Number One Comics – November 2017

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

Deadman #1 – Neal Adams
Jetsons #1 – Jimmy Palmiotti & Pier Brito
The Gravediggers Union #1 – Wesley Craig, Toby Cypress and Niko Guardia
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast #1 – Llexi Leon, Ed Edginton and Kevin J West
Port of Earth #1 – Zachary Kaplan and Andrea Mutti

Buy/Bid – Deadman #1

Buy/Bid – Gravediggers #1

Buy/Bid – Jetsons #1

Buy/Bid – Port Of Earth #1

Buy/Bid – Iron Man #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Star Wars Adventures #1 – John Layman, Jim Zub, Eric Jones and Derek Charm
Coyotes #1 – Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarsky
Kong on The Planet of the Apes #1 – Ryan Ferrier and Carlos Magno
The Harcourt Legacy #1 – Brendan Cahill and Jason Federhenn
Fallen Suns #1 – Van Jensen, Leila Del Duca and Neil Collyer

Buy/Bid – Star Wars Adv #1

Buy/Bid – Kong #1

Buy/Bid – Fallen Suns #1

Buy/Bid – Coyotes #1

Buy/Bid – Harcourt Legacy #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Batman Who Laughs #1 – James Tynion IV and Riley Rossmo
Not Brand Echh #1 – Nick Spencer, Jay Fosgitt, Christopher Hastings, Jay Fosgitt and Gurihiru
Evolution #1 – Joshua Williamson, Christopher Sebela, Joe Keatinge, James Asmus, Joe Infurnari and Jordan Boyd
Dark Fang #1 – Miles Gunter and Kelsey Shannon
Ninja-K #1 – Christos Gage and Tomas Giorello

Buy/Bid – Batman Laughs #1

Buy/Bid – Not Brand #1

Buy/Bid – Evolution #1

Buy/Bid – Dark Fang #1

Buy/Bid – Ninja-K #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brilliant Trash #1 – Tim Seeley and Priscilla Petraites
Sugar Boogarz #1 – Michael Duron
Doomsday Clock #1 – Geoff Johns and Gary Frank
Demon Hell Is Earth #1 –  Andrew Constant and Brad Walker
Imaginary Fiends #1 – Tim Seeley and Stephen Molnar

Buy/Bid – Brilliant #1

Buy/Bid – Sugar Boogarz #1

Buy/Bid – Doomsday Clock #1

Buy/Bid – Demon #1

Buy/Bid – Imaginary #1

 

 

 

 

 

Long Lost #1 – Matthew Erman and Lisa Sterle
Betty & Veronica: Vixens #1 – Jamie L. Rotante and Eva Cabrera
Doppelgänger #1 – Jordan Hart and Emmanuel Xerx Javier
Maxwell’s Demons #1 – Denis Camp and Vittorio Astone
The Villain #1 – William Applegate (writer) and Mikael Bergkvist

Buy/Bid – Long Lost #1

Buy/Bid – Vixens #1

Buy/Bid – Doppelganger #1

Buy/Bid – Maxwell Demons #1

Buy/Bid – The Villain #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Void Trip #1 – Ryan O’Sullivan and Plaid Klaus
Apocalypse Girl #1 – El Torres and Ramiro Borrallo
Doctor Radar #1 – Noel Simsolo and Bezian
Happy Hour In America #1 – Tim Lane
New Talent Showcase 2017 #1 – Various

Buy/Bid – Void Trip #1

Buy/Bid – Apocalypse #1

Buy/Bid – Doctor Radar #1

Buy/Bid – America #1

Buy/Bid – New Talent #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super Sons Annual #1 – Peter J. Tomasi & Paul Pelletier
Batman Creature Of The Night #1 – Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon
Justice League Of America Annual #1 – Kelley Jones and Steve Orlando
Mystik U #1 – Alisa Kwitney and Mike Norton
Darchon #1Wayward Sons #1Katrina #1 and Markipiler #1 – Red Giant Productions

Buy/Bid – Super Sons An #1

Buy/Bid – Mystik U #1

Buy/Bid – Batman Creature #1

Buy/Bid – JLA Annual #1

Buy/Bid – Markiplier #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labyrinth 2017 Special #1 – Various
Gravetrancers #1 – M.L. Miller and James Whynot
Chasing Hitler #1 and Duel Identity #1 – Red 5
Sword Of Ages #1 – Gabriel Rodriguez

Buy/Bid – Labyrinth #1

Buy/Bid – Sword of Ages #1

Buy/Bid – Chasing Hitler #1

Buy/Bid – Gravetrancers #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Buy, Sell, Hold – Werewolf By Night #32

One comic is chosen to go under the scope. What is the best course? As a speculator, is it worth buying, selling or holding?
Here are the pros and cons, YOU decide.

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Writer: Doug Moench
Art: Don David Perlin
Inker: Howie Perlin
Cover Art: Gil Kane & Al Milgrom

PROS: The first appearance and origin of Moon Knight – The first appearance of right-hand man ‘Frenchie’ – An extremely valuable commodity in the aftermarket. An 8.5 CGC graded recently SOLD for $930+. This is an extremely high-priced sale for a character not considered to be an A-lister. A RAW copy sold for $700+ a couple of days later (see ‘cons’) – A constant rumored to be character from every television studio to movie studio to see live action (see ‘cons’) – IF Moon Knight ever does see the light of day, with SOLID news/confirmation of a live action, this comic will be aftermarket gold – A much revered cult followed character – A Gil Kane/Al Milgrom cover – Dubbed Marvel’s “White Knight” from comic fans – A part of the West Coast Avengers team at one point –  A Bronze Age comic – Constant upward ticks over years makes this comic very desirable. InvestComics recommended this comic 12 years ago and thru-out the years since. The comic was able to be bought in certain area’s for $100 at the time we first mentioned.

CONS: There are a total of 1873 graded copies (CGC Census). Out of those copies, 580 are graded 9.0 or higher. This is NOT including a CBCS Census (no data). NM copies are readily available out there and CBCS has not been factored in here – Rumors have been bound for a couple of years now, but have been getting particularly stronger more recently,  which means absolutely nothing – Rumors are not a stable environment for long-term investments. Markets need validity, balance and hard copy to proceed in the correct direction. If rumors continue, it will be a score for the seller. If rumors cease and or studios do not make a move (announcement), look for a possible major correction on this comic. RAW copies will take a major hit as graded books will wane away – As a non A-list Marvel character a $700 sale for a RAW copy is a bit of an aggressive stance for any speculator at this point.

What do you think? Is this comic a buy, sell or hold?

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From the InvestComics Moon Knight Checklist

Werewolf By Night #33 (1975) Second appearance.
Marvel Spotlight #28 (1976) First solo book. Legendary writer Doug Moench on this book and long time penciler Don Perlin. A must for any Moon Knight collector here. Several first appearances in here.
Moon Knight #1 (1980) His first solo/self titled book. Bill Sienkiewicz art. First appearance of Bushman, Khonshu and Dr. Peter Alraune. Origin of Moon Knight  part 1. Also Sienkiewicz cover art.
Marc Spector Moon Knight #55 (1993) The first definitive Moon Knight artist. Legend Bill Sienkiewicz was amazing, but Stephen Platt took the character look to a whole new level. This is the Miller Dark Knight, the McFarlane Spidey, the Simonson Thor, etc. The first defining artist moment in Moon Knight history is right here. The second comes later. Too bad Stephen wasn’t enough at the time to save this series from its demise a short time later. The first published work of Stephen Platt.

Buy/Bid – Werewolf By Night #33

Buy/Bid – Marvel Spotlight #28

Buy/Bid – Moon Knight #1

Buy/Bid – Moon Knight #55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top 5 Hot Picks #137

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 #500 and new comics coming this Wednesday 11/8/17.

