Picker's Pocket Guide Comic Books: How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro (Picker's Pocket Guides) (Paperback)

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COMICS PACK PUNCH

Comic book values are soaring. Superman's debut, Action Comics #1, sold for $3.2 million. The first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27 fetched $1 million. Exceptional examples? Certainly, but you don't need X-ray vision to see everyone from collectors to savvy investors covets vintage comic books. Discover for yourself what insiders have long known with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking comic books.

You'll uncover:

- The best comics to hunt, from the 1930s-1980s and beyond
- Where to find hidden treasures
- Practical strategies for buying and selling comic books
- How to flip comics for profit and fun
- Common reprints and facsimiles
- Restoration and repair
Whether for pleasure or profit, the Picker's Pocket Guide is a real find.

About the Author


David Tosh, Mesquite TX, is a comic books expert/cataloguer at Heritage Auctions. He has had articles published in a number of magazines and has also written the introduction for several books on comics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781440244988
ISBN-10: 1440244987
Publisher: Krause Publications
Publication Date: October 13th, 2015
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Picker's Pocket Guides