Number One Comics – January 2017

Here is a recap of all the number one comics covered from the InvestComics Hot Picks during the month of January. As always, click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

Batman and The Signal #1 – Scott Snyder, Cully Hamner and Tony Patrick.
Rise of the Black Panther #1 – Evan Narcisse, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Paul Renaud.
Rogue & Gambit #1 – Kelly Thompson and Pere Perez.
Spawn: A Holiday Krampus Tale #1 – Ben Timmreck, Jordan Butler and Todd McFarlane.
Cosmo #1 – Ian Flynn and Tracy Yardley.

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Batman & The Signal #1

Rise Black Panther #1

Rogue & Gambit #1

Spawn Krampus #1

Cosmo #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Watchvark #1 – Dave Sim, Gustave Dore and Sandeep Atwal.
Teether #1 (Antarctic Press).
Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Van Helsing vs Robyn Hood #1 – Ralph Tedesco.
X-Men Gold Annual #1 – Marc Guggenheim, Leah Williams and Alitha Martinez.
Stabbity Bunny #1 – Richard Rivera and Dwayne Biddix.

Watchvark #1

Teether #1

Helsing/Robyn #1

X-Men Gold Ann #1

Stabbity Bunny #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe #1 – Eliot Rahal and Joe Bennett.
Star Wars Adventures Forces Of Destiny Rey #1 – Jody Houser.
BSG vs. BSG #1 – Peter David and Jonny Desjardins.
Atlas & Axis #1 – Pau.
Damage #1 – Robert Venditti, Danny Miki and Tony Daniel.

Ninjak/Valiant #1

Star Wars Rey #1

BSG vs BSG #1

Atlas & Axis #1

Damage #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

The Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Inc. Omega #1
Go West #1 – Garrett Gunn and Sean Forney.
Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Belle Beast Hunter #1 – Dave Franchini.
Robyn Hood: The Curse #1 – Chuck Dixon.
Beast No More Metamorphosis One Shot – Jennifer Van Gessel and Enrique Lorenzana.

Venom Omega #1

Go West #1

Belle Beast Hunter #1

Beast No More #1

Curse #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Call Of The Suicide Forest #1 – Desiree Bressend and Rubin Gil.
Tales Of Rogues #1 – Roberto Corroto, Ertito Montana and Bryan Lie.
Days of Hate #1 – Ales Kot, Danijel Zezelj and Tom Muller.
Ice Cream Man #1 – W. Maxwell Prince, Martin Morazzo and Chris O’Halloran.
Abbott #1 – Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivela.

Suicide Forest #1

Tales Rogues #1

Days of Hate #1

Abbot #1

Ice Cream Man #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Raven: Daughter of Darkness #1 – Marv Wolfman and Pop Mhan.
X-Men: Blue Annual #1 – Cullen Bunn and Edgar Salazar.
Legion #1 – Peter Milligan and Wilfredo Torres.
Inhumans: Judgment Day #1 – Al Ewing and Michael del Mundo.
Dissonance #1 – Singgih Nugroho and Sami Basri.

Raven #1

X-Men Blue Ann #1

Legion #1

Inhumans #1

Dissonance #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny – Rose & Paige #1 – Delilah Dawson and Nicoletta Baldari.
Vinegar Teeth #1 – Damon Gentry and Troy Nixey.
Star Wars The Last Jedi – DJ Most Wanted #1 – Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, and Kev Walker.
Silencer #1 – Dan Abnett, John Romita Jr. and Sandra Hope.
Detective Comics Annual #1 – James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira.

Silencer #1

Detective Annual #1

Vinegar Teeth #1

Star Wars DJ #1

Rose & Paige #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Motherlands #1 – Simon Spurrier and Rachael Stott.
Deathstroke Annual #1 – Christopher Priest, Bill Sienkiewicz and Denys Cowan.
Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 – Tom King and Jason Fabok.
Flash Annual #1 – Joshua Middleton and Christian Duce.
Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters #1

Motherlands #1

Deathstroke Ann #1

Swamp Thing #1

Flash Ann #1

Stretch Armstrong #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Fantomah #1 – Ray Fawkes and Soo Lee.
Freelance #1 – Andrew Wheeler and Juan Samu.
Chim Chum and the Portly Samurai #1 – Adrian Ropp.
Jack Hammer: Paper Hero – Brandon Barrows and Bill Blankenship.
Tremendous Trump World War T

Fantomah #1

Freelance #1

Jack Hammer #1

Chim Chim #1

Trump #1

Click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
(Writer/Social Media Marketing/Owner)
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

InvestComics Top 5 #149

Every week before new comic book day, InvestComics provides our fans with the Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. This week’s Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #512 and new comics coming this Wednesday 1/31/18.

