Pre-Heat Speculation Thread - Get it before it gets HOT
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How to use this thread efficiently:

1. Find something to speculate on.

2. Wait till it comes out

3. Buy all copies you can find

4. List it here as HOT BOOK! WOW!! NO COPIES AVAIL AT LCS!!!!!

 

i've been doing this with the new Canadian dressed chips here in the states. So far no profits.

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I hear Thor 339 is due to explode any day now.

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Huck #1 out tomorrow, and already optioned for a movie by Studio 8 (Sony).
When I first saw this I thought it said Hulk #1 :shy:

 

I do like one of the Awesome Hulk #1 variants.

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I'll play.

 

Here are some of the books IMO that are undervalued, that I still "speculation buy" for cover or less in the wild.

 

Disclaimer: I am well-stocked on all of the books listed, so yes, pump pump pump...

 

Batman 21 - 1st Duke Thomas

Batman Eternal 9 -1st Julia Pennyworth

Superman Adventures 1 - 1st Mercy Graves

Earth 2 19 - 1st Val Zod

El Diablo 1 (2008) 1st Chato Santana

Green arrow 12/13 - 1st Onomatopoeia

Teen titans 8 - 1st Ravager - Rose Wilson

Teen Titans 26 - 1st Terra

 

Avengers Academy 21 - 1st White Tiger / Ava Ayala

New Avengers 4 - 1st Maria Hill

Young Avengers 1 and 5/6/10 - 1st Kate Bishop / 1st cover(s)

Cable 3 - 1st Weasel

Black Panther 2 1st Shuri

Captain Britain and MI13 1 and 11 - 1st Faiza Hussain / Excalibur

Captain Marvel 16/17 -1st Phayla-vell

Adan Legend of Blue Marvel #1 - 1st Adam Brashear / Blue Marvel

Dakota North 1 - 1st Dakota North

MCP 118 - 1st Doom 2099

Marvel Point One - 1st Sam Alexander

Punisher 64 - 1st Outlaw

Runaways 1 and 2 (vol 2) - 1st Victor Mancha

Secret Warriors 7 - 1st Manifold / Edin Fessi

Star Brand 1 - 1st Star Brand

Amazing Spider-man 565 - 1st Kraven's daughter

Venom 38/ 39 - 1st Mania

Vengeance 1 - 1st America Chavez

New X-men 117 - 1st Glob Herman

New X-Men 134 - 1st Quentin Quire

Avengers Arena 1 - 1st Death Locket

Thor annual 18 - 1st Flame

Thunderbolts 45-50 - 1st Citizen V John Watkins III

New Avengers 16 - 1st "Great Society/ Squadron Supreme" Doctor Spectrum

 

Cheers!

 

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Secret Service was selling for around $30 a set for the 2 months leading up to the movie. The problem for that series ( which was excellent. ) and Nemesis is that there is no new book related to the story coming out between movies. People have short attention spans. 2c

 

There are books that hold value after the series is over. Y is an example, but they are few and far between.

 

$30 for a set of 6 books isn't worth the investment, IMO. Unless you can get them for $1 each in NM, that's if you can actually get top dollar too. Lot of if's in there.

Like I said, I wouldn't touch a Millar book for spec. at this point.

 

Thats a fair point. I bought all of mine for less than a dollar so that had something to do with my thinking. lol

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Since we have a heating up thread, what about a "Pre-Heating Up" thread?

 

To start it off..

 

Contest of Champions #3 (2015)

Rumored to be a Venom/Hulk mashup ala What If... #4 (vol 2), which then gave us Incredible Hulk vol 4 #4 (variant)

 

 

If you already dont have hulk 4 mundo variant you missed the boat, nows the time to sell not buy.

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I'll play.

 

Here are some of the books IMO that are undervalued, that I still "speculation buy" for cover or less in the wild.

 

Disclaimer: I am well-stocked on all of the books listed, so yes, pump pump pump...

 

Batman 21 - 1st Duke Thomas

Batman Eternal 9 -1st Julia Pennyworth

Superman Adventures 1 - 1st Mercy Graves

Earth 2 19 - 1st Val Zod

El Diablo 1 (2008) 1st Chato Santana

Green arrow 12/13 - 1st Onomatopoeia

Teen titans 8 - 1st Ravager - Rose Wilson

Teen Titans 26 - 1st Terra

 

Avengers Academy 21 - 1st White Tiger / Ava Ayala

New Avengers 4 - 1st Maria Hill

Young Avengers 1 and 5/6/10 - 1st Kate Bishop / 1st cover(s)

