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‘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...

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!...

The Making of the Italian West: Part 16

Fistful of Westerns, The Making of The Spaghetti West Part 16:  Lee Van Cleef pt.2 Death Rides A Horse 1967 Death Rides A Horse (1967) Director: Giulio...

Interview with Daniel Noethe of ‘DMN takeover’

You can find cards to buy in many places; eBay, local card shops, card shows, and websites, just to name a few. Another place...

The evolution of the camera

From the camera obscura to smart phone digital cameras, very few discoveries and inventions have had such a major impact on our lives. Recorded...

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...