Category: Investment Speculation

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...

by Matt Tuck | June 27, 2018

Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman continue their hugely successful Venom run as Venom #3 hit shelves yesterday. As the series continues to spark sales, Venom #1 is where you can make your money on the comic market. Venom #3 gives us our first full...

by Matt Tuck | June 26, 2018

Before there was Silk, Spider-Man crossed paths with Black Cat and Silver Sable. Since their team-up movie has been replaced by Silk's rumored solo film, they've become yesterday's news. Now comic collectors have to ask, how will this affect the value of the duo's first appearances?

by Matt Tuck | June 21, 2018

Comic fans have known the name Garth Ennis for years, especially after Preacher debuted on television, and mainstream fans are about to get a heavy dose of the Irish writer when The Boys arrives on Amazon Prime next year.  That means that now is the time to...

by ChargingGoat | June 15, 2018

Oh the joy of the Limited Series.  A time to try out new characters, story lines, and of course... test some sales.  The 1980's and early 1990's were the heyday of the limited series, from Secret Wars to Nomad, we pretty much saw it all.  One...

by Matt Tuck | June 9, 2018

The summer of 2018 will undoubtedly be marked by the weddings. You've got Batman and Catwoman tying the knot in Batman #50, and over in the Marvel Universe, Colossus and Kitty Pryde are preparing their nuptials. Between the two events, you can quickly find yourself unloading hundreds...

by ChargingGoat | June 8, 2018

No.  Not the "Spider-Pig" that Homer danced across the kitchen ceiling in The Simpsons Movie.  We are talking about the original Spider Pig.  Today we are going to have a quick review of that beloved anthropomorphic pig that goes by the identity of Spider-Ham! Spider-Ham, or...

by Matt Tuck | June 7, 2018

It's wedding season in the comic book world this summer. Since last year's Batman #24, the Batman/Catwoman engagement has been dominating the comic news feeds on social media. The bigger picture for the Batman wedding is that it is propelling sales and boosting the market for the...

by Norman Robinson | June 5, 2018

Infinity War has become one of the top-grossing movies of all time. This kind of raw cinematic business activity has pushed all prices up for speculative comics that were once forgotten. May's hottest comics were a bunch of broken, lost toys, for many years neglected and forgotten....