Tag Big B Comics

Smokin’

It’s early days in 2023 and I’m already trying to get a sense if there are any patterns developing. The harder I look the less I see, in other words, the more data I get the more it becomes obvious…

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Kickstart My Heart

This week Chris wanted to explore in depth Walt’s comments about Kickstarter in his latest blog. Chris is well-versed in the crowdfunding scene and gives us some perspective. Please let us know what you think of the show by adding…

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Yo Adrian

OK, I’ll tell you what happened. I was planning this huge Romance Comics auction to start later this week just in time for the winning bidders to get their books before Valentine’s Day. I had eBay on board to help…

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Snobs

This week Chris accuses Walt of being a comic book snob. Walk takes offence. Will the boys come to blows or will they work things out: tune in to find out. Please let us know what you thought of this…

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One Good Reason

Nothing beats good data. Good data analyzed properly can provide opportunities, if not for profit then at least it might stop you from doing something stupid. Speaking of doing something stupid, I’ve done a quick analysis of five Amazing Spider-Man…

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Improvise

Comic guy – “Walt, what books should I invest in” Walt – “Beats me” A variation of this exchange happens often, especially lately. The smart ones go undeterred by my rebuff, they realize that the wheels have to be greased…

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Good Times

December has always been kind to comic book shops, at least it has to the Big B shops over the years. Christmas and the holidays are in the air and gift-giving is on people’s minds. Luckily for comic shops, there…

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Influencers

This week Chris and Walt explore the things that can influence us in our collecting of comic books. Please let us know what you thought of the show: just leave a comment. What influences your comic book collecting?

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Con Report

This week Chris and Walt discuss Walt’s trip to the big sports card show in Toronto. The boys explore some of the differences and similarities between comic and card shows. Please let us know what you thought of the show:…

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November Rains

I wonder if the yearly rhythms of the comic book marketplace create discernible patterns. Are November sales always slow? Is June the traditional point of the year where we see price gains? I know markets have general directions I’m just…

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