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Port of Earth #1 – A new sci-fi series from Image Comics. Writer Zachary Kaplan and illustrator Andrea Mutti.
Moon Knight #188 – The first appearance of a new villain.
Star Wars #38 – Darth Vader writer moves over to the Star Wars title. Writer Kieron Gillen.
Fallen Suns #1 (Chapterhouse Comics) and The Harcourt Legacy #1 (Action Lab Entertainment) are both not available at the distributor.
Wonder Woman #34 – This issue is actually Wonder Woman #700.

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Also appearing in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #500
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Spider-Man Deadpool #23
Ms. Marvel #24
Ms. Marvel #12 (2016)
Generation x #8
Generation X #40 (1998)
Daredevil #595
Supergirl #15
Justice League of America #18
Star Wars Adventures #1
Coyotes #1
Slots #2
Kong on The Planet of the Apes #1
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast #1
Scare Tactics #7 (1997)

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Best Comic Covers Of The Week 11-8-17

New comic book release day 11/8/17. 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?

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Red Hood #16 – Guillem March

She Hulk #159 – Mike Deodato Jr

Supergirl #15 – Stanley Lau

Uncanny Avengers #29 – R.B. Silva

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daredevil #595 – Bill Sienkiewicz

Action Comics #991 – Yanick Paquette

Supergirl #15 – Rocha/Henriques

Moon Knight #188 – Jacen Burrows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Slots #1 2nd Print – Dan Panosian

Moon Knight #188 – Bill Sienkiewicz

Ms. Marvel #24 – Valerio Schiti

Spider-Man?Deadpool #23 – McKone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Comics #500

A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 11/8/17. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video –> InvestComics Hot Picks #500.
This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…..it’s good for you. ALL Of The New Comics Videos….And More.

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InvestComics Hot Picks #500

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 11/8/17.

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Before getting started this week, we want to thank the greatest fans in the world for making this a fun ride up to our 500th Hot Picks article this week. Starting back in 2005, we knew we’d want to deliver the best content each and every week. Our fans have provided the passion and guidance for InvestComics to do our thing and we couldn’t have done this without you. What a ride it’s been thus far. You’ve made us the longest running speculative/entertainment website on the internet. We could not be prouder of this accomplishment. So without fanfare, we wanted to dedicate our 500th article to our fans. Here is to the next 500……Invest wisely. Read comics. Thank you.

As many of you may know we have a new Facebook page. It’s called 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.

Buy/Bid – Spider-Man Deadpool #23

Buy/Bid – Ms. Marvel #12

Buy/Bid – Ms. Marvel #24

Buy/Bid – Daredevil #595

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

InvestComics has spoken about introducing Moon Knight into the media fray way before it was a thought for any other website. We did it with Power Pack recently, speaking about that kid group getting their own thing going and so many more, but Moon Knight will fall into the category of ‘we told you so’ eventually. If you’re not aware, InvestComics has a Moon Knight checklist (key books) from 2015. You can see that list if you click right HERE. Now that’s all out of the way, this Wednesday Moon Knight #188 will introduce a new villain that will wreak havoc into the life of Marvel’s white knight. Maybe this character will be the main adversary in the Netflix show, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon, movie, television show? Who knows? What we do know is that there’s a first appearance to check out!
Well, the fight every fan has been waiting for has arrived. A new storyline named ‘Spider-Man Versus Deadpool’ part 1 begins in Spider-Man Deadpool #23. Brought to you by creators Robbie Thompson and Chris Bachalo. Who do you have? Spidey or Deadpool? Pick a side!

Buy/Bid – Moon Knight #188

Buy/Bid – Moon Knight #188

Buy/Bid – Generation X #8

Buy/Bid – Generation X #40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fans will get the lowdown of ‘When Ms. Marvel met Red Dagger…’ in Ms. Marvel #24. Red Dagger first appeared in Ms. Marvel #12 (2016).
The new Generation x #8 comic will hyper-focus on the character Monet St. Croix. She first appeared (second St. Croix) in Generation X #40 in 1998. Check out that 90’s cover too. So loud, so proud, so much fun!
Writer Charles Soule begins a new story arc in Daredevil #595. Mayor Fisk part 1.
Star Wars #38 features Darth Vader scribe Kieron Gillen’s first Star Wars issue.

Wonder Woman will fight her brother Jason in Wonder Woman #34, which is actually Wonder Woman #700. Happy anniversary WW!
New story begins in Supergirl #15 from writers Jody Houser and Steve Orlando, “Plain Sight”.
The ‘Batman Who Laughs’ craze is on full tilt. This character has caught on with fans, big time. Is that him on the cover of Justice League of America #18? (Update): Of course it isn’t The Batman Who Laughs! It’s right there on the cover. Thanks to a very keen eyed fan, they pointed this out to us! Hope no one spent their entire paycheck on this comic because of our mistake.

Buy/Bid – Star Wars #38

Buy/Bid – Supergirl #15

Buy/Bid – Wonder Woman #700

Buy/Bid – JLA #18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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InvestComics Indie Hot Picks;
Please note. Some independent comics will not appear right away on Ebay. So if you click a link and the comic does not appear, please come back and try again. Some indie’s take a little longer to go up on Ebay than others.
It looks as though the next hit sci-fi comic is headed our way. Port of Earth #1 from Image Comics. Writer Zachary Kaplan and illustrator Andrea Mutti.
Star Wars Adventures #1 from IDW. Creators John Layman, Jim Zub, Eric Jones and Derek Charm.
New series from Image Comics; Coyotes #1. Creators Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarsky.
Slots #1 gets a second print arriving this week as Slots #2 arrives as well.
The Harcourt Legacy #1 from Action Lab Entertainment. Creators Brendan Cahill and Jason Federhenn.
Boom Studios delivers a crossover of ape vs. monkey. Kong on The Planet of the Apes #1. Creators Ryan Ferrier and Carlos Magno. Jae Lee/June Chung variant is nice nice.

Buy/Bid – Port of Earth #1

Buy/Bid – Iron Maiden #1

Buy/Bid – Slots #1 2nd Print

Buy/Bid – Slots #2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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As previously reported on in the InvestComics Hot Picks #498 article, Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast #1 will be coming THIS week. We report on what the scheduling says, we have no control of delays. That said, here’s a repeat of what was said in the InvestComics Hot Picks #498 post; Eddie, from the heavy metal band Iron Maiden makes his comic book debut in Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast #1. Well, it’s sort of his debut. DC Comics featured ‘Iron Maiden’ in Scare Tactics #7 (1997). They never referred to Iron Maiden as ‘Eddie’, so yes/no on that first appearance.
Chapterhouse Comics debuts a new series, Fallen Suns #1. Creators Van Jensen, Leila Del Duca and Neil Collyer.

Buy/Bid – Coyotes #1

Buy/Bid – Fallen Suns #1

Kong Planet of the Apes #1

Star Wars Adventures #1

Harcourt Legacy #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Comics #456 – The Covers

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Top 5 Hot Picks #94

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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 #456 and new comics coming this Wednesday 1/4/17.

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Underworld Blood Wars (one shot) – This Darkstorm Comics release is sold out and not yet available on Ebay.

Marry Me #1 – Keenspot Entertainment seems to have a hit on their hands. This comic is sold out on the distributor level.

Deadpool The Duck #1 – The new duck in town will be a hit with comic fans.

Harley Quinn #11 – A new storyline begins; Joker Loves Harley’.

Supergirl Being Super #1 – Supergirl Year One…..that’s what we’re calling it.

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Here are the rest of the comics that appeared in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #456.

