COVER TUNES 70: Charlton Horror – Part 2

  Welcome back, hunters! After last week’s 69 special, we get back to the unheralded Bronze Age horror covers of Charlton. (keep reading)

Lego Firsts, Fearing Hulu, Moira and More!

  OK 1 more week until you get to leap down the multiverse rabbit hole.  There article is done but these books must be discussed now.  It can't wait.  The Omniverse can. Enjoy! (keep reading)

Variant Heat Check for 8/20/19

  Spawn #299 Mattina Fan Expo Boston Variant HEAT CHECK STATUS: Good lord, printing Spawn convention variants are just like printing money. (keep reading)

Indie Spotlight Series 41

  Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of Indie Spotlight Series.  This is a great week for readers, and there may also be a couple opportunities on some spec books as well. (keep reading)

First You May Have Missed: Steadfast

Hello everyone and welcome, today we must return to a series that I love and is so ripe with first appearances The Flash. (keep reading)

August 19

  Good morning! Some news from last week: Amazon is casting for what we expect to be a mega hit in their upcoming adaptation series of Wheel of Time. (keep reading)

Weekly Picks for New Comic Books Releasing August 21, 2019

DC continues the Bane storyline in Batman #77, Image gives us a new series with Pretty Violent #1, and Marvel continues its Absolute Carnage takeover with Absolute Carnage vs Deadpool #1. (keep reading)

Tattooz, Records and Eye Inserts

  The longer I collect, the more I learn about random stuff I don’t know or care about with collecting. I have become a man of routines. (keep reading)

Tales from the Flipside #80

In this issue .... Pickups, free giveaway, Spawn and more! Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)

Simpleman’s Comics Premium BOLO Mystery Box Giveaway-August

Great News! Normally you'd have to be a Simpleman's Comics Patreon Member to receive a Premium BOLO mystery box, but we are going to be giving one away each month here at comicbookinvest. (keep reading)

‘Indies’ We Love to Hate: Issue 1

It’s been a strange few weeks in Diesel City, as I’m experiencing some career woes and struggling to find my niche. (keep reading)

Xiomara Rojas aka Crush aka Lobo’s Daughter

This week I thought we'd check in on Crush. You remember Crush, Lobo's daughter that some people thought was going to be the next big thing... and was for all of about 5 minutes. (keep reading)

The Usual Suspects #53

Welcome back for another edition of The Usual Suspects. This week I wanted to take a look at Namor, the Sub-mariner. (keep reading)

Hot and Cold Comic Book List August 14, 2019

A true collaboration with Simpleman's Comics, AKA Mr. Bolo, and authors. We present the first Hot and Cold list! (keep reading)

CBSI SPOTLIGHT : BAT Comic Shop SHOW’S END Exclusive Variant

Our friend Andy Tomberlin, of CBSI INDIE SPOTLIGHT SERIES fame has just debuted his latest variant : SHOW'S END #1 exclusive to his website BAT Comic Shop. (keep reading)

(SECOND CHANCE!!) One Stop Shop ELECTRIC BLACK #2 Variant Giveaway Contest

Our friends at One Stop Shop have just released another exciting variant, ELECTRIC BLACK #2!! CBSI has a few copies to give away.  Want to win one? (keep reading)

A look into Disney Cartoon Comics Part I : Modern Covers

  A look into Disney Cartoon Comics Part I : Modern Covers     Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. (keep reading)

Dollar Bin Digging 49

      Amazing Fantasy V2 #1 This is a speculative pick up based on the off chance that Marvel/Sony decides to do something with the character. (keep reading)

The Reading Pile #33

Seems like it's been forever, but it hasn't. Most of these books I really liked, so I don't think you're going to find much criticism here. (keep reading)

#CBSIBOLO List For NCBD 8/14/19

  What Is The #CBSIBOLO List?   The Bolo List was created, initially, as an Instagram exclusive piece of content I dubbed comics cliff notes. (keep reading)


