• 20 Feb
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 02/20/2013

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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  • 13 Feb
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 02/13/2013

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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  • 12 Feb
    2013

Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales

LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The sales represent the return to live sales for the firm, which was displaced when its Oceanside, N.Y., building was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy and the company was forced to vacate […]

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  • 11 Feb
    2013

The Breathtaking Beauty of 19th–Century Valentine’s Day Cards

It will be Valentine’s Day on Thursday and love will be expressed in many ways, including the sending of Valentine’s Day cards, a tradition that is thought to have begun more than 20 years before Christopher Columbus went searching for America. Margery Bowes is credited with sending the first Valentine in 1471, when she wrote […]

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  • 5 Feb
    2013

The Game’s Afoot: Searching out Sherlock Holmes Books in Every Language

When I heard about a Sherlock Holmes book collector who had amassed more than 11,000 foreign-language editions, I knew I had to learn more. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote four novels and 56 short stories about the famous fictional detective and his iconic assistant, Dr. Watson, from 1887 to 1927. Originally published in England, they […]

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  • 30 Jan
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 01/30/2013

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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  • 23 Jan
    2013

Beware of Fakes, Forged Winterhilfswerk Postcard Series ‘Police in Poland’

The postcard series Police in Poland was issued as a War Winter Help to aid the German people in the winter of 1939-40 and consists of a wrapper and six postcards. The wrapper is light brown with green printing. The printing of the front reads “Polizei in Polen” (Police in Poland), below which is a […]

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  • 16 Jan
    2013

The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 01/16/2013

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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  • 14 Jan
    2013

Programs, Tickets, Team-Signed Footballs & Helmets top Super Bowl Collectibles

The National Football League’s annual championship game, known as the Super Bowl, has been a tradition since 1967. From its humble beginnings, the game has morphed into a two-week-long event, complete with its own fan convention, VIP parties and international media coverage. Historically, the most watched television program year in and year out, the annual […]

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  • 14 Jan
    2013

The Comic Speculator – Back Issue Report: Peter Parker, We Hardly Knew Ya

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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