InvestComics Is Now Trending Pop Culture

InvestComics website will become Trending Pop Culture.

After 13 years, InvestComics LLC will start a new venture and change the industry once again.

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March 29, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(West Palm Beach, Florida; March 29, 2018) – Speculative entertainment comic book and information website InvestComics has announced plans to change up their brand, direction/format and become a new entity; Trending Pop Culture.com.

“When InvestComics started this venture back in 2005 as a website, no one was doing what we were doing.” says Jay Katz, CEO and Founder of InvestComics. “The main objective from the start was to provide an entertainment outlet for speculative comic fans to be informed: Provide a network, a location fans can come to to grab some knowledge.”

The InvestComics magazine debut in 2003. The magazine source material was then transferred over to the website in 2005 where it has blossomed into a larger audience.
“Within the first couple of years, I never thought InvestComics would have a bumper from Stan Lee, let alone an interview” says Katz. “The magic that has occurred within this venture with the InvestComics brand has been immeasurable,” Jay continues, “The brand morphed into a larger scale and I could not be prouder of what InvestComics has achieved. InvestComics started the speculative website revolution”

“Since the inception of InvestComics, the market has changed gradually, and now it’s a very crowded space,” says Jay Katz. “There are only so many times one can look over their shoulder and see some site recommending to purchase an Amazing Spider-Man #300. InvestComics refrained from doing this many years ago, we’ve seen the change arriving and took measures to compensate for the ever-changing speculative information market.”

Trending Pop Culture’s main objective will be to inform about current trends, create trends, notify the Pop Culture elite on what is trending on the web, social media and Ebay. The transition from InvestComics to Trending Pop Culture does not mean the fan favorites, “Hot Picks, Top 5, Best Covers, New Comics video, Checklist, Creator Spotlight,” etc will go away. They will simply be adjusted (renamed) and the same scheduled information fans receive every single week will carry forth. What will be added is the array of Pop Culture trends that fans may or may not know of. Trends ranging from Anime cards to superhero spinners. Anything that’s within the trending pop culture market place right now or what we deem ‘should be’ trending.  Most of the non-comic book related trends will be featured on our social media outlets. The Trending Pop Culture website will still be extremely ‘comic book heavy’. The focus will shift from speculation to trends when it comes to comic books.

“We’re going to start the next phase, the new TREND for everyone to follow,” says Katz. “InvestComics led the way once before, we’re going to do it again. It’s very exciting and I know our great fans that have been with us since the beginning will be excited too.”

A note from creator of InvestComics LLC/Trending Pop Culture; Jay Katz.

When I started InvestComics back in 2003, It was innovative. The site was the only of its kind for years. My inspiration was drawn from the back of the Wizard magazine back in the 90’s and my father.
Here is how the journey of InvestComics became and where the idea of speculation/comics arrived into my life.
When I first started collecting comics back in 1984, my father and I frequented a small comic shop in Brooklyn named Pinocchio’s. I was all about the new comics. The new releases, while my dad was about looking through these old comic book boxes stashed in the wall. You had to literally pull them out and place them down without causing a hernia or killing yourself, but he managed.
One day, while looking at this weird looking comic, named Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1, I told my father that it was too strange and put it back on the shelf. Yes, I did that. Could have had ten 9.8’s or better, but it didn’t tickle my fancy. That day was like no other though, not because of the putting back that weird turtle comic…..as I proceeded to place a small stack of NEW comics on the counter, my father placed his Thor #126 on top. I looked at it as though it was Kryptonite. I said, “dad, what’s that?” He said, “I like Thor comics and I’ll explain later.” I said, “but it’s like $8. That’s a lot of money for an old comic like that.” He said, “no it’s not.”
When we arrived home, I took out my NEW comics and put that OLD comic to the side. I reached back for it and asked dad, “why did you buy this comic again? It was expensive.” He went on to explain that there are different aspects to collecting comics. One is the enjoyment of reading them, two is the enjoyment of collecting them as a stock. “A share” as he put it. I was intrigued. I asked to explain more. Dad explained that the expensive $8 comic he bought will someday be worth a lot more money and that by taking care of it, not mishandling it, it would be worth more. He introduced me to the ‘bible of comic books’; Overstreet Price Guide. He went on. “This Thor #126, according to Overstreet is the first time Thor has his own title comic, dropping the ‘Journey Into Mystery’ name in front of it.” I said, “and what does this mean exactly?” He replied, “What it means is that, this Thor #126 is essentially Thor #1.” I found it a bit odd at first, but then realized, wait a second, he’s kind of right. I was hooked, because the explanation my father offered was a valid one and made complete sense once I rolled it around in my head. Things changed a bit after that day for me. Who knew less that ten years later I’d end up on Wall Street within the commodity market for 13 total years. It was in the veins and I owe everything to my father for the beginning of the InvestComics venture. If only he were alive to see it take shape and take off like it did, he’d be so proud. I lost the majority of my collection back in the mid 90’s due to my lapse in judgement (a long story on to itself), including twenty New Mutants 98’s in pristine condition, 10’s and 10’s of Teen Titans #2’s, bunch of Amazing Spider-Man #300’s and on and on….but I did salvage one small box with a few comics that never sat too far from me. That small box contained my holy grail, my Thor #126. Not the most expensive comic in the world by any stretch, but the most sentimental/priceless comic I will ever own. I decided one day to have it graded, to preserve the integrity of the book. It came back a 9.0. Awesome job dad. I then met with Stan Lee, had a CGC person bust it open and had Stan sign it. It’s now an 8.5. Not a great job CGC. Oh well, doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things though. Dad would have still loved it.
Dad actually took my sister and I up to the Marvel bullpen in New York City back in the 1970’s. Back when you could do things like this. I met Stan Lee back then too. I was about eight years old. Dad obviously had an affection towards the comic book landscape/business. Maybe because he himself was a decent artist. Maybe because my older sister actually had an artistic talent, thus how we got in to meet the bullpen and Stan and Jack and Sal and so forth. It was amazing. Never forget that.
My father would have loved to see that Thor #126 signed by Stan. I know he would. It would have made him smile so much. He would have smiled as well to see what I did with his inspiration in explaining the speculative side of collecting.
To you dad, thank you.