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

We recommend viewing our great site on Google Chrome!
New to InvestComics? Please read the Disclaimer here before proceeding…

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

Star Wars The Last Jedi – DJ Most Wanted #1 – Marvel introduces a Star Wars movie character into their comic book universe.
Silencer #1 – Debut of a new character/comic from John Romita Jr., Sandra Hope and Dan Abnett.
Spawn #282 – The new hero, Black Mirror, will debut in her own comic for Image Comics. This will be her first FULL appearance.
Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 – A new Swamp Thing story paying tribute to Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. Writer Tom King and artist Jason Fabok lead the way with a new story in honor of two legends. An original story from Len Wein that never made it to print, makes it here with art from Kelley Jones. Loving everything about this comic, a must for any true comic fan. (UPDATE: This comic will be delayed until next week)
Flash Annual #1 – DC touts this Flash comic as the “Biggest Flash story of 2018”. Joshua Middleton and Christian Duce.

Top 5 Comic This Week

Top 5 Comic This Week

Top 5 Comic This Week

Top 5 Comic This Week

Top 5 Comic This Week

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

Click To Buy/Bid

Click To Buy/Bid

Click To Buy/Bid

Also appearing in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #512
Click on the RED links to buy/bid now from ALL available Ebay sellers

Avengers #678
Damage #1
Detective Comics Annual #1
Motherlands #1
Deathstroke Annual #1
Spawn #281
Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters #1
Unit:E
Quantum & Woody #2
Freelance #1
Tremendous Trump World War T
Charlton Arrow #3
Chim Chum and the Portly Samurai #1
Jack Hammer: Paper Hero

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
(Writer/Social Media Marketing/Owner)
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

Best Comic Covers Of The Week 1-31-18

New comic book release day 1/31/18. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week. Shown below are the comic book covers with the cover artist.
Always remember, all of these new comics are just as awesome in the inside as they are on the outside. What are your favorite covers this week?

NOTE: This site is BEST VIEWED on Google Chrome.
New to InvestComics? Please read the Disclaimer here before proceeding

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from ALL sellers on Ebay

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from ALL sellers on Ebay

Greg Capullo

Jacen Burrows

Karmome Shirahama

Ashley Witter

Amanda Conner

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from ALL sellers on Ebay

Khary Randolph

Pasquale Qualano

Christian Zanier

Mark Brooks

Andy Kubert

 

 

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from ALL sellers on Ebay

Ryan Sook

Howard Porter

Jason Shawn Alexander

Chase Shaw

Joe Staton

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
(Writer/Social Media Marketing/Owner)
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

New Comics This Week #512

A weekly video look at some of the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 1/31/18. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video –> InvestComics Hot Picks #512.

This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…..it’s good for you. Turn up the volume and enjoy!
ALL Of The New Comics Videos….And More

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz 
(Writer/Marketing/CEO)
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

InvestComics Hot Picks #512

InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week.
Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005. InvestComics LLC is the longest running entertainment/speculative website on the net.
This week, new comic book release day 1/31/18.

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

NOTE: This site is BEST VIEWED on Google Chrome.
New to InvestComics? Please read the Disclaimer here before proceeding…
ALL InvestComics Hot Picks mobile videos.

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

InvestComics LLC Authentic Signatures. This page consist of comics for sale that are signed by top creators. Every signature comes with an InvestComics Certificate of Authenticity. Like this page and join in on the bidding.

Please note: New comic book releases are subject to change

Buy/Bid – Deathstroke Annual #1

Buy/Bid – Detective Annual #1

Buy/Bid – Silencer #1

Buy/Bid – Flash Annual #1

 Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

The debut of a new Star Wars character comes in the form of a comic book. Most of us saw DJ in the Last Jedi movie in December, played by Benecio Del Toro. On a personal note, I walked out of the theater after the movie and spoke about how great that DJ character was. Now Star Wars The Last Jedi – DJ Most Wanted #1 arrives this Wednesday. Possible bigger things for DJ in the future, he’s a fantastic player within the Star Wars lure. This will be his first comic book appearance. Writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker. Artist Kev Walker.
As DC announces that Doomsday Clock will now go bi-monthly, Marvel’s Avengers still goes weekly for its third straight week of a 16 straight week turn. This week in Avengers #678, an Avenger dies? Let’s read and find out.

