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Comic book collecting

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First, you should figure out what it is you like to read. Comic books have become quite an extensive medium; it has branched out from heroes and horror to hard boiled gumshoes and aliens. DC Comics : Publishers of Superman , Batman , and Wonder Woman . I know they have a host of other heroes in their stables but ...
), it has a major following around the world today and is partially responsible for the increased interest in comics after the temporary slump experienced during the 1980s. Among comics fandom , the study of comics as a medium and an artform are sometimes referred to (individually or collectively) as panelology and ...
Comic Book Prices Only Part of Your Hobby
Comic book collecting was once the realm of children who only cared about comic book prices as buyers. They weren’t selling or trying to get the best deal. Comic book prices affected whether they could get comic books that week, and how many they could get. Comic book prices were printed on the items ... market research, surveys and trends
A Basic Guide To Comic Book Collecting | Best Online Dating Sites
Even with the emergence of popular entertainment outlets such as the internet and satellite television, comic books have maintained an impressive market share of consumer spending. There simply is no replacement for the unique way a comic can present a story and engage its readers. Because of this, comic book ... market research, surveys and trends
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The stock market is still a shambolic minefield, so what can an investor do these days? Try getting some super powers. Disney is -- it's paying $4 billion for the Marvel superhero empire. WalletPop's Jason Cochran sits down with a cross-section of heavy hitters from the comic book world: artist and writer ...


Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc. -- Company History
The Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc., is the largest American publisher of comic books. The company got its start during the Depression and grew rapidly during the 1930s and 1940s when comic books were in their heyday. Its industry suffered a setback in the 1950s, but grew stronger in the 1960s as a new crop of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Record Collecting |
A DJ's job is to absorb and disperse music, especially new music! You can have all the skills in the world, but a set lacking decent tunes won't get people dancing, and that's what you're being paid for! Good DJ's will spend hours in record shops listening to, talking about and purchasing ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
CGC: Information from
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The Collection Connection
Ryan Zintgraff, president of Klect Corp., displays his sister’s My Little Pony toys. It’s the kind of collection his company’s website can enable people to assemble. Image: Nick Simonite/Austin Business Journal Ryan Zintgraff, Ryan Hollister, and Michael Peter launched Klect Corp. —a business that operates a website to enable collectors of just about anything to list and trade their items online while forming virtual communities of like-minded collectors—in April and its website in July to take a three-pronged business approach. First, it’s providing a free online inventory-management system for collectors. Such models are ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Municibid website like an e-Bay for municipalities
A website started by a Pottstown resident that specializes in government surplus auctions has some interesting items for sale — a comic-book collection and a sports-card collection. is selling the collections, which go back to at least the 1960s, on behalf of the Montgomery County Office of the District Attorney. The items are forfeitures, meaning they were seized from a drug dealer. They may not be the first forfeitures to be sold on municibid, but they are the first baseball-card and comic-book collections to be sold there, said Greg Berry, who runs the website. Berry got the idea for municibid from his days on ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Research and Comic Books: A Historian's Perspective
Mike Benton's Comic Book Collecting for Fun and Profit. (New York: Crown Publishers, 1985) can assist the uninitiated. Any researcher working with comic ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Cub Scout Collecting
Comic Book Collecting Resources. DC Comics - Gemstone Publishing - Marvel Comics - Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art. technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Mar 13, 2007 ... Comic Book Collecting. 171. Collecting Dolls/Figurines/Toys 137. Vacation Activity. Composition Index. Theme Parks. 152. Water Sports ...
Cartoon-related Research at the Library of Congress: Caroline and ...
For well over a century the Library of Congress has maintained a strong collecting interest in pictorial humor and satire. As the Library's general collections have grown over time, so too have the cartoon-related collections become remarkably rich and comprehensive. Spanning four centuries, ...
Development Policy: Comic Art Collection
The Comic Art Collection is a research collection with a national and international patronage of scholars and publishers. The materials have proved to have incidental value to MSU curricula primarily in undergraduate studies in advertising, communication, animation, art, and English. The collection and its ...
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Google Answers: Collapse of Comic Book Market
I'd like to have some links to news stories, personal recollections or encyclopaedic articles covering the alleged collapse of the traditional American comic book market in the mid-1990s. Thanks! Hello j_philipp, Thank you for your interesting question. Here are some sites I could find that give some ...
Comic books (Comics): Start Collecting Comic Books, collecting ...
    Hello. I have been into comic books since I was a child, and collected some up until I sold most of my comics in the U.S. Navy.     I wanted to ask of you if you would give me some topics to research for collecting comic books and things you think a person *should* know ...
How to best submit comics to CGC? | Ask MetaFilter
I am about to begin submitting a number of valuable comic books for CGC grading. Does anyone have experience with/recommendations about the process? These are the real deal. First editions of all the big Marvel hitters from the 60's. The entire Spiderman collection from his first appearance (including if I am ...