It’s been 13 years since the InvestComics website debuted. It was two years prior that the InvestComics idea was put forth with a FREE magazine with the purchase of an Ebay win. The magazine was then distributed throughout some local comic shops in Florida. From there, the FREE magazine was not conducive in bringing in income. I decided that I needed to figure out a way to make some money if I’m dedicating so much of my time. The website was born to alleviate cost of printing a magazine and to reach a much larger audience. Again, thanks to Wizard magazine (and dad!) for laying the foundation/idea for the website. I just picked up the ball and ran and ran and ran…….I have given thousands of thousands of thousands of free advice to many speculators for the 13 years. Some were clunkers, but most were on point and fans have been rewarded mightily for the FREE advice. Who was recommending to purchase Iron Man #55 on line in 2005? InvestComics was. So many like this. So many.
Now I have arrived at a crossroad. After debuting InvestComics so many years ago, being the first and longest website of its kind, the innovation of InvestComics is a proud achievement, but the speculative comic book market place has become a crowded area on the internet. How many times can someone recommend to buy Amazing Spider-Man #300 or X-Men #94? Too many are recommending these comics as though they are the go-to to buy. If a collector does not know by now to buy these comics, given a chance at a good price, then it’s going to be very easy to find someone on-line these days recommending it. What about the NEW collector one might ask. Again, a crowded place, easily found information and a violate modern market. InvestComics has not recommended to buy, with reverence, a modern book to make money in a long time. In fact, we haven’t done it in many years within our articles. It was a slow methodical process in weaning out the thought process of MUST BUY or BUY THIS NOW type of thinking we escaped from.
InvestComics was and will always be a site that many have emulated themselves from. Innovation is the sincerest form of flattery.  I prided myself in being different than most of the new kids on the block. Why? Because I learned from observing the market, the trends, casing the chatter, assessing the audience. So many secrets to the game, that I won’t make anyone’s job easier for them. It’s what separated InvestComics from everyone else. Now I plan on separating even further, but in a good way. I have arrived to the conclusion I do not want to be associated with the speculation market as deep as the name INVESTcomics. I no longer feel it viable to hold the name of INVEST and COMICS within the same name (or switch the two names around and become another website like someone actually did). It’s not the brand anymore. InvestComics will become TRENDING POP CULTURE. A new name to recognize the changing landscape and the changing market.
Trending Pop Culture will be a site in reference to what InvestComics has been doing for years now. Informing collectors of TRENDS instead of investments and speculation. What MAY trend, what IS trending and what we deem that NEEDS to be trending. The speculative side has and was always up to the individual when they visited the InvestComics website. No peer pressure; but I always provided the tools to recognize and realize a trend and then guided the readers. I realize now too that trends are the mainstay, the main focus of InvestComics today and thus a change will happen.
Comic books will be the biggest part of this new venture. Comics have always been a big part of my life, this will never change. The speculation, the investment aspect of things are being altered to inform about the comics and other pop culture materials that people are talking about.
The sister site; Social Media Giveaway will also become more of a player in this new venture. Trending Pop Culture and Social Media Giveaway will work in tandem during certain times. Be sure to LIKE and FOLLOW all of the Social Media Giveaway media as well as the new media for TRENDING POP CULTURE.
So, with that, join in the new revolution as InvestComics changes the landscape once again and has the collector’s world follow us…..again. Trending Pop Culture has arrived.

Regards,

Always Invest wisely and read comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
CEO Trending Pop Culture

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz
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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.

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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.

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Also appearing in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #494
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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

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Jay Katz
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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?

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Batman Beyond #12 – Dave Johnson

Venomverse #4 – Nick Bradshaw

Black Magick #8 – Jenny Frison

X-Men Blue #12 – Art Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marvel Legacy #1 – Alex Ross

Suicide Squad #26 – Whilce Portacio

Infinite Loop #1 – Tim Sale

Thor #23 – Clayton Crain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marvel Legacy #1 – Joe Quesada

Spider-Gwen #24 – Paulo Siqueria

The Flash #31 – Giandomenico

Deadpool Kills #5 – Dave Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spider-Gwen #24 – Kris Anka

Batgirl #15 -Dan Mora

Detective Comics #965 – Albuquerque

Cable #5 – Rob Liefeld

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

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Invest wisely. Read Comics.
Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Buy/Bid – Saga #47

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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.

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Buy/Bid – Adventure #1

Buy/Bid – Kill Them All

Buy/Bid – Malefic #1

Buy/Bid – Infinite Loop #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Every week before new comic book day InvestComics gives fans our Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #467 and new comics coming this Wednesday 3/22/17.

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Iron Fist #1 – New series from writer Ed Brisson and artist Mike Perkins. Will the new Netflix show generate even more interest in this comic book series? We’ll see….
X-O Manowar #1 – One of two Valiant Entertainment comics to make the Top 5 this week. The much hyped and anticipated X-O Manowar debut is here. Pick up a copy and see what all the buzz is about. Writer Matt Kindt and penciler Tomas Giorello on this book.
Bloodshot Reborn #0 – Early signs of a sell out here. make yours Valiant this week. Writer Jeff Lemire and artist Renato Guedes.
Invisible Hands #1 – Some indicators point to a sell out here for American Gothic Press.
Captain America: Steve Rogers #14 – Madame Hydra responsible for Steve Rogers going to the dark side? Well Hydra, not THAT dark side, but just as evil though. Find out Madame Hydra’s involvement in this issue.

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Here are the rest of the comics that appeared in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #467.

