Talkin’ Comics With Newbies

TCWN: BRONZE AGED PRICE VARIANTS, WHAT ARE THEY?

In April of 1976, Marvel decided it was time to raise the price of their comics due to the increase in price of publishing. To test this, six markets were chosen to try the price increase over a four ...

The Top 10 Ongoing Comics Queer Women Should Be Reading

Hello, Gentle Readers, and welcome to The Queerosphere! I’m happy to bring you my list of top 10 ongoing comics that I believe queer lady comic fans should be reading right now. Now, keep in min...

TCWN: CATALOG THOSE BOOKS

Something I figured out pretty quickly after attending a big 60% off sale of all back issues at the local comic shop was, I had no idea what I really had and did not have when it came to back issues. ...

TCWN: MARVEL VALUE STAMPS

What are these stamps: Bronze aged menace? You be the judge. From 1974 to 1976 Marvel began inserting what they called Marvel Value Stamps into their releases. These are best described as small border...

TCWN: “Verified Recalled Comics”

Over the years Marvel, Image and DC comics have had to recall comics after shipping them out due to hidden messages, vulgarities, pages out of sequence, lawsuits and many other reasons. When a book is...

COMIC STORAGE, THE RIGHT WAY

Storage: Now this may be the single most important part of collecting comic books. The proper storage of books, art work and statues. Here, we will concentrate on comic books. But these could also be ...

National Diamond Sales Variant

Last time you were here we began discussing variants, and we discussed the Mark Jewelers Variant. Well, another Variant aimed at our military installations based around the world were the National Dia...

The Mark Jeweler Variant

Mark Jeweler Advertisements:   Today I thought we would begin discussing one of the many variants found in the comic world. There are so many different types, I am going to break it down to a spe...

Man in forground

WHICH PRINT ARE YOU BUYING

  What To Know: When buying comics you always want to know that you are paying the correct price for the correct printing. Nothing like paying for a first printing only to find out later you have...

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