TMNT 1st Appearance Resource List

Welcome to the First Appearance & Key Issues List! (keep reading)

WINNERS ANNOUNCED : Folklords #1 CBSI Variant, The Plot #1 NYCC Variant CBSI Giveaways

A huge thanks to all who participated in these cool free CBSI Giveaways!  Below are the winners of each giveaway.  Winners please email Admin@comicbookinvest. (keep reading)

Dollar Bin Digging 63

        Welcome back to this week’s edition of Dollar Bin Digging. This week, I thought I would try out something new and open with a short introduction. (keep reading)

CBSI GIVEAWAY : HEART ATTACK #1, The One Stop Shop Exclusive Variant

We are back with another FREE GIVEAWAY!!  This time you can win this awesome exclusive from our friends at The One Stop Shop! (keep reading)

The BOLO List For NCBD 11/20/19

  Confirmed 1ST Appearances He Man MOM #1 (Anti Eternia) Captain Marvel #12 (Dark CM, Supreme Vox) Teen Titans #36 (The Other) Supergirl #36 (Supergirl Who Laughs) Batman ... (keep reading)

ISSUE #83 – For Mandalore!!!

  Well, I cannot tell a lie… I’ve watched the Mandalorian episodes twice apiece, now, and I am loving it. (keep reading)

The Wednesday One 11/20/19

Welcome to the night before Wednesday One! 11/20/19 Not too many flips, but a ton of exciting reads. (keep reading)

William Gibson, Lovecraft, Mandalorian and More!

Welcome back speculators, collectors and creeps!  This week we go Doopin', take a look a some Mandalorian Spec and dig into a little Lovecraft! Enjoy! (keep reading)

Indie Spotlight Series 52

  Hello everyone, and welcome back to another edition of Indie Spotlight Series. Another strong week on the Independent front, so without hesitation let’s jump right in. (keep reading)

Variant Heat Check for 11/19/19

The Walking Dead #1 Last Wine Variant HEAT CHECK STATUS: I’m not 100% sure where these came from, but early word is that they may have been created to be included in a gift basket ... (keep reading)


Have you checked out the CBSI 1st Appearances page lately? (keep reading)

CPM Manga (Yes, really!!!)

I have never heard anyone talk about CPM's manga editions in ages, and there's probably good reason for that. (keep reading)

November 18

  Good morning, Superheroes! (keep reading)

Classic Cover of the Week 11/17/2019

New Week, New Covers!!   Ghostly Weird Stories #122 There's really not much when it comes to true L.B. Pre Code Horror Covers. (keep reading)

A Fisherman’s Tale: Cris Crossover will make you Jump! 1

  I have noticed recently on our Facebook and MeWe sites people beginning to really question the validity of buying into a Crossover Event. (keep reading)

CBSI Instagram Free Giveaway

Check out our latest giveaway on Instagram, we are giving away one of each of these awesome CBSI Exclusive Variants!! (keep reading)


As a special Con Exclusive for this year's Singapore Comic Con, our friend Scott's Collectables is producing a super limited Spawn #303 Variant. (keep reading)

The Usual Suspects #60

  Welcome back for another edition of The Usual Suspects. (keep reading)


Our friends at One Stop Shop are back with another incredible round of exclusive variants!  Make sure to check out their site for the best exclusives as well as store variants and other hot comics! (keep reading)

Tales from the Flipside #93

  In this issue .... Pickups, giveaways, card show versus comic shows and more! Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)

9.8; The Modern Standard…Plus Contest Winner Announced!

Sorry for my three week hiatus, but I’ve come back with another Diesel City Dreams to announce a winner and give some insight on the modern day 9.8 certified grade. (keep reading)


RV9 from Mad Cave Comics came out today and two of our good friends have incredible variants.  What is RV9 about? (keep reading)

Meet the Beetle

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

2019 Baltimore Comic 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. (keep reading)

Tin Foilin’ Into the Spider-Verse 2022

    Greetings and jamutations, Tin Hatters! The Tin Hat is back with the best news ever! We finally received a release date for the sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! (keep reading)

CBSI VARIANT : Folklords #1

Announcing our latest CBSI Variant : FOLKLORDS #1 Partial Color/Inks! (keep reading)

Wizard Rewind October 1994

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)


In my time writing for this site, I Have written more than 80 features from Sink O DeMayo blog entries, to Con Recons, Panel Reports, creator Interviews, Breaking News and special features, and the ... (keep reading)

White Widow #3 from Silent Partner Comics

Our friends at Silent Partner Comics are back with yet another outstanding variant. (keep reading)

CBSI FLASHBACK >> EC Crime & Horror Comics: Key Issues & Classic Covers

ORIGINALLY POSTED 3/30/2016   With so many ECs (Entertaining Comics) out there, it’s tough for folks to know what to look for, what is available and what is considered a key or classic ... (keep reading)

Trade Secrets #38

  Agent Newton reporting in with the latest vital information from the field. It always seems to happen this time of year. (keep reading)

Collecting Bone

It looks like the Bone spec is going to pan out with Netflix finally securing the rights to Jeff's Smith's award winning series. (keep reading)

The Last To Know: The Rarest DMZ Book

  It's been a while that I have analyzed a final issue of series, but a recent announcement about a favorite Vertigo series has inspired me! (keep reading)

2019 Baltimore Comic 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. (keep reading)

First You May Have Missed: Xarus

Hey guys and welcome to First You May Have Missed. Today we are getting ready for Halloween a little early because we are talking vampires. Yup I said it. (keep reading)


There are a lot of unconfirmed rumors circulating about Richard Rider(Nova) coming to the MCU. (keep reading)

CBSI FLASHBACK : Between the Sheets, a Cover Tunes Special

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

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)

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)



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)

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 comicbookinvest.com 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 comicbookinvest.com 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)

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)

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)


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)

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)

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)