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Crazy Comic Covers: Superman #282

Superman #282 “Lex Luthor-Superscalp-Hunter” The cover: We’ve got Superman as heroic as ever saving the citizen from a doomed airplane..wait he’s not saving him? He’s actually throwing a criminal from the plane and killing him instead of arresting him? Oh,…

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Collecting and Investing Tips #2

Know your comfort zone and try not to leave it! Remember Sesame Street had that great segment about things not belonging. There was a catchy song – “one of these things just don’t belong here, one of these things just has to go…”…

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Market Trends September 2009

Comicbookdaily.com’s first look at market trends will examine the growing influence the CGC Census is having on what graded comics are selling for. There is now a very large and very liquid trading arena for graded collectible comics. The internet has…

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Undervalued Spotlight #2

Star Spangled War Stories #84, DC Comics, Aug. 1959, 1st Appearance Mme. Marie. Mademoiselle Marie was a French farm girl who joined the resistance to fight the Nazis during WW2, often alongside Sgt. Rock. Her father died in her arms…

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Auction Highlights

Green Lantern #8 graded by CGC as 9.6 sold for a record $11,694 on Comic Link. This auction ended August 28th  and really surprised everyone with it’s staggering price. The comic lists at $575.  as a 9.2 in the Overstreet price guide. The…

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Collecting and Investing Tips #1

Count the pages!  Examine the comic thoroughly before you buy it. Count the pages, check for the coupons, and look for tears, creases, stains and other defects that don’t necessarily show up on the cover. The defects present in the…

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Undervalued Spotlight #1

Avenger #71, Marvel Comics, December 1969, 1st Appearance the Invaders Avengers #71 is one of those comic books that is always missing from the Avengers bins. It’s a book I’ll always look for whenever I’m at a comic convention or…

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Stay Tuned

Stay tuned into this page for when our very own Walter Durajilija gives you the scoop on collecting and investing in comic books. With over 20 years experience in the comic collecting and retail industry, he’s the man to turn…

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