Batgirl #9
Vigilante Southland #6
Vigilante #1 (1983)
Captain America #110 (1969)
Underwinter #1
Helena Crash #1
Anno Dracula #1
Dragonfly and The Global Guardians #1

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Best Comic Covers Of The Week 3-22-17

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These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week. Listed below is the comic book with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?

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Amazing Spider-Man Renew Your Vows #5 – Humberto Ramos
X-O Manowar #1 – Monika Palosz
Batgirl #9 – Christian Wildgoose
Unworthy Thor #5 – Leinil Francis Yu

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Buy/Bid – AMZ Vows #5 – Ramos

Buy/Bid – XO Manowar #1 – Palosz

Buy/Bid – Batgirl #9 – Manapul

Buy/Bid – Unworthy Thor #5 – Yu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Batgirl #9 – Christian Wildgoose
Unworthy Thor #5 – Chris Stevens
Bloodshot Reborn #0 – Lesley-Anne Green
Spider-Gwen #18 – Robbi Rodriguez

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Buy/Bid – Batgirl #9 – Wildgoose

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Buy/Bid – Bloodshot #0 – Green

Spider-Gwen #18 – Rodriguez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Captain America Steve Rogers #14 – Elizabeth Torque
Iron Fist #1 – Mike Perkins
Detective Comics #953 – Rafael Albuquerque
Elektra #2 – Adi Granov

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Buy/Bid – Cap Amer #14 – Torque

Buy/Bid – Iron Fist #1 – Perkins

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Hulk #4 – Emanuela Lupacchino
Invincible Iron Man #5 – Rick Leonardi
Gamora #4 – Stephanie Hans

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New Comics  #467. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 3/15/17. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video. This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…..it’s good for you.

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New comic book release day 3/22/17.

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Batgirl #9 continues the Ethan Cobblepot story. Batgirl meets up with Ethan’s daddy; The Penguin. Writer Hope Larson, artist Christian Wildgoose.
Mitch Gerads’ Vigilante Southland #6 cover pays homage to Keith Pollard’s Vigilante #1 (1983).

Madame Hydra seems to be the one behind Steve Rogers becoming the ‘bad guy’. Find out in Captain America: Steve Rogers #14 what the Madam has been up to. Writer Nick Spencer and artist Javier Pina bring some(?) of the reasons as to why Steve Rogers is all about Hydra these days. Many fanboys had their panties all tied up too tight when Steve hailed Hydra a little while back and needed something to complain about instead of realizing that Marvel was telling a story. All will be well in given time, back to normal. It’s absurd how some fans were reacting. Getting back to Madam Hydra; her first appearance was in Captain America #110 (1969). Penciled by Jim Steranko and written by Stan Lee. Classic cover from Steranko.
A new Iron Fist #1 comic from writer Ed Brisson and artist Mike Perkins hits this Wednesday. We are quite sure this comic will get more respect than the new Netflix television show is getting. Lots of variant covers to choose from.

Click To Buy/Bid – Cap America #14

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Valiant Entertainment will give comic fans something to dig into this week. Valiant always delivers on the story front. If you’re a comic fan, you should know this already. If not, shame on you. Get with it.  Writer Jeff Lemire brings the character Bloodshot into a new light with Bloodshot Reborn #0. Pencils from Renato Guedes.
Early critical acclaim for X-O Manowar #1 will send it back to the presses in a hurry. Look for a quick sellout from writer Matt Kindt and penciler Tomas Giorello.

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Ray Fawkes writes and pencils his way to a new Image Comics horror series; Underwinter #1. Helena Crash #1 (IDW); Writer Fabian Rangel Jr and artist Warwick J Cadwell.

Anno Dracula #1 (Titans Comics); Writer Kim Newman and artist Paul McCaffrey.
Dragonfly and The Global Guardians #1 (Graphic India); Writers Ron Marz and Sharad Devarajan and artist Thiago Vale.
Invisible Hands #1 (American Gothic Press).

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She-Hulk Checklist 1980-1994

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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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She-Hulk Checklist

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #1

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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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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #11

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #16

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #17

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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Click to Buy/Bid – Marvel TeamUp #107

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #21

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #22

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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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #23

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #24

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Click to Buy/Bid – Savage She-Hulk #25

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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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Click to Buy/Bid – Marvel 2 in 1 #88

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Click to Buy/Bid – Incredible Hulk #278

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Click to Buy/Bid – AMZ SPM Annl #16

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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Click to Buy/Bid – Fantastic Four #254

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Click to Buy/Bid – Avengers #233

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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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Click to Buy/Bid – Fantastic Four #265

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Click to Buy/Bid – Doc Strange #67

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Click to Buy/Bid – Avengers Annl #13

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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Click to Buy/Bid – Fantastic Four #275

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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 #291

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Click to Buy/Bid – Fantastic Four #293

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Click to Buy/Bid – Thing #36

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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Click to Buy/Bid – Fantastic Four #296

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Click to Buy/Bid – Comet Man #4

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Click to Buy/Bid – Marvel Fanfare #37

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Click to Buy/Bid – Alpha Flight #61

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 – Dr STRG SS #1

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Click to Buy/Bid – She-Hulk Cermony

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Click to Buy/Bid – Marvel Age #70

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Click to Buy/Bid – Damage Control #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 #3

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #4

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #7

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #10

 

 

 

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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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #11

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 #14

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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 #20

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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 – MRV ILL #1

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Click to Buy/Bid – X-Men #272

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #29

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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 #39

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #40

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Buy/Bid – Sensational She-Hulk #41

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Click To Buy/Bid – MS Moon Knight #41

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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Click To Buy/Bid – Quasar #38

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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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InvestComics at MegaCon 2016

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Another year in the books for InvestComics at MegaCon. This year was the first “full” year Fan Expo had creative control of the show. Gone are Beth and Christine, which ran an amazing show year in and year out. In NO WAY is the following review ANY indication toward Beth or Christine and the way they ran their MegaCon show. They were and are STILL champions in our book. 100% professionalism from them every single year we were part of their press core. We’d wish them luck, but we know whatever they choose to do next, they will rock that too! They don’t need luck, they’re that awesome. Thank you for everything.

