Dollar Bin Digging 06

      Captain Marvel #16 First appearance of Phylla Vell. (keep reading)


Greetings from the desert fellow CBSI members. Fresh content alert! Welcome to the 1st installment of Run the Table. (keep reading)

Darkness, ALIAS, Iron Patriot and More!

Welcome back to True Firsts!  As always I intend on providing some picks you may not have considered over the past week or so.  Feel free to comment, correct or share. Enjoy! (keep reading)

ISSUE 28: Wife Knows Best

Welcome back to Cover Tunes for another wonderful week, fine folks. Thank you all so much for so many great comments on last week’s Joker feature. (keep reading)

The Wednesday One 10/15/18

Welcome to the night before Wednesday One! 10/15/18 This week is a little slower than the last which is good. I had some big piles. I really am not feeling this week. (keep reading)

Variant Heat Check for 10/16/18

Walking Dead #100 Harren Word Bubble Variant HEAT CHECK STATUS: Even though Walking Dead has been dead spec for a few years, people have been going crazy for these blind bag variants. (keep reading)

Week 46

It's Monday so you know what that mean! Again this week I'm a bit pressed for time, so let's get right to it. First up is the Big Barda image by Matteo Scalera. (keep reading)

Weekly Picks Video for New Comic Books Releasing October 17, 2018

Can Harley Quinn talk her way out of a clash with Captain Triumph? Norah is looking for a clean slate but her hands are forever stained with the blood of thousands. (keep reading)


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


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

CBSI HOT 10 BREAKDOWN : 10/13/2018

Straight from the CBSI IG…(FIND AND FOLLOW US!!) Welcome to another CBSI/ HOT 10 Breakdown. (keep reading)

Aristocrats of War #6 – Blue Vs Gray

War is a large genre or niche of the comic collecting community. Of course, with all niches there comes micro-niches. (keep reading)

First You May Have Missed: Marvel Boy

Hello everyone i hope you are all well and still have bank accounts as the con season comes to an end. (keep reading)

The Weekend After Wednesday for 10/13/18

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 Usual Suspects #16

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Usual Suspects. Following my recent coverage of Venom and the Joker books, this week I thought I’d direct our attention towards the small screen. (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)

Tales from the Flipside #44

In this issue .... Hide your kids, hide your wife, and hide your husband cause it's the Baltimore podcast! Language warning! Contains strong language ... (keep reading)

Covering the Spread 15: In With the New

Hello again Comic Book Invest and welcome back to another issue of Covering the Spread!  Today we again have a book suggested by readers so thank you very much for the suggestions. (keep reading)

The Reading Pile #14

This week, The Reading Pile wants to know WHAT COMICS DID YOU READ THIS WEEK? Because I want to know, I really do. Lets get with the getting on. What If Flash Thompson Became Spider-Man? (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)

Baltimore Comic Con 2018

  Well, another Baltimore Comic Con is in the books... honestly, I'm not even sure where to begin. (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 which do not take political stances. (keep reading)


Another awesome Fan Expo contest is in the books.  With so many great answers, this one was tough to choose the winners! (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)

Chilling Adventures of Collecting Sabrina

With a new Netflix series just around the corner, let’s talk about Sabrina. If the show is half as good as the rebooted source material, it should be a hit. (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)


                  is proud to announce our newest partnership with KRS Comics!!     KRS Comics, founded by Kris Tabar and Dr. (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)

Moon Knight…SPLATT!

It’s been awhile CBSI, but welcome back to the City Supreme. I haven’t been posting as much lately, and for that I apologize. (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)

HOT 5 : Spawn (Non Variants)

1 Spawn #1 Newsstand I know, I know, some people consider Newsstand a Variant, if so, consider the homage covers to be tied for 1st and 2nd. (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) 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: Marvel

In this video I provide my picks for Marvel comic books that are releasing in December that you can pre-order now in the month of October. By doing so, you can save 20%-50% off the cover price. (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)


So after the PCH list, I figured I would try a shorter Crime list, then maybe others depending the success. I went with 30 as I do not know nearly enough to do a top 50. (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)