Flashback Friday: Donny Cates @ HeroesCon 2017

  *** ORIGINALLY POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 ***   This year marked the 35th Anniversary of HeroesCon in Charlotte North Carolina. This is your favorite creator's favorite convention. (keep reading)

The Usual Suspects #21

  Welcome to this week’s special edition of The Usual Suspects. (keep reading)

More Hasbro, Invisibles, Survivor’s Club, Garfield and More!

So this has been a bad week.  The death of a cultural icon is never a good thing.  Despite such a sad event I have managed to gather myself, buy a Standor and press on. (keep reading)

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)

Dollar Bin Digging 10

      Batgirl #45 Following up on last week’s highlight on one of James Jean’s brilliant Fables covers in Cover Tunes, I wanted to highlight the run done on ... (keep reading)

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star…

    Twinkle Twinkle Little Star…   Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. Comics for many of us hark back to our childhood. (keep reading)

ISSUE #32: Excelsior!

  Welcome back to another edition of Cover Tunes, ladies and gents of CBSI. Before I proceed any further, I believe a moment of silence is in order… ... … … Excelsior! (keep reading)

The Wednesday One 11/14/18

Welcome to the night before Wednesday One! 11/14/18 Oh man what a week. (keep reading)

Variant Heat Check for 11-13-18

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 Newsstand Variant HEAT CHECK STATUS: Quite possibly the holy grail for modern TMNT collectors, this rare newsstand edition was sold at Barnes and ... (keep reading)

Indie Spotlight Series 4

  Welcome back everyone!  Last week was one for the “books” as we had some exceptional long term specs, quick flips and notable reads. (keep reading)


Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has died at age 95. (keep reading)

Covering The Spread 19: Hope

Well hello again comic book investors, and welcome back to covering the spread!  This work I'm feeling pretty positive. (keep reading)

Week 50

  First up this week is this sweet Captain America image by RobDuenas aka SketchCraft. (keep reading)


Suicide Squad #48 kicks off the “Squad on Trial” story arc and Amanda Waller finds herself in prison with a brain bomb implanted. (keep reading)

Aristocrats of War #9 – Key Issues – Star Spangled War Stories

Keys and Notable Issues from Star Spangled War Stories Confusing can be a recurring thing in comic issue numbering, and refusing to be outdone, DC gives us Star Spangled War Stories. (keep reading)

From Russia With Love

Greetings true believers, agent Newton here taking a break from the field. Today, I’m bringing you story of mystery and international intrigue. (keep reading)

CBSI HOT 10 BREAKDOWN : 11/11/2018

Welcome to another CBSI/ComicBookInvest.com HOT 10 Breakdown. Here we will aim to bring you video accompaniment for CBSI’s most popular feature : THE HOT 10. (keep reading)

The Weekend After Wednesday for 11/10/18

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 Modern Masters

  Greetings and jamutations! We are back with another round of The Tin Foil Spec! First off, I want to give a huge shout out and lots of love to everyone who enjoys my writings. (keep reading)

Judging a Comic Book by its Cover! GIVEAWAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Ahh, the age old saying “don’t judge a book by its cover!” Something our childhood librarians echoed often. (keep reading)

Tales from the Flipside #46

In this issue .... the guys talk about titans, daredevil, red dead redemption 2, and scarcity vs census for older key books Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)

Incapable Trump : Midterm Election Giveaway Contest

Time for another excellent CBSI Contest and giveaway!!  Just in time for the Mid Terms! Some may remember THE INCAPABLE TRUMP #2 from NYCC Piece we ran a month ago. (keep reading)

The Reading Pile #16

The Reading Pile turns sweet sixteen today and is also being brought to you from my flooded basement. (keep reading)


1 Captain America's Weird Tales # 74 Classic Red Skull cover. 2 of these have come to market this week alone.  As I write this, a 4.5 is just shy of $7,000.00 on Ebay. (keep reading)


*ORIGINALLY POSTED 9/22/16*   Update October 2018: If you're looking for more info on these books, you need to check the awesome break down that Brian W from Simpleman's Comics put together ... (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)


Mike’s interview with Jenny this week reminded us of the awesome piece Clint did a while back. (keep reading)


                           Some great new comics over at KRS Comics!!  Including the brand new WEB OF VENOM CARNAGE BORN Variants!! Who is KRS COMICS? (keep reading)


AFTER THIS IMAGE LEAKED EARLIER TODAY FOLKS ARE RUNNING RABID FOR the 1st Appearance.  Thanks to Jack Demayo over on CBSI INSTAGRAM for the heads up on this one. (keep reading)

Wardrobe Please!: Spawn(Holy)

It's about time to show some love to the mascot of image comics Spawn! (keep reading)


Voting has officially ended for the 2nd round of the CBSI WRITER WARS. On behalf of the entire Comicbookinvest. (keep reading)


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


Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. Welcome to the 5th edition of the the Blood Bank!     Today we are going to look at latest creation by the talented Adam Glass. (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.   1. (keep reading)

Con Coverage – STGCC 2018 with David Finch Interview

  Hi all, today we’ll walk through the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2018, held from 8-9 September at the spectacular Marina Bay Sands! (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)


As a dealer, my aim is to give you all unbiased raw data and observations for each show I attend as a dealer.   1. (keep reading)

The Incapable Trump #2 FREE at New York Comic Con!!

The following is an advertisement and does not reflect or represent the opinions or views of CBSI or ComicBookInvest.com which do not take political stances. (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)

BatGirl, Batwoman… Batwomen, Knowing the Difference.

Well, it's been a while since I've written this column. (keep reading)

The Unpressable Defects 123

Today we discuss Batman's Dick Grayson, the New Marvel TV developments and so much more! Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)

WINNERS ANNOUNCED : Starbase 1552 Comics : Bill Sienkiewicz New Mutants Dead Souls #6 CONTEST(#2)

As many you know, the folks over at Starbase 1552 Comics have generously gifted CBSI with some of their brand new variants :  Bill Sienkiewicz exclusive cover for New Mutants Dead Souls #6. (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)


Kevin Eastman grew up in a small town in Maine and discovered comics at a young age on a spinner rack in his local drugstore. (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)


Welcome to the second installment of Run Recap. A simple overview of a given run with all the important 1st Appearances and Key issues you should be aware of. (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)


We have all been victim to, or heard of bad shipping that results in either a Christmas Miracle, or destroyed comic; and it's often the latter. (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)

Horror, Indy and ‘The Wall’ Books To Try and Find

Thanks again to everyone that reads and comments.  Comments are great.  People who comment sometimes get free stuff (hint, hint).....now onto the first ghosts of 2018! (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)


December 2017: DC

Here are my picks for DC comic books you can pre-order now that release in December. Pre-ordering comic books can save you 20%-50% off of the cover price. https://youtu. (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)


1 Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #5 Joe Quesada 1:250 Sketch Variant WRITER: Dan Slott ARTIST: Adam Kubert Forgot about this one? (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)

Newer Price Variants

Newsstand Price Variants from the 90's and 2000's do exist. These books are much rarer than their direct market counterparts. (keep reading)

Lee Bermejo Variant Covers

Lee Bermejo has been an active comic book artist since the late 90s. Bermejo’s style immediately made an impact on the industry which has led to his continued and increasing workload in 2016. (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)