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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I Love Comics: Tintin

I Love Comics is a Monday to Friday examination of the many reasons why we here at Comicbookdaily.com love comics. Not all of them might be to your tastes, but hey – isn’t that the whole point of Comics? I…

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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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Pixar does Ant-Man?

Entertainment Weekly mention somewhat in their Marvel/Disney coverage, that “Pixar is said to already be eyeballing an Ant-Man movie.” As cool as that is – I mean let’s be honest – most people immediately thought  “oh wow, how cool would…

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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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Lobo to destroy Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie is going to draw on his failed marriage to Madonna to produce and direct a movie based on the Main Man himself Lobo. DC Comic’s ultra-violent anti-hero who, like Madonna herself, killed Santa Claus. According to the Hollywood…

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You Must Buy This: Sweet Tooth #1

It’s very rare these days to find a writer/artist getting their own on-going series. (Well, unless you’re Paul Pope.. but I’m sure even he had to start somewhere – Kodansha if memory serves.) So the fact that Jeff Lemire, a…

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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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Fan Expo a huge success!

Looks like this year’s Fan Expo was indeed bigger and better before with an absolutely crushing number of people attending, almost 60,000! Due to the issues with overcrowing this year, the Fan Expo in 2010 will be held 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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