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The Making of the Italian West: Part 18

            Fistful of Westerns Part 18 In 1970, a comedy Spaghetti Western came out that would be a  complete game changer for the genre, THEY...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s: Part 22

We have been covering the many garage bands of the 1960s in this series over the last several months. This part will entirely consist...

Illustrated Trading Cards: Interview with Mike Noren

The card community on Twitter has really opened up my eyes to the world of custom cards and sports artwork. There are some really...

‘2018 Topps Stadium Club’

2018 Topps Stadium Club Review by J-Dub The world has changed a lot during my lifetime. Obviously, I was not around before 1977 but I am...

The Making of the Italian West: Part 17

Fistful of Westerns: The Making of The Spaghetti West Part 17; East Meets West In the 70’s when everyone was Kung-fu fighting and before Jackie...

‘Thumbs Up’ Comic News Vol. 11 by Jay Katz

Thumb scrolling. News from my phone. Bio: Jay Katz, a comic book collector since 1983 and is the owner/creator of InvestComics LLC since 2005. InvestComics...

THIS vs. THAT: Comic Book Storage

  THIS     VS.      THAT https://www.bagsunlimited.com/product/4499/backings-for-bnew-comicsb-br-6-1116-x-10-38-030-thickbr-white-one-side-font-colorredshort-term-storagefont 6-11/16 x 10-3/8"  .030" thick White on one side Non-acid free (contains acids) Use for short-term storage VS. THAT https://www.bagsunlimited.com/product/5701/backings-for-bnew-comicsb-br-6-1116-x-10-38-028-thick-bracid-free-white-both-sides-font-colorred-brlong-term-storagefont 6-11/16 x 10-3/8" ...

THIS vs. THAT: Record Frames

 THIS     VS.      THAT         LP Jacket Frame Kit - Long-term display 13-7/8 x 13-7/8” (outside dimensions) Assembled Frame – Holds 1 LP Record in...

Record Store Crawl 2018

On Saturday, June 23rd in Rochester, NY I went on a Record Store Crawl. I’ve been to bar crawls before, interesting in their own...

2018 Panini Luminance review by J-Dub

I have said it before and I will continue to say it as long as the issue remains prevalent; Sports card license exclusivity stinks!...

Collection Protection Tips

4 Collecting Tips for just about anything

We all collect something. Some of us more than others but most of us have a collection of something we are proud of. Whether...

Why Should I Grade My Cards?

For years people have asked us "Why should I grade my cards"? Actually that's a great question and there are a few reasons why....

Expanding your photography collection

As collectors ourselves we routinely come across art pieces that strike a chord with us. It could be the color palette, it could be...