• 11 Feb
    2008

The Nerdy Speculator: Iron Man #1

Welcome to the Nerdy Speculator where I’ll be taking a look at some older comics that are or will soon be hot items on the comic book back issue market. For news on newer books that are soon to be collector’s items be sure to check out my other blog, This Week in Geek, every Wednesday.

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  • 7 Feb
    2008

This Week In Geek 02/06

Welcome back to another edition of This Week In Geek. It’s the day after Super-Fat-Tuesday, the Superbowl Champion Giants have returned home, Barrack and Hillary are both trying to figure out who won yesterday and women of questionable character everywhere are desperately searching the internet for their own topless Margi Gras photos before their bosses and boyfriends find them.

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  • 5 Feb
    2008

Magna Carta For Sale

Recently, a historical document made big news when it surpassed all estimates at auction. Sotheby’s conducted the sale of the sole, privately owned copy of England’s Magna Carta. This landmark, 13th-century document was auctioned-off to Carlyle Group founder David Rubenstein, for $21.3 million. Billionaire Ross Perot was the previous owner of the highly historic document. […]

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  • 4 Feb
    2008

Political Cartoons of Clifford Berryman

Sometimes you’re remembered for only one thing even though you’ve done so much more. We know Clifford Berryman as having created a bear named for President Theodore Roosevelt. Yep, the teddy bear.

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  • 30 Jan
    2008

This Week in Geek! 1/30

Welcome back to blog formerly known as “Geek Speak”. As it would turn out, I recently discovered there is a comic themed podcast that already had claim to the name “Geek Speak“. So rather than attack the nice guys at Geek Speak radio with the full force of the pit bulls that represent Worthpoint’s legal team I have to decided to be the bigger man and concede the title of Geek Speak.

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  • 28 Jan
    2008

Hey, what’s this comic worth?

Welcome to a blog I’m calling the Nerdy Speculator (TNS). TNS will be a semi-weekly blog that examines the comic book back issue marketplace. I’ll be talking about trends in the back issue market; what’s hot in both new and old comics, what’s going to be hot, what’s selling and what’s not.

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  • 26 Jan
    2008

Geek Speak New Comic Day Edition 1/23

Ok it’s not Wednesday, it’s Friday but, better late than never. This week was a rather small one for new books, I found myself bringing home only six. Shameful I know but I until I can convince the Worthpoint overlords to buy my books for me on a weekly basis, my own pocket book will have to do all the heavy lifting. Anyway lets get to it:

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  • 24 Jan
    2008

Campaign Biographies

The campaign biography has been with us in some form or fashion since the beginning of American politics.

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  • 21 Jan
    2008

Making Paper from Paper

Magazines can be one of those collections that just happened – you weren’t planning on collecting but you just couldn’t get rid of those great issues. There were articles you still planned to read or great writing you might need to reference in the future – recipes, an editorial, beautiful pictures. Next thing you know, you’ve become a collector!

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  • 21 Jan
    2008

Geek Speak New Comic Day Edition 1/16/08

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for the first “New Comic Book Day” edition of Geek Speak! Every Wednesday I’ll be ranting and raving about the new books and giving you an idea on what us geeks are reading/collecting. So, enough talk, lets get down to the meat of the matter! It’s new comic day!

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