Top 5 Hot Picks #90

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Every  week before new comic book day, here are the Top 5 NEW comics to speculate/read from this Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #452 and new comics coming this Wednesday 11/30/16.

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New Talent Showcase #1 – DC’s new one shot features a new crop of talent in one book. Check out the new creators showing off their vision of the DC universe.

Batman Annual #1 – Speaking of creative talents, DC recruits several comic creators for this annual.

No Angel #1 – Black mask Comics will have another hit on their hands with this one.

Savage #1 – Valiant Entertainment will bring their own heat this Wednesday.

Ghost Rider #1 – First appearance alert. This new Marvel series will introduce a new villain.

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Here are the rest of the comics that appeared within the InvestComics Hot Picks #452 article. Click any of them and buy/bid on them on Ebay right now. 

IC 100 Club Pick: Amazing Spider-Man #2 (2014) CBCS Graded 9.6, Captain Marvel #32 (1974) CBCS Graded 9.2, Amazing Spider-Man #361 (1992) CBCS Graded 9.4

New Talent Showcase #10 -1984, New Talent Showcase #11 – 1984, New Talent Showcase #14 – 1984

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Click To Buy/Bid INJ Gods Year 5 #1

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Click To Buy/Bid Deadpool Back In Black #4

Injustice Gods Among Us Year Five Annual #1

Superman Annual #1

Deadpool Back In Black #4

Ivx #1

Mask Mobile Armored Strike #1

MASK #1 (1985)

Optimus Prime #1

Revolution #5

Fish Eye #1

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Tales Of The Night Watchman #1

Tales Of The Night Watchman; It Came From The Gowanus Canal

Tales Of The Night Watchman; The Night Collector

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New Comics #452 – The Covers

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New Comics – The Covers #452. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 11/30/2016.

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InvestComics Hot Picks #452

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InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases Hot Picks each week.
New comic book release day 11/30/16.

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NOTE. Please understand that when InvestComics releases the Hot Picks article on Thursday/Friday that many of the independent comics may not be available on Ebay yet. Most of the time, some of the more obscure titles make their way onto Ebay later on in the week or right on/at/before new comic book day on Wednesday. Be sure to check back and click the links or cover(s) to see if the books you want have been listed on Ebay. They usually show up, so be sure to check back!

Before reading ahead, we feel we need to warn you that our articles contain very harsh truths in them. Not vulgar language, just a good solid dose of honesty. They always have, they always will. If you are easily offended, cannot come to terms that other people have opinions too beside yourself and especially if you’re a fanboy, discontinue reading. Go back to the other places selling you the farm. This is NOT the place for you. We’re here to have fun and not lie to you. Thank you and enjoy!

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Each week InvestComics seeks out a comic(s) on Ebay for $100 or less and then brings it to the attention of our fans. We call it IC 100 Club Pick. The idea is to get a great book at a great price. We do not own nor are we selling these comics. The comics are found by a random process. We do not know the ebay seller(s), nor are we promoting the Ebay seller. Any knowing from the Ebay seller of InvestComics or its affiliates is purely coincidental. (See disclaimer for more details). 

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IC 100 Club Pick: We have three comics to tell you about. It’s the beginning of the holiday season, treat yourself or buy for a friend. Amazing Spider-Man #2 (2014) CBCS Graded 9.6. Four signatures; J. Scott Campbell, Humberto Ramos, Edgar Delgado, and Dan Slott. All this for $99. Next we have Captain Marvel #32 (1974) CBCS Graded 9.2. The origin of Drax. Captain Marvel Comics will blow up once he’s announced as making an appearance in the Avengers film(s) fighting Thanos. Plus it already has fan fav Drax’s origin. Buy this right now for $95. Then last but not least, Amazing Spider-Man #361 (1992) CBCS Graded 9.4. First appearance of Carnage. Only $79.

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Talent SC #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Talent #10 1984

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Talent #11 1984

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Talent #14 1984

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you’re a collector seeking new blood in the industry, a reader looking for a new edge of storytelling, then DC has a book for you this week. New Talent Showcase #1 will ‘showcase’ some of DC’s new talent. This comic is definitely worth a look, but that $7.99 price tag may keep some away. Don’t let it deter you too much, it’s not often fans get a comic full of new talent showing off their craft. Maybe one or two or many break out and become a superstar in the industry. Maybe this is their first work. So don’t pass this one shot. DC is probably testing the market here to see if there will be more books like this in the near future. Be sure to make lots of noise at you local comic shop(s) if you want to see more down the road. The last time DC Comics had a New Talent Showcase title was in 1984. Here are some of the names associated with that series as either early work in their career or their first work.
Steve Lightle, June Brigman, Javier Saltares (Early first work; The New Talent Showcase #10 -1984), Norm Breyfogle (Early first work; The New Talent Showcase #11 – 1984), Graham Nolan (Early first work; The New Talent Showcase #14 – 1984).

