Puzzling

Two weeks without a Comic Culture podcast; catching Covid will do that to you. Chris looks for any excuse to avoid me as it is, imagine his luck when I came down with the thing. I’m feeling better and think…

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There Are No Limits

Apologies for missing the Comic Culture podcast last week: I’ve been feeling under the weather but hope to recover for this week’s show. This past week we heard the news of that Mile High copy of Superman #1 graded CGC…

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A Little Light

I was talking to a few comic heads and the consensus seems to be that most of the latest Heritage lots went a little light. I know one guy that had a bunch of stuff in the auction and he…

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Now That’s Funny

This week Chris and Walt explore the place for humour in comics: they discuss which characters do humour right and which characters should just keep their day jobs. Please let us know what you thought of the show: just leave…

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Trending

As I’m typing this I’m watching that Fantastic Four #1 CGC 9.2 on Heritage pass the one million dollar mark. I said at the beginning of the year that there would be more one million dollar sales in 2022 than…

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Slight Pause

Alas. Chris and I could not coordinate our week and thus could not get together to tape a show. We still plan on getting one in, hopefully for Thursday morning or worst case Friday morning. At the moment I feel…

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Let’s Sort This Out

This Week Chris and Walt talk about how best to sort one’s collection: it sounds a lot simpler than it turns out to be. Don’t believe us? Have a listen to poor Chris lament as to how to get it…

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The Water Cooler

It struck me that these little weekly observations I post are like little topics for discussion around the water cooler on a Monday morning; you can add the football and Oscar talk if you’d like. Next week I’m going to…

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Richard Comely

This week Chris and Walt welcome Captain Canuck creator Richard Comely for some reminiscing fun. Richard takes us way back to Winnipeg in the days before he started Captain Canuck. Please let us know what you thought of the show:…

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Money in the Bank

Have you guys noticed the strong prices CGC 9.6 grades have been getting lately? I’m noticing it, especially in the Bronze Age and the late Silver Age where there is a relatively good supply of CGC 9.8s. The 9.8s are…

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What’s Worth More?

This week Walt tests Chris on comic book values: will Chris know which of the two comics Walt gives Chris is worth more according to the price guide? Please let us know what you thought of the show by leaving…

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Steel City Supermen

As a kid who grew up in the North End of Hamilton in the 60s, the transformation of Hamilton from the ambitious Steel City to a flourishing Arts City that has accelerated since the turn of the century has been…

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The Hat Trick

A big ComicLink big auction ended this past week with record sales in the high end of the market. We keep questioning the validity of these record prices and the next big auction keeps pushing past the record prices set…

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The Spectrum

This week Chris and Walt talk about the two polar worlds within the comic collecting hobby: the pure collectors and the pure speculators and the fact that most of us fall somewhere in between. Please let us know what you…

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The Joys of Collecting

This week I want to go with a ‘collecting’ theme to celebrate this great hobby we all enjoy. I’ll first poke at the very famous but perhaps overlooked Two Issue Introduction sets, those quick two story arcs are the ones…

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The Local Comic Shop

This week Chris and Walt are joined by Dave Campbell who runs the Big B Comics shops in Hamilton and Niagara Falls Ontario. The boys talk about the current state of the local comic shops, they also look forward and…

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Comics and Hockey

It’s a long weekend in Canada, Monday being Family Day. It’s a good day to sleep in and I’m gonna do just that. We Canucks are proud of our girl’s hockey team who took home Gold at the Olympics, I’m…

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