Cable 3 - 1st Weasel

Black Panther 2 1st Shuri

Captain Britain and MI13 1 and 11 - 1st Faiza Hussain / Excalibur

Captain Marvel 16/17 -1st Phayla-vell

Adan Legend of Blue Marvel #1 - 1st Adam Brashear / Blue Marvel

Dakota North 1 - 1st Dakota North

MCP 118 - 1st Doom 2099

Marvel Point One - 1st Sam Alexander

Punisher 64 - 1st Outlaw

Runaways 1 and 2 (vol 2) - 1st Victor Mancha

Secret Warriors 7 - 1st Manifold / Edin Fessi

Star Brand 1 - 1st Star Brand

Amazing Spider-man 565 - 1st Kraven's daughter

Venom 38/ 39 - 1st Mania

Vengeance 1 - 1st America Chavez

New X-men 117 - 1st Glob Herman

New X-Men 134 - 1st Quentin Quire

Avengers Arena 1 - 1st Death Locket

Thor annual 18 - 1st Flame

Thunderbolts 45-50 - 1st Citizen V John Watkins III

New Avengers 16 - 1st "Great Society/ Squadron Supreme" Doctor Spectrum

 

Cheers!

 

 

Specualtion done right :golfclap:

 

 

 

See the diff between pumping and specualting now?

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I'll play.

 

Here are some of the books IMO that are undervalued, that I still "speculation buy" for cover or less in the wild.

 

Disclaimer: I am well-stocked on all of the books listed, so yes, pump pump pump...

 

Batman 21 - 1st Duke Thomas

Batman Eternal 9 -1st Julia Pennyworth

Superman Adventures 1 - 1st Mercy Graves

Earth 2 19 - 1st Val Zod

El Diablo 1 (2008) 1st Chato Santana

Green arrow 12/13 - 1st Onomatopoeia

Teen titans 8 - 1st Ravager - Rose Wilson

Teen Titans 26 - 1st Terra

 

Avengers Academy 21 - 1st White Tiger / Ava Ayala

New Avengers 4 - 1st Maria Hill

Young Avengers 1 and 5/6/10 - 1st Kate Bishop / 1st cover(s)

Cable 3 - 1st Weasel

Black Panther 2 1st Shuri

Captain Britain and MI13 1 and 11 - 1st Faiza Hussain / Excalibur

Captain Marvel 16/17 -1st Phayla-vell

Adan Legend of Blue Marvel #1 - 1st Adam Brashear / Blue Marvel

Dakota North 1 - 1st Dakota North

MCP 118 - 1st Doom 2099

Marvel Point One - 1st Sam Alexander

Punisher 64 - 1st Outlaw

Runaways 1 and 2 (vol 2) - 1st Victor Mancha

Secret Warriors 7 - 1st Manifold / Edin Fessi

Star Brand 1 - 1st Star Brand

Amazing Spider-man 565 - 1st Kraven's daughter

Venom 38/ 39 - 1st Mania

Vengeance 1 - 1st America Chavez

New X-men 117 - 1st Glob Herman

New X-Men 134 - 1st Quentin Quire

Avengers Arena 1 - 1st Death Locket

Thor annual 18 - 1st Flame

Thunderbolts 45-50 - 1st Citizen V John Watkins III

New Avengers 16 - 1st "Great Society/ Squadron Supreme" Doctor Spectrum

 

Cheers!

 

I love those Morrison X-men characters. It took a second for me to enjoy that change but looking back, it was a run that really stood out. Vengeance #1 is a ringer. Great cover, introducing a new character who happens to be in one of Marvel's new series with rumors of her own, and Dragotta art. ^^

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I'll play.

 

Here are some of the books IMO that are undervalued, that I still "speculation buy" for cover or less in the wild.

 

Disclaimer: I am well-stocked on all of the books listed, so yes, pump pump pump...

 

Batman 21 - 1st Duke Thomas

Batman Eternal 9 -1st Julia Pennyworth

Superman Adventures 1 - 1st Mercy Graves

Earth 2 19 - 1st Val Zod

El Diablo 1 (2008) 1st Chato Santana

Green arrow 12/13 - 1st Onomatopoeia

Teen titans 8 - 1st Ravager - Rose Wilson

Teen Titans 26 - 1st Terra

 

Avengers Academy 21 - 1st White Tiger / Ava Ayala

New Avengers 4 - 1st Maria Hill

Young Avengers 1 and 5/6/10 - 1st Kate Bishop / 1st cover(s)

Cable 3 - 1st Weasel

Black Panther 2 1st Shuri

Captain Britain and MI13 1 and 11 - 1st Faiza Hussain / Excalibur

Captain Marvel 16/17 -1st Phayla-vell

Adan Legend of Blue Marvel #1 - 1st Adam Brashear / Blue Marvel

Dakota North 1 - 1st Dakota North

MCP 118 - 1st Doom 2099

Marvel Point One - 1st Sam Alexander

Punisher 64 - 1st Outlaw

Runaways 1 and 2 (vol 2) - 1st Victor Mancha

Secret Warriors 7 - 1st Manifold / Edin Fessi

Star Brand 1 - 1st Star Brand

Amazing Spider-man 565 - 1st Kraven's daughter

Venom 38/ 39 - 1st Mania

Vengeance 1 - 1st America Chavez

New X-men 117 - 1st Glob Herman

New X-Men 134 - 1st Quentin Quire

Avengers Arena 1 - 1st Death Locket

Thor annual 18 - 1st Flame

Thunderbolts 45-50 - 1st Citizen V John Watkins III

New Avengers 16 - 1st "Great Society/ Squadron Supreme" Doctor Spectrum

 

Cheers!

