Long Weekend Delay

Our fearless editor Scott always tells me to have one or two columns in the bag but I just can’t seem to get there. I think it’s the pressure I like or maybe it’s something closer to what Scott says…

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Top 25 Bronze Age Books

We noticed the batteries died while doing Amazing Spider-Man #129 so you’ll get two takes on the same book (if anything, it does show that we don’t rehash dialogue, nothing but improve from my pal Chris and I). Please let…

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The Three Amigos

The ComicLink Auction is closing this week but many of the big books that I was watching with interest have already closed. Last week we had a rare closing of a Hulk #181, Giant-Size X-Men #1 and Amazing Spider-Man #129…

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Casey Parsons

This week comic book artist Casey Parsons drops by to chat about comics and what it’s like pursuing the goal of becoming a comic book artist. Please let us know what you thought of the show. Also, check out some…

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Over/Under

There are two very important auction closings fast approaching, one, a CGC 9.8 Incredible Hulk #181 closes this week while the other, a CGC 9.6 Amazing Fantasy #15 closes in early September. The buzz and anticipation in the marketplace is…

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Comic Hunting

This week Chris and Walt talk about the art of hunting for comics, in the old days it was ads in the papers, these days it’s online. But today, just like back then, getting out and about is still a…

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Timing is Everything, Maybe

Last week I was talking comics with an old veteran and I asked him what’s been selling well on his eBay auctions to which he said: “Walt I don’t put anything up during the summer, it’s no use, prices are…

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Collecting Titles

This week Chris and Walt talk about the futility of collecting titles through the ages. We’d love to hear what you thought of the show, please let us know in the comments field below and please keep it civil. Do…

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The Con Job

Last week I was asked if I was setting up at Fan Expo Limited Edition in Toronto and I didn’t have an answer. The three-day show runs October 22 – 24, 2021 and I have no idea if I’m going…

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And the Academy Award Goes To…

In the pandemic era, awards shows have continued a steady decline in terms of viewership that began at least a decade ago. There are numerous explanations for why there is dwindling interest in events like the Golden Globes or Academy…

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Chris Who?

This week the boys try something offbeat and go off on a bit of a tangent, Walt tries to figure out just who his co-host is. Walt asks Chris a few telling questions, let’s see what Chris is all about.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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!…

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