Fan Expo put their best foot forward in their debut. A fantastic celebrity lineup; William Shatner, George Takei, Jon Cusack, Kevin Smith, and comic guest; Stan Lee, Frank Miller, Andy Kubert, Gail Simone, David Finch, Mike Zeck and so many more on both sides. Including super cosplay talents Leanna Vamp, Ivy Doomkitty, Rosanna Rocha, Ireland Reid, plus many more! An impressive lineup for sure!

When we did our initial walk-around, the first thing we noticed were the aisles. They were expanded so that fans were not crowded while walking. The staff on hand had a smile at every turn. The volunteers were equally as helpful as the Fan Expo staff. A great all-around experience regarding accommodating the InvestComics staff needs.

InvestComics took an abundance of photos at the show for fans who couldn’t make it. We do that every year and fans love it and respond! Thanks to all the fans who like, or heart, or retweet our photos from all of the social media sources we share them on. If you happen to have missed any, check out our social media links:

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The panels were held in various halls throughout. The amazing theater we saw Frank Miller, George Takei, and Kevin Smith were worth the ticket price itself. We hope fans got a chance to see their favorite guest(s) in one of these grand rooms. Sound, lighting, seating and ambience was spectacular. If you happened to have missed any panels, do yourself a favor and get there for a few next year. You’ll be happy you did.

InvestComics would like to extend a huge thank you to Ashley Jimenez and the Fan Expo staff for their hospitality and allowing us to be a part of their MegaCon show. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2017!

Besides ALL of the social media images the InvestComics fans loved (and thank you for that!), here is a short video of some highlights. Thank you all….again!

Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz

Hot Picks Top 5 #63

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 #425 and new comics coming this Wednesday 5/25/16. We recommend viewing our great site on Google Chrome!

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Before Watchman #4 (2013) – Rumors abound regarding the new DC Universe Rebirth Special #1 comic coming this Wednesday is sparking MAJOR interest in this 2013 Watchmen comic. Total speculation is driving this comic a bit out of control in the aftermarket. Don’t get caught on the high-end of this move because when the dust settles, we’re looking at another ordinary comic that brings a major change within the DC Universe. Some may say, “well isn’t that important though?” Well yes and no. It’s important in the here and now, but who’s to say there isn’t another DC overhaul 3 years from now and that the major Watchmen involvement now is completely erased/meaningless. This Before Watchmen #4 comic, a possible $100 book soon, will be worth nil to cover price very fast in a few years time if DC gets tired of their “game-changing” idea. If you’re in the market for a long haul here, you want to NOT do that. Not saying there isn’t possible monies to be made here, but other sites won’t tell you this; they’ll go on the basis of how much money it’s making at the moment, which is fine, but a wise investor always looks 5, 10, 15, 47 steps ahead. Be that guy, not the fanboy.

DC Universe Rebirth Special #1 – A lot of hype surrounding this comic. A few other surprise nuggets in here that we won’t speak about, but it’s the above mentioned that’s gaining the most attention right now.

Deadpool #12 – Marvel introduces Zenpool 2099.

Scooby-Doo Apocalypse #1 – The new look Scooby-Doo series looks fantastic. Brought to us by superstar creators writers by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, and art by Jim Lee. This will be a fun read and a dynamic change of pace from what fans know of Scooby-Doo.

Daredevil #7 Apocalypse – The Khoi Pham variant cover is simply awesome. Nuff said.

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Before Watchmen #4

Click To Buy/Bid – Before Watchmen #4

Deadpool #12

Click To Buy/Bid – Deadpool #12

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Click To Buy/Bid – DC Universe Rebirth Special #1

Daredevil #7

Click To Buy/Bid – Daredevil #7

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Click To Buy/Bid – Scooby #1 Jim Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are the rest of the comics appearing in this week’s InvestComics Hot Picks #425. Click the link for more details!

IC 100 Club Pick: Spider-Man #1 (1990) graded 9.4 

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Teen Titans #3

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Click To Buy/Bid – Deadpool #36

Teen Titans #20

New Teen Titans #3 (1981)

Justice League #50

Future Quest #1

Captain America Steve Rogers #1

Deadpool #6

Deadpool #36 (2014)

Supreme Power #2 (2003)

Nighthawk #1

Monstress #6

Tommy #2

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Hot Picks Video #425

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

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IC 100 Club Pick: Spider-Man #1 (1990) graded 9.4 – signed by Todd McFarlane and Stan Lee. This comic is signed by two of the industries most sought after signatures. The comic is listed at only $99. What a great piece to own.

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Teen Titans #3

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DC begins their new take on their own universe this Wednesday……again. Haven’t we been here before? Maybe this time will be different and stick for a while. It’s always good to be an optimist. So the DC Universe Rebirth Special #1 comic will be THE comic to start the proverbial ball rolling. The solicit warns readers not to jump to the back of the story (comic). This reveals one thing (most probable/speculation) that there is a big unveiling about to occur. We’re looking forward to this, so should you. Don’t be a whiny fanboy, you’ll eventually read DC Comics if you’re on a strike campaign against them, so why not just pick this comic up and see where DC will be headed?

The Fearsome Five make their return this week in Teen Titans #20. Their first appearance was back in 1981; New Teen Titans #3. Written/drawn/cover by George Perez. And many other great talents as well!

Huge grand finale from DC coming this week. Check out the conclusion to the DarkSeid War in Justice League #50.

