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Key Collectors Comics for Avengers 4 Movie   Several of the comic books to target leading up to the Avengers 4 movie With more rumors of the Avengers 4 releasing this past week, we dive into comics you should be collecting leading up to the highly anticipated May 3, 2019

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Guide to Star Wars Comics   Origin   Star Wars comics were introduced 40 years ago, with the first issue published on April 12, 1977, a month prior to the film’s May 25, 1977 release. Marvel continued to publish the original series through 1986, lasting 107 issues including three annual issues. The

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Starting a Comic Book Store – Part 2   Once you have your store picked out and you’re satisfied with the location, rent, down payment, and comfortable working with the landlord, now you can begin setting a monthly budget. Your rent will be your largest, consistent item on your budget,

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Starting a Comic Book Store   Introduction   We’ve all been there. While inside our favorite store, a business that you not only would love to spend your day’s working at as the owner, but you also know how to make the store better. You allow your mind to wander,

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  Golden and Silver Aged comics are fairly easy to determine when to sell – as long as you can hold on to them. Of course, the buy-low, sell-high rules apply here. If you’re looking to purchase older comics to hold onto for future value, the Spider-Man and Batman series

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The biggest question to answer on when to sell a Marvel comic is if that series will one day be picked up for a movie. Comic book publishers now make most of their income from movies, with comic books acting as a host to setup these movies. Most Marvel movies

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  For you to understand from history what has worked and what hasn’t. While the major publishers have corrected many of their own errors, you can see from above many of the same marketing gimmicks that still exist and how you could fall in the trap. For instance, Batman and

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It can be tricky determining when the best time to sell an issue at its highest ROI. The common thought is the older the comic, the more it increases in value. But that’s not always the case. Yes, comics from the Golden and Silver Age are typically worth more than

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  First Appearances – Probably the most important features to look for in a comic is the first appearance of a character. While some important new characters are revealed right away (Riri Williams), others may take over a decade to increase in value. For instance, who would have thought in

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Rarity – As mentioned previously, the rarer a variant is, the more likely it is to be valuable. However, that’s not always the case. In ten years if someone looks at a 1 in 100 variant and thinks it’s poor artwork, they’re not paying you for that issue just because

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