Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr)'s News Posts (24)

Comics I Bought Today #10: Catching up with the yard-sale pile

It's finally yard sale season here in Pennsylvania, which means I search the whole county for comic books. It also means that I buy a lot.

And by buying a lot, I alwaysI fall way behind on my blog series called "Comics I Bought Today." In this series, I write about why I purchased what I did. Part-pre-review, part review of previous issues in the series, part admiration and part speculation, each CIBT entry hits on a little bit of… Continue

Added by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on June 8, 2009 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Relocating the Marvel Universe -- Part 20 -- Indiana

Did it ever bother you that all the superheroes in the Marvel Universe hang out in the Big Apple? Well, for the longest time the New York City-shackles bothered me too. So, I broke out all my "Marvel Universe" handbooks and a map of the U.S., and I started redistributing all the heroes (and a few villains) across the U.S. To help justify the move, I even provided a story hook or two.

That's what I did today with Part 20 of my series called… Continue

Added by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on June 4, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Scorecard for the 1990s DC Universe

In 1997, DC Comics offered this interesting image as bait to get people to subscribe to their books. Compare this image with the DC Universe of today, and there's been a lot of changes. Many of these "fresh new faces" have been kicked to the curb, resigning their legacy titles to their ancestors. And as for the bigger characters, they've had some changes too. With that in mind, I offer up a scorecard of the 1990s DCU which shows how certain stars have risen…

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Added by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on May 30, 2009 at 5:48pm — 5 Comments

Advice for the non-collector on selling comics

If you're a trying to sell some unwanted comics -- perhaps after a loved one's death or because your kid abandoned them at your house -- here's my advice for the novice seller.

Just click the link below for some ideas ...

SOME SIMPLE TIPS FOR SELLING

Added by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on May 28, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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