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As we said with the first new look DC/Hanna Barbera release; Future Quest #1. We love the change, the risk of updating old, mundane, boring characters into modern times. Hear’s a message to the complaining fanboys, who don’t even READ the Scooby-Doo comics, who had a lot to say regarding the new look, new take, new mature theme of the Hanna-Barbera characters. Get over it, seriously. When was the last time you saw one of these fanboys actually buy a Scooby-Doo comic, read it, and then talk to their other fanboy friends about how great it was? Yes, we know that actually DOES exist in some cases, so please no emails or comments on our social media about the few we are speaking of. We’re not saying it doesn’t exist, just saying it’s far a few between that an all ages comic book is read by a 25 year old fanboy, but yet the ones that DON’T read it are the ones yelling the loudest. Simmer down. Scooby-Doo Apocalypse #1 will happen with or without you. Too bad. As for the route fans may use about not having any original material for kids to read regarding Scooby-Doo…..really?? Scooby Doo comics date as far back as 1970, plenty of comic material to pick up on before your child hits their teenage years. So it’s more about YOU than it is about them.

Now let’s get to the Scooby-Doo Apocalypse #1 comic. Written by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Jim Lee. The character designs are from Jim Lee. Keith and J.M. are veteran writers and always bring it. This comic has all the makings of a hit, but could fall flat on its face because sometimes things don’t always work out just because things “look cool” or have an all-star creative team. Hopefully the hype meets the readers and we get the hit we all expect. A plethora of variant covers will release on new comic day with this arrival. The Jim Lee regular cover is quite nice, but the Neal Adams, Ben Caldwell, and Joelle Jones covers are on point.

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Daredevil #7

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Click To Buy/Bid – Deadpool #36

Okay, the Daredevil #7 Apocalypse variant cover is just crazy amaze balls. Khoi Pham absolutely killed on this one. Kudos to Khoi here. Kudos.

Another year, another Captain America number one issue. This time he has a new shield! Will this equate to more sales?! Probably not, but the return of Steve Rogers as Captain America in his own title; Captain America Steve Rogers #1 should peak some interest. Oh look at that, just an awesome legend giving fans a Cap cover. Mr. Jim Steranko everyone, step aside.

Another week, another Deadpool comic within the InvestComics Hot Picks article. Fans will see the return of Deadpool 2099 in Deadpool #12. We gave you a heads up on the first appearance of Deadpool 2099 (Warda Wilson & Wade) a few months back in Deadpool #6 (in which the cover completely mirrors the new release here). In the latest Deadpool issue, we’ll witness the first appearance of Zenpool 2099. Zenpool (without the 2099 attached) first appeared in Deadpool #36 (2014 – third volume). If you’re in the market for some cool Deadpool first appearances and key issues, check out the InvestComics Deadpool checklist right HERE.

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Nighthawk #1

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Montress #6

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Supreme Power #2

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The Squadron Supreme character Nighthawk manged to get his own solo comic this week. Kind of a random dude to get his own comic, right? Anyway, the Nighthawk #1 Bill Sienkiewicz/Denys Cowan regular cover would have sufficed (because it’s so awesome), but instead we get 4 other covers for an easy overkill. The first appearance for THIS particular Nighthawk was in Supreme Power #2 (2003).

Marjorie Lui continues her hit series this week with Monstress #6. If you’re not buying this comic by now, we’re not sure why you’re not. You should be.

All of Creature Entertainment’s Tommy #2 variants are sold out. Have you seen our giveaway we’re running for the ComicXposure Exclusives; Tommy #1 and Forgive Me Father #1? Click HERE to see how you can enter for a chance to win BOTH comics from InvestComics.

 

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Jay Katz

Hot Picks Top 5 #56

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Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #418 and new comics coming this Wednesday 4/6/16. Click the link to read the article now.

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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.
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Empress #1 – This “Saga” like comic from Mark Millar will be sold out in no time. Watch for this Marvel imprint from Icon to take off. One of the key components to its success will be that it has to be consistent on its release. Millar’s Nemesis, also from Icon, was a semi-success, but lost many fans because of delays. It could have been a bigger book (should have been), but delays will kill things fast. Empress + on time = success.

Star Wars Poe Dameron #1 – Almost every week InvestComics preaches the gospel about Star Wars comics from Marvel. We say to buy them because they are fantastic reads and for the possible first appearance that may explode at any time. This week we have a character from the latest Star Wars movie making their first appearance in a Star Wars comic. What more do you want here? Okay, maybe have your wife/girlfriend or maybe read it with your kid? That would be cool too.

Justice League Darkseid War Special #1 – Darkseid’s daughter, Grail, will be making her indelible mark within the DC universe this Wednesday. DC might be priming her for bigger things to come. Check out the InvestComics Hot Picks #418 for more info on this and about Grail’s first appearance.

Harley Quinn And The Suicide Squad April Fools Special #1 – One of DC’s all time greatest artist will grace us with his presence in this book. Jim Lee will pencil and do the cover art here. What more do you need? Refer back to the new Star Wars comic if you need more answers on that.

Superman #51 – A new story line begins; Super League. Be on the lookout for possible new villains or heroes in this epic Superman crossover event. We’ll probably say “told you so!”

Empress #1

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Superman #51

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Star Wars Poe Dameron #1

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Justice League Darkseid War Special #1

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Harley Quinn And The Suicide Squad April Fools Special #1

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Here are the rest of the comics appearing in this week’s InvestComics Hot Picks #418. Click the link for more details! 

IC 100 Club Pick: Showcase #75 (1968) 7.0.

Black Panther Vol 6 #1

Spider-Women Alpha #1

Black Panther #1

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Justice League #40

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Invincible Iron Man Vol 2 #7

Invincible Iron Man Vol 2 #8

Justice League #40 (2015)

Batman/Punisher: Deadly Knights (1994)

Bloodlines #1

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Lobo Annual #1 Bloodlines Outbreak (1993) 

Injustice Gods Among Us Year Five #7

Green Arrow #51

Grizzly Shark #1

Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark #1 (2010)

Think Tank #1

Henchgirl #6 – Sold out

Rough Riders #1

Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark #1

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Punisher Batman

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Mighty Zodiac #1

Bruce Lee Dragon Rises #1

Fix #1

Gold Key Alliance #1

Baltimore Empty Graves #1

Miss Fury #1

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

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Showcase #75

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IC 100 Club Pick: Showcase #75 (1968) 7.0. This comic represents the first appearance and origin of Hawk and Dove. Story, cover and interior art from the legendary man himself, Steve Ditko. A 7.0 grade for only $90, with FREE shipping, gets this beauty in your hands. This a must in your collection.

