• 5
    May

The Comic Speculator: Doom vs Iron Man

With the Iron Man movie premiering this week, I have goose bumps just thinking about it, I thought it would be a good time to highlight one of my favorite runs of ol’ shell-head’s comic. In the 80’s David Micheline and Bob Layton redefined Tony Stark’s character making him the Iron Man we know today.

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  • 4
    May

This Week in Geek 4/30

Happy DC Universe day true believers!

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  • 30
    Apr

Introductions

Hi fellow comic aficionados.

I’ve been lurking here and enjoying Matt’s articles over the past few weeks. He has a wealth of information to share but so far its mainly been a one-sided conversation. In the hopes of opening up participation I figured an introduction thread would be in order.

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  • 28
    Apr

How to Submit a Comic Book Question

Recently I have been contacted by a couple of members that were confused as to what information I would need to help them in figuring out what kind of comics they had and how much they were worth. This got me thinking. I’ve noticed that there isn’t a currently a Worthologist question format for each category so I decided to make one just for comics.

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  • 26
    Apr

What condition are my comics in?

When discussing comic books you often will see certain terms thrown around to describe book’s condition; like “Very Good+”, “Near Mint” and “Fine”. When represented properly, they can be very helpful, especially when buying comics on-line and you can’t directly see what you’re getting.

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  • 22
    Apr

Top 10 Golden-Age Comics of 2008

For 38 years the Overstreet Comic Book price guide has been the standard price guide of the comic book back issue market.

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  • 22
    Apr

This Week In Geek 4/16

Welcome back to This Week in Geek, your weekly guide to the wilds of a new comic day and where I try to give you a little insight into what nerds, like myself, are reading and collecting.

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  • 22
    Apr

The Comic Speculator: Simonson’s Thor

Last Sunday was perfect. The weather was beautiful and so my niece, my two dogs and myself were on our way to the dog park when I received a phone call.

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  • 14
    Apr

The Comic Speculator: G.I. Joe

Online fan sites have leaked pictures of stunt-man and martial-artist Ray Parks in full Snake Eyes garb while filming the G.I. Joe movie. The film won’t be released until August 2009, so images of the black-clad, sword-bearing ninja supreme sent nerds everywhere into a fit.

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  • 13
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/9

Happy new comics day, Y’all! It’s Wednesday and once
again, guess who got called into work. That’s right,
ME! Uggh! So here I am sitting in my own filth after
racing from work to the comic shop and then home as
fast as possible just to tell you guys what comics you
can’t live without this week.

It was yet another big week for new comics with the

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