• 22
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/22/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 15
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/15/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 8
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/8/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 1
    Apr

This Week in Geek 4/2/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 26
    Mar

Testing the GoAntiques Waters – Buying a Comic Book Part II

About a month ago, I wrote about browsing through GoAntiques, looking at some Bronze-age Jack Kirby war comic (read Testing the GoAntiques Waters – Buying a Comic Book Part I). I had not, at the time, purchased anything from a GoAntiques vendor, but I found several Our Fighting Forces comics and was smitten. I was […]

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  • 23
    Mar

Heritage Comic Book Auction has Worthologist Reconsidering Fiscal Responsibilities

I receive a weekly newsletter from the Heritage Auction Galleries that is usually full of amazing comics and comic memorabilia that are so far out of my price range it makes me want to cry. Not to long ago I was staring at some early original Conan pages longing for a job that would pay […]

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  • 23
    Mar

Collectible Book Terminology Part 6 – Recognizing First Editions

Vintage books offered for sale by individuals are very often misidentified as first editions. In fact, online auction sites are full of old books that are casually and incorrectly represented as firsts. Some publishers clearly state “First Printing” or “First Edition” on their books’ title pages, which make identification easy. But most first editions are […]

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  • 17
    Mar

This Week in Geek 3/18/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 11
    Mar

This Week in Geek 3/11/09

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by WorthPoint comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday, Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the […]

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  • 10
    Mar

Collectible Book Terminology Part 5 – Illustrations

Dealer catalogs often contain confusing words or phrases to describe the books that are offered for sale. The terms may be understandable to professionals and bibliophiles, but new collectors and casual owners can sometimes find the jargon puzzling. There are many different terms to describe the various illustrations that may be contained in a book. […]

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