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Look for writer Mark Millar to turn things upside down with the debut of Empress #1 from Marvel’s imprint Icon. It’s already getting billed as Marvel Comics version of “Saga”. And we all know how Saga turned out. Mark will introduce fans to a whole new sci-fi world. Hollywood LOVES Mark Millar and we wonder if Marvel Studios would ever pick this up and run with it. Who knows? It could happen. Either way, this is an introduction comic in the vein of Saga, one to watch for here! This will be big.

 

Empress #1

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Harley Quinn And The Suicide Squad April Fools Special #1

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Spider-Women Alpha #1

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Poe Dameron #1

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The new Black Panther series makes its debut this week; Black Panther Vol 6 #1. The longest running Black Panther series lasted 62 issues. Many limited series, one shots, and team-up books over the span of six volumes for the character. Will this series ever make past 62 issues? We’ll see. But the first issue here is accompanied by an abundance of variants to choose from. Pointless, and the need for 13 different covers (at last count, probably more) is a bit excessive. The creative team makes for a must get though. Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Brian Stelfreeze will bring fans back again and again.

Marvel will introduce a new Star Wars character into their library. Star Wars Poe Dameron #1 will have the first comic book appearance of Poe Dameron. Poe appeared in the latest Star Wars flick and now he makes his way into the funnies. Regular InvestComics readers know how we feel about the Star Wars comics. Buy them all! This one here is so obvious that if you miss it, shame on you! Besides Empress #1, this is the other big Marvel book this week.

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Spider-Women Alpha #1 features Silk, Spider-Gwen and Spider-Woman all teaming up. The Stacey Lee variant is sold out.
With the introduction of Tomoe in Invincible Iron Man Vol 2 #7, find out more about her and those ninjas in Invincible Iron Man Vol 2 #8.

Bloodlines #1

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Justice League #40

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Justice League Darkseid War Special #1

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Lobo Annual #1 Bloodlines

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This week’s Justice League Darkseid War Special #1 will focus on Darkseid’s daughter Grail. A book simmering in the back issue bins on Ebay is Justice League #40 (2015), the first appearance of Darkseid’s daughter Grail. With DC maybe headed towards a Darkseid movie appearance, who’s to say they won’t take a page out of Marvel’s film franchise and include his daughter, a’la Marvel’s Nebula (Thanos). Right now JL #40 might be a gimme at $15….the same price as some worthless variant this week. Maybe getting Justice League #40 instead of a pretty cover makes more sense. Just saying.
There are plenty of DC comic covers by John Romita Jr. to choose from this week. DC is proud to have John Romita Jr. on their side instead of those “other guys”. Some may say or think this is the first time John is playing for the other side, but fans of InvestComics know we’re going to do our research! John Romita Jr. first drew some DC characters back in 1994. Not just “any” characters, he penciled Batman, Robin, Joker, among some others from the DCU. The comic was Batman/Punisher: Deadly Knights. Art by John Romita Jr. and written by Chuck Dixon. John also contributed to the awesome cover. Great comic, great story, Romita Jr.’s first DC work.

While on topic regarding DC’s past history. Bloodlines #1 debuts with writer J.T. Krul and artist Kenneth Marion at the helm. Bloodlines was a huge crossover storyline that took almost 6 months to hammer out back in 1993, spanning from August to December. The very first Bloodlines book was Lobo Annual #1 Bloodlines Outbreak. This comic introduced the Bloodlines Parasites.

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Superman #51

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Black Panther #1

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Invincible Iron Man #8

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Invincible Iron Man #7

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Mr. Jim Lee will provide artwork for this week’s winner of the longest comic book title; Harley Quinn And The Suicide Squad April Fools Special #1. Yes, THE Jim Lee will be penciling this comic. The Lee sketch cover is already sold out.

Injustice Gods Among Us Year Five #7 features the first appearance of the NEW Nightwing.
It looks like Superman #51 could possibly introduce some new characters within its major new storyline crossing over all of the Superman titles; Super League Part 1 begins here. Keep an eye out on this series for new characters and villains.
Green Arrow will battle Deathstroke in Green Arrow #51. Fantastic covers from Patrick Zircher (regular cover) and John Romita Jr. (variant).

Grizzly Shark #1 from Image Comics looks interesting. Grizzly Shark first appeared in Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark #1 (2010). This Origin debut comic is written by Robert Kirkman. Ever heard of him? Art from the 2010 and 2016 Shark books; Ryan Ottley.
A new Think Tank series will start this Wednesday; Think Tank #1 (Image Comics). The original series started in 2012; Think Tank #1.

Green Arrow #51 JRJR

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Green Arrow #51

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Injustice Gods Among Us Year Five #7

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Punisher/Batman

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Scout Comics has a hit on their hands. InvestComics has mentioned each and every single issue of Henchgirl since its inception. Now Henchgirl #6 is sold out. We have told you again…….
New After-Shock comic this week from Adam Glass and Pat Olliffe; Rough Riders #1.

Here are a bunch of number one issues to check out this Wednesday…..Mighty Zodiac #1 (Oni Press), Bruce Lee Dragon Rises #1 (Darby Pop), Fix #1 (Image Comics), Gold Key Alliance #1 (Dynamite Entertainment), Baltimore Empty Graves #1 (Dark Horse), Miss Fury #1 (Dynamite Entertainment).

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Grizzly Shark #1

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Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark #1

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Henchgirl #6

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Mighty Zodiac #1

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Rough Riders #1

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Think Tank #1 (2012)

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Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz

Hot Picks Top 5 #54

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Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #416 and new comics coming this Wednesday 3/23/16. Click the link to read the article now.