Buy/Bid – Avengers #678

Buy/Bid – DJ Most Wanted #1

Buy/Bid – Swamp Thing Sp #1

Buy/Bid – Spawn #282

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

DC’s “New Age Heroes” continues this week. Damage #1, from a couple of weeks ago, was the first of many new heroes being introduced within their DC universe. These characters will not be from a separate universe, they’ll be put right in the middle of the existing time line. This is fantastic news because it gives the DCU a shot in the arm with new blood. This said, it’s quite possible some or none of these characters will catch on, but why not pick up the debut issues and check them out? Who knows, maybe one of these characters has a huge breakout on the popularity side, thus jacking up the speculative side. Safe bet is to buy all of the “New Age Heroes” as they release to cover your speculative bloodline. If nothing pops, so what? You were entertained with the words and pictures for 10 minutes of your life. Silencer #1 will be the offering this week from writer Dan Abnett and artists John Romita Jr./Sandra Hope. Anyone can check out a preview right HERE before you buy. Looks intense and we’re all in. Going back to Damage #1 a quick sec. If you haven’t seen already, 10 year Jason Katz started his own comic book review show. He reviews Damage #1, video in this post. Check it out. He’s awesome (proud papa speaking). 

Check out the origin of Clayface in Detective Comics Annual #1. Creators; James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira.
New DC sci-fi comic, Motherlands #1 (Vertigo) from Simon Spurrier and Rachael Stott.
Deathstroke chooses a new path. Maybe this “hero” thing isn’t working out so well for him. Let’s see where life takes him in Deathstroke Annual #1. Writer Christopher Priest, artists Bill Sienkiewicz and Denys Cowan.
A new Swamp Thing story paying tribute to Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson; Swamp Thing Winter Special #1. Writer Tom King and artist Jason Fabok lead the way with a new story in honor of two legends. An original story from Len Wein that never made it to print, makes it here with art from Kelley Jones. Loving everything about this comic, a must for any true comic fan.
DC works the hyper train with their new Flash Annual #1, stating it’s the start of the “biggest Flash story of 2018”. We’re buying in. Brought to you by Joshua Middleton and Christian Duce.

Quantum & Woody #2

Stretch Armstrong #1

Charlton Arrow #3

Trump T #1

Unit:E

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

InvestComics Indie Hot Picks; Indie comics do not always show up on Ebay right way. Please check back on a regular basis, some of the smaller print indie books usually list after new comic book release day or a few days after.

Spawn #281 gave readers their first look at the new character Black Mirror. While we promoted it as the first “full” appearance, it turned out to be a cameo (last page). This Wednesday we get “Hulk #181”, the first full appearance in Spawn #282. The new hero, Black Mirror, will debut in her own comic for Image Comics. So, let the crazy speculation begin? Who will pay $20 for that amped-up cosmic Ghost Rider comic? Maybe lots of cash for that meaningless variant that came out last week? Put your big boy pants on guys/gals. Invest wisely.
Anyone reading this old enough to remember the Hasbro toy Stretch Armstrong? That was the best toy ever. This rubbery doll type thing stretched out when you pulled on its limbs. It was technological advanced for its time. Hours of fun until the curiosity got the best of you. Had to see what was underneath that skin, stretch until it breaks! Anyway, IDW debuts a comic based on the coolest toy ever; Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters #1. Here’s a great little nugget, did you know that Stretch Armstrong first appeared in a comic in the New York Comic Con giveaway back in 2011’s Unit:E. Only 1000 of these were available. Probably down to 500 after everyone lost them, threw them out, ate their lunch on it, etc.
Valiant Entertainment’s hit comic Quantum & Woody hit their stride with their debut issue which included the most variant cover of all time. Check out the follow up this week; Quantum & Woody #2 with more “foil chase covers”. Writer Daniel Kibblesmith and artist Kano.
Chapterhouse Comics; Fantomah #1, Ray Fawkes and Soo Lee. Freelance #1; Andrew Wheeler and Juan Samu.
Brian Denham’s The Tremendous Trump World War T cover (Antarctic Press) and Joe Staton’s The Charlton Arrow #3 (AC Comics) both provide homage Marvel covers. They’re on point otherwise they wouldn’t be a mentioned here.
Chim Chum and the Portly Samurai #1 (American Mythology); Adrian Ropp.
Jack Hammer: Paper Hero (Action Lab); Brandon Barrows and Bill Blankenship.

