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(Disclaimer: all comic recommendations are from a speculative vantage point. Not all comics are to guarantee a return on your investment. If you are here on the notion that you will make money ALL the time, you are in the wrong place. Please do not read this article. Although this article is used as a guide for investments, it’s more so for entertainment purposes. Any opinions or expression of investments in this article should be used at the sole discretion and judgment upon the investor, not InvestComics. So please use your own discretion when investing and have fun.)

InvestComics Hot Picks – New Release Comics on 11/5/14

Capital Grading Services is coming….. Be sure to LIKE the Facebook page and VISIT the website for updates.

And as mentioned last week, InvestComics will be going through some fantastic changes in the months ahead, stay tuned.

1394620_xl2116202Spider-Verse is finally officially here with Amazing Spider-Man (2014 3rd Series) #9. So what will a speculator need for this epic Spider-Man story line you may ask? Besides deciding which cool variant to pick up? Not too many to choose from, which is great. More on the variant craze getting out of control later. But how about the most comprehensive Spider-Verse checklist on the net? From InvestComics of course. Click right HERE and follow the all of the characters that are appearing in the story. First appearances galore here. A MUST for anyone seeking out the plethora of first appearances to appear in this mega tale. As I said a long long time ago here on InvestComics about the Spider-Verse saga, there are many spider characters that will and MAY breakout into their own series. The speculator needs to stay on top of their game in order to spot the hot character(s) that may spin out onto their own. Spider-Verse Team Up (2014) #1 is also a part of the Spider-Verse madness this week too. All the while using the checklist to find the first appearances via InvestComics, you can follow along. It’s a fun time to be into the Spider-Man universe. A lot going on and to keep an eye out for. Have fun!

2115995300px-Hulk_Vol_2_30Having fun is always an important tool to keep front and center while making decisions to buy, sell, or hold a comic. Reading them is an essential part of having your collection as well. I have said this countless times, but we all need reminders once in a while! That said, you must check out Avengers and X-Men Axis (2014 Marvel) #4 this week. It features the birth of KLUH. Who’s that you ask? Spell that name the other way and you’ll get an idea of what that new birth is in reference to. KLUH first appeared in HULK #30 (2011). So judging from a books cover, the new KLUH looks quite awesome.

Death of Wolverine Weapon X Program (2014) #1 may have some new characters popping up. Keep an eye out on this one.

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The end is nigh, for Superman Unchained that is. Check out the the last issue in this very popular series; Superman Unchained (2013 DC) #9. Loaded with a few variants, there is one variant that exceeds any expectation of the others. That would be the Jim Lee black & white variant cover. At a mere $60, a speculator can get this signed and graded via CBCS and flip it for a lot more than the money spent to get it all done. Easily.

21141622059478Any fans still upset about the new Lobo? Don’t fret, looks like the old Lobo will make an appearance! Well sort of……Lobo (2014 DC) #2 doesn’t seem like much of a homecoming for the original Lobo with that cover. We need that old Lobo back with his head attached to kick this new Lobo’s ass.

Remember when the Image title Chew was on top of the heap? It doesn’t seem that long ago right? Oh but it has been a while. With that said, Chew fans will get a comic that Image is calling “the most talked about issue in years”. Check out Chew (2009) #44.

Quite a few number one issues hit this Wednesday. A few interesting standouts though. One being The Zoohunters (2014 Aspen) #1. Although Aspen Comics put out a good product, they never amount to much within the aftermarket. Maybe this title will prove otherwise. It’s an interesting premise, good artwork, who knows? Give it a go, check it out. Oni Press has a knack for putting out some great comics. Terrible Lizard (2014 Oni Press) #1 is sold out. Must take a peak at this on your local comic shop shelf. Image
Comics offers up four debut issues that are all sold out. Humans (2014 Image) #1, Tooth and Claw (2014 Image) #1, American Legends (2014 Image) #1, and Penny Dora and the Wishing Box (2014) #1. Birthright number one sold out (an 2016971InvestComics Hot Pick), now Birthright (2014 Image) #2 has sold out too. Stay on top of this specs.