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Buy/Bid Now – Rocket Raccoon #1

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Buy/Bid Now – Marvel Chillers #1

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Buy/Bid Now – Hulk #1

Hulk #1

Carnage #15

Marvel Chillers #1 (1975)

Scooby-Doo Team-Up #21

Rocket Raccoon #1

Elektra Assassin #1 (1986)

Spider-Man #11

Aliens vs Predator Life and Death #1

Superman #14

Justice League vs Suicide Squad #3

Deadpool Kills Deadpool #3 (2013)

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Buy/Bid Now – Moon Knight #10

Moon Knight #10

Slapstick #2

U.S. Avengers #1

Fall And Rise Of Captain Atom #1

Unstoppable Wasp #1

The Hunters of Salamanstra #1

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InvestComics Hot Picks #456

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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 1/4/17.

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Buy/Bid – 1st Deadpool Duck

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!

Happy New Year everyone. We hope you all had a fantastic holiday season. We also wish you all a prosperous 2017.
InvestComics took its first ever holiday break in 13 years. A much needed and deserved break. We’re so happy to get back into the flow of things. Our batteries are recharged and we’re ready to go another 13 years without a holiday break. Well, maybe not that long, but we’re recharged and ready to go.
We’re first going to touch on a few comics from last week, then we’re going to give you the Hot Picks from this week. We actually had this Hot Picks semi-put together, but did not hit the publish button, vacation was calling, so we’re going to give you exactly what we wrote about last week before new comic book day…….and vacation.
A very short list ahead for last week and this week, but we’re quite sure it’ll get moving as the weeks progress. No guarantee of course, but we always want to provide the best comics recommendations for our fans.

Hot Picks – New release comics coming out on 12-28-16.
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Click To Buy/Bid Now – Rocket #1

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Click To Buy/Bid Now – Elektra #1

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Click To Buy/Bid Now – Hulk #1

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Click To Buy/Bid Now – Marv Chil #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Buy/Bid Now – Supergirl #1

A new Supergirl book from writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Joelle Jones; Supergirl Being Super #1. Looks like it’ll be sort of a Supergirl Year One book.
The last time Harley Quinn appeared in a Scooby-Doo comic book, the collectors market turned on their proverbial head as other sites made the comic out to be the rarest comic on mother earth. As those sites marveled over a Harley Quinn appearance in a cartoon dog comic, some of the aftermarket sellers made a killing on the book. We feel bad for all of those buyers being completely mislead. We wouldn’t hype a book just because it has the 2,328th appearance (exaggerating of course) of Harley Quinn in a cartoon dog comic that will be found in some dollar bin some day. So what it’s a short print run. Seriously, any real speculator would recognize it was and still is a huge waste of time. You made money on it, good for you, but a warning to collectors that may not know better, don’t succumb to the hype ridiculousness of an appearance in a book that is completely meaningless and pay top dollar for it. We all love the Harley character, but lets all keep ourselves in check with her appearance this week in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #21.

Jennifer Walters tries once again to carry her own series. This time however it’s a bit different. No more will the word ‘SHE’ be used in a She-Hulk series. No more will there be the word ‘Savage’. All of that will be bye-bye. The new Jennifer Walters comic title is Hulk. Hulk #1 debuts with writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Nico Leon at the helm, with a bazillion variant covers to choose from.
Marvel brings the character Chthon back to the forefront in Carnage #15. Chthon has appeared sporadically in his long history. Marvel going into their horror comics archives and pulling out a character from 1975, it’s a safe bet we’ll see more of this down the pike. Chthon first appeared in Marvel Chillers #1 (1975).
Fans love Rocket Raccoon and the Guardians of The Galaxy movie he appeared in. After the rodent appeared in the movie, Marvel inundated comic fans with Rocket Raccoon appearances everywhere. Very annoying after a while, but now Marvel is finally giving Rocket his own book. Rocket Raccoon #1 will be written by Matthew Rosenberg and art from Jorge Coelho. The Rafael Albuquerque homage cover to Bill Sienkiewicz’s Elektra Assassin #1 (1986) cover is our fave.
Looks like Marvel is trying to get readers right in the ‘feels’ with the latest Spider-Man #11 comic. Learn about the untold story of Miles Morales’ father.

Dark Horse gives AvP fans a new series to read. Check out Aliens vs Predator Life and Death #1.

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If you’re a fan of the sometimes confusing DC Multiplicity universe, then there is a book for you this week. Superman #14 begins a new story dealing with all of the Supermen within the multi-earth universe. It’s like a who’s who of the Superman universe, but not.
A new Harley storyline begins in Harley Quinn #11, ‘Joker Loves Harley’.
And speaking of Harley, she graces most of the covers from this week’s Justice League vs Suicide Squad #3 issue. A good hearty comic book read and great covers to boot.

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Marvel’s premise of mashing Deadpool with Howard the Duck sounds so out there and outrageous that it’ll probably catch on and become a mega hit. Deadpool The Duck #1 hit this Wednesday with plenty of variants for the fans to choose from. We’re fans of the Ron Lim variant. As a reminder here, if you’re not already in the know, Deadpool the Duck first appeared in Deadpool Kills Deadpool #3 (2013).
Moon Knight #10 promises to change things as far as the character is concerned. And that Whilce Portacio variant cover….wow.
Slapstick is back with Slapstick #2. This issue will focus a bit on the Bro-Man. He first appeared in the inaugural issue. We like Slapstick and so should you.
Marvel has officially entered the ridiculousness zone (again) with their U.S. Avengers #1 50 state variant covers gimmick. Psst Marvel…..psst…..no one cares about this, stop it. Fans are looking for a few variants and a good story, stop it.

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New series’ to check out; Fall And Rise Of Captain Atom #1 (DC). Unstoppable Wasp #1 (Marvel). Keenspot Entertainment with two new offerings this week; The Hunters of Salamanstra #1 and Marry Me #1.

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Superman #10 – Superman and Batman introduce their boys together for the first time. It’s one big happy family….right?

Deadpool And The Mercs For Money #5 – Check out the new team being lead by Domino.

Now Foolkiller #1 – New Foolkiller comic with a Rob Liefeld Deadpool variant.

DC Comics Bombshells #19 – The Batgirls return.

Motor Girl #1 – A new Terry Moore series.

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Mercy Sparx Year One #1

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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 11/2/16.

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IC 100 Club Pick: Secret Wars #1 9.8 (2015). Here is a neat modern graded under a hundred bucks. This high grade modern has three signatures on it, two of which are creators of Deadpool. The sigs; Rob Liefeld, Fabian Nicieza and Johnathan Hickman. All that for $99? Not too shabby.   

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Regular readers of the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks know how we pinned the title Deadpool And The Mercs For Money down and predicted the outcome of all the players in the previous series getting their own solo comics. Well, not only is Now Foolkiller #1 coming out this week, but Deadpool And The Mercs For Money #5 features the newest team, lead by Domino, getting their act together from the previous issue. We discussed some of the first appearances of Domino’s new team HERE. The old team’s first appearance’s were discussed HERE.
Foolkiller; Greg Salinger, first appeared in Omega The Unknown #8 (1977). Cover by legend Gil Kane. The Now Foolkiller #1 will be accompanied by many variants. The Rob Liefeld B&W Deadpool variant will garner much attention in the aftermarket.

Marvel begins their newest Avengers title(s) this week; Now Avengers #1 (written by Mark Waid) and Now Occupy Avengers #1. Not crazy about the ‘Now’ in the title in front of the Avengers, but it’s still better than a ‘Totally Awesome Hulk’ title. So many variants to choose from, but it’s the inside of the Now Avengers #1 comic you may want to check out too. Someone dies and you have a chance to find out who first……by getting to your comic shop earlier than everyone else. The Alex Ross Now Avengers #1 variant is a beauty.

