Comic Book Survival and Price Guide

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Did you know that several of the 10 top grossing motion pictures in history have been based on comic book characters? In their book, Sanjiv Purba and Sandy Sicilia take us into the world of comic book memorabilia collecting. They share their wealth of knowledge on how to maximize your dollars to realize the greatest value and fun from comic books. This is a great book of comic collecting strategy and history! They share how to collect wisely and how to avoid making costly mistakes. Researched and documented to ...
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Overview

Did you know that several of the 10 top grossing motion pictures in history have been based on comic book characters? In their book, Sanjiv Purba and Sandy Sicilia take us into the world of comic book memorabilia collecting. They share their wealth of knowledge on how to maximize your dollars to realize the greatest value and fun from comic books. This is a great book of comic collecting strategy and history! They share how to collect wisely and how to avoid making costly mistakes. Researched and documented to identify comic book rarities, this book guides collectors through different character appearances and milestone events. Pricing information is included for selected comic book titles, including significant sales information from the Internet.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780875886459
  • Publisher: Hobby House Press
  • Publication date: 3/10/2003
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Comics, Society, and Television 6
Frequently Asked Questions 8
Blue Chip Comic Books 10
Chapter 1 Ten Basic Survival Rules 14
Chapter 2 Comic Book Related Events 24
Chapter 3 Why Comic Books are Collected 28
Chapter 4 A Brief History of Comic Books 32
Chapter 5 Editorial Comments 48
Chapter 6 Comic Book Publishers 62
Chapter 7 What Fans Collect 78
Chapter 8 Where to Buy and Sell Comic Books 101
Chapter 9 How Much to Pay for a Comic Book - Making the Grade 104
Chapter 10 Protecting Your Collection 114
Chapter 11 Lists for Collectors 118
Chapter 12 Price Guide 146
Chapter 13 Related Merchandise/Magna and Anime Styles 168
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