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Captain America Key Issues Part 10

03/01/2014 12:41:00 PM

Finally, we wind down to the last of key issue comics for this list and get into some copper age Captain America key issues! Some of these are comics I did grow up reading. They may not be investment comics, but copper age key issues are on ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 9

03/01/2014 12:39:00 PM

We are quickly winding down to the last few key comics to this Captain America key issues list. We're still on bronze age key issue Cap comics, and quite a bit of them are sleepers. The Invaders #14 First appearance of the Spirit of ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 8

02/28/2014 19:00:00 PM

Welcome to Part 8 of the Captain America key issues list. Let's just cut to the point and get this on. Captain America #176 Steve Rodgers quits being Cap Although not the last time, this is the first time Cap quits being Captain America ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 7

02/28/2014 11:34:00 AM

Here's Part 7 to this Captain America key issues list. A lot of more great Captain America key comics and thanks for being patient. Much appreciated. We're still in the bronze age and moving along. If you came upon this post before reading the ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 6.

02/27/2014 16:37:00 PM

Part 6 to this key issue Captain America list. There's a lot to cover also. In case you missed the previous parts, it would be wise to start with Part 1. There's quite a lot of retconning with Cap and a lot of issues sporadically pointing back ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 5

02/27/2014 12:26:00 PM

When Captain America throws his mighty shield! Here we are with Part 5 to this Captain America key issue series.  Once again, if you happened to pop on here before reading the previous parts, I suggest you start with Part 1 so you don't get ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 4

02/26/2014 20:08:00 PM

Part 4 to this Captain America key issue list. Still a lot to cover, so let's dig into this one. Once again, it would be a lot easier to understand if you started this key comics series with Part 1. If you missed it, just click the blue Part ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 3

02/26/2014 12:55:00 PM

We've made it to Part 3 of this Captain America key issues list. Be sure to break out your want lists, for their are quite a lot of key issue comics. Also, if you started here and missed the earlier parts. I highly suggest you start at Part ...

Captain America Key Issues Part 2

02/25/2014 18:19:00 PM

Welcome to Part 2 to this Captain America key issues list. If you missed Part 1, be sure to click the blue link to read up on that one. If you already read it, then enjoy Part 2. Captain America Comics #16 Red Skull unmasks Cap Apparent ...

Captain America Key Issues List

02/25/2014 18:18:00 PM

Finally taking a shot at Captain America key issues. I know every golden age Captain America issue is a great comic investment to own, but I'm highlighting the important keys.  Captain America is Marvel's most retconned character. Marvel had ...

HIGH GRADE ALERT: CGC 8.0 Fantastic Four #46!

02/20/2014 18:21:00 PM

Fantastic Four #46 Volume 1 First appearance of Black Bolt Published January 1966 Writer: Stan Lee Artist: Jack Kirby  High Grade Key Issue Located WHY THIS ISSUE? Okay, aside from the fact that it's early Fantastic Four silver ...

First Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Trailer!

02/20/2014 12:57:00 PM

It's finally here: Our first look at the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy movie trailer. I must say I really don't know what to think about it. If you haven't seen it yet, you can check it out below. Looks like quite a bit of comic ...

Fox Announces Fantastic Four Cast!

02/20/2014 10:00:00 AM

Well, if fans didn't like the first Fantastic Four movies, claiming that the cast and just the whole world they made on film didn't fit, then I wonder what they have to say about the new cast for the upcoming Josh Trank Fantastic Four reboot.  In ...

Green Lantern #7 Values

02/20/2014 01:55:00 AM

It's been awhile since I've done comic values, and I've been meaning to get to this Green Lantern issue for a long time. Green Lantern #7 is the first appearance of Sinestro, one of the most iconic of Green Lantern villains, created by John ...

HIGH GRADE ALERT: X-Factor #6 CGC 9.8

02/19/2014 13:56:00 PM

X-Factor #6  Volume One  1st full appearance of Apocalypse Published July 1988  Writer: Louise Simonson  Artist: Jackson Guice  Inker: Bob McLoed High Grade Key Issue Located: mycomicshop - Two high grade CGC 9.8 copies ...