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If you think Marvel will keep away Wolverine or Thor or countless other original characters away from the fray, you’d be sadly mistaken. Now Unworthy Thor #1 begins the comeback(s) of Marvel’s original elite. Writer Jason Aaron and artist Oliver Coipel on Thor’s (possible) return.

On the topic of covers, Michael Choi Champions #2 white cover is an eye catcher. Death of X #3 cover from Aaron Kuder is amazing. Elektra on the cover of Spider-Man 2099 #17; by Francesco Mattina.

InvestComics has been saying it for years, even before everyone else jumped on the bandwagon. A Moon Knight movie! Right?? It’s right there on the cover of Moon Knight #8. No? Okay, we’re reaching, but maybe Marvel planted a seed here for the fans? Wishful thinking, but in the mean time, stock up from our Moon Knight checklist.

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Superman #10 will be the comic everyone is talking about this week. The kids of Supes and Bats meet up for the first time. Boy of Steel and Boy Wonder, along with their daddy’s will make for an interesting read. The regular Patrick Gleason & Mick Gray cover is not only fantastic, but it tells the readers what we may be in for. The variant Andrew Robinson cover is very reminiscent of a now iconic Jim Lee Batman cover back in 2003; Batman #612. Looks as though Andrew gives us another angle of the choke hold. We love this cover.

DC Comics Bombshells #19 marks the return of the Batgirls. This team first appeared together in DC Comics Bombshells #7.
Batman #10 continues the ‘I am suicide’ story line. The story that has Batman putting together his own Suicide Squad team. Part two here.
Writer Meredith Finch and artist Shane Davis bring us Catwoman Election Night #1.

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Humberto Ramos provides a variant cover for Boom Studios; Big Trouble Little China Escape New York #2. Also from Boom Studios this week; Mega Princess #1. Myopia Special #1 (Dynamite Entertainment). Mayday #1 (Image Comics). Motro #1 (Oni Press), a possible sleeper here. Papercutz brings back the original horror classic comic with the release of Tales From The Crypt #1. Motor Girl #1 (Abstract Studios); a new series from Terry Moore. Mercy Sparx Year One #1 (Devils Due Publishing). Mulligan #1 (Grind House Comics).  

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She-Hulk is rumored all the time to hit the small screen. Here is a checklist that covers many first appearances and other cool books from the first appearance of the She-Hulk in 1980 to 1996.
Will we cover her appearances and some key books from 1996 and on? Of course we will (maybe), we just want you to enjoy these key books first. Too much of a good thing is never good!

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The Savage She-Hulk #1 (1980) – The first appearance/origin of Jennifer Walters; She-Hulk. Art from John Buscema and Charles Stone. Written by Stan Lee. Cover by John Buscema.

The Savage She-Hulk #2 (1980) – First appearances of Buck Bukowski, Lou Monkton, Dr. Daniel Ridge Sr., Zapper Ridge, Nick Trask, Jill Ridge, and William Morris Walters.

The Savage She-Hulk #6 (1980) – She-Hulk first teams with Iron Man. A Bob (Mr. Iron Man) Layton cover too. First appearance of Ralphie Hutchins. Lots more on Ralphie in a bit.

The Savage She-Hulk #9 (1980) – First appearance of Ultima.

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The Savage She-Hulk #11 (1980) – This is a fantastic Michael Golden cover.

The Savage She-Hulk #16 (1981) – The first appearance of Microwave. Also the last. It gets better next issue….

The Savage She-Hulk #17 (1981) – First appearance of Man-Elephant. Yep. At least this character has about five appearances in their 35 year history. Disney needs to use this dude.

The Savage She-Hulk #18 (1981) – How about one more ridiculous first appearance of a fourth rate character? Grappler. Looks like he may have also appeared in five comics in 35 years.

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #19

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The Savage She-Hulk #19 (1981) – Ralphie Hutchins clones himself. He creates many first appearances as he tries to kill She-Hulk as different villains. This issue, he first appears as Brute.

Marvel Team-Up #107 (1981) – Jennifer steps outside of her solo series for the first time to join the rest of the Marvel Universe. Here she teams with Spider-Man. Art and cover by the late great Herb Trimpe.

The Savage She-Hulk #21 (1981) – Ralphie Hutchins first appears as the Seeker.

The Savage She-Hulk #22 (1981) – Ralphie Hutchins first appears as Radius.

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The Savage She-Hulk #23 (1981) – Ralphie Hutchins first appears as Torque.

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #15 (1981) – She-Hulk appears with a slew of others from the Marvel Universe. Bob Layton pencils.

The Savage She-Hulk #24 (1982) – Ralphie Hutchins first appears as Kyr.

The Savage She-Hulk #25 (1982) – The last issue of The Savage She-Hulk. The aftermarket likes this comic. See you again Jen!

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Marvel Two-In-One #88 (1982) – She-Hulk teams with the Thing. Art by Alan Kupperberg.

Avengers #221 (1982) – Not only is this the first time She-Hulk appears in an Avengers comic, but it’s also the first time she joins the team.

The Incredible Hulk #278 (1982) – The first time She-Hulk appears in a Hulk book. Although she appears with her team, the Avengers.

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16 (1982) – John Romita Jr. art. She-Hulk appearance.

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Fantastic Four #254 (1983) – As with most comic book characters, there is always one creator that defines the character to the point that the majority of collectors will associate that particular character with “them”. Batman/Miller, Spider-Man/McFarlane, Green Lantern/Adams, Nick Fury/Steranko…..you get the idea. We’re not putting She-Hulk on the scale of those characters, but the creator is the one we’re talking about here. This comic is the first time John Byrne writes and draws She-Hulk in a comic book. Byrne/She-Hulk.

Avengers #233 (1983) – John Byrne fill in issue. It also happens to be part of his Fantastic Four #254 story. John writes and John draws. He doesn’t do the next issue and he didn’t do the previous issue. What John wants, John gets.

Thor #334 (1983) – Jennifer first appears in a Thor comic, with her Avengers team of course. Three issues later though, The Thor character will never be the same. Going from a B-lister to an A-lister, but that’s another story for another day.

The Thing #5 (1983) – John Byrne writes. She-Hulk appears in several issues of the Thing, starting here. Appearing in a solo role.

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Captain America #288 (1983) – First time She-Hulk appears in a Cap title. Art by Mike Zeck.

Fantastic Four #265 (1984) – Jennifer joins the Fantastic Four team. John Byrne writes, pencils, inks, and does the cover art. Byrne in complete control here.

Doctor Strange #67 (1984) – First time in a Doctor Strange book. As an Avenger.

Avengers Annual #13 (1984) – Here’s a beauty to own. She-Hulk drawn by legend Steve Ditko. Ditko pencils, Byrne inks and a Byrne/Ditko cover.

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Fantastic Four #275 (1985) – First solo cover since her own series. Amazing Byrne cover too.

Thor #353 (1985) – Legend Walt Simonson started his epic run 16 issues ago. Forever changing the Thor character. Okay not about Thor here, but about the legend Walt Simonson writing, drawing, inking She-Hulk in this book.

Marvel Graphic Novel #18 (1985) – John Byrne gets an entire book to draw and write on the She-Hulk. Not just any book, a Marvel graphic novel. That’s 72 oversized pages of awesome John Byrne She-Hulk.

Longshot #4 (1985) – She-Hulk appearance. Art from Art Adams. She makes the Adams cover too.

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Click to Buy/Bid – Fantastic Four #293

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Fantastic Four #286 (1986) – John Byrne writes with Chris Claremont. John draws with Butch Guice.