 

 

Specualtion done right :golfclap:

 

 

 

See the diff between pumping and specualting now?

 

Here is the pump 'n dump: I agree with the 5 titles that I own :headbang: . The rest are not spec worthy zzz

 

 

:shy::grin:

 

 

Just kidding. Those are some good specs right there!

 

 

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I loaded up on those Young Avengers #1 too. Kate Bishop and America Chavez could both be winners long term.

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Now we are talking spec without heat on eBay. Kinda.....

Some of those listed had heat previously and have cooled off. Still a good list, and a good contribution to the topic.

 

Thank you

 

 

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Great topic, thanks!

 

I love collecting/speculating on new / under-used / cool characters I like from the big two. Thrill of the hunt!!!!

 

I used to collect sports cards in the 80's and 90's (I know, ashamed to admit it in public) and collected favorite players collections rather than sets (I got out shortly after sports cards crazy jersey/auto/ low printing stupid speculation garbage began - I lost big on Michael Vick 2001 contenders. - Last card I ever collected )

 

I still have my 10,000+ count Chris Mullins and Tim Hardaway collection somewhere...

 

Anyway, I still collect that same way. If I like a character, I hunt and buy their singles every time I find one. Wether they ever pop or not.

 

My full "under $5 characters want list" is pushing 150 1st appearances now. Hard for me to walk out of a store without finding a small stack of the characters on my list.

 

I was over 100+ copies of x-men 128 before Fantomex broke $10 about 5 years back during his Uncanny X-force run.

I was (am) over 100+ on Vengeance 1 (+ 25 variants) before she broke $10 with her A-force appearance this year. Funny thing this book started on my list as Vengeance 1 - 1st Ultimate Nullifier. :roflmao:

 

Here's a few more under $5 books from my wantlist I'm well stocked on

Round 2:

 

Detective 608 - 1st Anarky

Detective comics 647 - 1st Spoiler

Detective 735- 1st Cameo Mercy Graves in DCU

Catwoman 74 - first full Mercy Graves in DCU

Aquaman 7 - 1st Others

Birds Prey 77 - 1st Harvest

 

 

Captain America 434 1st Jack Flag

Dragons Claw 5 - 1st Deaths Head outside of Transformers UK

Invaders 1 (1993) - 1st Doctor Nemesis (of the X-Men)

Marvel Boy 1 - 1st Noh-Varr

Marvel Tails 1 - 1st Peter Porker / Spider-ham

Nextwave 1 - 1st "Red-Hair" Elsa Bloodstone

Silver Surfer 73 - 1st modern MCU Nebula

 

Cheers!

 

 

 

 

 

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the hood #1 -first hood

inhuman #1 first lash,inferno

inhuman #4 first reader, ISo

teen titans #39 miss martian

all new invaders #6 radiance

all new x-men #1 tempus

new warriors vol 5 # 6 fume

inhumans #5 -naja

batman #2 -first talon

infinity #4 1st thane

mighty avengers #4 quickfire

 

 

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Seeing some listed that I pull from the buck bins whenever I find them and put them in my "for future CGC" box (Yes, I have the lid marked with that)

Strikeforce Morituri #1, Marvel keeps renewing the copyright everytime it runs out so maybe they have plans

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the hood #1 -first hood

inhuman #1 first lash,inferno

inhuman #4 first reader, ISo

teen titans #39 miss martian

all new invaders #6 radiance

all new x-men #1 tempus

new warriors vol 5 # 6 fume

inhumans #5 -naja

batman #2 -first talon

infinity #4 1st thane

mighty avengers #4 quickfire

 

 

what shocks me most about this list is that there have been 5 volumes of new warriors.

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the hood #1 -first hood

inhuman #1 first lash,inferno

inhuman #4 first reader, ISo

teen titans #39 miss martian

all new invaders #6 radiance

all new x-men #1 tempus

new warriors vol 5 # 6 fume

inhumans #5 -naja

batman #2 -first talon

infinity #4 1st thane

mighty avengers #4 quickfire

 

 

what shocks me most about this list is that there have been 5 volumes of new warriors.

 

I know, you'd figure with the reboots they'd be on 8 or 9 by now

:jokealert:

Edited by tmcneil82

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