The main reason bronze age xmen are a good buy right now is that everybodys attention is on the upcoming phase 4 projects at marvel. Age of bronze comics homepage the story of the trojan war. This bronze age key issue comic book is in extreme high demand as it is, and this comic book is rapidly starting to be seen as the real first appearance of everyones favorite xmen mutie wolverine. My earlier picks for 5 undervalued silver age comics and 10 bronze age comics have seen good appreciation in value. Top 100 covers of the bronze age 19711985 comic vine. While everything in age of bronze is based on existing sources, whether mythological or archaeological, the final product is a version for the 21st century. First that they are missing the comics they grew up reading and loving. All the comedy, all the tragedy, all the wide canvas of human drama of the trojan war unfolds within the pages of age of bronze. Apr 03, 2020 modern comic book speculation investing in comics, magazines and more.
This issue introduces a whole slew of new xmen members that became quite popular in the series like storm, nightcrawler, colossus, and wolverine. Thanks to movies, sequels, streaming series, and rumored appearances, marvel dominated the silver age market. Most comic collectors would covet a collection that includes the first appearances of wolverine, the punisher, iron fist, hobgoblin. Discover 40 random bronze age to modern age comic books with our mystery box. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. With the tier 2 issues, i would be focusing on the 2. Aug 14, 20 here are 10 reasons comic books are the best investment there is, super salesman vincent zurzolo tells al lewis. I am investing around 6k into some bronze age books and i am torn between 2 options. For those without deep pockets, but still interested in investing in silver age keys, i thought it might be worth looking at the 2nd and 3rd tier key issues from the silver age that are worth investing in. Read this hub to learn the truth, and see my top picks of bronze age marvel investment.
All comic books for sale are listed alphabetically by the first letter of the comic books name. These eras include the golden age 19381950, the silver age 19561970, the bronze age 19701985, and the modern age 1985present. Ill be bringing a mixed bag of content and hope to meet some fellow comic fans along the way. If we dont, add it to your want list and well notify you when its in stock. Most experts will tell you to not invest in comic book but buy what you like and can afford and hopefully they will go us over time. Age of bronze, the continuing graphic novel series by eisner awardwinning cartoonist eric shanower, presents the complete story of the worldfamous war at troy, freshly retold for the 21st century. This is the third article in our series, following from most valuable golden age comics and most valuable silver age comics. I wrote an article on her for gary carters comic book marketplace way back in the day. A bronze age spidey, and highly desirable book by collectors and investors everywhere. Mar 29, 2019 how to size your comic books for proper storage. The period was marked with complex stories that had more realistic character conflicts, as well as some moral ambiguity.
Our daily content contains the fact driven info you need delivered quickly to. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Top 10 all time bronze age comic books overstreet 48th. We have 10 key comics you should get right now guaranteed to go up in value in 2018 and beyond. All the drama of the ancient and thrilling tradition unfolds before your eyes, with all the familiar people and events of the trojan war.
Dec 02, 2018 more top bronze age comics to invest in for 2012 part 2. Okay, lets start off with a bit of knowledge about the silver age of comics. This is true for silver, bronze and copper modern books as golden age books do not tend to show major spikes or market corrections. It follows the silver age of comic books, 3 and is followed by the modern age of comic books. With the newer generation of collectors starting to come into their 20s and 30s, they are finding two things. More top bronze age comics to invest in for 2012 part 2. The hottest silver age comics on the market gocollect. Each week well highlight a comic book that we think is undervalued when compared to the overstreet price guide. Marvel comics edition kindle edition by john bush, annalise bush. We offer modern, bronze age, silver age, and golden age comics. This is the third article in our series, following from most valuable golden age comics and most valuable silver age comics here are the key issues to look for.
