Silver age comics that are heating up
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1 hour ago, Mercury Man said:

I am just not sure Lois Lane, even with an 'expanded' role in movies, is getting anybody excited.    I can take you to a store where you can buy Silver Age Lois Lane comics at $6 all day. 

Point taken and you are probably right but sometimes stuff comes out of nowhere.

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On 6/3/2019 at 10:31 PM, inovrmihd said:

Good example.  I guess I am talking about the “well known” keys.  I agree if it is a character even comic collectors weren’t really aware of, I can see the book going up in value.  My question is who is going to go out and buy a copy of FF1 or FF5 after seeing an FF movie?

It's actually really odd. You would think that with a character as well know as say The FF, it wouldn't fluctuate too much based on price. However we've seen this sort of thing before with even bigger books. Anyone remember the 9.4 copy of All-Star 8 that sold for just under 1mil on eBay after the movie came out? Oddly enough movies affect even the real big boys. I can't, for the life of me, imagine someone seeing Wonder Woman and then suddenly decide to drop 900k+ on her first app, but It happens.

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12 hours ago, ben parker said:

Actually someons who keeps up with such things said she was to have an expanded role

in upcoming movies as an investigative reporter(detective like role) but by all means

feel free to poke fun at my posts(tsk)

hm Maybe it's time to stock up on her first appearance, just in case.

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8 hours ago, Mercury Man said:

I am just not sure Lois Lane, even with an 'expanded' role in movies, is getting anybody excited.    I can take you to a store where you can buy Silver Age Lois Lane comics at $6 all day. 

VF or better?

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18 hours ago, Mercury Man said:
22 hours ago, ben parker said:

Actually someons who keeps up with such things said she was to have an expanded role

in upcoming movies as an investigative reporter(detective like role) but by all means

feel free to poke fun at my posts(tsk)

I am just not sure Lois Lane, even with an 'expanded' role in movies, is getting anybody excited.    I can take you to a store where you can buy Silver Age Lois Lane comics at $6 all day. 

Nothing surprises me anymore. When previously minor throwaway characters that no one cared about like Rocket Raccoon and Squirrel Girl become super hot and highly sought after, anything is possible. 

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10 hours ago, Lazyboy said:

hm Maybe it's time to stock up on her first appearance, just in case.

True. I already have three or four copies of high grade Action Comics #1. Think I'll hit up eBay to find 1 or 2 more. You never know.

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13 minutes ago, Jeffro™ said:

Rocket Raccoon and Squirrel Girl

Animal fetishes hm

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21 minutes ago, telerites said:

Animal fetishes hm

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"At this exact second, I thought you were a Build-A-Bear."

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19 hours ago, Mercury Man said:

I am just not sure Lois Lane, even with an 'expanded' role in movies, is getting anybody excited.    I can take you to a store where you can buy Silver Age Lois Lane comics at $6 all day. 

You can get low grade Lois books inexpensively, but higher grade are tough. People actually read them.

I've always expected her to have a bigger role in the future, there are more and more women going to the movies and becoming aware of characters. She's been evolving a little ever since the early tv show, not so much of a ditz in the Christopher Reeves movies and certainly not a ditz when played by Amy Adams.

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On 6/7/2019 at 9:49 AM, skypinkblu said:

You can get low grade Lois books inexpensively, but higher grade are tough. People actually read them.

I've always expected her to have a bigger role in the future, there are more and more women going to the movies and becoming aware of characters. She's been evolving a little ever since the early tv show, not so much of a ditz in the Christopher Reeves movies and certainly not a ditz when played by Amy Adams.

For my money, her best incarnation was on Smallville.

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9 minutes ago, PeterPark said:

For my money, her best incarnation was on Smallville.

Erica Durance :cloud9:

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On ‎6‎/‎4‎/‎2019 at 8:25 AM, LDarkseid1 said:

Yeah #3 has definitely been hot. A 9.8 of #4 though just sold pretty solidly though, with another 9.8 coming to auction.

It'll be interesting to see the results for the #4.

The clink had 4 #15 9.8's come through, all $5k plus sales, without a fault.

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On 5/31/2019 at 5:24 PM, rsouxlja7 said:

Two questions from someone who does not normally "speculate" on books:

1) Amazing Spider-Man 5 seems to have increased in value alongside FF5. Should I hold this book or keep holding for a Dr. Doom movie appearance?

2) I also have an ASM13 that I was wondering if I should sell now or if prices will continue to rise until the movie comes out in July. Any future upside beyond your typical value increases over time?

ASM 5 cover is such a cool classic Marvel cover - early Spidey and first Doom crossover.  Seems like it hasn't gotten as much love as 1-4, 9, 13-15 in the early run because it doesn't have a first appearance, but still lots going for it IMHO especially with 1-4 getting seriously pricey.

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