ISSUE #53: Quite Frankly

  Welcome to a new Cover Tunes, ladies and gents. I hope you all had a great weekend, especially those of you who celebrate Easter. (keep reading)

Naomi, Spawn, Agents of Atlas and More!

Well last week was fun.  All I have to say is that Naomi sure brings out the crazies.  Once again it seems I need to repeat something I have said ad nauseam. (keep reading)

#CBSIBOLO List For NCBD 4/24/19

  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)

Wednesday Warriors 4/24/19

Welcome to the new Wednesday Warriors! 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)

Little Giant Old School Comic Show : IMMORTAL HULK #16 Shattered Variant Giveaway Contest

For those in the area, Little Giant Comics is hosting the 2nd OLD SCHOOL COMIC SHOW this weekend in New Hampshire. (keep reading)

Variant Heat Check for 4/23/19

  Niobe #1 Hoknes Virgin Variant HEAT CHECK STATUS: Once Niobe was announced, it was only a matter of time until the ultra rare Hoknes virgin variant made its way to the ... (keep reading)

Indie Spotlight Series 27

  Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of Indie Spotlight Series. Huge week for Indie comics with a slew of great titles releasing! (keep reading)

The Walker Report

  Funnybooks! Unfunny books! Serious books! These are a few of my fa-vor-ite things! In media news… Did you see that new Boys trailer? Wow! (keep reading)

CBSI HOT 10 Breakdown 4/21/2019

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

Weekly Picks for New Comic Books Releasing April 24, 2019

Comic book release schedule for April 24, 2019: Wonder Woman promises to help Aphrodite find her son who is lost on Earth in Wonder Woman #69. (keep reading)

Aristocrats of War 22: War Hot 10

  War Hot 10 Our Army at War #168 1st Appearance of the Unknown Soldier This book can be a sleeper. (keep reading)

Star Wars Celebration 2019 Chicago Con Recon

Hello again CBSI community! AC here back from a galaxy far, far away! I had the privilege this past Sunday to go to Star Wars Celebration 2019 here in Chicago! (keep reading)

First You May Have Missed: Ramone Watts (Alloy)

On today's First You May Have Missed I will not talk about Naomi....or will I? Is the joke dry yet? (keep reading)

The Weekend After Wednesday for 4/20/19

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)

The Usual Suspects #43

  Welcome back for another edition of The Usual Suspects. This week I wanted to look at a forgotten great artist, J.G. Jones. (keep reading)

CBSI BOLO Show April 18, 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)

CBSI VARIANT : Vault Retailer Vintage : Queen of Bad Dreams #1

CBSI Comics is proud to announce our first Vault Retailer Vintage Variant : QUEEN OF BAD DREAMS $22 $2 from each sale on will go to the St Jude’s Children's Hospital. (keep reading)


Another CBSI Writer Wars is upon us!!  Want a chance to write for CBSI? Have a great idea for an article?  Want to see it published on (keep reading)


    Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members! It’s been a while since I wrote an artist spotlight article. (keep reading)

Dollar Bin Digging 32

      Batman & Robin Eternal #26 So if you follow my Instagram feed, you would have seen that I grabbed this one myself over the weekend. (keep reading)


Many folks are aware that there was some buzz earlier today due to a post by another spec app "asking" if Action Comics 1002 cover B was the first appearance of Naomi... (keep reading)

Connecting the Dots: Impulse and Max Mercury

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

Tales from the Flipside #63

In this issue .... pickups, Scott’s local con, Rob Liefeld tweets comics, and more! Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)


CBSI recently ran a Giveaway Contest in preparation for the upcoming CBSI WRITER WARS CONTEST.  We asked folks what they would like to see from CBSI and offered 5 different prizes. (keep reading)

Epic Evil by the Fireside

  Greetings my fellow agents. Things have been rainy and drab this week in Tennessee. As a result I haven’t made it out into the field as much as I usually do. (keep reading)


I am happy to announce the latest update to the site; THE CBSI FIRST APPEARANCES LIST   This is a living list. (keep reading)

Melting Heat

  Artist A-Go-Go   “To burn for someone is to melt in the process”     Greetings and jamutations! The Tin Foil is back with another dose of digital artist goodness. (keep reading)

The Future of the MCU: The Eternals

      The Future of MCU: The Eternals     Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. (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)


    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)

CBSI HOT 5 LIST : Shazam!

1 WHIZ COMICS #2(#1) 1st Appearance Captain Marvel(Billy Batson, Shazam) Originally Fawcett had released 2 ashcans to secure the rights to the title, one being the infamous ... (keep reading)

Comic Masters: A Shop that Loves You Back

CBSI! It's A.J. Diesel here coming to you with style and class. Last Friday, I continued my tour of comic book stores in Pennsylvania and found my way to an old haunt. (keep reading)

Q1 2019

  Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. It’s amazing, we are already ¼ of the way home thru 2019! (keep reading)


Many folks know about the new site Matt Devoe(The Weekend After Wednesday) started with his close friend John and of course CBSI Legend Inigo. (keep reading)

The Reading Pile #26

Conan. Say it again...C O N A N. Conan is awesome. Do you like Conan? I do. Conan is one of those characters from the seventies (let’s face it... (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)


CBSI Comics is proud to announce our HONOR AND CURSE #1 Variant with stunning cover art by Mauricio Villarreal.$25$2 from each sale on comicbookinvest. (keep reading)

Wizard Rewind March 2000

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

Old Lady Harley Gets the Last Laugh

  If you are an avid speculator, then this particular last issue is already on your radar: Old Lady Harley #5, as it features the first appearance of “Geriatric” Joker and Harley’s ... (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)

Covering the Spread: Fact Checking

Hello again comic book investors and welcome back to Covering The Spread! (keep reading)


As of today, is reporting that DC has a Doctor Fate movie in the works. (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)

CBSI Flashback: The Umbrella Academy

  *** ORIGINALLY POSTED JULY 8, 2017 ***   The Umbrella Academy     Normally you only get to stop by the great city once a week, but with the news that dropped ... (keep reading)

Subterranean by Design: A look into the future of grading…

  Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. Roughly once a quarter, I am going to bring you a new segment titled Clint’s Corner. (keep reading)

CBSI GOES TO MeWe : A Simple How To Guide for MeWe

If you have not already heard, the rumors are true. G+ and all affiliated CBSI Pages on G+ are going away April 2nd, 2019. (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)

overlooked and EVAPORATING harley Quinn comics

As we wrap up another year of comic speculation and investing I wanted to squeeze out a final commentary on our hobby... unfortunately I'm just not up for that. (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)


** ORIGINALLY POSTED: DECEMBER 7, 2016 **   With Kate Bishop's All New (again) Hawkeye series getting ready to drop.... What? You didn’t know there was a new Hawkeye series? (keep reading)


Congratulations to the top 4 from this round of the CBSI WRITER WARS!! (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)

Yasmine Putri Cover Gallery & Checklist

Yasmine Putri has been on and off the radar for a while now. Remember that Carnage #3 variant? (keep reading)

Classic Cover of the Week 9/9/2018

New Week, New Covers!!     Cinderella Love #25 Often over shadowed by the Seven Seas run, this Matt Baker cover stands among the greatest romance covers of all time. (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)