A lot like Aspen Comics, Zenescope Comics are one in the same. Always fantastic sales, but aftermarket is never kind. Sold out from the Z is Hollywood Zombie Apocalypse (2014 Zenescope) #1 and Cinderella (2014 Zenescope) #1. Great reads probably, so pick them up!

Another show on how the hobby is getting a bit out of control this week. Although I speak of variant comics each and every week, I try to point out some that will make sense to buy and possibly flip or are just flat out pretty! Then there comes a point of ridiculousness. This week, John Carter Warlord (2014 Dynamite) #1 will have at least 15 variant covers. Why? Understandable that Dynamite wants to make money, what company shouldn’t right? But there is a thing called over excessive. Don’t get it wrong here, if Marvel or DC pull this I call them out too. I’ve done it before. The variant covers should be limited to a few covers, not 15. It’s absurd and silly.

2114450One regular cover that exceeds any sort of gimmick this week (yes DC, Lego variants, really?) is Green Lantern (2011 4th Series) #36. A perfect example of letting things be, because that REGULAR cover blows away any variant cover this week. Fantastic.

Invest wisely.

Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz  

Comic Broker Report – June 2014

 

 

Wormwood Gentlemen Corpse 1  ( Hundred Penny Press Edition )

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This series has been on fire recently. Issues of the LO-FI magazines reprint material are scarce and sell for a premium. If you are looking forward to the animated series and collect the comics do not forget to track down this rare printing of issue 1.

Dreadstar 1 Marvel/Epic

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Despite not featuring the first appearance of major characters from the series the first Marvel/Epic comic issue is starting to move.
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Clone has been picked up by Syfy and is easily one of the better Image titles out today. It should translate well to the small screen. Issue 1 has a variant but if you want the series first appearance this WD issue is the one to buy.
Note: There is a very limited DF remark variant for this issue.

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Ghosted 9

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Nailbiter is already a hot item on Ebay.  Issue 1 is selling for 10-15.  It’s damn hard to predict the next big thing as most modern titles fall off after a while and lose readership. Will Nailbiter defy the odds?  If it does pick up Ghosted 9 as it previews the new Image series.
Superman Confidential 1

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The man who first exposed Superman to Kryptonite  makes his debut in this excellent DC series. The Utopia Casino, which Tony owns was an Easter egg in the Man of Steel film. Only time will tell if Mr. Gallo gets cast as a villain in Zack Syder’s highly anticipated follow-up. This one is cheap and relatively easy to find. Buy and hold.
Chew 8 ( first Poyo )

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This comic should be back on collector radars. With Chew confirmed for an animated treatment, fan fav Poyo looks to play a prominent role.
Swamp Thing 67

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A new trailer for the Constatine TV series has debuted and people are excited. Issues of Swamp Thing 37 and Hellblazer 1 are starting to sell well. Look for this issue  to jump when collector realize that it previews Hellblazer 1 although I am not sure if Papa Midnite is in the preview.  If so this issue would then become his true first appearance.

Tales of the New Teen Titans 1

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Scott Snyder has announced Cyborg will be in Superman/Batman and that means DC Comics Presents 26 will no longer be easy to find.  In all fairness it has been a collectible comic for some time.  But this issue can still be found in back issue bins all across America.  Buy it now and hold on tight because it gives readers the origin of Cyborg!

UPDATE: 

Nova8 ( 2008 )  First appearance of Knowhere

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Some time ago I mentioned this little gem that not only features one hell of a cover but is also the first appearance of fan favorite Cosmo.  Well now it might be important for another reason.  Recent GOTG images allude to the possibility of the Celestial head Knowhere as a setting for Starlord and company.

 

-Topher

@Larfleeze

 

 

Best Selling Non-Super Hero comics of April 2013

Best Selling Non-Super Hero comics of April 2013

Here we will analyze the 50 best selling comic books that venture into drama, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, movie/tv franchises and kids titles.    46 comics this month had orders of over 10,000 copies each !