Fantastic Four #291 (1986) – This cover pays homage to Action Comics #1. She-Hulk takes the place of Superman and holds the car above her head. This John Byrne cover is on point.

Fantastic Four #293 (1986) – Jerry Ordway provides this great cover of the She-Hulk.

Thing #36 (1986) – She-Hulk vs Ms. Marvel. No not THAT Ms. Marvel, the “new” Ms. Marvel (Sharon Ventura) that appeared a few issues prior in Thing #27. Sharon last appeared in a comic book in 2007, but this checklist isn’t about Sharon.

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Fantastic Four #296 (1986) – Jim Shooter and Stan Lee write this comic. Barry Windsor-Smith cover.

Comet Man #4 (1987) – This odd comic features Kelley Jones art and a Bill Sienkiewicz She-Hulk cover.

Marvel Fanfare #37 (1988) – Norm Breyfogle She-Hulk art. What’s not to love here? Norm also does the She-Hulk back cover.

Alpha Flight #61 (1988) – Jim Lee She-Hulk art. What’s not to love here?

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Click to Buy/Bid – Marvel Age #70

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Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme #1 (1988) – Jen makes an appearance with the Avengers.

Sensational She-Hulk Ceremony (1989) – A two part She-Hulk story. Written by the late great creator Dwayne McDuffie and art by June Brigman.

Marvel Age #70 (1989) – A John Byrne She-Hulk cover.

Damage Control #1 (1989) – Another great comic from the late Dwayne McDuffie. This dude brought it every time he wrote a comic. She-Hulk appearance with the Avengers.

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Click to Buy/Bid – MCP #18

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #1

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #2

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Click to Buy/Bid – Marvel Age #76

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marvel Comics Presents #18 (1989) – She-Hulk story written and drawn by John Byrne.

Sensational She-Hulk #1 (1989) – Origin retold. John Byrne start the second series. Writer/artist here. Awesome Byrne cover here as well. Actually, from here on out every single John Byrne She-Hulk cover in this series is stellar. The number one cover here still remains as one of the most iconic She-Hulk covers of all time. This series acted as the modern day Deadpool series does today. Breaking the fourth wall and complete zany-ness. John Byrne’s run here was simply a work of art in every sense of the word. If a television show ever hits, this comic (series) might be the place to go as far as speculation is concerned. We feel that the TV series (total speculation here) would be based more from here and not the first series. Again, we’re speculating and could be completely incorrect. No one knows. Invest wisely! 

Sensational She-Hulk #2 (1989) – First appearance of Weezi Mason.

Marvel Age #76 (1989) – As a growing trend for quite a while, Marvel or John Byrne loved putting Jennifer in a bathing suit on his covers.

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #4

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #7

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Sensational She-Hulk #3 (1989) – Spider-Man appearance by John Byrne. Byrne puts Spidey right on his cover too.

Sensational She-Hulk #4 (1989) – First appearance of Lexington Loopner.

Sensational She-Hulk #7 (1989) – First appearance of Big Enilwen.

Sensational She-Hulk #10 (1989) – First appearance of Pseudo-Man.

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Click to Buy/Bid – AMZ SPM Annl #23

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Click to Buy/Bid – AVGS WC Annl #4

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual #23 (1989) – Rob Liefeld pencils She-Hulk.

Avengers West Coast Annual #4 (1989) – Amanda Conner pencils Jen.

Sensational She-Hulk #11 (1990) – Bryan Hitch first pencils on the She-Hulk. He’ll go on to do mant other issues throughout.

Sensational She-Hulk #13 (1990) – First Dale Keown cover. First appearance of Wildmoon.

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #15

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #18

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #19

Sensational She-Hulk #14 (1990) – First appearances of The Critic and Professor Brent Wilcox. A rare color corrective cover exist. 

Sensational She-Hulk #15 (1990) – Dale Keown begins a mini-run of covers.

Sensational She-Hulk #18 (1990) – First Dr. Bob Doom and Max Louden.

Sensational She-Hulk #19 (1990) – The first appearances of Nosferata and Jack Serious (Joker). This is the first of a two-parter spoofing DC’s Batman. Another awesome Keown cover as well. We love this book.

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #21

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #22

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #23

Sensational She-Hulk #20 (1990) – First appearances of Big Al G’houl, Commissioner Gruber, Three-Face, Slimeface, Professor Hugo Oddt, and Dogwoman.

Sensational She-Hulk #21 (1990) – First appearance of Abominatrix, Captain Rectitude, and Wanda Louise Mason.

Sensational She-Hulk #22 (1990) – Blonde Phantom makes an appearance.

Sensational She-Hulk #23 (1991) – Wanda Louise Mason first appears as Phantom Blonde.

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Click to Buy/Bid – X-Men #272

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #31

Marvel Illustrated #1 (1991) – She-Hulk makes the solo cover of the first Marvel swimsuit issue.

Uncanny X-Men #272 (1991) – Jim Lee art. She-Hulk appearance.

Sensational She-Hulk #29 (1991) – Venom appearance. A classic She-Hulk cover by Tom Morgan.

Sensational She-Hulk #31 (1991) – John Byrne returns to the series. Writes/art/inks. Cover art as well.

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Click to Buy/Bid – Iron Man #273

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #34

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #35

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #37

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iron Man #273 (1991) – John Byrne writes an Iron Man story with a She-Hulk appearance.

Sensational She-Hulk #34 (1991) – Fantastic John Byrne cover. Demi Moore homage cover.

Sensational She-Hulk #35 (1992) – First appearance of The Living Eraser.

Sensational She-Hulk #37 (1992) – Punisher, Wolverine and Spider-Man appear on the COVER (John Byrne) only. A hysterical cover.

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #40

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #41

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Sensational She-Hulk #39 (1992) – And another awesome cover from Byrne.

Sensational She-Hulk #40 (1992) – The first appearance of Marvel Editor at the time Renee Witterstaetter as herself. Renee has done a ton of writing and coloring on top of her editorial work. She’s often seen at Michael Golden’s booth at your local convention. The cover here….wow. Why was John Byrne so into sexually exploiting the She-Hulk on so many covers?? They must have sold well to the fanboys. This issue is the most expensive aftermarket comic in the entire Sensational She-Hulk. More than the corrective color issue a few issues back.  A scarce book here drives up the price and one of the last sexual innuendo covers in this run. John Byrne officially runs into the “political correctness police”. Pushed the envelope too far according to Marvel standards we guess.  

Sensational She-Hulk #41 (1992) – The first time creator John Byrne appears (as himself) in the She-Hulk series.

Marc Spector: Moon Knight #41 (1992) – The first time Jennifer appears in a Moon Knight comic.

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #50

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #52

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #54

Quasar #38 (1992) – It’s not so much that She-Hulk appears in this Quasar series for the first time. Really who cares? For now maybe. But this comic was drawn by none other than Greg Capullo.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #60

Sensational She-Hulk #50 (1993) – The 50th anniversary issue. 48 pager. John Byrne loads the book up with guest appearances from a number of Marvel characters. This issue would be the last Byrne issue as Jennifer looks for a new creative team to take over her comic series. John Byrne appears in this issue and says that this comic should die (be canceled) due to the fact he’s not on it anymore.

Sensational She-Hulk #52 (1993) – This issue features an Adam Hughes cover!

Sensational She-Hulk #54 (1993) – The first official appearance of Jennifer’s momma into the Marvel universe; Elaine Ann Banner Walters.

Sensational She-Hulk #60 (1994) – The series ends here. It was a good ride. 60 issues. 14 years later. Penciler and Cover artist Pat Olliffe pays homage to John Byrne’s number one issue cover. Fantastic job here from Pat. Sorry to see you go Jennifer!  

