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…

read more
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…

read more
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…

read more
The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Wednesday Wall 2019-4-10
Wednesday Wall Climb – 4/10/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 4/10/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb Work has got me busy!! Missed a couple weeks here, but I’m back. Lets see what this week has in store. Detective Comics #1001 Regular Cover I like Batman but must confess that I only read his titles occasionally. I should probably fix that. This issue is the first appearance of…

read more
Wednesday Wall Climb – 3/13/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 3/13/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb A relatively light week for me since most of what I picked up were just my weeklies. Lets see what I picked up. Batman Who Laughs The Grim Knight #1 Gabriele Dell Otto Cover I really liked Dark Nights Metal and I especially liked the one shots about each of the Dark…

read more
The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Wednesday Wall 2019-3-06
Wednesday Wall Climb – 3/6/2019
Wednesday Wall Climb – 3/6/2019 1024 585 Guy Jackson

Your Wednesday Wall Climb I missed out on a couple books that I wanted to pickup this from this week’s Wednesday Wall. Let’s see what I did come away with. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #75 – Sara Richard Variant I have made it known that I really like Sara Richards covers and this one…

read more
The Long Boxers - Blog Hero - Sandman 7
Vertigo Comics—Sandman Issue 7 by Neil Gaiman
Vertigo Comics—Sandman Issue 7 by Neil Gaiman 1024 585 Craig Coffman

Quick post about Sandman 7 This quick post talks about Sandman Issue 7. I am a total fanboy for Sandman by Niel Gaiman. I loved it from issue 1 and have owned and sold multiple copies of each issue as well as collected versions of hard bound and TPBs. These books hit me at just…

read more
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…

read more
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…

read more
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.…

read more