The 2021 Guide

The 51st Overstreet Price Guide hit the stands last week and I’m having fun perusing my copy. I think everything I said in my report ended up being wrong so remember that next time I recommend a book. I like…

Give me a C

This week Chris tries to stump Walt on some comic book related tunes. Let’s see how Walt does. Please excuse the sound at times, Chris had the speaker a bit too close to the mic. Please let us know what…

The Promise Collection

Comic Book Daily supporter Alex Sorensen has been kind enough to give us another post for us to digest. Last time Alex did some great work on the Atomic Age and this time he tackles the Promise Collection. Let’s pass…

Rainbow Man

There used to be a time when I was such a purist regarding incomplete books, restored books, conserved books, even signed books. But times change and so have I, Blue is not the only colour I’m willing to see on…

Top 50 Silver Age Books

This week Chris and Walt do a hard-core comic collector’s show, they tackle the Overstreet Price Guide’s Top 50 Silver Age books and decide whether they are a buy or a sell. Please let us know what you thought of…

The Illuminati North

Last Thursday I had the honour of hosting the Over the Hill Gang at the Big B warehouse. This gang of Canadian comic book veterans is made up of (moving clockwise from bottom left) Art Cooper, Vince Marchesano, Ivan Kocmarek,…

It’s All Marvel

This week Chris and Walt are joined by long-time Comic Culture producer Shekky Feldstein and someone new to the show Cigarello Jameson, co-host from the Cigar Dungeon Podcast. The fellas try to figure out why the comic collecting market is…

Backlog

I drank too much! It turned out to be a terrible weekend to have Argentinian and Italian friends. I thought I was going to get some R and R but ended having drinks with them celebrating their football victories, exhausting!…

A Boy and His Gopher: A Dave Geary Checklist

Back in September 2019, my monthly edition of Forgotten Silver listed three creators (Vincent Marchesano, Sylvie Rancourt and Dave Geary), as well as one cohort of artists (FreeKluck) who I believe should be inducted into the Joe Shuster Awards’ Canadian…

Issues

I have a show ready to upload but when I put my thing into the thing… nothing happens! My 4GB memory chip has a show I’m trying to upload but my computer won’t read it. I’ll get someone to look…

Going all in on Comics

About a month ago I was getting the sense that the ragging bull comic market was levelling off and in places even retreating. Looking around today I’m still seeing impressive price after impressive price come in. I don’t think the…

At a Theatre Near You

This week Chris and Walt talk movies. Its been a long time since we’ve collectively gone out and enjoyed superhero movies. This week the boys run down a list of movies coming soon to a theatre near you and give…

Canadian I.C.E.

I was cycling and took a nice spill on a hairpin turn this past Saturday and popped my clavicle out at the ligament. To make things worse I tore a muscle in my chest during the fall which is making…

I’ll Start You Off With An Easy One

This week Chris Owen tries to see just how smart Walt is with all things comics with another segment of our famous “Stump the Chump” bit. Please let us know what you thought of the show in the comments section…

We Are Open!

Happy Solstice everyone. It’s nice to report that the Big B Comic shops are now open, albeit at 15% capacity, but capacity is only an issue at a few peak times during the week and people have been more than…

Collecting Pitfalls

Chris and Walt explore some of the pitfalls of comic book collecting. Please let us know what you thought of the show. We’d love to hear some of the mistakes you’ve made that you can pass along to the new…

Trailer Trash

Saw a few Marvel Movie trailers earlier today and here are my quick reviews. Loki – looks good but needs more star power. Falcon and Winter Soldier – looks like its unsure of what it wants to do, I hope…

Lockdown Loose Ends

Well, here we are. It’s the middle of June and I, along with many Nova Scotians, have been sitting in full or partial lockdown for eight weeks. Since the last week of April, I have only left my apartment a…

Comics And…

This week Chris and Walt try to help out the local comic book shop by recommending some complementary lines of business they could add to their product lines. Please let us know what you thought of the show in the…