Tag Big B Comics

What Are You Collecting

This week Chris and Walt welcome back Shekky Feldstein and together the boys wax a little nostalgic and talk a little about their current collecting strains. Please let us know what you thought of the show:, leave your comments below.…

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The Time Has Come

The moment of truth is close at hand for our Canadiana pop-culture auction: all lots end this Wednesday, June 8th on our eBay auction page. As of this post, the top book is Better Comics #1, which we all expected.…

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Canadiana

We say hello and send best wishes to all our American friends this Memorial Day weekend. I tried to get one last press release about our just posted Canadiana auction into the monthly CGC newsletter last week; we’ve been submitting…

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Cosmicon

Last week I had an amazing piece dropped off to me for next week’s Canadiana auction we’re running on eBay (items will be posted May 29th and the auction will run for 10 days). Behold this beautiful Cosmicon poster with…

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Lightning Strikes

Heartbreak in Leaf Land as our Buds are struck down by the Lightning. Looks like even the great Babe Ruth rooted for the Leafs, he probably asked Turk Broda for some tips on catching ones that come in hot. My…

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What A Day!

This past Saturday, May 7th, was Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). I hope you all were able to visit your local comic book shop to support them. The event is always held on the first Saturday in May and for…

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A Giant

I was very sad to read of the passing of Neal Adams. Mr. Adams used to come to a lot of Canadian shows with his instantly recognizable oversized booth. He focused a lot of his energies on selling signed oversized…

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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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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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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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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 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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Jumping Back In

This week Chris and Walt talk about going back to setting up at comic conventions. It’s a big step after two and a half years away; the boys talk about what to expect. Please let us know what you thought…

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