Chim Chum #1

Fantomah #1

Freelance #1

Jack Hammer #1

Motherlands #1

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
(Writer/Social Media Marketing/Owner)
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

Longest running speculative/entertainment website on the net. Thanks to our fans!

Number One Comics – September 2017

Here is a recap of all the number one comics covered from the InvestComics Hot Picks during the month of September. As always, click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

The Girl Who Played With Fire #1 – Sylvain Runberg and Jose Homs.
Black Sable #1 – Joe Brusha.
Fruit Ninja #1 – Nathan Cosby and Ruairi Coleman.
Made Men #1 – Paul Tobin and Arjuna Susini.
Star Wars Adventures #1 – Cavan Scott and Derek Charm.

Buy/Bid – Black Sable #1

Girl Who Played Fire #1

Buy/Bid – Fruit Ninja #1

Made Men #1

Buy/Bid – SW Adventures #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Generations: Iron Man & Ironheart #1 – Brian Michael Bendis and Marco Rudy.
Journey to Star Wars The Last Jedi – Captain Phasma #1
Venomverse: War Stories #1
Venomverse #1
Wolfenstein #1 – Dan Watters, Piotr Kowalski & Ronilson Friere.

Buy/Bid – Venomverse #1

Buy/Bid – War Stories #1

Buy/Bid – Captain Phasma #1

Buy/Bid – IM Ironheart #1

Buy/Bid – Wolfenstein #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sink #1 – John Lees & Alex Cormack.
Alien Toilet Monsters #1 – Carol Zara and Eric Barnett.
Shinobi Ninja Princess Lightning Oni #1 – Martheus Wade.
The Retcon #1 – Matt Nixon & Toby Cypress.
Realm #1 – Seth Peck, Jeremy Haun & Nick Filardi.

Buy/Bid – Sink #1

ATM #1

Buy/Bid – Shinobi #1

Buy/Bid – Retcon #1

Buy/Bid – Realm #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Secret Empire Omega #1 – Michael Turner.
Generations Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell #1 – Margaret Stohl & Brent Schoonover.
Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special #1
Mr. Crypt #1 – Troy Verasis and Aleksandar Jovic.
La Muerta: Descent #1 – Brian Pulido.

Buy/Bid – Descent #1

Buy/Bid – Empire Omega #1

Buy/Bid – Mar-Vell #1

Buy/Bid – Harley 25th #1

Buy/Bid – Mr. Crypt #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Muerta Vengeance #1 – Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean & Joel Gomez.
The Beautiful Death #1 – Mathieu Bablet.
Misbegotten Runaway Nun #1 – Caesar Voghan, Eric Granger, Chris Bailey & William Bohm.
Angelic #1 – Simon Spurrier and Casper Wijngaard.
Dark Ark #1 – Cullen Bunn and Juan Doe.

Buy/Bid – Vengeance #1

Buy/Bid – Nun #1

Buy/Bid – Beautiful Death #1

Buy/Bid – Angelic #1

Buy/Bid – Dark Arc #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gasolina #1 – Sean Mackiewicz, Mat Lopes & Niko Walter.
Generations: Ms. Marvel & Ms. Marvel #1 – G. Willow Wilson and Paolo Villanelli.
Runaways #1
Malefic #1 – Dan Schaffer & David Miller.
Kill Them All – Kyle Starks and Luigi Anderson.

Buy/Bid – Kill Them All

Buy/Bid – Malefic #1

Buy/Bid – Gasolina #1

Buy/Bid – Ms. Marvel

Buy/Bid – Runaways #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Adventure Finders #1 – Rod Espinosa.
Arya #1 – Sofia Davila & Minjun Chen.
Aardvark Comics #1 – Dave Sim.
The Infinite Loop Nothing But the Truth #1 – Pierrick Colinet, Elsa Charretier and Danele Di Nicuolo.
Fu Jitsu #1 – Jai Nitz and Wesley St. Claire.

Buy/Bid – Fu Jitsu #1

Buy/Bid – Arya #1

Buy/Bid – Infinite Loop #1

Buy/Bid – Aardvark #1

Buy/Bid – Adventure #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Graveland #1 – Massimo Rosi & Gabriel Ibarra Nunez.
Batman The Murder Machine #1 – Frank Tieri
FOOM #1
Generations Miles Morales & Peter Parker Spider-Man #1
Generations Captain Americas #1

Buy/Bid – Graveland #1

Buy/Bid – Murder Machine #1

Buy/Bid – Spidey & Spidey #1

Buy/Bid – Captain #1

Buy/Bid – FOOM #1 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

Top 5 Hot Picks #132

Every week before new comic book day, InvestComics provides our fans with the Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. This week’s Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #494 and new comics coming this Wednesday 9/27/17.

