Author: Doug Ohlandt

I was four years old when I read my first comic book - Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #7 - and I've been hooked ever since. Fifty years later I've managed to amass a very large collection, including a now complete run of Fantastic Four. That's right - I finally got my white whale, a Fantastic Four #5. Not in the greatest shape, mind you, but low grade is better than no grade.


by Doug Ohlandt | April 10, 2024

 In 1955, to get around the newly created Comics Code Authority, EC Comics shifted their comic Mad to a magazine format. The irreverent magazine that threw tomatoes at just about everything would remain in publication for more than 60 years. Let’s take a look at the key issues of Mad in the magazine format that...

by Doug Ohlandt | April 8, 2024

One area of focus in comic collecting that has been overlooked since other forms of media began to have such a great influence on the hobby is that of hunting down key comics by top creators. This time we’re looking at the works of Dave Stevens.

by Doug Ohlandt | April 3, 2024

The Hottest Magazines is a curated list of the magazines moving up the eBay sales lists. GoCollect pulls the stats straight from eBay and sorts them by volume moving in the marketplace over the past 30 days.

by Doug Ohlandt | April 2, 2024

On March 19, a 6.5 graded copy of Detective Comics #27 sold in a ComicConnect auction for $1,825,088. That’s the highest price paid for Batman’s first appearance in any grade. What does this tell us about trends for this book and do we see those trends in other early Batman keys? 

by Doug Ohlandt | October 29, 2023

It’s October, and that means we here at GoCollect are turning our attention to horror comics and magazines. We’re going to take a look at the Marvel Horror Group line of magazines to see which ones may be worth adding to your collection. Marvel Monster...

by Doug Ohlandt | October 25, 2023

Welcome back to Undervalued and Overlooked Comics, where we identify comics that are either currently lower in value than they could be, are ignored by collectors, or both! This time we’ll be looking at the Silver Age. Fortress of Solitude

by Doug Ohlandt | October 21, 2023

It’s October, and that means we here at GoCollect are turning our attention to horror comics. We’re continuing our look at the top cover artists of Pre-Code Horror comics and the impact they’ve had on comic collecting. Bernard Baily

by Doug Ohlandt | October 16, 2023

It’s October, and that means we here at GoCollect are turning our attention to horror comics. We’re going to take a look at the top cover artists of Pre-Code Horror comics and the impact they’ve had on comic collecting. Lee Elias

by Doug Ohlandt | October 14, 2023

The September 17 Heritage auction dominates the charts! Let’s dive deep to determine what these sales tell us about the market for the comics every collector wishes they could own. September Heritage Auction

by Doug Ohlandt | October 11, 2023

It’s time once more for Undervalued and Overlooked Comics! This time, in celebration of Halloween, we’re going to examine a few underrated Bernie Wrightson covers from the Bronze Age. Take a look and see what comics you just might be missing out on. Early Marvel...