ygogolak

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  1. On 3/19/2019 at 5:37 PM, the blob said:

    "Its economy 101 really.

    The inflated amount of Preacher 1 submissions caused the book to crash once the smoke cleared. In other words the demand was purely spec driven. Once the speculators realized that the book had no real demand, after hundreds of submissions were sent in WHILE it was being speculated, they ditched the book. As a result the market was left with a flood of Preacher 1 supply that no one could use anymore. 

    This happens all the time. But never with a book that was so so sooooo far up there in price"

     

    It is a relatively common 1990s book (yes, I know, NOT a glut book, but we see plenty of copies around) that sells for $2225-250 or so in 9.8, nice raw copies in the $60-$90 range. I wouldn't say "no demand." It just got a bit crazy once upon a time.

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    I will reiterate this, the Preacher show not being well received by the comic community is what caused the crash.


  2. 10 hours ago, I like pie said:

    The regular cover of #1 as well is picking up.

    59 minutes ago, Second Blight said:

    its not

    It is selling for more than cover. The ashcan is going to make things confusing for people that don't know much about comics and just look at the sold prices because it looks exactly the same in a listing picture.

    It was a good read. The first few pages I was not into it, but wow did it take a turn!


  3. 17 hours ago, Red_Hood said:

    Yeah, but then there's common sense.  No one with a brain is going to pay that much for a garbage book just because there's only ... gasp .... 23 CGC 9.8's.  

    How dumb are people becoming in this hobby.  

    I'll venture to say, not that dumb.  Truly there can't be that big of an insufficiently_thoughtful_person paying that for a garbage book.  I literally have more then 25 copies from untouched, unsold store stock.

    I guess I better get to making them 9.8 copies so there's 40+ CGC 9.8 copies and then I'll release them during the premiere of the next Star Wars movie and then I'll retire.

    Oh wait, I'll actually process 100,000 other books that are legitimately worthwhile before I get to this project.

    People that are trying to complete sets only have so many buying options. There are many books that sell for ridiculous prices because of low census numbers.


  4. On 3/17/2019 at 11:00 AM, Plantman said:

    Spawn #175 (often sold with Spawn #174) has had some pretty high sales on eBay this month.

    Yea, I was watching this one because I saw it getting pretty high.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/SPAWN-174-175-GUNSLINGER-SPAWN-PART-1-amp-2-BOTH-IN-NEAR-MINT-CONDITION-/333106902478?nma=true&si=pSm8RTdW%2Bz8fojfen%2BQmTf6v2FQ%3D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557


  5. 1 hour ago, LordRahl said:

    That's not what it's saying at all. It would appear to only be in relation to a PP Business Debit Mastercard. No one else is getting this email because most of us probably don't have that and you do.

    I have it and I didn't get the email. Probably because my backup if the account is empty is my bank account. Not sure why you would have a debit card backed up by a credit card. Why not just use the credit directly?

    FYI, the PP business debt is great because you can use your PayPal funds just like a bank account at a comic store or wherever.


  6. 17 hours ago, ghost of the wild said:

    I could get them graded, but they are not gonna grad eas high as a sweet flat solid comic, right, they want you to pay extra for pressing (which strangely started about the same time) and by then you have to ask, is this comic now worth getting graded and you stand no chance of a 9.8. As I understand the grading. Right????

    16 hours ago, ADAMANTIUM said:

    I had some like that come back 9.4.....I don't know if pressing would help, I assume so, but I usually don't get comics pressed..... 9.4 is not too bad depending on your pov :foryou: 

    That should not change the grade. Same as a bindery tear.

     


  7. 13 hours ago, divad said:

    Thanks for all the heavy lifting done by all of our respected boardies (seriously,) but you all forgot one thing:

    She's a woman (approaching 52%) . . . :bigsmile: And, although mentioned and obvious . . .

    She's freakin' WOLVERINE's daughter :sumo:

    How's WOLVERINE's freakin' son doing?