Batman Copper Age Key Issues

02/18/2014 13:50:00 PM

Alright, I've decided to extend this Batman key issue list with some important copper age issues that are gaining quite a bit of steam in the collecting world. If you missed the bronze age Batman key issues, you can click the blue link to go ...

Thor Key Issues Part 6

02/17/2014 12:27:00 PM

Here we are winding down with the last part to this Thor key issue series. If you missed Part 5, just click the blue link to go back and read. You'll be able to navigate your way to Part 6 after reading Part 5. Enjoy and thanks for reading. ...

Thor Key Issues Part 5

02/17/2014 12:24:00 PM

Wow, we're already on Part 5 here and quickly winding down to the last few Thor key issues in this series. Still in the silver age, though, where most of the worthy Thor investment comics reside. Let's get the thunder roaring here! The ...

Thor Key Comic Issues Part 4

02/16/2014 11:10:00 AM

Here we are with Part 4, and we've finally made our way to The Mighty Thor volume one key comic issues. We got some great Thor key issues left to cover, so let's not delay the Asgardian goodness. The Mighty Thor #126 First issue to Thor's ...

Thor Key Issue Comics Part 3

02/15/2014 13:48:00 PM

Welcome to Part 3 of this Thor key issue comics list. We are ending Thor's career in the Journey Into Mystery comics with Part 3 and heading into Goldie Locks own self titled series in Part 4. Still silver age key issues here. By Asgard, here ...

Thor Key Comics List Part 2

02/14/2014 20:47:00 PM

  And here we are with the 2nd part to this Thor key comics list. We are still on the Journey Into Mystery key issues regarding our favorite Thunder God!  If you missed Part 1, feel free to click the link to read up on that. You can always ...

Thor Key Issues List

02/14/2014 20:46:00 PM

Alrighty, it's about time this place listed some Thor key issues, and it won't be regulated to just the Thor titled series. It will stretch through Journey Into Mystery volume one and Thor volume one, as well as some other important titles Thor ...

Things The Punisher Movies Could've Done Without!

02/12/2014 12:50:00 PM

It's Punisher month for me, and I'll be paying homage to the character here and there to celebrate the 40 years he's entertained us in comics. As one of the first comic characters I really started following as a kid, I do have a particular fondness ...

KEY ISSUE ALERT: Ms. Marvel #1

02/10/2014 16:12:00 PM

Ms. Marvel #1 First appearance of Ms. Marvel  Published: Jan 1977 Writer: Gerry Conway Artist: John Buscema Key Issue located  mycomicshop - Several copies of this comic, which is becoming one of the hottest sought out bronze ...

KEY ISSUE ALERT: Marvel Super-Heroes #13!

02/10/2014 16:12:00 PM

Marvel Super-Heroes #13 First appearance of Carol Danvers Published: March 1968 Writer: Roy Thomas Artist: Gene Colan Key Issue located  eBay - There are a few unslabbed copies that's been located on eBay for this first appearance ...

Vision Cast In Avengers Age of Ultron!

02/08/2014 18:28:00 PM

Looks like another well-known and highly speculated Avenger will ensemble in the Joss Whedon Avengers sequel Avengers Age of Ultron. While most were speculating that Agent Coulson would return as The Vision, it turns out that Disney and Marvel's ...

Total Comic Mayhem's First Hate Mail!

02/08/2014 12:55:00 PM

It was bound to happen, and I expected it sometime or another. Everybody's got opinions for sure. Just think it's kinda strange this person wrote me an email instead of just commenting on Total Comic Mayhem itself. The only reason why I'm ...

Part 2 of The Top Punisher Key Issue Comics List

02/06/2014 13:24:00 PM

Welcome to Part 2 of the top Punisher key issue comics list. Like I mentioned in Part 1, the Punisher comics did introduce a lot of characters into the mythos, but not many became important iconic figures within the Marvel Universe. Therefore, ...