Check out three DC annuals this week; Batman Annual #1 with writer Tom King and art from David Finch. This annual, as DC Comics puts it, will have a ‘showcase of top talent’ within these pages. We love Batman, we love beginnings (number one issue), love the regular creative team, and we love that there will be a load of other talent in here too. Injustice Gods Among Us Year Five Annual #1. Three separate stories going on in here. One that features fan fav Harley Quinn. She dons the cover too. Superman Annual #1; Written by Peter Tomasi and pencils by Jorge Jimenez. Guest starring the Swamp Thing.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Batman Annual #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – INJ Gods Ann #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – Superman Ann #1

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On the coattails of the popular appearance on the Agents of Shield television show, Marvel begins an all new series starring Robbie Reyes as Ghost Rider in Ghost Rider #1. We’re really digging the variant covers, but there is a solid reason to buy this comic on Wednesday. The first appearance of a new villain in a backup story. Here’s a quick fact, did you know that no solo Ghost Rider comic has ever reached issue number 100? Maybe this series bucks that trend. We’ll see.

Ivx #1 sets the wheels in motion for the upcoming comic series Inhumans vs. X-Men.
Marvel’s Deadpool Back In Black #4 Ron Lim cover sure is an eye catcher.

Black Mask Comics releases a new comic series and we all know what that means right? In case you’re a new reader or one of the few who do not know, most new Black Mask Comics sell out fairly quick and the aftermarkets love them. So this week fans get No Angel #1. Written by Eric Palicki and art from Ari Syahrazad. A story about a Hannah Gregory as a possible mistaken identity…..being a alien from space. Looks as though she takes matters into her own hands (see cover). The preview book of No Angel #1 is selling for a premium in the aftermarket. Jump on this comic. Invest wisely. Read comics.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Ghost Rider #1

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Valiant Entertainment introduces a new member into their family this Wednesday. Savage #1 debuts the new character in his self-titled book and we think it’s going to be a warm welcome on new comic book day. With talents like writer B. Clay Moore and art by Clayton Henry and Lewis LaRosa, this comic is a no-brainer to check out. Look for early sellouts and demand bringing multiple printings down the pike.

Mask Mobile Armored Strike #1 from IDW Publishing should satisfy the need for all of the 80’s fans of the original MASK Series. The Paul Pope variant cover is stellar. A 50/1 ratio. The original DC series; MASK #1 debuted in 1985. IDW also debuts a new Transformer series; Optimus Prime #1. Looks as though an introduction may occur. Artist Kei Zama and writer John Barber bring us the action.
Revolution #5 brings everything together for the IDW universe. An important issue if fans want to see the birth of a continuity universe.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Mask #1 1984

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Click To Buy/Bid – Mask Mobile AS #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – Optimus Prime #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – Revolution #5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other new releases to check out; Fish Eye #1 (Scout Comics). White #1 (Devils Due Publishing). Planet of Daemons #1 (Amigo Comics). Lady Death Zodiac #1 (Coffin Comics). Foxy Lady FBI #1 (Moonstone).

Five number one issues from Gryphon Knights; Gun (Reckless Press) #1 – sold out, Professor Dark (one shot), Tales Of The Night Watchman #1, Tales Of The Night Watchman; It Came From The Gowanus Canal (one shot), Tales Of The Night Watchman; The Night Collector (one shot).

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It’s all about DC Comics this week. Seven number one issues to cover here! Now granted the majority of these are Annuals, but this is InvestComics, so we got you covered from yesteryear to present of course! Throughout history of comic collectables, “Annuals” never garnered the monetary value of other comics. The biggest reason for this is because most of the time the annuals were just “fill ins” or reprints of stories within the regular series put in the “Annual” with a new cover slapped on it. Some Annuals of years past and today do command ones attention, but the Annuals of today (DC especially) are incorporating major storylines within their pages. Let’s be clear here though, DC is not breaking ground with including their storylines within their Annuals, but they may have a first with releasing so many Annuals within the same week!