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Uncanny Inhumans #11 – Well, we’ll say it. We told you so. This comic is sold out across the board and has its aftermarket burners on. Look for some high prices on Ebay for those who did not get it on their pull list at their local comic shop. That’s unless you read the InvestComics Hot Picks #430 article and clicked a buy it now on Ebay. Prices bidding around $8 – $16 already. We told you to pick one up…….

Grayson Annual #3 – We also alerted Harley Quinn collectors that she’ll be appearing in this comic this week. Guess what? It’s sold out!

Spider-Gwen Annual #1 – Setting up some future story lines for Spider-Gwen happens right here. Spider-Gwen fans be on alert.

Captain Marvel #6 – As we said in the Hot Picks article, Marvel Comics seems to be setting up Carol Danvers as the premiere character within their universe. It may all start here. Just a speculative thought.

Deathstroke Annual #2 – A new villain named Balkan joins the fray.

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Uncanny Inhumans #11

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Captain Marvel #6

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Grayson Annual #3

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Spider-Gwen Annual #1

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Deathstroke Annual #2

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Here are the rest of the comics appearing in this week’s InvestComics Hot Picks #430. Click the link for more details!

IC 100 Club Pick: New Gods #1 (1971) Graded 7.0

Werewolf By Night #32 (1975)

Spider-Man Deadpool #1

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Werewolf By Night #32

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Spider-Man Deadpool #1

Spider-Man Deadpool #6

Captain America Steve Rogers #2

The Amazing Spider-Man And Silk Spider(Fly) Effect #4

Dark Knight III The Master Race #5

Jupiter’s Legacy #1 (vol 2)

Zoe Dare vs The Disasteroid #1

Vampblade #5

Hillbilly #1

4 Kids Walk Into A Bank

Jade Street Protection Services #1

The Ravening #1

Cryptocracy #1

Indoctrination #1

Sweetness #1

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InvestComics Hot Picks #430

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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: New Gods #1 graded 7.0. With lots of talk regarding the New Gods making a possible appearance in the new Justice League movie, this comic is a nice pickup. The first appearances of Orion, Lightray, Metron, Kalibak, Highfather, New Genesis and Apokolips. Also with a Darkseid cameo. Story and cover art from Jack Kirby. A fantastic book for your collection. A buy it now price tag of only $85.

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Uncanny Inhumans #11

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There is a very big hyper-machine running behind a new character getting their own book in a few months. His name is Mosaic. Mosaic #1 is being pushed by Marvel as the next big thing (character) since sliced bread, but InvestComics is not going to give into the hype….just yet. A comic coming this week will be the first appearance of that “hot” Marvel character Mosaic. We are 99.999999% sure that other speculation sites and wannabe speculators will tell you to buy this comic it’s going to be so HOT! Maybe it will be, right out of the gate, but there are so many mitigating factors going into this week’s Uncanny Inhumans #11. Will Mosaic play a key role in the Marvel Universe for years to come? Anyone remember Sentry? Will Mosaic play a key role in another characters life? A brother, a son, a reincarnation? Will Mosaic ‘click’ with the fans long term? See Spider-Gwen or Gwenpool, but not Silk as much. Will the character actually have substance to make him interesting enough for fans to come back and or demand to see him more within the Marvel U? It has taken literally decades for Werewolf By Night #32 (Moon Knight) to earn some respect. Partial thanks to InvestComics for pushing that particular book for the last 12 years. The basic point here is not to go all in by paying premium prices for a first appearance of Mosaic if you have no idea where this characters’ future lies within the Marvel U. The easiest call to make these days is the new female characters Marvel introduces. They seem to jump out and kick major as* in the aftermarket quick. The female counter parts however are a bit more touch and go sometimes. Mosaic is the next Marvel character to be pushed in an aggressive way, to which does not always equate to speculator gold. Sometimes it equates to a huge bust. We’ll have to do a wait and see here for a bit, but for now, Uncanny Inhumans #11 has all eyes on it this week. Buy a copy and make your own judgment as to whether or not YOU want to dig in with Mosaic. Don’t think too long though or you’ll have to wait for a second print, thus missing that possible easy flip. This comic will be completely sold out before new comic book day Wednesday.

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Fans of Spider-Gwen may want to keep an eye out on the Spider-Gwen Annual #1 comic this week. Marvel is setting up Spider-Gwen’s near future right here.
We hate to say we told you so, but we told you so. We informed readers that the Spider-Man Deadpool series was going to be huge. We told readers to pick up that Spider-Man Deadpool #1 issue, it’s now headed to it’s sixth printing. Check out the all-star issue this week; Spider-Man Deadpool #6.
Last month fanboys got their panties in a bunch because Steve Rogers uttered two very bad words at the end of his debut issue. Lets see if Captain America Steve Rogers #2 brings some clarity or sends the fanboys into more of a tizzy. Maybe Marvel will add fuel to the fire and have the fanboys daring to stop buying Marvel comic books! Been there, done that. Deep breath dudes, breathe.

Spider-Man Deadpool #1

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Spider-Man Deadpool #6

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Captain Marvel #6

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The Amazing Spider-Man And Silk Spider(Fly) Effect #4 story will have both Spidey and Silk reminiscing about that fateful day in the science fair where they were both bit by the same spider. Ah, good ol’ times! And that Ryan Stegman cover is killer.
It looks as though Marvel is trying to put Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) front and center in their universe. Good deal, we dig it. Captain Marvel #6 will feature Carol in a defining type moment in her hero career. Be there to witness it.

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Harley Quinn appearance alert! Harley will make an appearance in Grayson Annual #3.
Deathstroke Annual #2 will introduce a villain named Balkan.
Disclaimer; we’re not crapping on this series, but just stating facts via the social media non-presence and the overall quietness of fans. We warned speculators from the outset. Do not get too vested in the third installment. The colossal failure/delayed Dark Knight III hits its fifth issue (Dark Knight III The Master Race #5). Maybe sales are good for DC with this series, but fans are NOT really talking about the third go-around here. Delays have killed any momentum the series may have had. All that said, a Midtown Comics Greg Capullo variant looks snazzy! And of course you have the Jim Lee variant coming in at $550. Unbelievable to us how JUST a cover, a NEW comic, with the SAME insides/story as ANY of the other 10 variants commands $550. **The fanboy screams** “but it’s a 1 in 300” (or whatever the ratio is), we don’t care. Spend your money by clicking HERE (Bronze Age Comics) instead.

Dark Knight III The Master Race #5

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Deathstroke Annual #2

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Grayson Annual #3

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Jupiter's Legacy #1 Rob Liefeld

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It’s just a question of time before Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s Jupiter’s Legacy really takes off right? So much potential here it’s unreal. Jupiter’s Legacy #1 (vol 2) ramps up things once again and we’re all invited for the ride. And check out the Rob Liefeld variant. Very Deadpool’ish of Rob, we love it!

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A lot to choose from regarding the indie market this week. So many, but here are a few to definitely check out!
Action Lab Entertainment books to check out this Wednesday; Zoe Dare vs The Disasteroid #1 and Vampblade #5 (Danger Zone). The Vampblade #5 cover is a hilarious parody of the Rom character. A must see. Fantastic job here by Winston Young.
The awesome Eric Powell writes and draws Hillbilly #1 (Albatross Exploding).
Black Mask follows up their hit book; 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank with the second issue. They also hit fans with Jade Street Protection Services #1. Written by Katy Rex and art by Fabian Lelay.

Vampblade #5

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Hillbilly #1

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Jade Street Protection Services #1

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The Sweetness #1

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Boundless Comics delivers 12 variant covers with their new release; The Ravening #1.
Cryptocracy #1 from Dark Horse. Writer Van Jensen and artist Pete Woods. Indoctrination #1 (Z2 Comics); Art by Matt Battaglia and written by Michael Moreci. Another very interesting book from Z2 Comics this Wednesday; Sweetness #1 from Miss Lasko-Gross (writer) and Kevin Colden (Art).

