Tag Big B Comics

High Floors

Happy Family Day fellow Canucks and happy Presidents Day to the US of A. It’s nice having a long weekend. Long ago I decided the Monday off is better than the Friday off. On a regular Friday we’re all feeling…

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Super Duper

I hope everyone enjoyed the Superbowl. Nice OT tension! I like these cultural things that half the country watches, makes for good chit chat and jibber jabber the next day at the office. The actual game is always the third…

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Sunny Days

We’ve had a few days in a row of sunshine here in southern Ontario and it’s joyous, we went through what seemed like 6 weeks straight of grey clouds, it was enough to drive a man to consuming way too…

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Trash Vortex

We’ve had three auction closings to date in this young 2024 and though it’s early I’m buoyed by what I see as an overall good start. Our icecollectibles eBay auctions deliver a good mix (always trying to make it better)…

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C-C-COLD

A nice Polar Vortex has settled in over beautiful Southern Ontario making thigs nice and raw. With all the warm weather the first half of this winter I’ve found myself welcoming this freeze. A polar Vortex alone would not normally…

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TGIF

In last week’s post I wrote about CGC having way less comic book submissions and questioned how they were handling it financially. This week I’d like to turn the same question towards the comic book auction houses. The big players…

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Check Up

It was over a year ago: I remember bugging CGC to extend the amount of time they leave their invoice numbers available to be referenced by submission accounts like mine. I think in the old days those invoices were available…

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The Kitchen

Here’s the kitchenette at the new warehouse. I’m hoping soon to stock it with stuff like bread, cheese, jams and peanut butter. For now, all that booze will have to carry us through. I’ll probably have to hide those bottles…

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Office Hours

For some reason my mind wanders to those old Private Eye movies where the stencil guy is putting up the gumshoes name on the door to the office. “Jay and Walt – listers for hire”, doesn’t quite have that ring…

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Nonaligned

There were a couple of one day comic cons happening yesterday and I was getting sporadic reports. One show was in Ottawa and another in Toronto. According to the reports coming in the shows were similar in these ways: bins…

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