D Listers

This week Chris and Walt are joined by a long-time fan of the show John Bitterman. John was a good sport and endured a lot, sitting between the boys and chiming in it seemed always at the right time. Please…

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Say it ain’t so Joe

In 2019 I was presented with a plaque by the folks that put on Fan Expo, Canada’s biggest comic con. Big B Comics had set up at all 25 Fan Expos, I think we were one of 3 such comic…

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Blame it on the Jive Turkey

Thanksgiving weekend, which for me means some family gatherings! It was a big doubleheader for me today, at the folks for afternoon session then brother in law’s for the evening. Suffice to say way too much of that Bosnian hooch…

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Comic Shops Part 2

This week we offer the second part of the boys discussing comic book shops. Please let us know what you thought of the show in the comments field below and as always please let’s keep things civil. And please go…

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Comic Shops Part 1

This week Chris and Walt start their talk about what makes a good local comic book shop. Please let us know what you thought of this week’s show, please leave your comments in the space provided below, and as always…

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Did You Count The Pages?

I was getting some books ready for the showcases in the back of the store and was doing my thing of checking for completeness, assigning a grade and noting any pertinent comments that the prospective buyer should be aware of.…

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Things to Come

We’re just into the last quarter of our 80th Anniversary year of the first Canadian comic book. In the Spring, Sequential Magazine came up with a special oversized issue looking at Canadian comics and in June we pulled off our…

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Undervalued Spotlight Review

This week Chris gives Walt the gears by randomly (so Chris says) digging out 10 old Undervalued Spotlights. Please let us know what you thought of the show and feel free to leave a comment below, as always let’s keep…

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What’s Next For CGC?

A couple of weeks ago I got this CGC solicitation that had Robert Downey Jr. doing a private mail-in signing for the CGC Signature Series. Proceeds were going to his FootPrint Coalition charity that promotes environmental sustainability. The signing fee…

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Will A New Market Evolve

We have so many books down at CGC at the moment, our shipments seem to be queueing up one behind the other with none coming back to us. We have seven monthly shipments down there now and have an eighth…

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Sell High!

Back in the spring of 2021, I was having a real tough time buying comics! My ICE site went from around 600 CGC books in inventory to somewhere near 170 at the height of the madness to buy graded comics.…

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Long Weekend Delay

Our fearless editor Scott always tells me to have one or two columns in the bag but I just can’t seem to get there. I think it’s the pressure I like or maybe it’s something closer to what Scott says…

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Top 25 Bronze Age Books

We noticed the batteries died while doing Amazing Spider-Man #129 so you’ll get two takes on the same book (if anything, it does show that we don’t rehash dialogue, nothing but improve from my pal Chris and I). Please let…

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The Three Amigos

The ComicLink Auction is closing this week but many of the big books that I was watching with interest have already closed. Last week we had a rare closing of a Hulk #181, Giant-Size X-Men #1 and Amazing Spider-Man #129…

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Casey Parsons

This week comic book artist Casey Parsons drops by to chat about comics and what it’s like pursuing the goal of becoming a comic book artist. Please let us know what you thought of the show. Also, check out some…

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Over/Under

There are two very important auction closings fast approaching, one, a CGC 9.8 Incredible Hulk #181 closes this week while the other, a CGC 9.6 Amazing Fantasy #15 closes in early September. The buzz and anticipation in the marketplace is…

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