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The Ravening #1

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Cryptocracy #1

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Indoctrination #1

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Zoe Dare vs The Disasteroid #1

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Rom – Checklist

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IDW Publishing will bring the Rom character back from obscurity on Free Comic Book Day May 7th 2016. The long awaited Rom drought will end with the release of Rom: Space Knight #0. Chris Ryall (Editor-In_Chief) has always been a huge fan of the character and always teased fans about maybe one day bringing him back. Now Chris’ dream and fans alike will have their Knight in shining Armour back for good! If you are a fan of yesteryear like we were or even a new fan, InvestComics brings you the ultimate Rom checklist below. Click away and buy up these great books. Get to know the Rom of the past because one must know the past to appreciate the future. Be sure to check out the new Rom series from IDW Publishing when it hits. We’re sure it’ll be a blast from the past and future!

Rom Checklist

Rom #1

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Rom #2

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Rom #3

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Rom #5

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Rom #1 (1979) – The first appearances of Rom, Dire Wraiths, Prime Director, Brandy Clark, and Spaceknights. Bill Mantlo writes, Sal Buscema draws, and a Frank Miller/Joe Rubinstein cover. A number one issue to love.
Rom #2 (1980) – First appearances of Jonathan Clark, Sarah Clark, Steve Jackson, and Firefall.
Rom #3 (1980) – A Frank Miller/Terry Austin cover.
Rom #5 (1980) – Doctor Strange makes a guest appearance. Also the first appearance of the Hellhounds of the Dark Nebula.

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Rom #8

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Rom #12

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Rom #14

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Rom #17

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Rom #8 (1980) – First appearance of Serpentyne.
Rom #12 (1980) – The awesome Jack of Hearts makes an appearance. The great Michael Golden gets both characters on his cover. Lovely.
Rom #14 (1981) – This comic has a bunch of goodies in it. The first appearances of Terminator Rom, and Starshine (Landra). Appearances (flashback) by the Fantastic Four and the X-Men. Dave Cockrum cover.
Rom #17 (1981) – The Uncanny X-Men make an appearance. This comic and the followup next issue are the most popular of the Rom series run. A Frank Miller/Al Milgrom cover with Wolverine slashing at Rom makes this an instant collectors item. Also the first appearance of Hybrid.

Rom #18

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Rom #20

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Rom #21

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Power Man and Iron Fist #73

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Rom #18 (1981) – Part 2 with the Uncanny X-Men. Frank Miller/Terry Austin cover.
Rom #20 (1981) – First appearance of Mentus.
Rom #21 (1981) – The return of the Torpedo. A fantastic Al Milgrom cover.
Power Man and Iron Fist #73 (1981) – The first time Rom ventures outside of his own title into the Marvel universe. Writer Jo Duffy, and a Frank Miller cover.

Rom #23

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Rom #25

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Rom #29

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Contest of Champions #1

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Rom #23 (1981) – Power Man and Iron Fist return the favor and appear in the Rom comic. A few Marvel characters first appear with Rom in this comic. Spider-Man, Daredevil, and Moon Knight.
Rom #25 (1981) – First appearances of Hammerhead, Astra, Javelin, Rainbow, and an appearance from Torpedo.
Rom #29 (1982) – An Incredible Hulk appearance.
Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions #1 (1982) – Rom steps out of his own comic for the first time and into the realm of the Marvel universe. This 3 issue mini was the first of its kind and it was a big seller back in 82. The aftermarket treated this series very kindly back then. Rom seems to have appeared in only the first issue. The series was written by Grant, Gruenwald, and Mantlo. Drawn by John Romita Jr. Cover by Romita Jr and Layton.

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Rom #31

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Rom #32

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What if #36

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Rom #31 (1982) – The Avengers make an appearance.
Rom #32 (1982) – The X-Men make an appearance.
Rom #33 (1982) – First appearance of Sybil.
What If? #36 (1982) – Rom’s second appearance into the Marvel U, but it’s in a backup Nova what if story.

Rom Annual #1

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Rom Annual #1 (1982) – Rom’s first annual. Also the first appearance of Gloriole (backup story).
Rom #38 (1983) – A fantastic cover from Gene Day and an appearance by Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu. Also the first appearance of Doctor Dredd.
Rom #40 (1983) – The first appearance of Starshine (Brandy Clark).
Rom #41 (1983) – Doctor Strange makes an appearance.

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Marvel Two-In-One #99 (1983) – Rom teams with the Thing (Fantastic Four). Cover by John Byrne and Ed Hannigan.
Rom #44 (1983) – First appearance of Devastator.
Rom #46 (1983) – Bill Sienkiewicz lends his legendary status to this awesome cover.
Rom #48 (1983) – This cover reminds us of the “Spidey No More” story (opening page – Amazing Spider-Man #50). The Rom cover reads “To Fight No More”. Hmmmmm……Cover credit: Ian Akin/Brian Garvey.

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Rom Annual #2

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Rom #50

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Rom #51

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Rom Annual #2 (1983) – An overload of first appearances here. Breaker, Unseen, Pulsar, Seeker, Trapper, and Scanner.
Rom #50 (1984) – Avengers and Fantastic Four appearances. Cover from Michael Zeck.
Rom #51 (1984) – Another great Michael Zeck cover.
Rom #52 (1984) – First appearance of General Merriwether Locklin. Bill Sienkiewicz supplies the cover art.

Hulk #296

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Incredible Hulk #296 (1984) – Rom makes an appearance.
Rom #56 (1984) – Alpha Flight appearance with a John Byrne cover.
Rom #57 (1984) – Another John Byrne cover. Alpha Flight/Rom cover.
Rom #58 (1984) Ant-Man appearance. Ant-Man also appears on the Jackson Guice cover.

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Rom #59 (1984) – Legend Steve Ditko takes over the art duties for the remainder of the Rom series. Unfortunately the Rom series begins to see the light at the end of the tunnel. An Ant-Man appearance in this issue.
Rom #61 (1984) – Steve Ditko art. Here’s a fun book to hunt down for only one reason. That black cover. See if you can score a 9.8 grade or higher. Might be challenging for a 32 year old comic. And besides, look at the creator names on this book anyway, Mantlo. Guice, Austin, Mazzucchelli, and Ditko. Not just any book to get graded.
Rom #62 (1985) – Steve Ditko art. Michael Zeck cover.
Rom #65 (1985) – Steve Ditko pencils ALL of these characters; Avengers, X-Men, West Coast Avengers, Soviet Super Soldiers, Dynamic Defenders (which includes Valkyrie, Beast, Iceman, Gargoyle, Angel, and Moondragon), Captain Britain, and many more. This issue is a must have in your Steve Ditko collection.

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Rom #66

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Rom #66 (1985) – Steve Ditko art. All the same characters appear in this issue as did in the last issue. This time add Galactus to the mix.
Rom #67 (1985) – Steve Ditko art. First appearance of Hiberlac and the Hibers. Jim Starlin cover!
Rom #71 (1985) – Steve Ditko art. First appearance of Clavians.
Rom #73 (1985) – Steve Ditko art. First appearances of Heatwave, Spaceknights (second generation), and Ariane.

Rom Annual #4

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Rom #74

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Incredible Hulk #319

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Rom Annual #4 (1984) – Steve Ditko art. First appearance of Voltar.
Rom #74 (1986) – Steve Ditko art. First appearance of Lord Dominor. John Byrne cover art.
Rom #75 (1986) – Steve Ditko art. The last issue.
Incredible Hulk #319 (1986) – Rom took 2 months off after his series finale before appearing this comic. Written, drawn and cover by John Byrne.

