Category Comic Culture

Every Wednesday, Comic Book Daily plays host to the weekly pop culture podcast hosted by Christopher Owen and Walter Durajlija.

Sunny Days

This week Chris and Walt dare talk about what things might look like as the world looks to ease out of this pandemic. What will the new world mean for comic shops, for cons, for collectors? Please let us know…

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Stump the Chump

This week Chris and Walt have a little fun playing Stump the Chump. Chris has all the questions, unfortunately Walt doesn’t seem to have all the answers. Please let us know what you thought of the show down in the…

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It’s Getting Hotter

This week Chris and Walt delve into the current hot market in collectibles. The march forward continues but it has some feeling a little nervous. Please use the comments field below to let us know what you think of the…

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Chewing the Fat

This week Chris and Walt talk about the impact streaming services like Disney Plus are having on collectible comics, fair warning though, they do get sidetracked now and again. Please let us know what you think of the show in…

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You Can’t Touch This

Hey, sorry for the delay, I had lost the little chip that the show records on 😐 This week Chris and Walt talk about comic shops starving their local collecting communities in favour of getting more for their stuff online.…

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Our Little Secret

This week Chris and Walt talk about their comic book collecting pet peeves, they explore the things that sometimes make collecting a chore. As always we welcome your comments and thoughts on the show. We’d also like to hear about…

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The Reluctant Investor

This week Chris and Walt talk about old time collectors who now find themselves having to think seriously about the value of their collections, no joke, you could be sitting on a gold mine. We messed up and were supposed…

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Level Four Thinking

This week Chris and Walt dive into the brave new world of fractional ownership of comics and collectibles. This is not a discussion on Non Fungible Tokens (NFT) which was discussed on an earlier show, this is partially owning a…

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Chain of Fools

This week Chris and Walt delve into the new and developing world of virtual collecting, block chain collecting and even fractional ownership of collectibles like comics, sports cards and more. Since we recorded this there was a 10 second video…

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Grading and Pressing

This week Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija try and help you understand the discipline of assigning comic books grades. They also explore the world of pressing comic books, cleaning them and even unrestoring them. The boys discuss how small grade…

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Con Men

Chris and Walt spend some time reminiscing about comic book conventions though their intended ode to all things good about cons gets off to an unintended rocky start. Lets hope comic cons come back soon. As always please let us…

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Connections

Chris explores a whole bunch of “connections” while taking Walt on a fun-filled nostalgia-driven musical journey. Krantz studios, Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass, The Guess Who, Michael Jackson, Vincent Price and Billy Van are some of the stops Chris…

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Looking Ahead At 2021

This week Chris and I look ahead to 2021, we get out the crystal ball and try to see what this year holds for comic book collecting, local comic shops, comic book conventions. Will the back issue market stay hot?…

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