  8. 4 minutes ago, ghost of the wild said:

    Not sure if this is a problem just in our upstate area but the Marvel comics are coming in with a waviness to them. To me this is , I'm spending hundreds a month on comics you can't even get graded. Is any other areas having this problem? I asked the dealer and he said it was the new paper Marvel is using. But all 4 comic shops we have in the upstate of our state has the same problem and this has been going on for a while now. Can (if allowed) anyone recommend a subscriber online if they are getting good solid flat comics. Thanks. 

    1. This has been happening for a while now, along with horrible cover rub. This is for everyone across the US.

    2. Why can't you get them graded?


  9. 51 minutes ago, the blob said:

    Why is thanos 13 on the list? People barely care about regular ghost rider, they'll get tired of the cosmic one soon enough. X-23 has taken a decade plus to get here, has made her movie mark, etc.

    Thanos #13 variant 9.8 sells for about $700. The thread was based strictly on value.


  10. On 3/13/2019 at 12:17 AM, FlyingDonut said:

    Just a point - there's a great deal of study on this. Best time ( most views) for an auction to end is 10:30 eastern time.

    For any ho-hum book sure. But as I said before, if it's a big book / hard to find, people will find a way to bid on it. For instance, the last Batman 608 RRP 9.8 that went to auction ended at 11:45 PM EST and commanded the same price as the BIN that the boarded just sold.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Batman-608-CGC-9-8-Jim-Lee-Retailer-Incentive-Edition-RRP-Variant-Hush-Joker-/283339976460?hash=item41f860ef0c%3Ag%3ANe4AAOSwnKFcPTdM&LH_Auction=1&nma=true&si=pSm8RTdW%2Bz8fojfen%2BQmTf6v2FQ%3D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

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  11. 2 hours ago, FineCollector said:

    Look at the cover of #1: pastel pink, with a teenager holding a pacifier in her mouth.  Everyone looked at that in Previews and said, "yeah, no thanks."  That's why.  If she first appeared in Uncanny X-Men, it'd be a $40 book, tops.

    It was well known that #3 was going to be the first issue of the daughter of Wolverine. Had less to do with the cover of the first issue and a lot more to do with when it was released. Also, it was also not usurped by a surprise "cameo" in some other issue with is a common occur ace these days. It's the definitive first appearance.


  12. 23 hours ago, ygogolak said:

     

    I disagree, and Umbrella Academy is my proof!

    If the show is good, the demand CAN build. Not that it will, but it can. And of course, there is TWD. I find it odd that UA has increased in price even though all the shows were released at once and Deadly Class, released weekly, has not seen that increase.

     

    21 hours ago, divad said:

    IF? The show is good, in fact darn good. I've enjoyed 6 episodes already. :bigsmile:

    The "if" was not in relation any one show. It was a statement as to if a show is good or bad that can change the values after.


  13. 4 hours ago, valiantman said:

    Generally, this kind of major dip in prices is a result of cutting losses on failed speculation.  Similar to the 5 copies of Outcast #1 selling for $0.06 recently, the books have to return to the hands of those who appreciate them before the market can rise... or you need a new round of speculators.

     

    2 hours ago, Aweandlorder said:

    Its economy 101 really.

    The inflated amount of Preacher 1 submissions caused the book to crash once the smoke cleared. In other words the demand was purely spec driven. Once the speculators realized that the book had no real demand, after hundreds of submissions were sent in WHILE it was being speculated, they ditched the book. As a result the market was left with a flood of Preacher 1 supply that no one could use anymore. 

    This happens all the time. But never with a book that was so so sooooo far up there in price 

    I disagree, and Umbrella Academy is my proof!

    If the show is good, the demand CAN build. Not that it will, but it can. And of course, there is TWD. I find it odd that UA has increased in price even though all the shows were released at once and Deadly Class, released weekly, has not seen that increase.