Random assortment of what could be silver age, bronze age, copper age, modern age comic, variants, and signed books. The overstreet comic book price guide is a wealth of knowledge with great analytics. Oct 12, 2015 this readerfriendly sized edition explores the evolution into the bronze age of dc with a careful curation and expansion of material from taschens xl book, 75 years of dc comics, winner of the eisner awards, the oscars of the comic world. Browse listings in comic books bronze age 1970 83 47076 listings found. The level of detail depends on the amount of gunk on your comic book. Bronze age xmen comics you should buy right now gocollect. Comics historians divide the history of american comic books into ages. The most valuable golden, silver, bronze, and copper age comic books are featured along with how to find them for discount prices comic book basics comic book values and price guide. The bronze age of comic books ran from around 1970 to 1985, and featured darker plots along with relevant realworld issues. Top 10 bronze age comics the comic book boys know best. This comic price guide tells you the current values.
More of the best bronze age comics to invest in hubpages. Golden age comic book podcast golden age comic superheroes the second edition of the golden age comic book podcast is live on the cbsi tales from the flipside youtube. Long time collector and comic book enthusiast looking to share my collecting hobby with like minded collectors. Marketwatch site logo a link that brings you back to the homepage. As stated in the previous list, investing in these type of classic books will not yield you 10 or even 5x returns, although, it is possible to do x. My strong point is in picking undervalued silver age and bronze age comics. Those dates are the most popular and many in the comic community debate about these dates. Inhumans marvel comic book price guide find out the value of key first appearances of major inhumans members and villains in our hot comic price guide.
The silver age of comics are those comic books that were published roughly around 1956 to circa 1970. We go back to my picks for post bronze age investing check out the first part published last week, this time focusing on dc, image and marvel. Read this hub to learn the truth, and see my top picks of bronze age marvel investment comics to get in 2012. Sometime in the early 1970s the silver age ended and the bronze age began. But when i think of other solid investments in bronze age books, i cannot think of any that are better choices than asm 129 and hulk 181. The following books have all been affected by the gold rush of those days. Comic books have been a popular storytelling medium since the mid1930s. If youre wondering what the best comic investments to make or need a little help choosing investment comics, this hub details exactly why these certain comics will only grow in value. This readerfriendly sized edition explores the evolution into the bronze age of dc with a careful curation and expansion of material from taschens xl book, 75.
Click here for the leading comic book speculation and investing resource. Part two of my top bronze age comics to invest in for 2012. In this episode he sits down with comic writer frank gogol. Top 100 covers of the bronze age 19711985 by krakoa october 2, 2010 6 comments the bronze age was a period of transition when comics were bringing in money. Random assortment of what could be bronze age, copper age, modern age comic, variants, and signed books. If there are clear signs of dirt, that can be cleaned by a professional pressing operation. Often while reading your favorite comic book your grimy hands would embed oil and dirt onto the back cover and even the front cover. It should be noted that this is not wolverines first comic book appearance. Following from the silver age of comics, the term bronze age was first used by comic fans and then the overstreet price guide to refer to the more mature comics of the early seventies to the mid. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading silver and bronze age comic book investment guide.
Only marvel, dc, idw, image, valiant, dark horse comics are in our ungraded boxes. Due to the recent surge of superhero movies, ive recently found the joy of comic book collecting again with about a twentyyear absence from the hobby. Jan 11, 2018 here we set up the comic book portfolio. Apr 20, 2017 like most forms of investing, stock investing is hardly a surefire path to riches, but one that seems to come close might be comic book investing if you invest wisely. Following from the silver age of comics, the term bronzeage was first used by comic fans and then the overstreet price guide to refer to the more mature comics of the early seventies to the mid. Most valuable comic books comic book values comic book. Silver age amazing fantasy 15 1st spiderman showcase 4 1st barry alan flash hulk 1 fantastic four 1 amazing spiderman 1 cgc 5. During the bronze age, more comic books were produced that tackled topical issues that more mirrored the real world in lieu of the sillier and straightforward goodvsevil. Marvel comics editionprint replicakindle edition this guide is a product of many years of thinking and learning about comic book investments and investing decisions under uncertainty. The hottest silver age comics belong to marvel royalty as the fantastic four and spiderman are on the move among collectors. Here are the key issues to look for when youre at garage sales yes, they do turn up.
