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Collecting & Investing Tips #12

This week’s tip is aimed at the collectors. The collectors are really the silent majority of the back issue market and a surprisingly large numbers of them don’t really know where to start when faced with the dilemma of selling their comic book collection
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Undervalued Spotlight #11

Elongated Man #2, DC Comics, 1992  This is David Diep and I’ve decided to hijack this week’s Undervalued Spotlight from our regular writer; Walter Durajlija. After I saw that Walt put Fantastic Four #1 into last week’s Undervalued Spotlight I…

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Undervalued Spotlight #10

Fantastic Four #1, Marvel Comics, November 1961. There’s been a lot written on what is the most important Silver Age comic book. For many years DC’s reintroduction of the Flash in Showcase #4 reigned as the Silver Age’s most important and most expensive comic book. Though I obviously disagree I’ll not continue the argument here but I will
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Auction Highlights #9 – Halloween

Each week I try to give the Auction Highlights some sort of theme. It’s an added bonus if this theme happens to be current and topical. Bonus City this week folks as I proudly present some Halloween themed auctions and listings.
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Undervalued Spotlight #9

The Farmer's Daughter is undervalued! Here's a first for ComicBookDaily. I've listed an entire run as my undervalued comic of the week. The reality is that once you own 1 of this 4 issue run a malady called
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Auction Highlights #8 – On the Fence

The ComicLink October Focused Auction that ended yesterday yielded some very interesting results. First off, these monthly comic auctions from ComicLink have turned into major events though some months are much better (in terms of quality of offerings) than others.…

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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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