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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.
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We are not responsible for comics not shipped on time and or changing of release dates regarding this article or any article on InvestComics. We report on the comics DUE out the coming week. We have NO control of release dates nor will we change our article to accommodate a change in shipping, release date or cancellation. We also use the phrase “sold out” in our articles on a regular basis. “Sold out” means at the distributor. We have no way of knowing if your local comic shop still has copies at their store on the shelf of a comic that is no longer available on the distributor level. Please use common sense here.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #56

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Hyperion #1

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Hyperion #1 – Marvel’s latest Superman push. Maybe they want to eventually have a Superman type movie one day. Maybe Disney wants that. And what Disney wants, Disney gets.

Obi-Wan And Anakin #3 – Regular readers on InvestComics know we recommend ANY Star Wars comic. Not only for the fantastic story lines throughout Marvel’s galaxy far far away, but also the potential of a new major Star Wars character getting introduced. That said, Obi-Wan and Anakin visit a new world this Wednesday. A new world could mean a new character!

Venom Space Knight #5 – And speaking of new characters. Check out the new Panda character named Pik Rollo in this comic. That Ariel Olivetti cover kills too.

Delete #1 – The Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, and Justin Gray team is at it again. This time with a Devils Due Publishing release. A must read of course. 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #56 – This comic is sold out across the board. Regular and variants. The solicit point to the first appearance of Leatherhead in this issue……..but that’s not the complete truth. Check the InvestComics Hot Picks article to find the true first appearance of Leatherhead. 

 

Here are the rest of the comics that appeared on this past week’s InvestComics Hot Picks #416 (Click the link to read now!).

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Strange Tales #90

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Batman #50

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Avengers #154 (1976) Graded 9.4. – IC 100 Club Pick

Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6 – (1988) (Mirage Publishing)

Batman #50

Batman #1 – (New 52)

Wonder Woman #50 

Deathstroke #16

Harley Quinn #26

Suicide Squad Most Wanted Deadshot Katana #3

Carnage #6

Angela Queen Of Hel #6

The Howling Commandos Of S.H.I.E.L.D. #6

Strange Tales #90 (1961)

Avengers #69 (1969)

Sentry #1 (2000)

Avengers #70 (1969)

Avengers #70

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Avengers #69

Avengers #69 (1969) – Click To Buy/Bid

New Avengers #8

Totally Awesome Hulk #4

Ultimates #5

Shadow Glass #1 (Dark Horse)

Circuit-Breaker #1 (Image Comics)

Star Wars #17 (Marvel)

Oh Hell #1 (Overground Comics)

Independence Day #1 (Titan Comics)

Bloodshot Reborn Annual #1 (Valiant Entertainment)

 

Invest wisely. Read comics.

Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz – Social Media Strategist

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NOTE. Please understand that when InvestComics releases the Hot Picks article on Friday that many of the independent comics may not be available on Ebay yet. Most of the time, some of the more obscure titles make their way onto Ebay later on in the week or right on/at/before new comic book day on Wednesday. Be sure to check back and click the links or cover(s) to see if the books you want have been listed on Ebay. They usually show up, so be sure to check back!
We are not responsible for comics not shipped on time and or changing of release dates regarding this article or any article on InvestComics. We report on the comics DUE out the coming week. We have NO control of release dates nor will we change our article to accommodate a change in shipping, release date or cancellation. We also use the phrase “sold out” in our articles on a regular basis. “Sold out” means at the distributor. We have no way of knowing if your local comic shop still has copies at their store on the shelf of a comic that is no longer available on the distributor level. Please use common sense here.

Avengers #154

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IC 100 Club Pick: Avengers #154 (1976) Graded 9.4. there are two standouts here regarding this pick. Let us tell you what the other non-standouts are first. It’s a 1976 book graded at a nice 9.4. It’s the first appearance of Tyrax. Legend, George Perez with interior art. Now let’s hit on the two standouts. First, the cover art is by Al Migrom and comic book legend Jack ‘King’ Kirby. Second, this graded CGC comic is priced at a Buy It Now for only $59.99. Okay one more fantastic thing….free shipping. This must be in your collection. Avengers, George Perez, Al Milgrom, first appearance, and Jack Kirby?! A 9.4 for $59.99 with FREE shipping. No-brainer here. Better grab it before it’s gone.     

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Wonder Woman #50

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Batman #50

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Harley Quinn #26

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Deathstroke #16

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IDW introduces Leatherhead in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #56. Leatherhead actually first appeared back in 1988’s Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6 (Mirage Publishing).

Bruce Wayne is back as Batman in Batman #50. Here is Synder and Capullo’s final Batman comic. They’ve had a fine run to say the least. Does it equate to Batman #1 in their run costing so much money in the aftermarket? More questions; Does that comic contain a major first appearance? A death? A creators first work? A low low print run? If the answer was ‘no’ to all of these questions, then the answer to our original question was answered. Here’s another thing. Look to the right upper hand side of the graded Batman #1’s. It’s blank. Nothing there. Not even a new costume reference. Not hating, we absolutely loved the run. Just need to point out the obvious and separate the boys from the men. Long term…..be wise youngsters, invest wisely.
Also reach their 50th issue this week will be Wonder Woman #50.
An awesome fight will be going down in Deathstroke #16. Deathstroke vs. Red Hood. Ding! Ding! Fight!
The Harley Quinn character faces a new direction in her life. Witness it in Harley Quinn #26.
Creator Cory Nord gives fans some eye candy this week. Check out the cover to Suicide Squad Most Wanted Deadshot Katana #3.

