Category Archives: Marvel

X-Men books in and around Issue 137

I started collecting comics in the fall of 1985.  It was actually a great time to get into the hobby.  Books were still fairly cheap compared to today’s standards, and Golden Age valuations were only starting to go up significantly. … Continue reading

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Thor 132 and the Mysterious Grading Spike

About 20 years ago I stumbled across a copy of Thor 169 at an estate sale.  It came with a number of other Silver Age Marvel books.  If I recall correctly there was a heavily water damaged Amazing Spider-Man 35, … Continue reading

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