The strength of Walking Dead has helped give rise to a growing number of non-superhero comic book titles.   Image leads the way with 3 of the top 4 titles.   This chart is impressive showing that 50 of the Top 200 best selling comics are non-superhero that is an impressive 25% of all comic sales.   However note that only 4 titles make the Diamond Top 50 showing that hero books still have a grip on the biggest overall sales and consistently best selling titles.

What is unique to this list in particular though is the growing fan base has helped increase the values of most of these books early issues.    We all know about Walking Dead #1 being worth $1000.00 and leading the pack for most valuable 21st century comic book.   However early issues of Saga, Star Wars, East Of West, My Little Pony, Adventure Time, Sex, Morning Glories, Manhattan Projects, Revival, Thief Of Thieves, Doctor Who, Five Ghosts, Bedlam etc. have ALL gone up in value and all moved into numerous reprintings.

Image in the past year has been the hot bed for back issue price increases with most of the titles on this list.   In this particular month we even see 2nd printing of East Of West #1 make this Top 50 chart at #48 which is considerably high for a non “big 2” reprint book.

The highest ranking books on the list which have NOT seen price increases yet include Jirni and Constantine.   In the case of Jirni #1 it was low priced at $ 1.00 which helped create the huge print run of 35,000 so that book is not likely to ever go up in value.  Constantine has potential but is not a new character (Swamp Thing #37 in 1985).   This could help create interest in older appearances but is no guarantee of the demand in the new book.  However there are 2 things in this book’s favor.  First of all the #1 1st print has sold out and the #2 issue had a print run almost as high as #1 meaning that the quality is there and retailers did not drastically reduce their orders like they usually do from a #1 to a #2 issue.

Star Wars, My Little Pony, Buffy, Adventure Time, Star Trek, Doctor Who, GI  Joe are all strong franchises with orders of 13,000 each or higher.   The cartoon titles My Little Pony and Adventure Time have both sold out original print runs and have been some of the most impressive selling titles ever to a potentially younger audience.   Regular Show #1 comes out in a month and will likely rank just as high with potential of a sell out of #1.

The Big Two = DC has a number of titles always appearing due to their non superhero “Vertigo” line.   Marvel really seems to be missing the boat in the non-hero genre with only 2 titles in the entire Top 50.

IDW is the kingpin of franchise titles so they have a strong showing on this list.

Small indie publishers with strong showings on the chart include Aspen, Boom, Avatar, Oni all with 1 title each.  These are books to watch in the future and will be some of the most likely books to increase in value as these books have reached a lot of hype.

Of course this list is up for debate as some titles cross-over with hero characters so you can argue that some books on this list might not truly belong here but it gives us a great overview in comparing what is popular and how the publishers are selling on their top non-hero books.

