Tag Jack Kirby

March 2017 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the March 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows three new Artist Edition format books, including a new publisher entering the fold. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Batman:…

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January 2017 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their January 2017 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. Also worth noting is Diamond’s Top Ten Books. These numbers are for…

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Hyperbole,…Shmyperbole

Last week I traveled back in time. It was a simpler time. I drank water from the outdoor water hose. I watched Saturday Morning cartoon shows and I read “The Worlds Greatest Comic Magazine”! I stepped back in time to wonderment and surprise…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 4

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a long look at 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards, Defining the AE formats, shipping changes, February 2017 Previews solicitations, December 2016 current sales, out of print eBay sales, Chris Samnee's Daredevil Artist's Edition, Sergio Aragones Groo The Wanderer Artist's Edition, and Jack Kirby's Fantastic Four Artist's Edition.
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December 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their December 2016 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. Also worth noting is Diamond’s Top Ten Books. These numbers are…

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Undervalued Spotlight #324

Journey into Mystery Annual #1, Marvel Comics, 1965 Marvel Comics certainly had a “way” with adapting fictional characters and making those characters their own. I can’t think of a bigger or better example than the Mighty Thor, introduced in Journey…

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Boxing Day 2016

An inherent part of collecting is being able to show-off your books, but having been blessed with astute sensitivity, I’m far above this crass behaviour. I kid, of course. I’m rarely above anything and this is Boxing Week 2016! As…

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Fantastic Four 35-40

This week we take another look back at the Fantastic Four and another small run within opening #1-67 run of this fabulous book. This is part four if you are counting. Stories by Stan Lee, awesome art by jolly Jack…

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December 2016 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the December 2016 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition book, advance solicited for April 2017 shipping. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Continuing IDW’s yearlong celebration…

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Where Monsters Dwell #1-38

This month we feature a look back to the late sixties and early seventies and Marvels venture into horror comic reprints and my favourite title from the period: Where Monsters Dwell. We’ll begin with a quick overview of this period…

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