We recommend viewing our great site on Google Chrome!
New to InvestComics? Please read the Disclaimer here before proceeding…

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay.

Marvel Legacy #1 – The reset button will be pushed this Wednesday. Be ready for things to change, but look the same. creators Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic start things off. We are ready! And read the big write up in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #494 about Marvel’s reset button push. Fanboys are not allowed to read it.  
Wonder Woman #31 – The search for Wonder Woman’s long lost brother starts here. Find out where here brother, Jason, first appeared in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #494. Creators James Robinson and Carlo Pagulayan.
Spider-Gwen #24 – The young character will go through some sort of transformation. Not sure exactly what, read and find out. Creators of Spider-Gwen Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez bring the goods.
Graveland #1 – Scout Comics debuts a new series. Creators Massimo Rosi & Gabriel Ibarra Nunez.
Detective Comics #965 – DC Comics calling this the biggest story since the start of Rebirth. That’s a huge claim. Most be important.

Top 5 – Buy/Bid

Top 5 – Buy/Bid

Top 5 – Buy/Bid

Top 5 – Buy/Bid

Top 5 – Buy/Bid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay.

Buy/Bid

Buy/Bid

Buy/Bid

Also appearing in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #494
Click on the RED links to buy/bid now from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Power Pack #1 (1984)
Generations Captain Americas #1
Generations Miles Morales & Peter Parker Spider-Man #1
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again #5
Cable #5
Ben Reilly The Scarlet Spider #8
FOOM #2 (1973)
FOOM #1 – (1973 & 2017)
Hulk #181
Justice League #50 (2016)
Batman The Murder Machine #1
Batgirl #15
The Flash #31
Action Comics #988
Fu Jitsu #1
Saga #47
The Infinite Loop Nothing But the Truth #1
Aardvark Comics #1
Arya #1
Adventure Finders #1
Kill Them All
Malefic #1

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

Best Comic Covers Of The Week 9-27-17

New comic book release day 9/27/17. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week. Shown below are the comic book covers with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?

NOTE: This site is BEST VIEWED on Google Chrome.
New to InvestComics? Please read the Disclaimer here before proceeding

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from All sellers on Ebay.

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from All sellers on Ebay.

Batman Beyond #12 – Dave Johnson

Venomverse #4 – Nick Bradshaw

Black Magick #8 – Jenny Frison

X-Men Blue #12 – Art Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from All sellers on Ebay.

Marvel Legacy #1 – Alex Ross

Suicide Squad #26 – Whilce Portacio

Infinite Loop #1 – Tim Sale

Thor #23 – Clayton Crain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from All sellers on Ebay.

Marvel Legacy #1 – Joe Quesada

Spider-Gwen #24 – Paulo Siqueria

The Flash #31 – Giandomenico

Deadpool Kills #5 – Dave Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from All sellers on Ebay.

Spider-Gwen #24 – Kris Anka

Batgirl #15 -Dan Mora

Detective Comics #965 – Albuquerque

Cable #5 – Rob Liefeld

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the Images/Comic Cover to buy/bid from All sellers on Ebay.

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

 

New Comics #494

CLICK –> ALL Of The New Comics Videos….And More.
A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 9/27/17. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video –> InvestComics Hot Picks #494. This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…..it’s good for you.

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz

Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller

 

 

 

InvestComics Hot Picks #494

InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week.
Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005.
This week, new comic book release day 9/27/17.

NOTE: This site is BEST VIEWED on Google Chrome.
New to InvestComics? Please read the Disclaimer here before proceeding…

Click on the RED links, Images or the comic cover to buy/bid from All available sellers on Ebay.
ALL InvestComics Hot Picks mobile videos.