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RANK – DIAMOND – TITLE – ISSUE – PRICE – PUBLISHER – PRINT RUN

1 8 Walking Dead 109 $2.99 Image 90362
2 27 Saga 12 $2.99 Image 53339
3 40 Star Wars 4 $2.99 Dark Horse 45019
4 46 East of West 2 $3.50 Image 41838
5 60 Jirni 1 $1.00 Aspen 35777
6 65 My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic 6 $3.99 IDW 33903
7 69 Constantine 2 $2.99 DC 30789
8 73 Swamp Thing 19 $2.99 DC 29254
9 79 Animal Man 19 $2.99 DC 27562
10 91 My Little Pony Micro Series 3 $3.99 IDW 23338
11 95 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 Freefall 20 $2.99 Dark Horse 21901
12 97 Adventure Time 15 $3.99 Boom 21682
13 101 Sex 2 $2.99 Image 21342
14 103 Morning Glories 26 $1.00 Image 20918
15 104 Adventure Time Fionna & Cake 4 $3.99 Boom 20760
16 115 Morbius Living Vampire 4 $2.99 Marvel 17544
17 116 Manhattan Projects 11 $3.50 Image 17517
18 120 Star Wars Darth Vader & Ninth Assassin 1 $3.50 Dark Horse 17278
19 121 Revival 9 $2.99 Image 16977
20 123 All Star Western 19 $3.99 DC 16838
21 125 Star Wars Legacy 2 $2.99 Dark Horse 16384
22 131 Star Trek Countdown To Darkness 4 $3.99 IDW 15782
23 132 Fables 128 $2.99 DC 15606
24 133 Fairest 14 $2.99 DC 15269
25 135 Thief of Thieves 13 $2.99 Image 15201
26 138 Doctor Who Prisoners of Time 4 $3.99 IDW 14653
27 142 Angel & Faith 21 $2.99 Dark Horse 14102
28 150 G.I. Joe Cobra Files 1 $3.99 IDW 13231
29 152 Five Ghosts Haunting of Fabian Gray 2 $2.99 Image 13127
30 154 Chew 33 $2.99 Image 12964
31 158 Conan The Barbarian 15 $3.50 Dark Horse 12845
32 160 Bedlam 6 $3.50 Image 12607
33 161 Django Unchained 3 $4.99 DC 12561
34 162 Dark Tower Gunslinger Evil Ground 1 $3.99 Marvel 12473
35 164 Star Wars Dark Times Fire Carrier 3 $2.99 Dark Horse 12435
36 169 Abe Sapien Dark & Terrible 1 $3.50 Dark Horse 11783
37 172 I Vampire 19 $2.99 DC 11469
38 173 Sword of Sorcery 7 $3.99 DC 11412
39 177 BPRD Vampire 2 $3.50 Dark Horse 11072
40 178 Uber 0 $3.99 Avatar 10849
41 182 Lost Vegas 2 $3.50 Image 10608
42 184 Locke & Key Omega 4 $3.99 IDW 10466
43 186 BPRD Hell On Earth 106 $3.50 Dark Horse 10419
44 187 Doctor Who Vol. 3 8 $3.99 IDW 10414
45 188 G.I. Joe 3 $3.99 IDW 10372
46 189 Helheim 2 $3.99 Oni 10256
47 191 1 For $1 Mind Mgmt 1 $1.00 Dark Horse 9926
48 193 East of West 1 $3.50 Image 9742
49 194 Magic The Gathering Path of Vengeance 4 $4.99 IDW 9734
50 196 Massive 11 $3.50 Dark Horse 9661

I am always happy to hear your comments and thoughts/criticisms on any of my posts.

Terry Hoknes (author) loves analyzing statistics and watching the growth and fall of comic titles over a period of time.  He sells all the hot new comics at www.HoknesComics.com and also self-publishes a series of books called “Investing In Comic Books” that focus on the Golden, Silver and Bronze ages of comics.

InvestComics Hot Picks – Comic Reprint Special

Reprint Special

These days even reprints of popular books are getting some love!  Here are the best to invest in… 

The Goon 1 (One for One)

Dark Horse used this to expose readers to some of their best work.  Tough to find in any grade it will certainly pay off down the road when the rest of the world starts hunting down rare Goon appearances.

Chew 1 (Image Firsts)

Similar in many ways to Dark Horse’s One for One, Image comics released a ton of reprints of popular titles for only a dollar.  The rarest are easily Orc Stain and the Walking Dead.  All it’s going to take is the Chew TV series to hit and this one will blow up too.  The good news is that these are out there and most stores continue to sell them for a dollar!

Mad Millennium Edition Error

Some of DC’s Millennium editions are great collectibles.  Reprints of titles include Justice League ofAmerica1, The Watchmen 1 and chrome variants of some famous DC issues. This comic reprints MAD issue 1 which is cool enough but in the error edition DC forgets to acknowledge E.C. comics and the men who made it all happen.