  *** ORIGINALLY POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 ***   The Reading Pile is back in your life with this special edition interview with Tony "Doug" Wright, the creator of Day 165 ... (keep reading)

The CBSI BOLO Show August 8, 2019

Join Jack (AKA Mr. Bolo) and Brian each Thursday night as they discuss the week's hottest comic book releases and recap the BOLO (Be on the Lookout) List for new comic books. (keep reading)


A huge thanks to everyone who's supported our CBSI Variants over the last year. (keep reading)


While there are rumors from the "We Got This Covered" site, there is no confirmation of a Moon Knight movie being confirmed by Marvel. (keep reading)

New Media Spec

Hello again comic book investors and welcome back to Covering The Spread!  This week my wife and I started the new Amazon Prime series The Boys and we absolutely loved it. (keep reading)

October 2019

    Lights, camera, Tin Foil! Greetings and jamutations! The Tin Foil is here with another dose of spec, coming at you from the humid town known as Houston! (keep reading)

FLASHBACK : Big Barda… and a couple other Female Furies

*Orginally posted in May of 2018 by Skot Whitman*   Not long ago news... well more like rumor I guess, broke that a New Gods movie is in development. (keep reading)

Breaking News! is well known for its comic book investing and speculation content. One of our popular articles is the weekly Hot 10 Comics from author, Ben Stein. (keep reading)

Aristocrats of War #28

  Wolverine and War Part 1 Wolverine is a perennial favorite character among collectors, so why should that be any different for War Collectors. (keep reading)

Trades Secrets #33

  Hello agents. The past two weeks have been fast and furious for the Newton household, but I’ve still found time to dig through some current intel and find some actionable data. (keep reading)

Scarlet Witch Joins Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

There are two types of speculators: those who lead and those who follow. (keep reading)

Wizard Rewind July 2006

Welcome back for another edition of Wizard Rewind. Each month, I want to take a look back at a random issue of Wizard Magazine. (keep reading)

Today’s Comic Conundrum

  *Warning contains some strong language   Greetings from the surf and turf of Del Mar, CA fellow CBSI members. (keep reading)


  [Warning: Strong language]   Welcome everyone, to another special Cover Tunes Creator Spotlight Interview. (keep reading)

The Weekend After Wednesday for 7/13/19

Want to know which books from Wednesday’s new deliveries are already heating up and which ones are cooling? Here’s a “Weekend After” list that we hope will help! (keep reading)

Comic Kicks 2

Greetings! I’m glad you could make it. My name is Tony, and we are all here because we care about you. No, don’t leave! Yes, this IS an intervention. (keep reading)

Q2 2019

  Q2 2019   Greetings from the surf and turf of Del Mar fellow CBSI members. It’s amazing, we are already ½ of the way home thru 2019! (keep reading)


  While this year's CBSI HOT 100 VARIANT LIST did not include non ratio or store variants, there are certainly some worth knowing about. (keep reading)

Interview with IDW’s Canto Creators – David Booher and Drew Zucker

Back on May 24, 2019 Andy, Jack, and Brian aired their interview with David Booher and Drew Zucker, the creators of IDW Publishing's new comic book Canto. (keep reading)

2019 Heroes Con Dealer Summary

  As a dealer, my aim is to give you all unbiased raw data and observations for each show I attend as a dealer. Heroes Con took place June 14th to 16th in Charlotte, North Carolina. (keep reading)

2019 Heroes Con Dealer Summary

  As a dealer, my aim is to give you all unbiased raw data and observations for each show I attend as a dealer. Heroes Con took place June 14th to 16th in Charlotte, North Carolina. (keep reading)


THE CBSI FIRST APPEARANCES LIST HAS BEEN UPDATED!!   Have suggestions?  Make sure to leave a comment!!   This is a living list. (keep reading)

Collector Mount Comic Book Display Review

You often hear people ask for suggestions on how they can display their comic collection on their walls. There are multiple ways to include shelves, frames, and even in curio cabinets. (keep reading)

