Factors that Drive Demand for Comics

Factors that Drive Demand for Comics

What are the key factors that drive demand and thus values in comics? What should be on your checklist when looking to invest in a comic book? Basic Economics 101 tells us it’s all about supply and demand and I of course agree. We all know high demand can make common...

Undervalued Spotlight #156

Crime Does Not Pay #22, Comic House Inc (July 1942) Here’s another Spotlight I’ve been sitting on for a while, not sure why I haven’t posted it yet? Put simply Crime Does Not Pay #22 is one very important comic book. The book was way ahead of the curve. The summer of...
Undervalued Spotlight #152

Undervalued Spotlight #152

Heroes for Hope Starring the X-Men, nn, Marvel Comics, (December 1985) Some of the defining events of the 1980s were surely the massive famine relief efforts initiated by Sir Bob Geldof. If you remember Sir Geldof put together a British all star band and recorded “Do...
Undervalued Spotlight #151

Undervalued Spotlight #151

Micronauts #1, Marvel Comics (January 1979) After World War II Japan was a recovering economy that built cheap toys for export, primarily to Europe and North America. Japan being Japan began to improve their production quality and constantly came up with innovations...
Undervalued Spotlight #149

Undervalued Spotlight #149

Jackpot Comics #4, MLJ Magazines (Spring 1942) I’m not sure how I let this one go for so long. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been on a bit of an Archie kid lately? Anyway, this comic book is currently very undervalued. Archie Andrews is such a great character.  He has...