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Collectible Rare Comic Books

Often times, a person with vintage comics, or an old comic book collection has no idea of their value. The comic books may have been inherited, or, found in an attic, stored away for many years. What the person really wants to know if whether or not they have collectible rare comic books.
To determine if [...]

Batman #47 - Detailed Origin of Batman

The first detailed origin of Batman was in the Golden Age. The comic was Batman #47 and featured a young Bruce Wayne on the cover mourning the death of his parents. This comic was published in 1948, about 8 years after Batman first appeared in Detective Comics 27.
The origin story was written by Bill Finger, [...]

Flash 123 - Flash of Two Worlds

A major key of the comic book universe is Flash #123, published by DC in 1961. This issue was titled “Flash of Two Worlds” and featured the re-appearance of the Golden Age Flash, Jay Garrick and the first mention of Earth-2.
The story was written by Gardner Fox, illustrated by Carmine Infantino and inked by Joe [...]

Offline Search for Old Comic Books

What I love about ComicSeeker.com is that the entire world of comic books is available to you from one website. To find your old comic book, you simply enter it into our search box above and view your results.
However, once in a while I get questions about how to find old comic books out in [...]

Long Beach Comic Con

The first ever Long Beach Comic Con was held a couple of weeks ago in Southern California. For a first time affair, the convention was fun and well attended. Saturday was packed with collectors and families.
Vintage comic book collectors were not disappointed. There were a number of national and local dealers with good stock on [...]

First Appearance of Archie, Betty and Veronica in Pep Comics #22

With the recent announcement that America’s favorite teenager, Archie Andews, would soon be engaged to Betty or Veronica, we thought that it would be interesting for you to learn the first appearance of Archie.
Archie first appeared in Pep Comics #22 in December 1941. With multiple stories in each issue, Pep Comics was considered an anthology [...]

WonderCon 2009 ComicSeeker Report

I woke up at 5:15AM Friday to make a 7:45AM flight to SFO. I made it to the airport with time to spare. I flew United and the terminal at SFO has a nice display of “Space Pop Culture” from the 1950’s. Since I was in no rush, I browsed most of the exhibit which [...]

Most Valuable Comics in the World

For a long time now, old and rare comic books have not been cheap. When you take a look at the blue chips of the comic book market, they can be downright pricey. Rob, over at It’s All Just Comics, maintains a list of comic books that are valued at $100,000 or more. I thought [...]

Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

Today, Barack Obama is being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. It is not uncommon for a President to make an appearance in a comic book. This goes as far back as Roosevelt appearing in comics during the Golden Age of comics.

In October, 2008, during the heat of the Presidential campaign [...]

Martin Luther King Jr. Comic Book

Comic books celebrate people, events and things. Today, happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. His life was chronicled in a 10 cent comic book in 1956, Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.

This comic book was published in 1956 by Fellowship of Reconciliation. It was short, even by today’s [...]