The Last To Know: Batman Beyond #6

With the casting of Robert Pattinson as the next cinematic Batman, some believe that the director Matt Reeves might be leaning toward Terry McGinnis, rather than Bruce Wayne. (keep reading)


1 X-Men #101 1st Appearance Phoenix October 1976 saw the debut of Phoenix as well as Black Tom(first full if you count the 3 panels he is in the shadows in issue 99). (keep reading)


I want to take a minute and thank everyone who participated in this round of the CBSI WRITER WARS!!  I can honestly say I enjoyed each and every article submitted this round. (keep reading)

Classic Cover of the Week 5/19/2019

New Week, New Covers!! Mister Mystery #6 With a run that is literally a greatest hits of Pre Code Horror Covers, this one stands at the top for me. (keep reading)


A huge thanks to everyone who participated in this round of the CBSI Writer Wars!  Need to catch up on previous CBSI Writer Wars entries, the complete list is below. (keep reading)


I want to take a minute and thank everyone who contributed to the success of the CBSI Variants Program. (keep reading)

Connecting the Dots: Cap’s Kids!

  There are two types of speculators: those who lead and those who follow. (keep reading)

CBSI HOT 10 Breakdown : May 12th 2019

Welcome to another CBSI HOT 10 Breakdown. The video accompaniment to CBSI’s most popular feature : THE CBSI HOT 10 LIST. (keep reading)

In-Hyuk Lee Cover Gallery

It's that time of the year when I decide I haven't done one of these in a while. (keep reading)

The Wednesday One 4/10/19

Each week we will go head to head picking just ONE book in each category in a battle for NCBD supremacy. Best of all, you get to pick the winner! (keep reading)

Ghost Hunting

Sheesh, another 1 year hiatus between articles...I'm going to have to stop doing that.  Anyway, here are some more VHTF, or ITF (impossible to find), books for you to try and chase down. (keep reading)

Release Day Run Down 3-20

Here at ComicBookInvest.Com we aim to give our readers the tools to buy what they like, speculate on what they want, and be informed of trends going on in the secondary market. (keep reading)


1 Here's Negan #NN WRITER: Robert Kirkman ARTIST: Charlie Adlard Ouch!! This one hurts.  Back in 2017, there were many 9.8 sales in the $500 range. (keep reading)


  “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear” Mark Twain   Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. (keep reading)

Collector Conversation – Steven Morger

  Hi everyone, today we’re proud to present the following conversation that my buddy Alex and I had with Steven Morger at STGCC 2018! (keep reading)

OYL FLASHBACK: Chess and Checchetto

  *** ORIGINALLY POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2017 ***   "I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12. Jesus, does anyone? (keep reading)

Marvel 50th Anniversary Variants

Deadpool v3 #45 Variant Welcome back to another Run Recap!  This week we take a look at Marvel's 2011 50th Anniversary Run.  Not the highest point in Marvel print runs, most of these books simply do not exist right now. (keep reading)

Top 25 Golden Age Christmas Covers

Check out the Top 25 Golden Age Christmas covers and this awesome video from Simpleman's comics:   https://youtu. (keep reading)

Flashback Friday: The Batman Who Laughs 

  *** ORIGINALLY POSTED DECEMBER 6, 2017 ***   Sigh... Let's do this Batman Who Laughs thing and get it over with... (keep reading)

Week 55

  This week instead of Batwoman, because I'm sure you're all sick to death of that by now, I thought I'd reward folks with a genuine fan favorite character... Power Girl! (keep reading)

ISSUE #2 – Who Are You?


Donny Cates

  *** Strong Language Advisory ***   It’s hard to believe that over the short span of only five or six years, Donny Cates has become such a writing juggernaut in comics, but ... (keep reading)

Who’s Afraid of Ghosts?

“The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way” Dale Carnegie Who’s Afraid of Ghosts?   Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. (keep reading)

All German Edition

Welcome to an all German edition of Foreign Delicacies! It's been too long since the last time I posted something but life just seems to keep getting in the way. (keep reading)

Here come the knock-offs!

