What I’m Ordering: April 2013 Previews

ImageWell I’m not going big on any titles at the moment so theres nothing I can opinionate on, however, I did do my April Preview earlier this week so I’ll share my picks,

1. Fantagraphics FCBD – looks interesting.
2. Star wars rebel heist #1 MATT KINDT COVER?!
3. Justice league united #0 (Justice League of Canada!)
4. Southern bastard #1 (Scapled Team back together)
5. Vamplets undead pet squad #1 (Writer / Creator – came up with some kind of My Little Pony or Babie or something?)

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Week of February 18

Two books that spring to mind as great pick-ups that are easy to find for under $5 but sell for more than $15 – 20 are Marvel Super-Heroes Winter Special 1991 first appearance of Squirrel Girl and DC Legends #3 first appearance of modern Suicide Squad. Thats not really news as much as its typically not discussed at length.

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Izombie #1 is starting to heatup again – The Cooke Variant is selling for insane figures – but what about Izombies first appearance? I think it will only be a short time before this book starts picking up more steam. Going from a $30 book to $50 easily.

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The Strain has also been picking up a lot of heat recently. #1’s selling for $45 – the #1 1:5 Variant selling for $75+

Another book to keep on your radar, Sandman #25 the first appearance of the Lost Boy Detectives. If Sandman is made into a tv-show or movie than won’t the Lost Boy Detectives be involved? Didn’t DC just release a Lost Boy Detectives one shot miniseries? Its the Preacher #13 rule.

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Also: it is worth noting that Oni’s series from last week that I spoke about in my previous post is now selling or $25 plus as a Cover A + B Set

My Pick This Week: ONI IS BACK with #1s? and DEVIL’s HOPYARD

This week is stupid. Why? Well look at my first pick for this week.
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Insect Bath #1 – Coming from Fantagraphics this odd-ball zine wannabe awesome book is selling for $10 plus. Buy it (if you can find it). Stock Low on Diamond and most stores didn’t order it. 

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Devil’s Hopyard #1 – Whatever happened to that guy who does Spawn with Mcfarlane? I was thinking to myself when I saw this, Oh thats right – other stuff. Devil’s Hopyard #1 is selling for $15 to $20. I don’t have confirmation of this, but ebay auctions are suggesting the title was picked up for a tv-show.

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Bunker #1 – Oni seems to be coming out with some pretty good material as of late. This weeks The Bunker #1 has two covers a regular and a subscription, and the subscription has a Francavilla cover. Sets are selling for $20 plus – this series seems to have potential.
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So those are the titles to be looking for, Insect Bath #1, Bunker #1 and Devils Hopyard #1 – did I mention that all of these books came out THIS WEEK?! 

Buy them, sell them, get back at me. 
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MEOW. 

Week of Februrary 10

This week has been all about TV-Shows and movies. The Strain has been picking up huge amounts of heat – now is the time to be picking up The Strain #1 – and the Strain #1 1-in-5 Variant – (which has peak sales of $75!)

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The tv-show is slated to be directed by Writer and Hellboy Director, Guillermo Del Toro, who has never directed a full tv-series. This TV Show has potential and now is the time to buy as many copies of the first appearance as you can! (The Strain #1)

Sean Astin (Hobbit, goes on convention tours) is playing the lead role which means its only a matter of time before we start seeing the CGC 9.8 SS copies coming on ebay. Buy now before it becomes a four figure book!

The Preacher Tv-Show has been given more Green Lights, I’m confused by the news but Preacher #13 – the first appearance of the Hunters – has skyrocketed in value. Raw Copies are selling for $30+ on ebay! This book was $1 last month!

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Its starting to feel like every week theres a new comic related hollywood announcement. Mainly because there is. Next on the list – Painkiller Jain! A New Painkiller Jain Tv-show series is in the works – start buying up as many 22 Brides #1 her first appearance (There are impossible to find variants) as you can! (I can’t find any) – I also think this book, Painkiller Jain #1 from Event Entertainment has potential!

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Brian Wood has had some pretty bad PR recently. But that hasn’t stopped DMZ (not DMX, oh man how great DMX in a comic would be) from being picked up by syfy for a tv-series. Now the book has gone from unsellable to potential $$$ – find, hold for a week or two for the news to catch on – than sell and make buckets of cash

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Since Convention season is here I’ll give you this great piece of advice thats taken me awhile to figure out. Adventure Time is insane. The Tv-Show, the Comics, the fans. If a convention has an Adventure Time Variant it will double in price within three months of the convention 90% of the time.