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Doomsday Clock Speculation: Is Doctor Manhattan Posing as a DC Superhero?

Doomsday Clock #2 from DC Comics by Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, and Brad Anderson comes out and continues the ongoing mystery of just what is the connection of the Watchmen world and the DC Universe — and what is Doctor Manhattan doing. Well, Johns may have added another wrinkle to this mystery with this issue. […]

Doomsday Clock: Just Who Could Be The New [SPOILER]?

With the release of Doomsday Clock #1, a fairly significant revelation comes pretty early on. And we’re going to take a look at that right now, so warning, spoilers ahead! Very quickly in the issue we discover that the vigilante Rorschach is somehow still active. Last we saw him, he’d been blown into atoms by […]

Maybe The Real Villain Of Doomsday Clock IS Superboy-Prime

CBR published a very interesting theory on the notion that the real big bad of Doomsday Clock, the new 4-issue event from Geoff Johns, Gary Frank and Brad Anderson coming November that promises to be the resolution of the DC/Watchmen/Rebirth mystery, may in fact be Superboy-Prime. It’s a great article, with a ton of fantastic […]

Mindless Speculation – Readjusting The Astonishing X-Men Villain Theory

A while back, when news broke about the new Astonishing X-Men series from Charles Soule and a rotating cavalcade of various artists, I posited a theory as to just who the big bad of the series would be. I had assumed Cassandra Nova, a character whose first major action against mutant-kind involved genocide of the […]

MINDLESS SPECULATION: What Does the Avengers Game Involve?

Today, Marvel and Square Enix announced they are in a partnership with a multi-game deal, starting with an Avengers focused project. A teaser trailer hinting at some of the key Avengers (only the male ones though), with key items laying in rubble. And there was a hashtag #Reassemble and a female voice over talking about […]


The Hottest Comics Of 2014, Month By Month

By Terry Hoknes, Here are the highlights of the comics that had the biggest buzz during the year and saw, in most cases, overnight growth in value. January The year began with a big buzz for recent Image books that had modest print runs including Sex Criminals #1, Black Science #2, Manifest Destiny #1. By the […]


The Evil Of Speculation Unleashed At NYCC

Jeremy Konrad attending NYCC for Bleeding Cool; When I first heard that I would be going to NYCC, I knew it was the chance of a lifetime. I also knew that it was going to be quite expensive. Knowing that money was tight, I decided to bring some comics from my personal collection to sell […]

Speculator Corner: Love Stories (To Die For) #1 And Reality Check #1

So, Love Stories (To Die For) #1 and Reality Check #1 comes out on Wednesday. New Image Comics issue one. For some, that means a speculatory opportunity, a chance to buy up a stack and sell them when the moment is ripe. And certainly Image Comics launches have been good for that of late. But […]

BC Mag #4: Hot Comics = Ca$h!

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston The rule used to be, the first print is hot, and the second print is not. And for the most part that held, Todd McFarlane Spider-Man #1 notwithstanding. After all, who wants a dirty smelly fourth print of a comic when you can have a shiny, bright, significant […]

BC Mag #2: Hot Comics

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston Amazing Spider-Man #600 is the beginning of where all this Doctor Octopus/Superior Spider-Man stuff we spent the day after Christmas reading kicked off. You’ve been able to buy it for $4-5 easily enough. It’s juuuuuuust possible that may not be the case anymore. And, yes, despite the huge […]

Hot Comics – The Hundred Dollar Club (July 2011)

Here’s a look at comic books published in the last thirty years that, without variants, signatures or slabbing, actually sell copies for over a hundred dollars in the current climate… and how the values have been changing. We take the highest price paid for a copy on eBay over the last two months, without postage. […]

Speculator Corner – Nonplayer Sells Out Before Shipping

Nonplayer, the new upcoming comic by Nate Simpson from Image, received a spate of publicity before the Final Order Cutoff date for retailers to place orders, when the print run was fixed. From Bleeding Cool, from Comics Alliance, from CBR, from all over. If the print run is set to meet the demand, the likelihood […]

27 #1 From Image Comics Allocated – Market To Explode

We said this was going to be hard to find. We didn’t think it was going to be this hard. Bleeding Cool picked 27 #1 as a comic with speculation potential to watch last month. Shortly afterwards we were told that the comic had suddenly sold out of its overprint at distribution level two weeks […]

The Walking Dead #1 Sells For $1825

It’s a near-perfect copy of the comic. There only six graded at 9.9 by CGC in the world. And right now it’s the highest price comic book published in the last ten years. The Walking Dead #1 has just sold for $1825 on eBay. Those grade points do make a big difference. A 9.6 version, […]

Amazing Spider-Man #2 goes from 1 cent to $22,000 in 46 bids

There must be something rather brave about listing a copy of a valuable silver age comic on eBay for one cent. I mean, you know that a copy of Amazing Spider-Man #2 will never actually go for the solitary coin, but there’s always the nagging possibility that it might. It does get attention however, and […]