Buy/Bid – Legacy #1

Buy/Bid – Deadpool Kills #5

Buy/Bid – Cable #5

Buy/Bid – Spider-Gwen #24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buy/Bid – Power Pack #1

Starting this week off with a statement/rant…….an OPINION. No hate mail, no fanboy ridiculousness please. Not trying to instill values here. A simple opinion is all. In NO WAY do we not LOVE the indie companies, we’re just making a simple (opinion) point. Indie companies are amazing and do their thing each and every single week with quality. We will ALWAYS support the indie community as we have done since 2005. The opinion below is speaking about the big 2 and how much of a REAL stranglehold they truly have on the comic book industry. One may want to beat Walmart, Microsoft, Exxon, etc., but realistically it’s not happening anytime soon. That’s all we’re saying.
Many comic collectors have witnessed over the past few years with the ‘big 2’ are major changes within their character structure, their universes and origins. While many fanboys do not understand why this is happening, we do. We see the comic shops closing down on a regular basis, we see sales are down, we witness it all like everyone has. Then the ease from SOME comic shop owners to boast about how great they are doing in their business and how dumb other store owners are for not ‘having a pulse on things’ or ‘over ordering’ or whatever feeble excuse they can come up with to make themselves feel bigger and better, instead of picking up a person that is down. Here’s an obvious newsflash for those who boast and those who think they are the smartest business persons on the planet, comic books have become a very niche market. Kids do not dominate the sales (which is a very bad thing), heck most kids don’t even care that much about comics. It’s honesty, don’t get your panties in a bunch. Children are not going to ‘come around’ and buy comics. Some may, most won’t. Why you ask? Well, do you have children? There are simply too many distractions for them. Here are the biggest culprits; mobile phones (games/Youtube/chat), PC (games/Youtube/chat), Video games (Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo, etc). Those are the strongest assets driving kids AWAY from reading a comic and another other hobby at the moment. Newsflash again, times are a-changing (thanks Bob). Times HAVE changed. Comic books are becoming a cornered market for a dying niche group. Not saying comic are going away anytime soon, but the landscape for comic books are completely different than they were 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 years ago. The fanboy or that boasting comic store owner does not understand the concept that it wasn’t because of ‘over ordering’ or ‘not having a pulse’ or anything to this nature that made that store close down, it’s simply a matter of the market correcting itself to have the right number of stores for the right amount of collectors. If anyone thinks that 18 year old card collector will continue to play with Pokeman cards for the duration of their lives as a lifer, you need to check yourself. It won’t happen. So the next question is, well, why not just teach the younger crowd to play cards or collect comics like WE do? Well, some of that may work, most of it won’t. Distractions, remember? Like it or not, technology will and is winning. Heck it already has won. Less stores, less sales, more discount sales happening all the time all around us. I know many are reading this in a fit of nerd fanboy rage and disagreeing, which is fine, but come up with a more plausible cause for ALL of the stores and the industry as a whole showing no significant gains what so ever. Oh wait, now the store owners (SOME) and fanboys will cry out ‘The Indies! The Indies are taking over!’. No they’re not, relax. Been hearing that since 1992. Yes they do have a market share, not enough to overthrow the big 2, so chill with that. The big 2 run the show, everyone still falls in third place and beyond. The indies release their Saga’s and Walking Dead’s while Superman and Spider-Man are and will always be, Superman and Spider-Man. The indie’s have more freedom to do certain stories that catch with fans (the dedicated indie crowd) and they do well, but this crowd will always want their Batman story too. Again, panties in a bunch, just an opinion here. The room is big enough for all companies to do their thing, but let’s not kid ourselves here, that indie writer, artist, colorist, inker, editor would jump at the first chance to work for Marvel or DC if offered the opportunity. Why do you think that is?? They are the big boys, they pay well and offer maximum exposure. That’s why.
With the landscape ever-changing as it has, DC and Marvel have tried desperately to change with it. Let’s remember, they are in the superhero business, not the Rat Queens, Henchgirl, Saga, Strain business. Although they are completely capable of doing comics like that, they don’t. Which they will eventually (complete confident speculation here). Yes that’s right, eventually Marvel and DC will eventually go off the beaten path of releasing non-superhero type comics MORE SO than they will superhero comics. They’re in business to make money and the superhero genre will take a back seat to more realistic, indie type stories. Yes they see the indie companies in the rearview, not worried so much they’ll take over as much as it is that they will eventually dominate the independent story making vibe. The superhero movies will run their course and this is driving some (most) of the interest for the big 2 right now. What will be next for them? Yes, the offbeat sci-fi story or those kids in a bank or that southern country story, you get the idea. They will once again run the table as they are doing right now. Why do you think the Power Pack movie news came out? (InvestComics did in fact predict this would happen too. Take a look at the excerpt we posted on our Facebook page more than two years ago regarding Power Pack #1.) Power Pack is the beginning of something different from Marvel (Disney). Yes they are superheroes, but they are kids as superheroes. A new era is creeping upon us, be ready for it folks. Hate all you want, but the big 2 have the most toys. Say how you will ‘protest’ once again because Peter and Mary aren’t married anymore or Captain America is hailing Hydra. Protest DC for their massive changes in-house regarding their universe for the umpteenth time, Marvel for doing the same……like this week….again. But you’ll be back, you’ll read and you’ll secretly like it. You can’t show your fanboy friend (who secretly likes the changes too) that you like the new Marvel Legacy idea, no way. Nope. Not happening. But it is happening because Marvel will take the lion share sales for the month(s) of September and October, so someone is buying this stuff and someone is reading it. Why not just fess up that you will in fact buy the new Marvel Legacy comics? It’s okay, you’re entitled to like them. It’s your money, your mind and your time.


