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22 Jan 2022

Collecting by Date - What is a Birthday Comic?

What is a birthday comic? It’s a comic book from the year and month you were born. Nearly 90 years of monthly comics provide over 1,000 birthday comics to collectors. The most popular submissions to CGC are listed for each month since 1934.

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20 Dec 2021

Investing in CGC Graded Comics - Is Higher Grade Better?

It has been said that investing in CGC graded modern books should be CGC 9.8 or nothing. Does that advice hold up to testing? What do 2005 prices look like in 2021? Could the best rate of return be (MUCH) lower on the CGC grading scale? Yes it can!

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11 Dec 2021

ComicConnect: Silver and Bronze Investment Picks

ComicConnect's Event Auction #48 affords numerous ideal opportunities for Silver Age investment collectors to add to their portfolios

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11 Dec 2021

ComicConnect Event Auction #48 Ends Next Week

Event Auction #48 features an elite selection of investment cornerstone comics including Superman #1 CGC 7.0, Action Comics #1 CGC 3.0, Whiz Comics #2(#1) CGC 6.0, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 7.0, and Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 8.0.

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7 Dec 2021

New Ultra High Grade Bronze Marvel Panhandle Collection Debuts in Pedigree Comics' Upcoming January Grand Auction

Pedigree Comics to offer first part of 2,000 ultra high grade CGC certified Bronze Age Marvels in company's upcoming January 2022 Grand Auction

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7 Dec 2021

Kismet Decals Review #WW84 Hero Pose 1 Licensed Wall Sticker @KismetDecals

Kismet Decals were established in 2014 and produce high quality wall decals that are nothing short of spectacular. Their line of all-star licensed wall ...

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7 Dec 2021

Marvel gifts and deals: What to buy for Marvel fans this holiday season

Do you have a Marvel fan on your holiday gift list this year? If so, we have you covered. We've searched the multiverse for the best Marvel gifts and deals - whether you have a classic comic fan on ...

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7 Dec 2021

Comic book stores help me feel connected during the pandemic

A student shares his experience going back to in-person shopping at comic book stores since the pandemic began.

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28 Nov 2021

GPAnalysis Individual Comic Volumes and the CGC Census

GPAnalysis shows that there may be few surprises when the most often CGC graded comics are also the most often sold. But turn those numbers into percentages and the surprises abound. Take a look at what’s trading more often than you might expect.

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17 Nov 2021

'Eternals' Post-Credit Scene Introduced Kit Harington's Black Knight - Here's Everything to Know

Comic book fans will recognize Dane Whitman (played by Kit Harrington), the boyfriend of the Eternal Sersi (Gemma Chan), almost immediately, as Dane Whitman is the name of the superhero, the Black ...

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17 Nov 2021

Image Comics Announces SUPERMASSIVE Crossover Comic for RADIANT BLACK, INFERNO GIRL RED, and New Series ROGUE SON

I've loved reading Radiant Black from Kyle Higgins and Marcelo Costa . It's one of my favorite ongoing series at the moment. Well, there's a lot more coming for fans to get excited for. Image Comics ...

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16 Nov 2021

The Flash Season 8: Atom, Despero, and More Secrets of Armageddon Revealed

The Flash season 8 episode 1 is the first part of "Armageddon," a massive, superhero guest-star laden event featuring the villainous Despero. Here's how it came ...

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16 Nov 2021

Stunning Pop Culture Art Books To Lose Yourself In

This Christmas, you can help them fill that void by gifting them with one of these stunning pop culture art books to lose themselves in. Below you'll find a collection of our favourite art books, ...

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13 Nov 2021

Bids Begin November 22 in ComicConnect's Event Auction #48

ComicConnect's upcoming auction features an elite selection of investment cornerstone comics including Golden Age greats Superman #1 CGC 7.0, Action Comics #1 CGC 3.0, and Whiz Comics #2(#1) CGC 6.0

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27 Oct 2021

Newsstand & Direct Edition Data - Where GPAnalysis is leading the way

The newsstand comic book market no longer exists, so the number of newsstand books is set forever. How many survived? In what grades? This is now a historical investigation where GPAnalysis is providing clues to the mysteries in the market.

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24 Oct 2021

ComicConnect: Superman #1 CGC 7.0 Added to Event Auction #48

One of the highest graded copies of Superman #1 in existence was just added to ComicConnect’s Event Auction #48.

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18 Oct 2021

Hake’s Nov. 2-3 Premier Auction led by Capt. America hero prop shield screen-used by Chris Evans in ‘Avengers: Endgame’

2,465 lots feature vintage comic books & original comic art, Pokémon, Star Wars, early baseball, concert posters and political memorabilia including MLK 14-pg draft letter from Birmingham Jail

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13 Oct 2021

Will Poulter joins Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

Actor Will Poulter will be seen playing the role of villain Adam Warlock in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,' which writer-director James Gunn is set ...

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13 Oct 2021

Former Superman Actor Kicks Against 'Bandwagon' Gay Role

Former Superman actor, Dean Cain, has slammed the American comic book publisher, DC Comics, Inc. for portraying the movie super hero as gay. Cain took the lead role as Superman in 1993, in a ...

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13 Oct 2021

Writer welcomes positive reaction to new bisexual Superman

Comic book writer Tom Taylor says he could not be happier with the reaction to his portrayal of a new Superman as bisexual.

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