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East Coast vs West Coast We live in a day in age where people compare everything. Something always has to be ‘better’ then something else. French toast or pancakes, maybe American cartoons or Anime? Marvel vs DC? There are absolutes here, meaning there is no such thing as a wrong answer. Opinions are almost a thing of the past with...
All of the feels Movie studios have the indigenous task of giving consumers an experience they will remember. Their main objective is to evoke an emotion. Be it happiness, sadness, anger, empathy or anything pertaining to a human emotion. If a film achieves any of these tasks it sets forth, they have won. Not particularly monetary, but in the...
Everyone has their favorite business to visit. A favorite supermarket, haircut place, oil change spot, electronics store, clothes store, etc. There are very obvious tones as to why we frequent these particular establishments. The cleanness and location are usually the tops, but there is also the staff, pricing, ambiance, room space, lighting, neatness and the ability to find and...
Why exactly are Marvel and DC Comics doing their status quo changes every few years? New 52, Rebirth, NOW! and Legacy to name a few. The answer is quite simple and right in front of everyone. Many comic shops and fans may not want to admit what is happening, so I’ll say it. Well, let me first start with...

What is my comic worth?

A brief history lesson As many of you may know by now, I’m the owner of InvestComics LLC. As always, do not take this column too personally, it’s merely an opinion blog, it’s not meant to stir a pot or to lay anyone down, just speaking the truth (opinions), if you disagree, that’s all good, you’re allowed to! Maybe this is...
Stan Lee Born in 1922, this man changed the landscape of comic books as we know them. Many will and would credit Jack Kirby or Steve Ditko for the groundwork they lay. Yes, they do deserve any accolades they receive from any critic, writer or historian. There is however one thing they lacked that one individual knew how to utilize....
Variant Comic Covers, yay or nay? Let me just get one thing out of the way right off the bat here, this blog spot is not in any way shape or form bashing collectors who seek out and purchase variant comic covers. I enjoy them as much as the next person. Within the text, in this blog, you will find...
Comic book fans are smart. They’re also loyal, to a fault. Much like some media outlets today have certain agendas (no matter which side of the aisle you’re on), monthly comic sale figures and pie charts do the same, evoking unnecessary emotion and hatred. "Let me show you this chart" -Ross Perot 1993 Here is the endgame a comic fan should...
Back in the 70’s when I was a kid, every Friday evening after school my mother would take my sister and me to the shopping mall. While my sister and mom went looking at clothes I would hit the book stores that were ubiquitous to the shopping mall, B. Dalton, Pickwick and Walden books. This was my Louvre, my...