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Undervalued Spotlight #355

Action Comics #275, DC Comics, April 1961 Let’s stay with Superman one more week. One of the hottest Silver Age DC’s on the market is Action Comics #242 featuring the 1st appearance of Brainiac and the 1st Lost City of Kandor.…

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Undervalued Spotlight #349

X-Men #139, Marvel Comics, November 1980. Happy 150th birthday Canada! For a while now I’ve had a few Canadian Whites in mind for this post but at the last moment I was inspired to choose something a bit more accessible. Sending…

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Undervalued Spotlight #339

Forever People #1, DC Comics February/March 1971 This week’s Undervalued Spotlight shines on Jack Kirby’s seminal Forever People #1. I was drawn to Forever People #1 as I was reading about the online April fool’s joke that had Matt Damon…

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Undervalued Spotlight #286

Comic Book Confidential #1, Sphinx Productions, 1988 This week the Undervalued Spotlight shines on Comic Book Confidential #1. We can thank Spotlight fan Mel Taylor for this one. Mel’s write up is excellent and it has me convinced this is…

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Undervalued Spotlight #269

Fantastic Four #2, Marvel Comics, January 1962 I present Fantastic Four #2 as this week’s Undervalued Spotlight. I think Fantastic Four #2 deserves a bit of an upgrade in its profile. Now hear me out. January 1962, Fantastic Four #2…

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Undervalued Spotlight #268

X-Men #49, Marvel Comics, October 1968 An X-Men fan recently told me something I didn’t even realize. He noted that only one X-Men book has ever been featured on the Undervalued Spotlight (#88). This is obviously neglect on my part…

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Undervalued Spotlight #261

Spider-Woman #6, Marvel Comics, September 1978. People love deals and were bringing them up to me in piles. I was adding up one pile in particular when I came to Spider-Woman #6. I honestly stopped, stood there and admired the book for a bit. I was gonna tell the guy it wasn't supposed to be in those bins but thought that a bit petty, then I thought I’d let him buy it and offer $4 to buy it back! Thankfully I didn't go there.
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Undervalued Spotlight #250

Marvel Two in One #30, Marvel Comics, August 1977. Can there be a more maligned title than Marvel Two in One? I mean you know you suck as a collectible title when the most sought after book in your run is an Annual (Two in One Annual #2 of course). Is there any hope for this title?
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Undervalued Spotlight #228

Adventure Comics #428, DC Comics, (June/July 1973) I’ve run across Adventure Comics #428 countless times over the past few years as Spotlight ideas came to me but I’ve never been able to pull the trigger and feature the book. I’m…

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Undervalued Spotlight #220

Secret Origins #1, DC Comics,  June 1961 We’re going to the bullpen and calling in the trusty right hander Mike Huddleston to post this week’s Spotlight pick. Mike is known for his sliders but can throw you a good curve now and…

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Undervalued Spotlight #219

Tessie the Typist #20, Marvel Comics, February 1949 Recently I was tidying up my comic piles when I stumbled upon a low grade, incomplete copy of this gem. What an absolutely amazing cover! My initial reaction was the typical one,…

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Undervalued Spotlight #217

Amazing Spider-Man #365, Marvel Comics, August 1992 This week I’m featuring a comic that many collectors of my generation tend to overlook. It’s also a book not high up the want lists of younger collectors. I think we’ve got Amazing…

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