February 27, 2017 / / AE Reviews 3 Comments
February 24, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond has updated Previews World with the March 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows three new Artist Edition format books, including a new publisher entering the fold. For…

February 23, 2017 / / AE News 1 Comment

Diamond released their January 2017 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. Also worth…

Marvel Super-Heroes #13, Marvel Comics, March 1968 This Spotlight came to me while I was arguing with someone about who was the best female superhero at Marvel. I’m not saying…

February 20, 2017 / / AE Reviews 0 Comments
February 17, 2017 / / AE News 2 Comments
February 16, 2017 / / Nut Shell 3 Comments

In Part 1 we looked at various criteria that helped to identify “quality” books as potential investment vehicles. In this follow up, we’ll examine some common traits that may, or…

Falling in Love #121, DC Comics, February 1971 Ahh, my favorite post of the year because I get to say, Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I hope your day/year/life is filled…

February 13, 2017 / / AE Reviews 4 Comments
February 10, 2017 / / AE News 2 Comments

Last week I traveled back in time. It was a simpler time. I drank water from the outdoor water hose. I watched Saturday Morning cartoon shows and I read “The Worlds Greatest Comic…

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija are joined by Producer Shekky Feldstein for their annual Valentine’s show. So sit back and feel the love on this…

Fantastic Four #113, Marvel Comics, August 1971 A few days ago I sorted all my Undervalued Spotlights alphabetically. I did this exercise to help me see if there were areas…

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition.

This month we take a long look at 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards, Defining the AE formats, shipping changes, February 2017 Previews solicitations, December 2016 current sales, out of print eBay sales, Chris Samnee’s Daredevil Artist’s Edition, Sergio Aragones Groo The Wanderer Artist’s Edition, and Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition.…

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija get together and talk all kinds of comic talk. So kick back, relax and enjoy this week’s Comic Culture. Oh,…

February 2, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments
February 1, 2017 / / Nut Shell 7 Comments

If you’ve read any of my past posts, then you’ve read me drone on about buying “quality keys” versus “junk keys”, and yet I’ve avoided trying to define what I…

Marvel Spotlight #2, Marvel Comics, February 1972 This week’s Spotlight came to me while I was chatting with some friends about Sherlock Holmes. We were talking about the latest BBC…