The Atomic Age

I received this great write-up from CBD commenter Alex Sorensen and I’m glad he is willing to share his work with us. Take it away Alex. MOST VALUABLE ATOMIC AGE COMICS – NEAR MINT MINUS (1946-1955) (ROUNDED) There is little…

Canadiana Auction

We, ICE via our internationalcollectiblesexchange eBay store, are going to launch our Fist Annual Canadiana Comics eBay Auction very soon, all the lots will be posted on the evening of Friday, June 18th with the 10-day auction ending Monday, June…

Not So Golden

This week Chris and Walt tackle what to do about the Golden Age. So many great titles, so many characters slowly fading into oblivion. Or at least that’s what one of the guys thinks. Please share your thoughts on the…

Kant and Cons

I have grown to associate early June with the arrival of heat. Late May in Southern Ontario can still be a bit cool, low 20s is a very nice day, but the heat seems to come in early June. I…

Is Marvel Buying DC Comics?

This week Chris and Walt poke at the rumor that Disney wants to buy DC Comics. What would that look like? Is it a good thing or is it a bad thing? It sure does open a lot of doors…

On the Road Again

What a week. Had a big flood in the house and now can’t use half the space! Insurance guy still working on the scope of the fix-up. Then as it started getting hot and muggy my Air Conditioner broke, can’t…

Sunny Days

This week Chris and Walt dare talk about what things might look like as the world looks to ease out of this pandemic. What will the new world mean for comic shops, for cons, for collectors? Please let us know…

It’s Chaos Out There

I read a story a few days ago about the Target store chain in the States suspending sales of Pokémon Cards because someone drew a gun during some kind of altercation over limited product. The scene got me to thinking…

Let Me In!!

Ontario, Canada is still in lockdown, I’m hoping we’re back open on May 20th like they said. I can almost feel the pent-up demand, just in my casual conversations with curbside customers waiting around in the parking lot I can…

Nightwynd Comics Come to Market

I started 2021 with a column focusing on Barry Blair and Aircel. Partway through that column, I briefly mentioned the self-published comics that Blair released under the “Nightwynd” name (and which predate Aircel). These rare comics had print runs of…

Stump the Chump

This week Chris and Walt have a little fun playing Stump the Chump. Chris has all the questions, unfortunately Walt doesn’t seem to have all the answers. Please let us know what you thought of the show down in the…

DC Baby, DC

I have to be thankful for these posts, they allow me to spend a couple of hours every week enjoying music I don’t usually have enough time for. I put my headphones on and dive down the rabbit holes. It’s…

It’s Getting Hotter

This week Chris and Walt delve into the current hot market in collectibles. The march forward continues but it has some feeling a little nervous. Please use the comments field below to let us know what you think of the…

Cherry Blossoms

I was hustling around trying to set up my week when I read an email from a friend who reminded me to step back and take a little time to enjoy the Cherry Blossoms blooming in this part of the…

Chewing the Fat

This week Chris and Walt talk about the impact streaming services like Disney Plus are having on collectible comics, fair warning though, they do get sidetracked now and again. Please let us know what you think of the show in…

The Apprentice

Ontario extended our lockdown two extra weeks into mid May, booo! We’re running a bit behind on that “warehouse books to bigbcomics.com” project but I did put in a ton of work on the weekend and have over 600 books…

You Can’t Touch This

Hey, sorry for the delay, I had lost the little chip that the show records on 😐 This week Chris and Walt talk about comic shops starving their local collecting communities in favour of getting more for their stuff online.…

Lockdown Lowdown

Big B Comics is in lockdown as are all other non-essential shops in Ontario, Canada. We are relying on mail-order business and curb-side pick-ups. As a team we had a meeting and decided that we will not let anybody go,…