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What is a High Grade Comic Book

For many collectors, the only comics worth having in their collection are high grade comics. The aesthetic of the comic book and collectibility increases when the comic book is in better condition. But, considering that grading comic books is so subjective, one persons high grade treasure could be another persons mid-grade filler. First off, age […]

Down Economy? Invest in Comic Books

On the September 29, 2008 Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC, Keith made the following comment: The House scuttles the bailout, the stock market plummets what happens next? Should you be running to the bank in the morning? Move all your money into vintage comic books? Interestly, after a quick Google search, there are several […]

Featured Comic Book Dealer: ComicLink

Second to Ebay, ComicLink is one of the largest dealers of comic books and comic art on the Internet. Although, to be fair, like Ebay, they aren’t a traditional comic book dealer but more of a consignment house. However, what that gets you is one of the largest selections of raw and CGC graded comic […]

AmaIng Fantasy #15, first Spider-Man

Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Peter Parker as Spider-Man is the hottest back issue in comics right now. This past summer I sold my CGC graded 3.0, unrestored copy at the San Diego comic-con for a lot more than I paid for it. I thought the market had begin to slow down for […]

All-Star Batman and Robin #10 Printing Defect

All-Star Batman and Robin #10 was released and recalled yesterday. Apparently, some curse words that were supposed to be blacked out were not fully blacked out. Although DC did a recall, many issues were sold and are now going for $20 or more on Ebay. Some might think so, but, I would not call this […]

Featured Comic Book Dealer: ComicConnect

The Featured Comic Book Dealer is an ongoing series to profile the online comic book dealers and websites that are shown in the comic book search results of is a 1-year old comic book marketplace and comic exchange. It is owned by Metropolis Comics. Initially, the comic book inventory on the site was primarily owned […]

Featured Comic Book Dealer: Ebay Comics

The Featured Comic Book Dealer is an ongoing series to profile the online comic book dealers and websites that are shown in the comic book search results of Ebay Comics is the worlds largest marketplace for comic books. Whether rare and valuable, or just published, Ebay has the largest selection of comic books on the […]

From Poor to Mint, What are Comic Book Grades

Comic Book Grades All comic books, whether they are modern, or rare Golden Age, should be graded on the same scale. There are accepted industry standards outlined by the Overstreet Comic Book Grading Guide as well as by CGC (Comics Guaranty Corporation). The old school standard was based on a descriptive grade that ranged from […]

Find High Grade and Eclectic Bronze Age Comics

Comic book dealers and fans have a hard time pinpointing the exact beginning of any of the ages, the bronze age being no different. However, one theme stands out near the beginning is the risk Marvel and DC took to publish Amazing Spider-Man 96-98 and Green Lantern starting with #76. Those issues dealt with social […]

Finding Silver Age Collectible Comics

In the mid-1950’s, the comic book industry was under scrutiny by conservative pundits taking advantage of the cold war hysteria of the day. Comic books of every genre were being published by DC, Timely, Gold Key, Archie, Harvey, Dell, EC, Classics, Four Color and more. But, in 1956, DC published Showcase #4 with a renewed […]