Marvel Milestones Iron Man 55

Publishers love to copy each other.  Marvel Milestones does exactly what DC’s Millennium Editions do.  Other than Secret Wars 8 this is the only one to track down for investment purposes.  Seeing as it’s quite hard to find Iron Man 55 this comic makes it possible to read the story and enjoy the first appearance of Thanos!  Oh and Drax first appears here which could bring some added value when the Guardians of the Galaxy movie comes out.

Mighty Marvel Must Haves

Starting in 2001 Marvel began reprinting key titles in editions that featured more than one issue. The best are 22 and 23 which feature reprints of X-23’s first two appearances.

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It looks like a movie is in the works and seeing what other rare reprinting of first issues go for I expect the comic (which features issues 1, 2) to soar in value.

The Walking Dead (Image Firsts)

So this comic has seen gains to due to an explosive Walking Dead market.  Most know that the first print has three black borders; the second print has no black borders and sells for less.  It seems a third print exists and it’s rare.  It has three black borders but was printed in September of 2011 and had a different back cover than the others.  Its back cover features ads for the AMC show.

Here’s an updated list of current books that are generating big internet sales and general buzz in the industry.

1.    Dreamwalker 0 (Avatar:  first appearance of the Goon! )

Value: 175.00

2.    Avatar Illustrated 1 ( early Goon )

Value: 150.00

3.   Chew 1 ( first printing )

Value: 350/CGC 9.8 500-700

4.   Walking Dead 19 ( First Michonne )

See the last Broker Corner article!

5.   New X-men 128 ( first Fantomex )

Value: 50

6.   Batman Adventures 12 ( first Harley Quinn )

Value:  45.00-60.00

7.   The Walking Dead 27 ( first appearance The Governor )

Value: 125.00

8.   The Walking Dead 33 ( blue cover )

Value:  100.00

9.   X-O Manowar 68 ( last issue )

Value: 60.00

10. Uncanny X-Force 4 ( low print run )

Value: 30.00

 

-Topher Seal

DETECTIVE COMICS, in LAYMAN’S TERMS

DC announced that CHEW creator, John Layman, will be writing DETECTIVE COMICS as of #13. Joining Layman, on art duties, is fan fave Jason Fabok.

Here’s the scoop from DC’s blog:

This fall, John Layman (CHEW) will be writing DETECTIVE COMICS. And joining him to tell his twisted stories about the Dark Knight will be fan-favorite artist Jason Fabok. So what’s in store for DC Comics’ flagship title? We asked the duo to shed some light on what fans can expect from their collaboration.

“Obviously, this is a happily surreal and exciting turn-of-events for my career,” Layman told THE SOURCE. “Not only is this my first work within the DC Universe, but I get to work on one of DC’s undisputedly coolest and highest-profile characters. I’m going to take a look at the role of criminal organizations within Gotham City, hopefully from a perspective that does not get considered very often (if at all). From the symbiotic relationship a master criminal must have with Gotham in order to survive, to the lowly, often faceless criminal underling hoping to rise up the ranks. All that, plus Batman’s gonna play with a bunch of crazy new toys and kick all kinds of butt.”

“First, I want to express how thankful I am to have this opportunity. I am humbled that DC Comics would entrust me with one of their greatest titles,” continued Fabok. “To work on a Batman title has been the number one goal that I set for my career and I am honored to have this opportunity to make my dream become a reality. I’m really hoping to deliver a dark, epic Batman with hints of the art deco stylings of the old animated series and the more modern take seen in recent incarnations. I am hoping to let my influences gush out onto the page and create something that is familiar, classic and yet my own. As for working with John Layman, I couldn’t be more excited. John is a great visual storyteller and he packs every page with meaningful panels that bring the story forward and add incredible depth. Together we hope to deliver a quality Batman tale, filled with mystery, twists, turns, shockers and most of all, fun!”

DETECTIVE COMICS #13 flies into stores on October 3rd. Below, take an exclusive first look at Fabok’s cover for the issue.

