Speculation

The Long Boxers - Comic Book Run Collecting
Building a Run Collection
Building a Run Collection 1024 585 Craig Coffman

Run collecting takes time but can be a wonderful center piece in your treasure trove. Building a run collection is a fun part of this hobby that seems to be almost the lost art. These days, guilty, people are hyper-focused on grabbing and securing keys. Understandable as those books can really rocket overnight to prices…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Angela
Angela: The Next Big Character for Marvel?
Angela: The Next Big Character for Marvel? 1024 585 Craig Coffman

Angela has ties to GotG and Thor, making her an interesting addition to the MCU. I have thought Angela has potential to be the next big character for Marvel. Admittedly I am not the first to think of this, so not calling #first or anything. I just got around to doing something about it for…

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The Long Boxers - Blog - Early 2019 Hot Comics
Early 2019 Hot Comics Round-up: Die, Naomi, Niobe, and Bitter Root
Early 2019 Hot Comics Round-up: Die, Naomi, Niobe, and Bitter Root 1024 585 Craig Coffman

The Year is not even one third done and there are already many titles to explore. Seems like all my potential articles have been jumped by recent news on hot comics Bitter Root, Naomi, Niobe, and Die. Instead of giving full insights, I will just summarize my feelings on a few books here. You already…

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Spotting High Quality Books for Speculation
Spotting High Quality Books for Speculation 1024 585 Craig Coffman

Spotting High Quality Speculation Books Quality Control: Dings and Dents Section Let us talk a bit about choosing high quality books for speculating. I believe it is important to think about this when buying any books. Speculation books, in particular, that have not caught fire yet. Those books you hunt for and can find in…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Wednesday Wall 2019-2-27
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/27/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/27/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb This was a light week for me and luckily one of the books below paid for this weeks pickups. Lets see… Sonic The Hedgehog #14—Lamar Wells Cover Pull list book that I read with my son. Sonic just got finished fighting Rough & Tumble and now he has Dr. Starlite to…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Black Hammer 1
Exploring Black Hammer as Speculation Investment
Exploring Black Hammer as Speculation Investment 1024 585 Craig Coffman

Exploring Black Hammer as Speculation Investment Drop the (Black) Hammer Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth / Trillium) is back again with his tender storytelling stuffed full of interesting characters. Which is pretty much his signature. What makes this fun and heart-warming tales of super heroes different is the human element. Even if they are not human.…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Wednesday Wall 2019-2-20
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/20/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/20/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb Thought it was going to be a light week but I don’t think I have those anymore. High Level #1—Francesco Mattina Cover Picked this one up mainly for the cover which is pretty cool looking. The story is just starting out and seems a little slow so far. Looks like an…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - How To Evaluate Your Speculation
How to Better Your Speculation Evaluation
How to Better Your Speculation Evaluation 1024 585 Craig Coffman

How to Better Your Speculation Evaluation Comic Speculation is Cool We all like to speculate on comics. What if we were better at evaluating our speculation? There is a rush in finding a book no one has talked about, and when it does see some time in the sun, well that rush is awesome! While…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Wednesday Wall 2019-2-13
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/13/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/13/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb Super psyched about this week, a bunch of fun books I have been waiting for came out. Lets see what I came away with. Scooby Apocalypse #34—Cover B I used to watch Scooby-Doo when I was younger and I never paid any attention to the books that DC was putting out…

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The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Wednesday Wall 2019-2-06
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/06/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 2/06/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb Favorite day of the week coming up again. It’s like having 52 birthdays a year! Let’s see what I was able to grab this week. Harley Quinn #58—Derrick Chew Variant This cover has such great colors and at first glance it looks a little busy. Once you take it all in…

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