Hyperion #1

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Avengers #70

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Avengers #69

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Sentry #1

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Carnage #6 introduces Jabulile van Scotter. 
The first meeting (fight) between Angela and the new Thor takes place in Angela Queen Of Hel #6. No hair pulling or cat scratching here folks!
The Howling Commandos Of S.H.I.E.L.D. #6 will have the team searching for ORRGO. ORRGO has been used sparingly over the last 53 years. Maybe a little over a dozen appearances? Crazy right? ORRGO’s first appearance was in Strange Tales #90 (1961). A book from Jack Kirby, Don Heck, Steve Ditko, and Stan Lee. Wow, what a line up.

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Doesn’t Hyperion remind you a bit of Superman on a couple of his covers to Hyperion #1? Maybe Marvel is trying its hand again in trying to deliver their version of Superman. Marvel last tried back in 2000 with Sentry. Sentry was basically Marvel’s Superman at the time. They don’t really have that “Superman” type character. They really don’t need one. Fast forward to Hyperion #1. Marvel may be going back to the well again with the striking resemblance on those covers. Hyperion first appeared (cameo) along with Squadron Sinister in Avengers #69 (1969). His first full appearance was in the next issue; Avengers #70. Sentry (Robert Reynolds), first appeared in The Sentry #1 (2000).
Is The New Avengers #8 comic the first appearance of American Kaiju? It might be.
Obi-Wan And Anakin enter a new world in Obi-Wan And Anakin #3. You know what that means right? New world, new characters!

The Howling Commandos Of S.H.I.E.L.D. #6

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Strange Tales #90

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Carnage #6

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New Avengers #8

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Venom Space Knight #5 will introduce Pik Rollo. Pik is a Panda. Yep. Look at that killer cover by Ariel Olivetti…..with a Panda on it. This whole Panda thing seems so random.
Totally Awesome Hulk #4 – Women of power variant from Meghan Hetrick for the win. But that Ultimates #5 Women of Power variant from Yasmine Putri is stellar too! Okay we’ll call a tie this week. That all said, we still think the title of the Hulk book is a bit silly, not changing our minds on that one.

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Angela Queen Of Hel #6

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Totally Awesome Hulk #4

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Ultimates #5

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Circuit Breaker #1

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Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Connor, and Justin Gray team up (once again) to bring us Delete #1 from Devils Due Publishing. Always a good time when these guys (and gal!) get together. And do you know that the ‘insert’ button on your keyboard is right next to the ‘delete’ button? Looks like Jimmy, Amanda, and Justin are using that subliminal stuff on us. ‘Insert’ this comic into your collection. See, see, we’re on to you! So we’re buying this comic, not because of a button, because we like you guys…..and gal.

Bloodshot Reborn Annual #1

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Delete #1

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #56

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Venom Space Knight #5

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Other fantastic comics to check out this Wednesday…….
Shadow Glass #1 (Dark Horse). Circuit-Breaker #1 (Image Comics). Star Wars #17 (Marvel). Oh Hell #1 (Overground Comics). Independence Day #1 (Titan Comics). Bloodshot Reborn Annual #1 (Valiant Entertainment).

Obi-Wan and Anakin #3

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Independence Day #1

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Oh Hell #1

Oh Hell #1 – Click To Buy/Bid

Shadow Glass #1

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Star Wars #17

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Invest wisely. Read comics.

Carpe Diem.

Jay Katz

Hot Picks – Top 5 #39

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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.

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Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #401 and new comics coming this Wednesday 12/9/15. Click the link to read the article now.

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Gwenpool Special #1 – The red hot Gwenpool character gets her very first number one issue. The J. Scott Campbell variant is sold out.

Star Wars Annual #1 – This comic is a bit quieter than it should be at the moment. The first appearance of Haarkon Dak. 

Deadpool #3 – The Rob Liefeld variant is sold out. Rob pays homage to himself. Back in 1991, Deadpool was on the floor, now in 2015 he’s front and center. Great cover here.

Monstress #2 – This series, written by Marjorie Liu will continue to gain momentum. Every fan and review coming in shows nothing but upside here.

Humbug #1 – Another 451 Media Group comic sold out.

 

Here are the rest of the comics that appeared on this past week’s InvestComics Hot Picks #401 (Click the link to read now!)

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Batman Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 – Be sure to enter our contest to WIN an Ivan Reis (Hall of Comics variant – click the link to buy from Hall of Comics). Read our InvestComics Hot Picks #401 article to find out how to WIN!

Star Wars Annual 1

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Deadpool 3

Deadpool #3 – Rob Liefeld variant – Click to Buy/Bid

New Romancer #1

Batman And Robin Eternal #10

Monstress #1

Violent #1

Symmetry #1

Contest of Champions #3

What If…? #4 (1989)

X-Force #2 (1991)

Spider-Man 2099 #4

Ninjak #3

Unity #25

Insexts #1

Symmetry 1

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BatmanTMNT

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Steam Wars First Empire #1

Steam Wars First Empire #2

Super NHS

LCSD comics; Jughead #1 (Archie Comics), Black Mask Secret Box Set, Hangman #1 (Dark Circle), Shield #1 (Dark Circle), Luminae (Sold out) (Magnetic Press), Exodus Life After #1 (Oni Press), Invader Zim (Oni Press), Rick and Morty (Oni Press), Book Of Death Fall Of Harbinger #1 (Valiant), Wrath Of The Eternal Warrior #1 (Valiant), and Welcome To Showside #1 (Z2 Comics)

The Eighth Seal #1

Munchkin Deck The Dungeons #1

Snow Blind #1

Troop #1

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Journey Into Mystery #84 (1962) – Here’s the second Thor appearance. Cover credits; Jack Kirby/Joe Sinnott. Stan Lee writes. Also the first appearance of Jane Foster.

Flash #147 (1964) – With Zoom (Reverse Flash) doing so well on the television series, it would be a nice get right here with his second appearance.

Amazing Spider-Man #38 (1966) – Mary Jane’s second appearance. It also happens to be the last Steve Ditko issue.

Strange Tales #127 (1964) – InvestComics informed readers many years ago about the first appearance of villain Dormammu before the Doctor Strange movie ever came to fruition. Here is the second appearance.

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