Comics, Pulps, and Paperbacks: Why such a discrepancy in values?
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2 hours ago, mstrange said:

Some HG weird tales I just got in.

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Those pulps look to be in uber nice shape.  :cloud9: Congrats on acquiring those.

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2 hours ago, frozentundraguy said:

Those pulps look to be in uber nice shape.  :cloud9: Congrats on acquiring those.

I don't know how to grade pulps but if they were comics would consider them to be VF condition

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6 hours ago, frozentundraguy said:

Picked up several more Ace doubles recently. I now have 44 of the 75 sci-fi titles in the series.

There are way more than 75 Ace SF doubles; I presume you're specifically talking about the D-series books?

On another note, I can never remember if the 75 includes Cry Plague or not...

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Whole lot of Brundage.^^ Last one Cenf?

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A recommendation, if I may.  I like collecting American vintage paperbacks, but British ones are my true collecting passion.  My favorite Artist is Reginald Heade.  Another collector/publisher has put out book of his art that is as comprehensive as probably possible.  I was able to contribute some of the pictures to his endeavor.

https://telos.co.uk/shop/other-non-fiction/art/the-art-of-reginald-heade-special-edition-h-b/

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17 hours ago, OtherEric said:

There are way more than 75 Ace SF doubles; I presume you're specifically talking about the D-series books?

On another note, I can never remember if the 75 includes Cry Plague or not...

I am talking about the Ace doubles in the D series. It's possible I have missed something in my spreadsheet, but I show 75 doubles including the Cry Plague book.

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3 hours ago, moonpool said:

A recommendation, if I may.  I like collecting American vintage paperbacks, but British ones are my true collecting passion.  My favorite Artist is Reginald Heade.  Another collector/publisher has put out book of his art that is as comprehensive as probably possible.  I was able to contribute some of the pictures to his endeavor.

https://telos.co.uk/shop/other-non-fiction/art/the-art-of-reginald-heade-special-edition-h-b/

All the work for Archer is legendary in the PB world

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1 hour ago, frozentundraguy said:

I am talking about the Ace doubles in the D series. It's possible I have missed something in my spreadsheet, but I show 75 doubles including the Cry Plague book.

Fair enough.  I don't have Cry Plague yet, but I've got all 6 PKD D-series doubles, the Conan, and the Ellison.  Not sure if there are any other D-series books that are particularly tricky to track down.  

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On 1/7/2019 at 8:19 PM, Bird said:

I do not know why pulps go for so little $

If CGC ever gets around to grading them ... look out above. 

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Up until the new cases came out they couldn't because of the overhang on the edges. Now the magazine is held in by pressure so it shouldn't be a problem I would think. The real problem is the lack of knowledge about them and the MUCH lower prices compared to comics. They seem like a natural since many people (like me) collect them primarily for the covers any way. Once they go for big prices publicly, I'm sure CGC will find a way to cash in on the money grab.

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1 hour ago, Robot Man said:

Up until the new cases came out they couldn't because of the overhang on the edges. Now the magazine is held in by pressure so it shouldn't be a problem I would think. The real problem is the lack of knowledge about them and the MUCH lower prices compared to comics. They seem like a natural since many people (like me) collect them primarily for the covers any way. Once they go for big prices publicly, I'm sure CGC will find a way to cash in on the money grab.

I would think the Digest sized paperbacks should be a no-brainer as well.

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The content barely fits the "JD" label but the cover art is amazing & totally in the genre. Plus the condition of this copy just set me back a step. It's square and glossy like it was on a rack new.

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Another one of the many suggestive Avon covers (and titles!) that also appeared in their comics. This cover is the same as the comic book Romantic Love #7

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3 hours ago, Surfing Alien said:

Another one of the many suggestive Avon covers (and titles!) that also appeared in their comics. This cover is the same as the comic book Romantic Love #7

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Man, that guy WANTS it!  :roflmao:

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