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What is the best way to sell comic books from the 1970s? My husband has a whole bunch he wants to sell and I don't want to just give them away if some may have value. Thank you. By Chiismychi from Tucson, AZ Go to are local, but will price you over the phone or internet. It's a great family business that has been in one spot for three generations! The guys are so helpful, and their site and in-store toy collection is amazing Posted on 07/21/2009 | Report Spam or Abuse Agree with the other posters about putting them on eBay; check around there first to see if there are others that have sold there ...
elements, although a poster may be either wholly graphical or wholly text. Posters are designed to be both eye-catching and convey information. Posters may be used for many purposes. They are a frequent tool of advertisers (particularly of events, musicians and films), propagandists , protestors and other groups trying to communicate a message. Posters are also used for reproductions of artwork , particularly famous works, and are generally low-cost compared to original artwork. Another type of poster is the educational poster, which may be about a particular subject for educational purposes. Many people also collect posters, ...
10 Awesomely vintage comic book ads
I collected comic books from about fourth grade through high school. And even into college a bit. So I’ve got a pretty big collection of comics in my garage right now. I had dipped into the collection the last few months to look for any comics having to do with werewolves as that will be this year’s Halloween theme.  While I had some of my favorite issues out, I started scanning the covers and putting them up on my Flickr Photostream .  I also started scanning some of the advertisements found within the comic books.  Many times, these are even more memorable than the comic book itself.  Many of the toy and video ... market research, surveys and trends
Cheap Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941
The enduring cultural phenomenon of comic book heroes was invented in the late 1930s by a talented and hungry group of artists and writers barely out of their teens, flying by the seat of their pants to create something new, exciting, and above all profitable. The iconography and mythology they created flourishes to this day in comic books, video, movies, fine art, advertising, and practically all other media. Supermen! collects the best and the brightest of this first generation, including Jack Cole, Will Eisner, Bill Everett, Lou Fine, Fletcher Hanks, Jack Kirby, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, and Basil ... market research, surveys and trends


An Interview With Vintage Comic Book Collector Jamie Coville ...
collecting, and the evolution of comics from the earliest 10 cent books up through the golden and silver superhero ages and the adult-oriented comics of today. Based in Canada, Jamie can be reached via his website, , which is a member of our Hall of Fame . I’ve been interested in comic books since I was very young. My two older brothers had Spider-Man and Fantastic Four comic books. I grew up watching cartoons and my favorite ones were always Spider-Man and Superman . In seventh grade, some friends of mine bought some comic books and were really excited about them. They showed them to me and I started getting ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Bottle Auction: Record Price for Chalmer's Catawba wine bitters bottle
SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Chalmers Catawba wine bitters bottle graded 9.8 for condition and considered one of the top five western bitters known, sold for $ 19,600 in an Internet and catalog auction that ended Jan. 18 by American Bottle Auctions ( The bottle was the top lot in a sale that saw around 325 rare and vintage bottles sold and grossed more than $275,000. The bottle — trademarked Sutters Old Mill, Spruance Stanley & Co., Proprietors — had an applied top and boasted loads of whittle, in a brilliant bluish aqua color. “This one had a solid strike and we can’t ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Zaldiva, Inc. Releases Podcast on Its Fully Licensed Auction House Business
(Xetra/Frankfurt Exchange: UZ8), a specialty and online distributor of new and vintage Pop Culture collectibles, comic books and memorabilia, announces today that it is releasing a podcast to the network. The 9th podcast features a closer look at their registered and fully licensed eBay drop off location and the revenue, traffic and inventory it provides to this unique business model that Zaldiva has developed. The eBay drop off center at Zaldiva is in full swing, tapping into a network of well over 83 million buyers and sellers. In this podcast released by ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Hake's milestone 200th brings impressive prices
A 1934 Betty Boop Ingraham pocket watch, still retaining its original box, brought $2,875, despite some condition issues. Photos courtesy Hake’s Americana & Collectibles The latest Hake’s Americana & Collectibles auction has closed, and the staff at Hake’s is currently dealing with all the necessary post-auction excitement and procedures. Here is detailed overview of the auction, which yielded some wonderful results. Continuing what founder Ted Hake started in 1967 , Hake’s Americana & Collectibles recently finished its 200th auction. While still a college student in 1965, Hake began to issue carbon-copy sales ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Vintage Pinball Machines - Collector Information | Collectors Weekly
Sep 22, 2009 ... Comic Book Resources, September 18th ... Ads & Signs vintage advertising • vintage signs • breweriana • tobacciana • petroliana • coca-cola ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Green Mountain Book Award Handbook 2005-2006
ISBN 0-3855-1210-4 (PLB); Vintage, 2004. $12.00. ISBN 1-4000- .... Themes: the power of technology; the power of advertising; the importance of ... While the original story is a comic book classic, some of the elements within the story ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Duke Digital Collections
Browse collections by subject category. The collections listed below present material held by Duke University Libraries or by other organizations affiliated with Duke University. See the Guide to Image Collections at Duke for information on additional resources. : Images of over 7,000 U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering five product categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda - dated between 1911 and 1955. : Thousands of television commercials created or collected by the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B) advertising agency, dated 1950s - 1980s.
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Comic books (Comics): Charles Atlas ads in 1930s and 40s comics ...
Thanks so much, Chris!  Your answer is very helpful and informative.  I'm wondering, though, if in the final (part 3) answer you meant "well before" rather than "well past" the 40s.  Indeed, Atlas has advertised in comic books consistently since the 1940s; I'm just trying to work out whether he got in right away in 1938 or, if not, when exactly he began his first foray into the comic book genre. Thanks! Dominique ------------------------ Followup To Question - Hello: I am a doctoral candidate in History, writing my dissertation on Charles Atlas, the bodybuilder who advertised ...
Can you send comic books as Media Mail? - Yahoo! Answers
I was told 2 different things by 2 different post offices concerning this. One said since they contain ads I cannot ship them media mail. The other one said as long as the ads were out of date and since the item was being shipped as a collectible and not as a means of trying to sell something it could go Media mail... Anyone able to help me out here on the official ruling? Member since: January 24, 2008 Total points: 438 (Level 2) yep! i've sent them that way myself. they're books-which comprises media mail usage. This is from the USPS website: Media Mail® service is a cost efficient way to mail books, ...