Hell for Leather

Despite last year having many starts and stops, including my personal hiatus (and a wider hiatus by our research group), Dan, Victor and I were able to uncover about a dozen “new” comics from the Canadian Silver Age that we…

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Hammers

It’s February in Canada and that means it’s really cold: luckily I’ve had some hot and heavy books come through to take the edge off. It was only a couple of weeks ago I got to handle a coverless copy…

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What A Chump

This week Chris tries to stump Walt with some very difficult comic book trivia questions. Walt, like the champ that he is, flies through them with ease. Please let us know what you thought of the show: just leave a…

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Winter Spice

They say that variety is the spice of life and I can confirm it’s true when it comes to prepping comic books for eBay auctions. This week I had a real smorgasbord of items come across my desk; every other…

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The Synthetic Assassin

One of the most disheartening things about collecting and researching independent comic books from the late 1980s is knowing that the market collapsed before the decade ended. The simplest explanation of the crash is that the sheer volume of mediocrity…

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Chasing Geese

A few years ago I made a mistake, in hindsight, when I started my Covered 365 posts. I picked only one cover for the matching day. As the year went on I modified it to pick a “cover of the…

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Looking Ahead

Happy New Year everyone. I wish you all health and happiness and some great comic book finds (which go a long way to making the first two wishes realized). I tried to crystal ball this upcoming year when it comes…

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2021, Who Knew`1`

It was quite the year, 2021. This stubborn pandemic did not go away, not at all. We fought on though, finding things that helped us push through. One of those things apparently was collecting comic books as the year 2021…

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Traditions

This week Chris and Walt talk Christmas and comics and how they get along. The boys explore their Christmas traditions related to comic books. Please let us know what you thought of the show in the comments field below, and…

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A Small Gift

This week the boys do a little daydreaming and imagine how they would spend one million dollars if someone gifted them the money to spend only on comic books, and they had only three months to spend it. Please let…

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Where We At?

Today Chris and Walt talk about where they are in their comic book collecting journey. The boys talk about the difficulties in choosing what to let go of, what to keep, what to pick up next and all the other…

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