Join us as we cover the alltime comic books by era for. The big three march 23, 2016 ben c 16 comments we go back to my picks for post bronze age investing check out the first part published last week, this time focusing on dc, image and marvel. The bronze age of comic books is an informal name for a period in the history of american superhero comic books usually said to run from 1970 to 1984. Most valuable comic books of the 1980s personal finance. It follows the silver age of comic books, and is followed by the modern age of comic books. Are bronze age comics starting to become more in demand since high grade silver age comics are becoming way to expensive for the average collector. For any questions, please contact our site administrator. Copper age comics are those published between 1984 and 1991, and on the timeline of comic book history, are bracketed between bronze age comics published before 1984 and modern age comics published after 1991. Many will disagree with me and thats fine, but i personally credit. These are the most actively sold comic books in the marketplace graded by cgc or cbcs.
All these books are proven key issues, but are not quite blue chips. Modern comic book speculation investing in comics, magazines and more. Current market prices may differ from the guide value so for the sake of consistency this weekly feature will always reference the overstreet values of the comic books selected. Remember, comics were and still are a handheld joy. Expand your collection with 80 random bronze age to modern age comic books with our mystery box. Here are 10 reasons comic books are the best investment there is, super salesman vincent zurzolo tells al lewis. Most valuable comic books of the 1980s personal finance advice. More money comics potential of marveldc comic books. Oct 02, 2010 top 100 covers of the bronze age 19711985 by krakoa october 2, 2010 6 comments the bronze age was a period of transition when comics were bringing in money. If you are not already intheknow about the difference between newsstand and direct edition comics see the following as this distinction is critical information any collector must know when approaching the bronze age and key bronze age comics where the distinction exists. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading silver and bronze age comicbook investment guide. If you were to believe the people who wrote entries for certain publications, you would think that the bronze age was a made up era invented by comics retailers. When did the bronze age of comic books begin and end. The most valuable comic books of the 1980s were published in the middle of two crucial ages for comic books.
If youre looking for a hard to find back issue, we probably have it. Discover awesome stories, characters, and worlds to expand your comic book knowledge. We have gone back to that thread, and we have noticed a lot of bronze age key comic books have more than doubled in profit, so now i am. If you want a good idea of some of the books that may see price surges in phases 4 and 5, check out my post on this topic the coming marvel bronze age explosion.
Browse listings in comic books bronze age 197083 hipcomic. If youre wondering what the best comic investments to make or need a little help choosing investment comics, this hub details. Some bronze age key issues have lost 50 percent or more in cgc 9. Although the hobby of collecting comic books is not quite as old, it has spawned an industry of providing collectors. Join nico for a special episode of his comic book war spinoff podcast, nico time. Every month you will get a random assortment of what could be silver age, bronze age, copper age, andor modern age comic books every month. Iron man comic book price guide another of the marvel age of comic book characters, iron man played in the superhero movies by robert downey jr. Comic books with a number as its title are alphabetized by.
While many silver age books are currently maintaining their value, many seemingly. Learn which top 10 bronze age comics we recommend investing in now. Top 50 most valuable comic books of the bronze age. I still had some of my original collection and began to go through them looking for what key. For 2016 comic book investing, you should check out my silver age comic picks as well as my list of undervalued comics for movies up to 2020. These books are the standard when looking for a top 10 bronze age book. Although the majority of books from the period are worth relatively little these days, there are a handful of key titles featuring the debut of important characters, or famous story arcs that can still bring impressive prices at auction. So, the xmen comic books are listed under x and the outer limits is listed under o. The top 10 most valuable modern age key issue comics to date. Comic books with a number as its title are alphabetized by the way the name is pronounced. The most valuable golden, silver, bronze, and copper age comic books are featured along with how to find them for discount prices.1443 21 284 699 1146 1028 1528 1461 1287 459 198 1048 825 521 1120 968 1057 330 1358 59 1383 1428 851 1098 1083 327 1567 282 816 547 1122 1568 176 449 1104 986 899 165 1414 385 541 1481 216 59 1358 895 65 19 1276