Here is the bottom line. Marvel and DC make their changes because the profits are floundering. Everyone has the answers though! Everyone that isn’t a part of the board has the answers. The reasons for so many changes as in any business is to change things up and bring in new revenue. Did you know that one can tell if a late show on television is struggling just by looking at a desk placement? Moving the hosts desk is an actual sign of trying to change things up, bring a new vibe/feel to the show, get more revenue for its commercial spots. It’s absolutely true. So, is it the host fault? Maybe it’s Tom Cruise fault? A bit fell flat? Businesses try to figure out ways to spice things up, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. It’s okay. Have YOU succeeded in everything you’ve ever tried? No of course not. The Marvel diversity fell flat after a strong showing, it’s failing now and now they are adjusting. It’s okay people, it’s okay. No one died, no one got injured, your family is safe. And guess what, this is the best part, if you don’t like it, don’t read it. Now is the time to give Marvel Legacy a shot. This may work, it may not. Who knows? Either way, it’s still a product we all love, comic books. There are still plenty of stories to be told, whether you like them or not, no one is forcing you to read them. Marvel is picking up the pieces. They tried something and now it’s time to try something again. A dose of reality, Marvel and DC do not care about your opinion. They will do what THEY want to do. So, knowing this, why the uproar each and every time they want to do a makeover? Ford motors, Microsoft, Boeing, Walmart, AT&T, FedEx, etc. do not give one iota of what your opinion is when they make changes, recognize your place and act accordingly, stop embarrassing yourself and the comic community. Embrace change for what it is. Stressing over something you have no control over or does not affect the health of you or your family should never matter. It’s all entertainment, remember this.
Marvel Redux (Legacy) hits this week. Everything you knew about Marvel from yesteryear will fall back into place….mostly, with some new additions and twist. Except Peter and MJ? That’s an odd thing for Marvel to say about their total recall line, but do not fret, it will happen. A big grandiose 137 variant cover event will happen when this baby arrives, wait for it. Marvel likes money and attention, it will happen. And speaking of a lot of variant covers, Marvel Legacy #1 will have just that, lots and lots of variant covers. There are a couple of them that’ll appear in our weekly ‘Best Comic Covers’ post coming out soon. So, what to make of this Marvel Legacy? Nothing really. Nothing in the sense we go back to the drawing board once again and rid these new flagship characters as focal points. Jane is cool, as is Sam, Kamala, Miles, etc., but basics are better. Those characters do have a place in the Marvel U, just not front and center. Peter, Steve, Carol, Odinson, etc. belong front and center. Again, opinion here, save your hate mail and messages unless you can speak from an adult vantage point and not a fanboy. Definitely going to give Marvel Legacy #1 a shot here and so should you. You will, you know you will.

Buy/Bid – FOOM #1 1973

Buy/Bid – FOOM #2

Buy/Bid – FOOM #1 2017

Buy/Bid – Scarlet Spider #8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Marvel Legacy debuts this Wednesday, they’ll bridge the gaps for Spidey and Cap in the same week. Generations Captain Americas #1 and Generations Miles Morales & Peter Parker Spider-Man #1.
Fan favorite character Spider-Gwen will see a transformation of some sort in Spider-Gwen #24. Be it a psychical, exterior, status quo or a mental change, not too sure. Keep an eye out on this one because any big (acceptable) change can mean a book in demand (ComicsInDemand.com). If the collector(s) give it a ‘meh’, no dice for the speculator. The reader gets rewarded either way though.
Many fans will try to make something of all the comic covers behind Deadpool on Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again #5 cover. Some sites will make a whole meaningless write up about it. Although there are some key books on that wall, which is not news, the best part of this Dave Johnson cover must be Cable’s head, which is also not news, but funny. He had to do this on purpose, right? Last issue of this great mini. Cullen Bunn and Dalibor Talijic.
And speaking of covers, Rob Liefeld provides the Venomized cover for Cable #5. Looks fantastic Rob.
Ben Reilly The Scarlet Spider #8 may have an introduction.