Superman Annual #1

Let’s start with the greatest superhero of all, (mostly voted by public court of opinion, so fight amongst yourselves)…..Superman! Superman Annual #1 comes in with a lot of fanfare. DC is pushing this comic as a must get comic. There are surprise cameos, a new Green Lantern, Aliens and 5 different artists on this comic. Not that highly unusual to have so many artists on one annual book, but what is unusual is the creative changes on this comic from the original solicit. This annual was originally written by Keith Giffen, but now is written by Scott Lobdell. DC also is pushing only one of the artists very hard on this book and that creator is Pascal Alixe, who incidentally did not appear on the original solicit. What’s going on DC? So on to more important things here, anyone know when the first Superman Annual appeared? Let’s see now, the original Superman #1 issue came out in 1939, so that would mean that the first Superman Annual came out 21 years later in 1960, correct? Yes. What exactly happened with the timeline here? Why 21 years for the first annual? The only guess is the oblivious one, DC didn’t think of “annuals” until then. The 1960 Superman Annual will cost a collector only about $1800. Not too shabby for the first Superman Annual. The saving grace for this annual that basically has no intros or first appearances is the artistry of legend Curt Swan! Oh yes and it also has a map of Krypton! Maybe that’s a first?!?

Green Lantern Annual #1

Next up; Green Lantern Annual #1. Much like all of the Annuals coming from DC this week, this particular annual feature’s a major plotline (conclusion) involving the Black Hand. DC says “Everything Changes Here. EVERYTHING!” Okay so you reeled us in DC, good job! Green Lantern’s first Annual came out in 1963. Two superb artists bring this annual to life; Alex Toth and Gil Kane. A very nice story in these pages finds Gil Kane teaching us how to draw Green Lantern. How cool is that?? And look at that beauty of a cover by Gil Kane too. Funny to look at the side by side comparisons of the 2 Green Lantern Annual covers isn’t it? Gil captures the essence of “fun” in comics, while the latest captures the doom and gloom that seems to have overtaken most of the comic covers these days. Oh well, c’est la vie!

Detective Annual #1

Detective Comics Annual #1 this week features the fight of all fights. No not Rob Liefeld and Scott Synder, but Batman vs. The Black Hand Mask. Great cover here, but an even nicer cover from the 1988 Detective Comics Annual #1 from the awesome Klaus Janson. The issue also features the writing talent of legend Denny O’Neil! A five dollar pick up for this one.

It looks like The Rouges will have their way with the Flash in Flash Annual #1, but according to DC’s solicit, something worse than The Rogues waits to attack the Flash! Yea for the reader! Bad for the Flash! 1963 was a very good year (sing that sentence in your best Frank Sinatra voice please) for DC annuals. The Flash Annual #1 debuted with art from “Mr.Flash himself” Carmine Infantino. This $800 comic brings origin stories along with Carmine Infantino. Not much else you need now is there?

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Justice League International Annual

Justice League International Annual #1 ties onto Justice League #12 this week. The first Justice League International Annual happened in 1988 with names like Joe Rubinstein (cover), Bill Willingham (Art) and with writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis. Now that’s a lineup! With the tie in here though, the comic to pay more attention to is Justice League #12. They’re fighting a new villain and DC claims that the ending (last page) is so shocking it will have the comic community talking. Bring it!

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DC also has some regular number one issues coming out this week. National Comics Looker #1 brings Emily Briggs in her own solo comic. Check out the Looker’s first appearance in The Outsiders #1 from 1985. A new mini-series debuts from DC, Phantom Lady #1. Phantom Lady first appeared way back in Police Comics #1 in 1941. Her first appearance goes for a whopping $10,000! Well it also happens to be the first appearance of Plastic Man. He may have something to do with driving that price up! Phantom Lady doesn’t fly solo in this mini-series. Her partner in crime is Doll Man. His first appearance is in Feature Comics #27 from 1939. He’s not as worthy as Plastic Man, um we mean Phantom Lady’s first appearance. He gets only $4000 for his first.

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And finally but not least, check out Bongo Comics’ Lil Homer #1!

That’s it for this week. Be sure to scroll through the covers below. They made the InvestComics Comic Hot Picks Covers of the Week! Everything from Big Dog Ink to Amazing Spider-Man!

Until next week, Invest wisely.

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