10 Questions with Rob Guillory

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The Image comic sensation Chew, with artist Rob Guillory giving InvestComics his take on the rapid fire session of 10 For the Pros…

 

10 For The Pros™

 

Rob Guillory – Artist/Inker/Colorist

 

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My name is Rob Guillory. I make art for comics, children’s books and whatever else gets thrown at me. Pinch me. Greatest job on Earth.rgpic.gif

1. What are you working on(creatively)right now?

(RG) I’m working on a monthly series called *CHEW* for Image Comics right now. Doing all the art, pencils, inks and colors on that, so it’s pretty much a full-time job by itself. 

2. If you could have 1 superpower, what would it be?

(RG) I’d want the power to stop time. Kinda like Hiro from *Heroes*. But without all the lame time paradox storyline. I’d use it to stretch deadlines! 

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(RG) Sometimes. I’m usually a morning person. I make coffee, have a little breakfast, enjoy the morning with my wife a bit, then get started around 8 or 9am and try to finish up around 6pm. I keep my routine fairly flexible, since it’s very easy for routines to become boring. Some days I work at my studio in downtown Lafayette, LA. And on the days I refuse to put on pants, I work at home. Really, it just depends on how I feel that day.

 

4. Who is your favorite creator to work with?

(RG) John Layman (my writer on *CHEW*) is the shit. Best, most professional writer I’ve ever worked with. He’s just a lot of fun and really trusts what I bring to the project.

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(RG) Sometimes. For every *Spiderman 2*, there’s an *X-Men 3*. 

6. What comic book hero/villain do you want to see on screen?

(RG) Mason Savoy, duh!

 

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(RG) Deadlines. No matter how great a work schedule you come up with, there’s no way to prepare when “real life” attacks. 

8. What advice could you give a creator trying to break into the industry?

(RG) Work your ass off. Don’t have an ego. Be nice. Go to cons and network! 

9. “My best Investment in life was…….”

(RG) Investing in my dreams, as cheesy as that sounds. I worked SO many crappy jobs to fund trips to comic cons and whatnot. But it was absolutely the best thing I could’ve done.

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(RG) Read *CHEW*! It gets better every issue.

 

 

 

Bonus Questions!

Who were your influences breaking into the Industry?

(RG) Everyone from Chuck Jones, John Buscema, John Romita Jr. and Steve Ditko to Jim Mahfood, Dave Crosland and Gabriel Ba. Way too many to list. 

Digital or Paper?

(RG) Both. I prefer to do everything by hand, but there are just some things that I can only achieve via Photoshop. I find that a marriage between the two is best. If you have the fundamentals down, the digital stuff is just a nice cherry on top. 

Thanks Rob!  

http://robguillory.blogspot.com

http://chewcomic.blogspot.com  

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 Jay Katz

 

InvestComics Comic Hot Picks 3-10-10

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An introduction of a new hero in an Ultimate title by Brian Bendis makes for a quick sell out. Also the week that was and more news on InvestComics.

It was another very busy week in the comic book market place, movie discussion in particular. So let’s jump right in! 

nealadmas2.gifSuperman movie news came out and it’s news that many of us have all been sort of waiting for……well not ALL of us, but many of us. More on the movie front with Flash getting a writer for his film. Angelina Jolie killed the Wanted sequel and Mark Millar said different, looking to possibly replace Jolie as he said that the Wanted sequel is NOT dead. Who to believe? Guess we will find out eventually. You could read about some Justice League movie news right here and then shoot over here for some Captain America movie news. Follow the link to IGN for the possible candidates for the Cap role. Dynamic Forces (remember them?!) are putting out a bunch of Kick Ass movie variants for a limited time special of only $10! Check out all the details and buy buy buy, then sell sell sell QUICK if you want to make a quick buck. Finally as the movie news winds down here, check out Mark Millar’s new movie venture right here with a Spider-Man announcement.
In Comic book news (yes there was news on this!) hit last week with a preview of
nealadams1.gifSiege #3 , get linked to preview the issue. Check out a very nice preview (no link to follow here!) of DC’s First Wave right here. The biggest news this week was that Neil Adams is doing a possible Wolverine comic. This guy is as awesome as awesome gets. I’m a huge fan so take a look to your left and right of this section and you’ll see just a smidgen of what this guy brings. The article also mentions that he is still currently working on the Batman book with Frank Miller. Wow cannot wait for this as well!! Peter Parker will join the unemployment line. Check out the details of the firing right here with covers. 5 Teasers for the New Avengers rolled out here, here, here, here and here! Marvel also teased an X-Men spot, check that one out right here. Geoff Johns talks about the new Flash, read more about Thanos Imperative and Gail Simone leaves Wonder Woman, but better things are in store. Check out the cover to Blackest Night #8, also check out a preview of the Free Comic Book Day Cap/Iron Man book. The winners of the first annual Outhousers awards were announced, check out who won right here. MUCH more news on the pages of InvestComics, so check all of the other articles not mentioned here.

