earlier and prepared stress-free but apparently, that is…

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ICE Collectibles

You know what time it is when you have guys celebrating that the last GPA sale is only down 7% from the sale before; I actually had this conversation with a guy who seemed somewhat relieved at that result. Never…

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