Walter Durajlija

Walter Durajlija

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

Collecting and Investing Tips #8

Storage. The proper storage of comic books is often overlooked, sometimes with costly results. The main focus of storage should be preservation of condition. Convenience of access or visual display should not be deciding factors for comic book storage.
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Undervalued Spotlight #8

The Cuban Missile Crisis of the early 1960s brought the Cold War with the Soviet Union to America’s kitchen tables and its workplace water coolers. Everyone was now talking about the Russians
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Comic Culture: October 14, 2009

Welcome back to the Comic Culture podcast with Mohawk College’s Christopher Owen and Big B’s Walter Durajlija. We hope that you’re comfy as the guys talk about: this week’s releases, new graphic novels hitting the bestseller’s list, the adaptation of C…

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Undervalued Spotlight #7

The War Comics genre was an industry unto itself in the 1950s and 60s. Every major comic publisher had war titles. Charlton, Atlas, Fawcett, Dell and all the others drew heavily on the great adventure stories that could be set against the very recently won Second World War
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Auction Highlights #6 – One Up

In honor of just posted Market Trends report this week’s auction highlights will try to find out what kind of jumps in price are accompanying incremental jumps in grade. We chose some relatively easy comics to get so all of us can relate.…

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Comic Culture: October 7th 2009

Welcome back to the Comic Culture podcast featuring the smooth style of Walter Durajlija and Christopher Owen. This week the guys talk about; the continuation of Buffy at Dark Horse, the Archie wedding issues, the return of Heroclix, Mickey Mouse…

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Undervalued Spotlight #6

Hansi, the Girl Who Loved the Swastika nn, Spire Cristian Comics, 1973 In 1972 a guy named Fleming H. Revell started up a line of religious and inspirational comics called Spire Christian Comics. The line featured many biographical stories including Johnny Cash,…

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Auction Highlights #5 – Ghost Rider

Auction Highlights has somehow turned into a Friday thing. Check back every Friday for some hard hitting commentary on recent auction and internet sales results. It was announced last week that there are plans to make a second Ghost Rider movie…

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Collecting and Investing Tips #5

Diversify Diversifying your investments is all about spreading the risk. As the old saying goes ‘it’s never wise to have all your eggs in one basket’. If you had all your money in real estate and the real estate market tanked…

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Undervalued Spotlight #5

Pep Comics #22, MLJ Magazines, December 1941 In Pep Comics #22 (December 1941), MLJ Magazines quietly published an untitled six-page story that featured a girl-crazy teen named Archibald Andrews. Pep Comics was a superhero title featuring the likes of the Shield and the Hangman…

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Auction Highlights #4 – ComicLink

Auction Highlights has somehow turned into a Friday thing. Check back every Friday for some hard hitting commentary on recent auction results. This week I’d like to highlight some interesting results from the just finished Comic Link September focused auction (last comic finished…

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Tune in and listen to Comic Culture

We’re back with another weekly installment of Comic Culture; the comic show that crams in more comic book, comic movie and Power Girl related news than any other radio show out there. This week, the guys look at this week’s…

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Collecting and Investing Tips #4

Know your investing goals! Before one starts investing in anything the person should have a clear picture of their investing goals. Are we investing long term, short term, somewhere in the middle or in all three time frames at once. Investing in…

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Undervalued Spotlight #4

Strange Tales Annual #2, Marvel Comics, July 1963 This comic contains an original story in which Spidey and Human Torch join forces to beat the bad guys. In what is now classic Marvel fashion our two heroes start off fighting each other. Spidey finally convinces…

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