Flex Mentallo

Member: Seasoned Veteran
  • Content Count

  • Joined

Posts posted by Flex Mentallo

  1. 55 minutes ago, Spyder! said:

    To my Planet Comics-loving friends,

    I started collecting Planet Comics in June of last year. I quickly became addicted and decided to try to collect the entire run and to do so as quickly as possible.  I now have 68 of the 73 issues.  However, in the interest of speed (and my wallet) I picked up whatever was available (and cheap) to fill holes.  Now, for some issues, I have no problem with a really beat copy.  Heck, pretty much all the rivets are tough to find, period, and I will take what I can find.  For other issues though, I probably could have been a bit more patient and selective.  I’ve also never had so much fun collecting comics as I have had chasing the Planets.  I don’t want it to be over yet.  So, if you see me selling off about half of the run, just know that it’s soemthing I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and it’s what I want to do.  I want to drag this thing out.  I want to put more effort into the mid-run books then I did this time around, prior to crossing the finish line some day.  I want to find all the rivets first and maybe upgrade one or two.  My goal is still to complete the run, I’m just changing the way in which I will do it. Or maybe I’m just nuts. Who knows?

    I've adopted a similar approach. Twenty years on, I only have about a third of the run, but they are the issues I like most [with two or three of those still to get], and all keepers. Upgrading is a labor of love, that's for sure.

  2. Hope it works out for the owner:foryou: - it happened to cheetah as I recall and he had a positive outcome, not so positive for the thief.


    We have had a spate of burglaries where I work. Each time we have beefed up security, each time [likely the same] thieves have found a way in. Last time finding the door impenetrable they took a sledgehammer to the adjacent wall.


    So do think about your security everyone.