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Covered 365: Day 331

Archie #331, Archie Comics Comics, September 1984. Artist: Dan DeCarlo. A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in with your favourite corresponding cover, from any era. I just have one question,…

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Covered 365: Day 271

Four Color #271, Eastern Comics, March 1950, Artist: Roger Armstrong. You feel good and not sure why? It’s most likely because you are looking at the wonderfully drawn Roger Armstrong cover to Four Color #271. How can I not include…

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Undervalued Spotlight #305

Archie #600, Archie Comics, October 2009 A quest to amass a worthy collection should not be dictated by value alone nor solely by things like first appearances. Let’s consider books that delivered things that surprised us, elicited reactions, positive and…

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Undervalued Spotlight #252

I was offered a copy of Archie’s Madhouse #22 last week by a very sharp comic head. Of course I did a bit of research on the book because a) he was asking way too much money for it and b) I wanted it. As of this writing we still haven’t made the deal so I’ll keep insisting its way too much money, at least until I can snag it from him at a discount. The more I read up on the book the more I realized Archie’s Madhouse #22 had to be this week’s Undervalued Spotlight.
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Review | Afterlife With Archie 1-4

I first heard about the new comic book series Afterlife with Archie at Fan Expo Vancouver, which took place last month. I never followed Archie comics very much but I was intrigued by the concept of a zombie apocalypse occurring in Archie’s world. I am also aware that this whole concept is gimmicky because it has already been done by Marvel and it has been done countless of times in other media. However, I did read some good press about Afterlife with Archie, so this convinced me to pick up the issues from my local comic book store.
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Retailer Q | #5: Non-superhero Market

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers.  Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. [box type=question]Is the non-superhero market alive and well from a comic shop perspective?[/box] [box type=shadow]Calum…

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1941 In Comics

This weeks Pick 5 is a little bit different.  Since there are many lists that feature “this day in”, I thought I would try it here.  So this week’s Pick 5 are big events in a given year.  The year…

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