The latest articles to hit InvestComics were simply awesome. Bob Heske brings in another great performance with his superb IndieCreator column interviewing Chew’s John Layman. Bob will not stop here; next article will be a biggie too. 10 For The Pros keeps bringing in the hottest names in the Industry as well. Artist Georges Jeanty of Buffy the Vampire Slayer stopped by to answer the 10 questions and then some. Chris Winters of the music review column ChrisToPhenom stopped by to review the newest Gorillaz album. Topher Seal brought a new Brokers Corner article that hones in on some variants. Our friends over at Cosmic Book News introduced us to “The Uniques”. The Uniques is an awesome comic book that needs your attention. Check out the details right here and get the first issue for free!
Speaking of Cosmic Book News, InvestComics™ will now be syndicating IndieCreator over to our new friends. This new team up venture will ensure fans get more of the awesome Bob Heske of Heske Horror and InvestComics will be doing more collaborating with Cosmic Book News in the future. Stay tuned for that…
InvestComics will be attending Orlando’s MegaCon this year, thanks to our friends at Project Fanboy. I’m really looking forward to attending the event as well as being a part of the announcements for the winners of this year’s Project Fanboy awards. I’m looking forward to meeting all of the PFB fans as well as the IC fans. You’ll get a full report in next week’s Hot Picks.
As always the InvestComics™ Forum is still growing! Want to join a community that doesn’t have ridiculous drama? Want to go to a forum and actually give your opinion and not be cursed out or be told you’re a tool? Want to just have FUN and hang with collectors like yourself? Then the ICF is for you! A special thanks to Rob, KK (Collectors Alliance) and our newest mod Ben Akers for making the ICF such a fun place to hang.
Well that’s it for NOW. Look for more InvestComics™ news coming your way soon….
 

Hot picks 3-10-10 

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batmanrobin10.gifwolverine159.gifwolverinemisterx.gifA very cold winter here in Florida and a breezy week as far as Hot Picks go, but we forge ahead and find “some stuff” in this week’s cold front . As previously mentioned just a little while ago on InvestComics™ the week that was Peter Parker will be getting fired in Amazing Spider-Man #’s623/624. Look for this comic to garner a little bit of attention. Marvel knows how to tell a story and have it relate to the times we are currently living in. DC’s new Batman & Robin #10 has a blurb on the cover that says “The Return of Bruce Wayne Begins Here!” That with the sick Frank Quitely cover has enough to grab my attention! Wolverine: Mr. X will be a fun knock em’ down drag them out type fight comic. If you want to find Mr. X’s first appearance look for Wolverine #159 in the $1 bin at your LCS. ultimatecomicsspm8.gifUltimate Comics Spider-Man #8 will be introducing a NEW hero into the Ultimate universe. Let’s see…New hero (check), Spider-Man comic (check), Brian Bendis attached to this book (check), Sold out on Thursday (check), Hot Pick of the week status (check).  

 

 

 

Here are some more Hot Picks coming out this Wednesday…… 

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See you all next week. Invest wisely.

Jay Katz