• 18 Apr
    2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Report – ‘Investment Condition’ Comics

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from the Overstreet Guide to Comics (OVST), Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers […]

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  • 11 Apr
    2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Report – Marvel Super Villains’ First Appearances

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from the Overstreet Guide to Comics (OVST), Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers […]

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  • 11 Apr
    2013

42 – Collecting Jackie Robinson is Collecting an American Legend

Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson was more than a baseball player; he was a pioneer, a patriot and quickly became a legend. When he took the field at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, he changed not only the game of baseball but American history. Breaking Major League Baseball’s self-imposed “color-barrier” led […]

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  • 10 Apr
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 04/10/2013

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by Worthpoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics, back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers and rankings are courtesy of ICV2.com. Lists […]

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  • 10 Apr
    2013

Living the Amish Life—On Postcards

Mainstream Americans have always found the lifestyle of Amish people fascinating. Perhaps it’s because the Amish dress differently. Maybe it’s astonishment that whole communities can live, work and play without modern conveniences such as cars, televisions and computers. And it could be the language the Amish speak—a German-based dialect called Pennsylvania Dutch, mixed with English. […]

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  • 6 Apr
    2013

Hitting a Circus Jackpot at Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

This year I hit the jackpot in my on-going quest to add to my collection of circus memorabilia. Each March, for most of the past 32 years, I’ve attended the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair in St. Petersburg, Fla., searching for new items to expand my collection. The past three years I’ve written WorthPoint articles about […]

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  • 5 Apr
    2013

The Comic Speculator Back Issue Report – ‘Polarity’ and ‘East of West’

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by WorthPoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics and back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from the Overstreet Guide to Comics (OVST), Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers […]

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  • 3 Apr
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 04/03/2013

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by Worthpoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics, back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers and rankings are courtesy of ICV2.com. Lists […]

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  • 27 Mar
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 03/27/2013

The Comic Speculator is a blog written by Worthpoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each week’s hot new comics, back issues and the comic market place in general. Prices discussed here are taken from Comicspriceguide.com (CPG) and current online auction sales. Sales numbers and rankings are courtesy of ICV2.com. Lists […]

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  • 22 Mar
    2013

Spring is the Time to Hop on Easter Collectibles

A time of bunnies bearing eggs is just one tradition of Easter. Many religions have been celebrating early spring as a time of renewal, warmth and new life. It is a social festival involving bonfires, baskets, food, family, community and faith all around the world. So, while the traditions have been handed down for millennia, […]

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