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Undervalued Spotlight #111

World’s Finest #71, DC Comics, (July/August, 1954) World’s Finest #71 was printed at both an historic low point for superhero comics and a major turning point for the American comic publishing industry. Though crime and horror comics ruled the day,…

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Undervalued Spotlight #104

Invincible Iron Man #47, Marvel Comics, June 1972 This week’s Undervalued Spotlight comes recommended by Mike Huddleston. Mike’s email notes that “…this story features great updated origin re-telling from Roy Thomas and artist Barry Smith. These two were in the middle…

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Undervalued Spotlight #103

Better Comics #1, Maple Leaf Comics, March 1941 Over the years I’ve owned many “Canadian Whites” the cool Canadian black and white comic books of the early to mid 1940s. These books are hard to find especially in higher grades.…

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Undervalued Spotlight #99

Marvel Premiere #28, Marvel Comics, February 1976 Can’t figure out why but I was compelled to a Halloween theme this week. In my Undervalued Spotlight #84 I mentioned the proliferation of horror based characters right after the Comics Code Authority…

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Undervalued Spotlight #95

Police Comics #1, Quality Comics, August 1941 This is a great Golden Age key that just does not get the respect it deserves. Thanks to DC’s acquisition of many of the Quality characters back in 1956 most of the characters…

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Undervalued Spotlight #94

My Love #14, Marvel Comics, November 1971 This is a bit of a deviation from my standard Undervalued Spotlight format. I’m featuring Marvel’s entire November 1971 line up using the worthy My Love #14 as the ambassador book. I’ve chosen…

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Undervalued Spotlight #93

Blue Beetle #1, Charlton Comics, June 1967 Steve Ditko is one of the true giants of comic books. Ditko’s two major contributions, co-created with Stan Lee, were Dr. Strange and the Amazing Spiderman. In subsequent interviews Ditko has downplayed Lee’s…

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Undervalued Spotlight #91

Astonishing Tales #25 features the 1st appearance of Deathlok the Demolisher. The Frankenstein inspired character, a Cyborg reanimated from the corpse of American soldier Col. Luther Manning, was created by Rich Buckler. Doug Moench gets script credits and co-creator credits…

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Auction Highlights #56

ComicLink June 2011 Focused Auction The ComicLink Focused Featured Auction has just ended. Of the top 50 sales 45 were Marvel while 4 were DC and there was one Warren Magazine Vamperella #1 (a CGC 9.4 that sold for $2,117.00).…

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