Collecting

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...

TCWN: WHAT SHOULD I COLLECT?

After the “what are my comics worth” question is asked, the second question I hear asked by new collectors is, “what should I collect”? My answer is always, collect what you like! There se...

TCWN: What are my comics worth?

 Hello my fellow Nerds and Nerdetts. Shoot the Breeze Comics has added a new bi-weekly column just for you newbies to the comic collecting world. But I invite you old scallywags to also take a look. W...