Simpleman’s Comics Premium BOLO Mystery Box Giveaway

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

The Usual Suspects #56

Welcome back for another edition of The Usual Suspects. This week was supposed to be the off week where I gave you guys a Wizard Rewind for September instead of another Usual Suspects article. (keep reading)

CBSI FLASHBACK : Between the Sheets, a Cover Tunes Special

Editor's note : Article was originally published in November of 2018. (keep reading)

Collecting Gredown: Forgotten Aussie Horror Comics!

     Gredown was an Australian comic publisher from the 1970s and 80s.  Most of their stuff is as impossible to find.  A few months back myself and Jason Shaw did a write up on Atlas comics. (keep reading)


Thanks to everyone who participated in this round.  Another contest in the books courtesy of our friends at Slab City Comics! (keep reading)

Dollar Bin Digging 54

      Uncanny X-men #191 and X-Men #52, #64-65 Following up on last week’s House of X and Powers of X books, I thought we should keep an eye out for the first ... (keep reading)


While newer to the scene, Silent Partner Comics has really been making a name for themselves within the comic community this year by releasing some amazing variants!! (keep reading)

Holiday, Tank Girl, Super Dinosaur and More!

Welcome back to True Firsts!  This week I'm on Holiday. Enjoy! Batman 692 First DCU proper appearance of Holiday A few years back I wrote about this book thanks to some Gotham TV how spec. (keep reading)

#CBISBOLO List For 9/18/19

  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)

ISSUE #74: Sensational Wonder

  Welcome back to another glorious week, dear readers. It’s so good to have you back. TIP OF THE WEEK: Go to toy conventions and grab up comic deals, there. (keep reading)

The Wednesday One 09/18/19

Welcome to the night before Wednesday One! 09/18/19 Thin week but a few things too look at and some reads worth the trip to the LCS. (keep reading)

Variant Heat Check for 9/17/19

  Amazing Spider-man #667 1:100 Dell’Otto Variant HEAT CHECK STATUS: Yeah, it’s been a slow week and there were a bunch of questionable bidding on other books that ... (keep reading)

CBSI Exclusive Announcement : Vault Comics THE PLOT #1 NYCC Variant

CBSI is proud to announce that our friends at Vault Comics will be releasing a very limited number of this incredible THE PLOT #1 premium variant exclusively for this year’s NYCC (October 3rd ... (keep reading)

September 16

  Another happy Monday morning to ya!   Last week in comics…   Probably the biggest news. Monday hit us with news that Margot Robbie is working on a Tank Girl movie. Woo hoo! (keep reading)


Back with another awesome giveaway contest from our friend SCOTT'S COLLECTABLES. (keep reading)

Trade Secrets #36

  Time for another Omnibus debrief, agents. I mentioned most of the following books before. So, I went a little deeper into the data this week. (keep reading)

CBSI HOT 5 LIST : Joker Covers

1 Detective Comics #69 COVER ARTIST: Jerry Robinson Technically the 3rd Joker cover in comics(sorry Tec 40... (keep reading)

A Fisherman’s Tale: Random Variations

  I hate to admit, but I have gotten sucked into the variant hustle. When I first started collecting again was right before the new Star Wars comics were coming out. (keep reading)

CON RECON : Colorado Springs Comic Con 2019

The fourth iteration of Colorado Springs Comic Con (CSCC) was at the Chapel Hills mall again, but moved locations for the fourth straight year. (keep reading)

Reviewing Spider-Man: Life Story

    Greetings and jamutations, Tin Hatters! The Tin Hat is back with another dose of Tin Foil goodness. This time, we’ll be doing something a little bit different. (keep reading)


Wondering how to find all your favorite CBSI articles? (keep reading)

Savage She-Hulk TV Speculation

  Savage She-Hulk #1 was selling well a couple weekend ago after the news broke out of the D23 event. It’s also been rumored... (keep reading)

A Look Into Retro Gaming And Comics

  A Look Into Retro Gaming And Comics   Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. (keep reading)


For anyone looking for a new variant to speculate on, She-hulk #9 (2014) Deadpool photo bomb variant. (keep reading)

Market Manipulation

Update: It appears word of mouth spread and most people have really enjoyed this article. Thanks for that. You people are the reason I have fun doing this. (keep reading)

Indie Spotlight Series 44

  *Author's Note*   As Andy Tomberlin, writer and creator of the Indie Spotlight Series posted on his Instagram account (@Indie_spotlight_series_ )  last week, life circumstances ... (keep reading)

Weekly Picks for New Comic Books Releasing September 11, 2019

We get Batman #78, Gotham City Monsters #1 from DC. Image Comics releases Coffin Bound #2, Reaver #3. Marvel is releasing Powers of X #4, Miles Morales Spider-Man #10. (keep reading)



Tales from the Flipside #83

In this issue .... Joker Movie, Flip Challenge, Hot 10 Show, and more! CHECK OUT THE NEW HOT 10 SHOW Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)

What’s Love Got to Do with The Black Knight?

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

First You May Have Missed: Dust

Hey everyone welcome to First You May Have Missed. Today we are back at Marvel with a first of a mutant that is overlooked pretty often. Dust aka Sooraya Qadir first appeared in New X-Men #133. (keep reading)

The Future of the MCU

I think we can all agree at this point the king of comic book speculation is the MCU.  As a huge Spidey fan I was absolutely devastated to hear that he might be leaving. (keep reading)

2019 Terrificon

  As a dealer, my aim is to give you all unbiased raw data and observations for each show I attend as a dealer. (keep reading)

Wizard Rewind August 1993

    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)

The CBSI BOLO Show August 22, 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)

Hot and Cold Comic Book List August 21, 2019

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


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

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)

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)


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)


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)


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)

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)

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)

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)