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Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme Annual #2

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Incredible Hulk #418

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Doctor Strange Sorcerer Supreme Annual #2 (1992) – Rom appears in a backup story written by Roy Thomas.
Incredible Hulk #418 (1994) – Rom appears in this wedding issue. Written by Peter David and art by Gary Frank. This comic has an appearance from Death. Death is a Neil Gaiman Sandman character creation from DC’s imprint Vertigo. Tsk-tsk Marvel, shame on you.
Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration (2014) – Rom appears in a story written by Brian Michael Bendis and art by Alan Davis. “Licensed Contest of Champions” is the story name and it features Godzilla, Bug (Microverse), among others…..including Rom.

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Jay Katz

Hot Picks Top 5 #57

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Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #419 and new comics coming this Wednesday 4/13/16. Click the link to read the article now.

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Harley Quinn #16 (2015) – The first appearance of Gang of Harley’s. 

Gwenpool #1 – This comic and series will be the next hot thing since Spider-Gwen. Variants are selling out quick. Asking prices on Ebay climb and climb……

Harley Quinn And Her Gang Of Harley’s #1 – Harley Quinn gets a mini-series and she’s brought her “Gang” with her. 

Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2 (2015) – InvestComics calls THIS comic as the FIRST Gwenpool appearance. She’s on the cover! Her name appears ON the cover! Nuff said.

Moon Knight #1 – Moon Knights new series will rock. Creators Jeff Lemire (writer) and Greg Smallwood (pencils) are going to bring it. This series has tremendous upside. 

Harley Quinn #16

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Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2

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Here are the rest of the comics appearing in this week’s InvestComics Hot Picks #419. Click the link for more details! 

IC 100 Club Pick: Strange Tales #151 8.5 (1966)

Howard The Duck #1

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Marvel Spotlight #28

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Batman Superman #31

Black Canary #10

Howard The Duck #1  (2015)

Werewolf By Night #32 (1975)

Marvel Spotlight #28 (1976)

Silver Surfer #3

C3PO #1

Monstress #5

Jackpot #1

Blade Bunny #1

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Black Road #1

House of Penance #1

Werewolf By Night #32

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Hot Damn #1

Actionverse #1

Princeless Make Yourself #1

Aether And Empire #1

Goldie Vance #1

Heartthrob #1

Erathune #1

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Strange Tales #151

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IC 100 Club Pick: Strange Tales #151 8.5 (1966) – This amazing high graded comic is only $85 with FREE shipping. Two legends provide the cover art here; Jack Kirby and Jim Steranko. This comic is Jim Steranko’s first Marvel art. A fantastic Silver Age comic for only $85 and free shipping. 

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Harley Quinn #16

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Harley Quinn And Her Gang Of Harleys #1

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Batman Superman #31

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Black Canary #10

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We mentioned in last week’s Hot Picks article that the new Superman comic crossover event “Super League” will be one to keep an eye out on for a possible first appearance(s). This coming week in Batman Superman #31 we may have a peek at something either brewing or a first appearance. Buy each issue of this mini-crossover event happening in all of the Superman titles. You’ll be getting a fantastic story line and with possible first appearances popping up. Super League part 2 this Wednesday.

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Sticking with the “we mentioned this” dialog, back in March of 2015 (ICHP #365) InvestComics gave readers a heads up on the Harley Quinn #16 (2015) comic. That comic features the first appearance of the Gang of Harley’s. Here is a copy and paste dialog from that article back in March of 2015,Harley Quinn #16 will feature the debut of the Gang of Harley’s. What more do you need here really? A Harley comic with an introduction? Yes, massive potential here. Two $15 variants are sold out. The Left hand variant and the right hand variant. No really, those are the variants. Be sure to click the red link to buy/bid on Ebay right now if you want this one. There is also a very cool WonderCon variant as well.Not only is this a cool comic to own, but debuting this week; Harley Quinn And Her Gang Of Harley’s #1. Yes it’s a mini-series, but how long before we get a regular ongoing here? Writers Frank Tieri and Jimmy Palmiotti will get this series going. Grab that Harley Quinn #16 now before the other websites make this their own pick, thus causing the fanboys to dry everything up. One more thing about the new Harley book. Jimmy Palmiotti announced on his Facebook page that if you buy the cover with the blank spot on it (pictured in this article), you can draw on it and Jimmy will post it on his page. Buy it, get cracking!
…..Also, don’t forget that InvestComics has the ultimate Harley Quinn checklist that includes the first appearance of Gang of Harley’s and MANY other cool first appearances as well. Go there now, click HERE.

A possible intro of a new villain in Black Canary #10. Check it out.

Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2

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Howard The Duck #1

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We’re going to reminisce once again. Back in June of 2015 (ICHP #376), we said this;
Marvel’s Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2 will be part of the Spider-Gwen craze. How about Gwenpool? Spider-Gwen as Deadpool sounds like a match made in aftermarket heaven doesn’t it? Let’s see if Gwenpool ever gains traction, if she does, she first appears right on the cover as part of the Gwen cover variants all over Marvel’s books right now. Only one of these available on Ebay right now”. Well there you have that. We received quite a few thank you emails and messages regarding that pick for our fans. Although some speculators will say this is not Gwenpool’s first appearance, it kind of is. One of the grading companies actually has the information on their slab that says “Gwenpool on cover. Predates Howard The Duck #1.” Not only does it predate the supposed “official first appearance”, but it predates Howard #1 by 5 months. We have always felt that Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2 is in fact the first appearance, not the comic from 5 months later.
Rant time…..There are so many comic book issues that deserve better cataloging than the grading companies give them. It’s a bit absurd the way they control the market in that way. If Wolverine SAYS his name and you SEE him, in his entirety, the absolute FIRST time anyone has ever seen Wolverine, THIS is his first appearance, not the following issue. It’s absurd to throw the word “cameo” into the mix in these books. The same works with the Gwenpool character. The first time fans ever see Gwenpool is on the COVER of Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2, with her NAME on top of the book! The grading companies say otherwise and the comic book aftermarket has to follow suite. Too much power there and if the eyes actually SEE a character in full gear and a name is said, not a shadow or a hand or a leg or a mention, then it should be their first appearance, end of story.
With all of that out of the way, we gave our fans a heads up back in mid 2015 and the Deadpool Secret Secret Wars #2 book is still a key comic in the modern collectors market. We had a feeling that Gwenpool was going to be a big deal someday. She did become a big deal. Now this Wednesday Gwenpool stars in her very own ongoing series; Gwenpool #1. A whole bunch of variants will accompany the release and sellouts will occur. The Stacey Lee Incentive cover is sold out. The J Scott Campbell Paris Expo variant will be a hot ticket. Look for Gwenpool to continue her rise to the top.

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Marvel Spotlight #28

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Werewolf By Night #32

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If you have followed InvestComics for the better part of our 11 year existence, you will know how much we love the Moon Knight character. We have spoken about Moon Knight so much on this site, but with the constant urgency to buy low during a lull in the market for him. We’ve reminded fans of Werewolf By Night #32 (1975), Marvel Spotlight #28 (1976) and Moon Knight #1 (1980) on numerous occasion. We said to purchase them when they were hundreds of dollars less than they are now. Crazy thing is, there still may be more upside room for these comics. We have a complete Moon Knight checklist right HERE if you are in search for some key issues.
There are so many rumors about Moon Knight these days. So many times fans think maybe this rumor will come to fruition and it never materializes. It will happen eventually. Marvel (Disney) wants to have an answer to DC’s Batman (Dark Knight) and Moon Knight (White Knight) is their answer