Category Archives: CGC

The Beginning of the Comic Collecting Hobby

It’s a pretty well known fact that comic collecting began sometime in the 1960’s.  Sure…there were people collecting before then, but it really got going in this time frame.  At least, that is what the anecdotes say.  But is there … Continue reading

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Marvel Silver Keys – What’s rarer?

First off, let me admit to a Marvel bias in the posts I have put up on the blog so far.  I guess looking at my own collecting habits, I have tended to lean toward Marvel more than any other … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four 30-46: More Questions to Ponder

A couple of weeks ago I put up a post on Fantastic Four issues 47-60.  There were some interesting things to talk about there, so I wanted to take some time and look at other silver age FF issues.  Today, … Continue reading

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Joe Kubert’s Tarzan

Today I wanted to post on another one of my favorite titles…the DC run of Tarzan by Joe Kubert.  These are just fantastic books – good storytelling wrapped in stylistic art work that keeps the reader wanting to turn the … 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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