Should I sell my comics?

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I guess I was kinda lucky in that the Finnish editions of Marvel superhero comics were generally running 2-5 years late compared to original American books. (Plus the Finnish publisher for Marvel often released earlier classic stories in various anthology titles.) So even though I only started reading superhero comics during the latter half of the 80s, I got to read stuff like Claremont/Smith and Claremont/Romita X-Men, Roger Stern’s Spider-Man, Miller’s and Nocenti’s Daredevil, etc. By the time the Finnish comics got to stuff by Jim Lee/Liefeld/etc, i.e. the ”dark age” of superhero comics, I’d moved on to Sandman, Corto Maltese and other "mature" stuff, and had mostly given up superheroes. I think Claremont’s last issue of X-Men was one of the last superhero comics I read, until I returned to them in the 00s. So I managed to miss the dark age and the speculation boom almost completely.

Tuomas, Tuesday, 15 June 2010 11:16 (twelve years ago) link

one month passes...

(ok, i have this as a stuck bookmark, possibly becasue of a deleted spam message. just bumping this thread to see if that makes the problem go away. pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.)

koogs, Friday, 23 July 2010 08:28 (twelve years ago) link


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