Buy/Bid – Action Comics #988

Buy/Bid – Detective #965

Buy/Bid – Captain Americas #1

Buy/Bid – Spidey & Spidey #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back in 1973, a free Marvel magazine named FOOM provided fans with all sorts of goodies in it. Puzzles, pin-ups, interviews, photos, previews, etc. Some collectors even try to pass FOOM #2 as the true first appearance of Wolverine because it predates Hulk #181. While it’s a pricey get, it never materialized as the ‘go to’ for the first appearance. However, this week Marvel brings back the free FOOM #1 magazine as it coincides with the whole Marvel Legacy deal. “Speculators” will keep an eye out on this freebie as it may contain that panel/headshot/leg shot/hand shot/shadow of a hot new character that debuts in a regular comic someplace down the line. Silly speculators and other silly speculative websites these days will jump all over this one and make sure this one counts as the Wolverine ‘first’ does not. Just to have something to write about and feel important. It will become this; first appearance ever and first appearance in a comic book. Yawn.

Buy/Bid – Wonder Woman #31

Buy/Bid – Justice League #50

Buy/Bid – Murder Machine #1

Buy/Bid – Flash #31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wonder Woman #31 has the potential of being a hot commodity on Wednesday. This is the second appearance of Jason. Jason is Wonder Woman’s twin brother. The new WW issue begins the search for her brother Jason; “Children of the Gods” part one. He’s probably all grown up already and a total bad as*. That’s just speculation of course. He first appeared as a baby (birth) in Justice League #50 (2016).
DC claims that Detective Comics #965 will be the biggest story in the Rebirth Era. This is their semi-answer to Marvel Legacy coming this Wednesday. Part one ‘A Lonely Place Of Living’. The story will focus on Tim Drake. Buckle in!
Writer Frank Tieri continues his Metal tie-in stories this week with Batman The Murder Machine #1. Frank is really turning it up on these tie-in books. Check them out.
Okay so what is up with Nightwing on the Dan Mora Batgirl #15 cover? That left hand. Get a room guys…
DC Comics changed the Lenticular Cover for Action Comics #988. (Spoiler alert) It depicts the shadow image from the Watchmen comic as they meet their demise with the explosion. This comic also continues the big reveal from last issue. Mr. Oz is ______?! But how?!
The ‘Bloodwork’ storyline continues in The Flash #31 this week. The second appearance of Bloodwork. Joshua Williamson & Neil Googe.

Buy/Bid – Batgirl #15

Buy/Bid – Graveland #1

Buy/Bid – Fu Jitsu #1

Buy/Bid – Saga #47

Buy/Bid – Aardvark #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

InvestComics Indie Hot Picks; Indie comics do not always show up on Ebay right way. Please check back on a regular basis, Some of the smaller print indie books usually list after new comic book release day or a few days after.
InvestComics has covered Scout Comics for quite some time now and called all of their hit comics, Graveland #1 will be another hit for Scout. Creators Massimo Rosi & Gabriel Ibarra Nunez.
New After Shock Comics series, Fu Jitsu #1 from Jai Nitz and Wesley St. Claire.
Saga #47 introduces Ianthe.
The Infinite Loop Nothing But the Truth #1 (IDW); Creators Pierrick Colinet, Elsa Charretier and Danele Di Nicuolo.
Aardvark Comics #1 (Aardvark Vanaheim). Dave Sim.
From Antarctic Press; Arya #1: Sofia Davila, Minjun Chen and Adventure Finders #1: Rod Espinosa.
Kill Them All (Oni Press). Creators Kyle Starks and Luigi Anderson.
Devil’s Due; Malefic #1. Dan Schaffer & David Miller.

Buy/Bid – Arya #1

Buy/Bid – Adventure #1

Buy/Bid – Kill Them All

Buy/Bid – Malefic #1

Buy/Bid – Infinite Loop #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giving the Speculator an Edge Since 2005!
Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
Thor_126Wolverine_Frank_Miller