The Top Punisher Key Issue Comics

02/06/2014 13:23:00 PM

Since this month and year marks the 40th anniversary of the first appearance of the Punisher, I thought I'd do a quick list of Punisher key issues to honor this character that I've been a fan of for quite some time. However, when it concerns ...

HIGH GRADE ALERT: Marvel Premiere #47 CGC 9.8 Signature Series!

02/03/2014 21:28:00 PM

Marvel Premiere #47  1st appearance of Scott Lang as Ant-Man Published April 1979 Writer: David Michelinie Artist: John Byrne Inker: Bob Layton High Grade Key Issue Located:  WHY THIS ISSUE?   With the recent news concerning ...

Lex Luthor Cast For Man of Steel Sequel!

02/02/2014 23:51:00 PM

I still have no idea what to call this movie. Many are calling it Superman vs. Batman, but it's a generic title that refers to the Man of Steel sequel. I guess I'll just refer to it as the Man of Steel sequel until a title is actually confirmed ...

Win A Free NewKadia $250 or $100 Gift Card Contest Strikes Again!

02/02/2014 11:01:00 AM

It seems like NewKadia is bringing some major goodness for 2014! Last year they ran a lot of huge contests where comic fans could win a $50, $100, or $250 gift card to NewKadia for free! This contest is back. In February through March of 2014, ...

Comic Collectors Tools Pt. 2

02/01/2014 21:54:00 PM

By: Gerry D Certified Guaranty Company (CGC) http://www.cgccomics.com I'm pretty sure that everyone who reads this blog knows what CGC is. If you don't, it's a third party grading service that professionally grades comic books and puts ...

Happy 40th Birthday To The Punisher!

02/01/2014 13:59:00 PM

When it comes to comic characters that grabbed my attention and imagination in my early comic collecting days as a kid, The Punisher is definitely of them. He's actually one of the first characters I really started following.  Every day I ...

Nod To Adam Warlock In Thor The Dark World

01/31/2014 18:43:00 PM

Despite what you may have thought about Thor The Dark World, the end credit scene where we get the first glimpse of Benecio Del Toro as the Collector also gives a nod to none other than Adam Warlock. You may have missed it like I did, but there's ...

Comic Collectors Tools Pt. 1

01/29/2014 13:29:00 PM

By: Gerry D. Every serious comic collector wants to keep track of his or her collection and the value of their books, so I've decided to make a list of some comic book resources like price guides, online databases and libraries, and organization ...

Rock N' Roll and Comic Books!

01/27/2014 15:35:00 PM

No, this post isn't about Rock N' Roll comic books, although I'll be giving a nod to some. This post is about two of my many favorite subjects - Rock N' Roll and comic books -  and how they've linked together in my childhood as well as, most ...

Recent Comic Book Movie News

01/22/2014 16:49:00 PM

So what's the latest comic book movie news that's causing waves in the realm of fandom? Quite a bit actually. Some of it is disturbing, some of it is pretty cool, and some borders both. As you can tell from the banner above, we finally get ...

New Mutants #98 Value

01/22/2014 00:56:00 AM

It's true that a few copper age key issues rarely breakout, and there's only a few where the demand for them well exceeds the amount of copies floating around. New Mutants #98 is one of those rare exceptions. A lot it has to do with the extreme ...

Daredevil Key Issues Part 2

01/20/2014 13:51:00 PM

Welcome to Part 2 to this Daredevil Key Issue List, and the last part as well. I know, it's short but sweet, so here we go with the last few. Daredevil #105 Origin of Moondragon Of all the titles to place Moondragon's origin in, Daredevil, ...

Daredevil Key Issues List

01/20/2014 13:49:00 PM

The last few key issue comic lists were DC Comic characters, but I'm itching to get back to good ole Marvel Comics. With a Daredevil television show in the works, why not pump out a Daredevil key issues list that highlights some of Matt Murdock's ...

