Comics, Pulps, and Paperbacks: Why such a discrepancy in values?
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1 hour ago, Surfing Alien said:

Very nice selection, I think Avon hit their stride with the Triangle corner number look and really took off as far as art quality and composition in the Bullseye logo era

I agree. I still love the charm however of a few dozen of the first one hundred, especially the Paul Stahr covers like Five Murderers and Little Caesar from the first picture.  :cloud9:

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10 hours ago, Westy Steve said:

 Down the rabbit hole I go! I don’t think I shared this picture here? This Triffid book is a new pick up and I was mesmerized by the condition of this book. The bag makes it look like there is a corner crease in the upper right but that is just the light. The book was packaged inside a plastic bag and seems to be as clear as Mylar and makes the colors pop so I contacted the seller and asked where I could get some bags like these. 100 for $10.  They are already on the way. 

It’s really hard for me to buy comics now.   My dollar seems to go a long way in this field of collecting.

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Definitely not a money sport.  I think someone could have all the paperbacks from The Warren guide forward for less than a 3.0  AF 15.   And while condition is important, it's not 0.2 important.

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3 hours ago, Surfing Alien said:

Can't go wrong with minty Earle Bergey Popular Library covers. By coincidence I just picked up this unread green Bergey cover :)

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Wow that’s cool. I’ve been looking at that book and I thought that it was the same artist!  I love that cover. You’ll have to let me know where you got one that high grade. I didn’t see one.

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3 minutes ago, moonpool said:

Definitely not a money sport.  I think someone could have all the paperbacks from The Good Earth forward for less than a 3.0  AF 15.   And while condition is important, it's not 0.2 important.

Don’t give the peanut gallery ideas!   Nothing to see here!  Move along. 

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1 hour ago, moonpool said:

Heade time!

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I so want one of these...

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4 hours ago, pmpknface said:

I so want one of these...

The book or the girl :smile:

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Intimate Novel 32 - 1st printing of the DIgest sized 1st Edition of Basement Gang. This is the infamous "" cover.

The boner was covered up with a red sticker at some point in the distribution process and those copies are more common. The image was used numerous times later on both for a Beacon PB sized reprint and for the cover of Stallion Books 213 Reefer Club, but they all had the "problem" covered up in some way.

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The censor bot removed a word that rhymes with "election" from my quote above. I guess that's a "sensitive" subject lol

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20 hours ago, Surfing Alien said:

Just got a decent lot with a presentable copy of my favorite early Dell

No corner creases? WAY better than "presentable!"  :baiting:

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38 minutes ago, Surfing Alien said:

Yeah, pretty good lot, here's the rest of it...

That is a nice lot. I've never laid a hand on Diamond Lil. Seen it, but not in person. Strange that you can run across more copies of Dying Earth, Sin in Space, Junkie, Dancing Sandwiches, etc. than a Dell in the 500's.  :nyah:

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