Haven't done one of these in a while so bear with me while I struggle to remain coherent ... (keep reading)

After Action Report September 3, 2018

Sit-Rep September 3, 2018I Hope that everyone is having a safe and fun-filled Labor Day weekend. It has been pretty quite on the comic front. (keep reading)

Batman (2016) #50: The Wedding

Four weeks to go and the Batman #50 store exclusives start appearing all over the place. Thought I would get started early as there are probably going to be dozens of these. (keep reading)

Sadjunk’s Bin Dive

It’s been so long since I’ve done one of these comics on a budget columns. That’s on me. (keep reading)

Covers from the Unknown – Guardians of the Galaxy #25 (2008 Series) – 1:15 Skottie Young Variant

It's been a while, but thanks for checking back to Covers from the Unknown!  Today, I jump right into a Thanos, and Guardians of the Galaxy variant you may be unaware of! (keep reading)

Fraser Campbell

You thought I had forgotten about this section, right? It's just a matter of time, but when there's a chance to do it, I will!!! This week (year? (keep reading)


  1 Adam Hughes Current: Vampirella, Batgirl & The Birds of Prey Upcoming: Red Sonja/Tarzan, The Magic Order Hot Cover: Dirty Pair: Run From the Future ... (keep reading)

Getting Ahead of the Variant Market

young-x-men-9 Recently on the G+ board I posted about the practice of getting ahead of the comic market. This means moving on a book priced low before it pops. (keep reading)

Live from Mojoworld — Jessica Jones Season 2 Review

jessica-jones-illustration *Spoilers* I feel like fans of the skeptical sleuth have been let down by the latest Jessica Jones installment. (keep reading)


If you don’t already know who Jeremy Bastian is, do yourself a favor and look up some of his artwork after you read this interview. (keep reading)

There may be “HOPE” for Cable and Deadpool

Greetings CBSI! Deadpool 2 coming fast! Marvel doing things with Hope in the current Cable run about the same time as Deadpool 2 hits theatres? (keep reading)

Black Panther (Vol.4) #35

You’d be surprised to know how many relevant issues and/or covers (even though known by many people) tend to stay hidden in the longboxes and can be had for next to nothing. (keep reading)

Doomsday Clock: Revisiting the Charlton Universe

I have to admit it, I just love when one of you sends out an article out of the blue and this is no exception. Thanks to matthewc72 for this bit of all-new, yet classic, spec info! (keep reading)

No. 1 With a Bullet Advance Review

If you read my Previews Reviews article a couple of weeks ago, you might remember I had No. 1 With a Bullet as a maybe ... (keep reading)

Barbara Gordon vs Cassandra Cain

I'm sure you've read by now "Batgirl" is getting her own film... I mean, how could you not. The big questions at this point is which of the many version of Batgirl we'll see on the big screen. (keep reading)

San Diego 2017: The Sketchbooks

San Diego is coming and it's not only about exclusives, there's also the sketchbooks that you will be able to find at the Artist Alley. (keep reading)

Donny Cates @ HeroesCon 2017

This year marked the 35th Anniversary of HeroesCon in Charlotte North Carolina. This is your favorite creator's favorite convention. (keep reading)


Another week another set of hip hop covers! (keep reading)

A look at Locke & Key’s Numbers …

I was thinking about doing Deadpool today, but curiosity had me looking up some indies and I was really surprised at what I found. (keep reading)

Flash Track – Justice League Movie Series

Justice League Movie Series Part 3 Flash Track 1st Appearance - Flash Comics #1 1st Silver Age Appearance - Showcase #4 Joined Justice League - Brave and the Bold #28 [gallery ... (keep reading)

COMICO RIDICULOSO – Batman’s Detective Comics #475

How the hell can a comic be overrated and underrated at the same time? Let me try to get there. Without opening the comic. Don’t hate me. (keep reading)

Katana’s Tip of the Sword

Time for another guest-writer, this time it's Tim S with some info nobody's talking about but is really interesting ... Thanks Tim!!! (keep reading)