Another Round for the CGC Booth Part 2

01/16/2014 17:25:00 PM

As Gerry already mentioned in his post, Wizard World is coming to Sacramento in March, and like him, I'm gearing to hit the CGC booth and submit some more comics myself. I'd like to thank Gerry for taking the time to write that up and sharing ...

Ten Entry Level Investment Comics for Entry Level Collectors

01/15/2014 13:19:00 PM

Superman Key Issues List Part 10

01/14/2014 11:31:00 AM

Alrighty, we are closing up to this Superman Key Issues series, and while these are key issues, some may not be considered investment worthy. Quite a few are in the copper age so the highest grade is recommended. What I mean by that is the lowest ...

Superman Key Issues Part 9

01/13/2014 15:47:00 PM

And here we are with Part 9 to this long ass Superman Key Issues list series. I don't doubt that we'll go to a Part 10, but at least we're hitting some bronze age Superman key comics in Part 9, and some really good ones as well. Action ...

Superman Key Issue Comics Part 8

01/13/2014 15:44:00 PM

Welcome to Part 8 of this Superman Key Issue Comics list. A whole lot of goodness concerning key Superman comics. Some aren't easy finds, some are. But there's sure to be one or two you'll want to add your want lists. Superman #1 ...

Superman Key Issues Part 7

01/11/2014 18:42:00 PM

Pecking along here, and we're finally on Part 7, but still on the silver age era concerning related Superman key issues. More Superman key goodness awaits. Enjoy! Action Comics #255 Death of New Bizarro First appearance of Bizarro ...

Superman Key Issue Comics Part 6

01/11/2014 13:39:00 PM

Welcome to Part 6 of this Superman Key Issue Comics list. We've now hit some great, silver age important, Superman related comics, so get your want lists or keep them out, because here's some more worthy investment comics concerning Superma ...

Superman Key Comic Book Issues Part 5

01/10/2014 23:01:00 PM

Here we are cruising along with Part 5 of this list of Superman Key Comic Book Issues. We're still on golden age comics, and a lot of these key issue comics will be hard to find or extremely expensive. Nonetheless, if you're looking for investment ...

Superman Key Comic Issues Part 4

01/10/2014 16:15:00 PM

Welcome to Part 4 to this Superman Key Comic Issues series. We're chugging right along, so here's some more great Superman keys to discover! More Fun Comics #101 First appearance of Superboy First appearance of Earth One  First ...

Another Round For The CGC Booth!

01/09/2014 14:34:00 PM

Hi there. Guest blogger Gerry here again.    So, Wizard World is having a big convention in Sacramento this year and I'm super excited about it. There are going to be so many amazing guests like William Shatner, who played Captian James ...

Superman Key Comics Part 3

01/07/2014 15:47:00 PM

Welcome to Part 3 of this series. We are still on golden age Superman key comics, and some of the top comics to invest in pretty much ever. Superman #10 1st Bald Lex Luthor In his first few appearances, Lex Luthor is shown having ...

Superman Key Issues Part 2

01/07/2014 15:44:00 PM

Back again with Part 2 to this Superman Key Issues list. Be sure to break out your want lists. Action Comics #12 Ad for Detective Comics #27 Not particularly a key issue comic concerning Superman's mythos, but in this issue there ...

Superman Key Issues Part 1

01/07/2014 15:42:00 PM

Alrighty, it's time for another key issue comic series, and this one deals with the grand daddy of them all - Superman! Since Supes is the oldest superhero comic character of all time, this Superman key issue list will have several parts to ...

Total Comic Mayhem Year In Review 2013

12/31/2013 02:00:00 AM

Happy New Year! It seems another year has flown by, and some pretty awesome things have happened in 2013.  So let's recap: On the upcoming comic book movie front, we got some really big announcements. This past year saw the Black Panther ...

NewKadia Once A Year Clearance Sale 20 to 30% Off!

12/30/2013 16:06:00 PM

Another year is quickly winding down and that means a lot of businesses will be trying to clear out old inventory so they can bring in the new. Comic shops online or offline are no exception, and it's a great time to get some deals. So, where ...