Category: Investment Speculation

by Matt Tuck | July 14, 2018

Angela: the character who has crossed not only the cosmos but also between publishing houses. How did she go from being an Image mainstay to Marvel Comics 20 years later and what could the future hold for her?  Angela received the royal treatment when she emerged...

by Matt Tuck | July 12, 2018

Remember last summer when the market lost its collective mind over Carnage? Of course you do. Guess what? They've actually gone up. (Thanks for that, Red Goblin.) But we haven't seen the real Carnage boom just yet.  This time last year, Sony had Venom fans completely...

by Matt Tuck | July 10, 2018

Spawn is back in the news as Jeremy Renner was recently added to the cast of the upcoming movie. With the excitement surrounding the reboot (lets not talk about the first incarnation; I still haven't gotten over it), comic collectors are left to wonder how this will...

by Matt Tuck | July 9, 2018

I can count the number of hardcore Hercules fans on one hand. Actually, I only know one. While he set the standard for superpowered heroes for thousands of years, in the Marvel Universe, he'll always be second-rate to his Norse predecessor. But today, he'll be number one....

by Matt Tuck | July 8, 2018

Investing in comics has a stigma attached to it. The critics say that viewing comics as investments is destroying the comic industry, and investors are often demonized in comic circles. It's time for that perception to change. The first comic I recall saving up to buy...

by Matt Tuck | July 3, 2018

If you're at a comic convention and you feel like stirring up trouble, here's what you do: find a booth with a vastly overpriced Hulk #181 (that shouldn't be hard to find), and say, "That's NOT the first appearance of Wolverine." Step back and watch the fireworks....

by ChargingGoat | July 2, 2018

Marvel has been hinting around the character of Adam Warlock since we got a glance of a cocoon sitting in the gallery of The Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy.  They took it up another notch during the end credits of Guardians II, when Ayesha gave...

by Matt Tuck | July 2, 2018

Did you buy the Thanos #13 second and third prints? If not, you're going to wish you had. Sadly, the Donny Cates/Geoff Shaw Thanos run is part of comic book history, but its influence continues. This week, the top seller will undoubtedly be the premiere issue of...

by Matt Tuck | June 29, 2018

Comic investing is a gamble, and the bets don't always pay off. As collectors, sometimes we get caught up in the excitement and don't want to miss out on what could be the next huge payday, and we pay too much. It happens to all of us,...

by Matt Tuck | June 28, 2018

Investing in comics is a gamble. No matter how much research you do, there is a chance you could take a loss. However, there's one comic that is as close to a sure thing as you'll find: Hulk 181. But if you don't have one of your...