Variant Heat Check for 4/25/17



Redneck Ashcan Variant

HEAT CHECK STATUS: pepperpepperpepperpepper

People are paying over $50 for this ashcan!!! I don’t know if I’ve ever seen such a meteoric rise of an author, but good for you Donny Cates.

Venom #1 Dell’Otto Virgin Variant

HEAT CHECK STATUS: pepperpepperpepperpepper

Such an amazing cover by a superstar artist, this book will be sought after by Venom collectors for a very long time. Tough to find in 9.8 because of the polybag process.

Superior Spider-man #22 1:50 Campbell Variant

HEAT CHECK STATUS: pepperpepperpepperpepper

May as well stick with what is hot, and that is Venom. Different take by another superstar, this Campbell variant has gone poof and raw copies get bid up quick.

Note: Variants appearing in the Top 10 will not appear on this list due to contractual obligations.

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    I think the Venom #1 McFarlane 1 per store is much hotter right now than the Dell’Otto virgin. Raw copies selling for $175 – $225 with 9.4 and 9.6 copies doing the same. 9.8 copies going over $350. I think that book will continue to be more sought after.

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    good article. Tmas I noticed you didn’t put the ratio or the pricing for the dell’otto because if you did you would have noted that there are only 500 of the virgin dell’ottos’ making the 9.8/ $500-180 raw price tag understandable as opposed to the $50 raw – 9.8/375 price tag for the Mcfarlane Sketch.
    I have the Redneck Ashcan Variant, but what I really would prefer is to have the gold foil variants.

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      I didn’t list the ratio of the Dell’Otto virgin because it’s common knowledge that there was “supposedly” only 500. Plus I listed the recent sales prices of the McFarlane because there are significant more sales of the book than the Dell’Otto, thus proving it is a much hotter book. If I understand you correctly the Dell’Otto is going for $500 at 9.8? That is only $125 more than a 1 per store that you would assume has a higher print run. Thus again proving my point that the McFarlane book is hotter. In fact I see Dell’Otto raws selling for between $100 – $175 which on average is less than the McFarlane.

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    HOT Venom Variants. You can’t avoid them right now. There are many nice ones to choose from. I haven’t been able to snag one yet.

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