There is no doubt that sex sells. For decades, pinup calendars, models, music, television, movies, commercial advertising, and clothes have gotten skimpier all on the premise that this will increase sales. Comic books are no different and used bondage, torture, branding, or even just beautifully drawn women to sell comics (tame by pulp book standards). […]
Who are the top comic book villains, and when did they appear? Read the top villains from each comic book age.
L.B. Cole has done hundreds of comic book covers. Here are 12 favorites.
In January of this year, I had to grade some War books. This did not particularly thrill me, as I am not too much of a War fan, leaning more towards the Pre-Code Horror and Superhero genres. In the middle of grading them, I ran across a book that was horribly violent, equal to any […]
With Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of D-Day earlier this year, and Fourth of July just passed, I think this is the perfect time for my next list that makes cents. Let us focus on what makes these holidays so important. No! I do not mean beer, brats, dogs, burgers and grilling. I mean […]
By the time the 1990s rolled around, I was looking to fresh ideas and artwork for my addiction… ummm I mean comic collecting needs. Buy, Value or Appraise Your Comics Bid or buy comic books and illustrations for sale, value your item, or request a free appraisal to sell your collection. I never really liked […]
In 1989, something miraculous happened. That year, Batman arrived in the theatres. While the movie itself was good, that is not what the miracle really was. It was the first time the comics saw how much movies could directly influence the market. For years after, prices exploded and the market saw prices never realized. Unfortunately, […]
For years, my biggest comic collecting regret has been that I didn’t know or understand how amazing Pre-Code Horror and Crime books were when I was younger. I am not a horror movie junkie. In fact, violent images make me turn green and I don’t handle graphic horror movies well. However, for some reason, if […]