05th Aug2020

Wolverine Wednesday #36

by Ian Wells

Wolverine #2-#3 Writer: Benjamin Percy | Artist: Adam Kubert | Colourist: Frank Martin | Letters: Cory Petit It has been so long since I read the first issue of the new Wolverine ongoing perhaps I should have gone back and read it before these two issues arrived in the post! If memory serves me correctly […]

08th Jul2020

Wolverine Wednesday #35/eBuying Comics: Week 39

by Ian Wells

With the world of comics slowly returning to normal, or the new normal at least I thought I would do what all great comics do and do a crossover. So in this installment of both Wolverine Wednesday and eBuying Comics I will be taking you on a whistle stop tour through my collecting history, the […]

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29th Jun2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Joe Sinnott

by Ian Wells

Late last week we lost one of the greats, a creator of great importance and influence. On 25th June legendary inker Joe Sinnott passed away. I didn’t feel my understanding of the complexities of an inkers work were enough to give the man a proper send off. But Joe’s work was such an integral part […]

16th Jun2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Denny O’Neil

by Ian Wells

At the end of last week we lost another of industry legend. Denny O’Neil passed away on June 11th of natural causes. He leaves behind in comics quite the legacy. Denny had a three decade spanning career that took in writing and editor duties at both DC and Marvel, as well as making stops at […]

14th May2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Marty Pasko

by Ian Wells

This past weekend Martin Joseph Pasko took a seat at the great writing desk above the clouds. Known to everyone as Marty he was one of comics good guys. Marty had time for everyone and everyone had time for Marty. He was a regular on the con circuit. Whether on panels or at his table […]

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06th May2020

Wolverine Wednesday #34

by Ian Wells

In the early days of this pandemic we find ourselves all in the idea flew around Twitter of doing a modern take on the Marvel/DC Amalgam of the mid 90’s. Just to put some commentary on to this idea, I’m sure it was suggested with the best intentions and it certainly got people talking online. […]

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15th Apr2020

Wolverine Wednesday #33

by Ian Wells

During these uncertain times for everyone and the comics industry I want to wish everyone positive vibes and say we will all come out of this stronger. Now a lot of people are doing comics reading recommendations the #NTYCBD ) New To You Comic Book Day is proving rather popular on social media. For Wolverine […]

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05th Mar2020

eBuying Comics: Week 38

by Ian Wells

This week I will be starting an all new spotlight feature. Unlike before where I would pick issues based on one character I track their prices the new spotlight will be a focus on one creator. So perhaps I will call it Creators in Focus. I will pin point all the single issues and collected […]

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04th Mar2020

Wolverine Wednesday #32

by Ian Wells

Wolverine #1 Writer: Benjamin Percy | Artists: Adam Kubert & Viktor Bogdanovic | Colourists: Frank Martin and Matthew Wilson | Letters: Cory Petit There best there is at what he does returns and what he does best this time is come back with a bang! A bouble bang really as this is a double sized […]

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25th Feb2020

eBuying Comics: Week 37

by Ian Wells

Trade paperbacks and hardcover collections are no doubt the comics industries biggest commodity. For my favourtite characters I am still a floppies guy. If I ever want to try something new, or catch up on something I missed, TPBs are the way to go. They are so readily accesible nowadays whether it be from comic […]

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05th Feb2020

eBuying Comics: Week 36

by Ian Wells

This year the character with the longest name in comics, and one of the coolest alter egos in comics, turns thirty years old. I am of course talking about the time-travelling mutant bad-ass that is Nathan Christoper Charles Dayspring Summers aka Cable. Although he has also been known as Askani’son, Chosen One, Traveler and Soldier […]

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28th Jan2020

eBuying Comics: Week 35

by Ian Wells

This week I wanted to take a look at the wider world of collecting comics, looking at a very niche subject outside of just buying and selling comics online. So you buy and buy comics, at cons, local comic shops, markets and online. What do you do next?  Bag and board them, then what? Put […]

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10th Jan2020

eBuying Comics: Week 34

by Ian Wells

The year is 2020, the most futuristic sci-fi sounding of years. With the futuristic motive set up and with this being the first eBuying Comics of 202o I am a firm believer in looking forwards not backwards. Admittedly that does sound a little strange when talking about old comics, but in regards to the blog […]

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08th Jan2020

Wolverine Wednesday #31

by Ian Wells

Happy New Year to you all. The year is 2020 and Wolverine is back among the living. Technically he returned to the Marvel Universe last year after the events of Wolverine Returns before joing Cyclops in the pages of Matthew Rosenbergs’ Uncanny X-Men. Check out Wolverine Wednesday #23 for a full wrap up of my […]

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24th Dec2019

eBuying Comics: Week 33

by Ian Wells

This week I will be revisiting all the ‘Character Spotlights’ from the year and seeing which ones of any have gone up in value. Firstly I think it is best that I outline the process I go through in deciding on which character to put under the spotlight and then how I acquire my valuations. […]

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04th Dec2019

eBuying Comics: Week 32

by Ian Wells

As soon as you start reading/collecting comics you will soon learn one of the hottest topics is fantasy fights. We have all been in a conversation that starts with “Who would win in a fight…?” A lot of the time this world of fantasy pits hero against hero! We can trace our fascination with this […]

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27th Nov2019

eBuying Comics: Week 31

by Ian Wells

With the big day fast approaching we are all prepping like mad for Christmas. I thought I would take this opportunity to maybe try and help out with some Christmas gift ideas for the comic geek in your life. In the past I have been accused of being difficult to shop for as a comic […]

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20th Nov2019

Wolverine Wednesday #30

by Ian Wells

Dead Man Logan #12 Writer: Ed Brisson | Artist: Mike Henderson | Colourist: Nolan Woodard | Letters: Cory Petit So this is it. The end of the line for Old Man Logan. A character who has been around for some years now in one incarnation or another. when he came into the main Marvel universe […]

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01st Nov2019

eBuying Comics: Week 30

by Ian Wells

From their humble Silver Age beginnings, to comic culture behemoth, to Marvel’s first successful movie franchise. The X-Men have certainly had a roller coaster ride in their fifty six years existence. Starting out with a roster of five (Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Iceman and Angel) led by Charles Xavier the ranks of the X-Men increased […]

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25th Oct2019

eBuying Comics: Week 29

by Ian Wells

For a while now I have toyed with the idea of purposefully buying comics on eBay with the goal of reselling them for a profit. A lot of items have been selling or should I say listing and not selling since the inception of this blog have all been from my own collection. My listings […]

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23rd Oct2019

Wolverine Wednesday #29

by Ian Wells

Dead Man Logan #11 Writer: Ed Brisson | Artist: Mike Henderson | Colourist: Nolan Woodard | Letters: Cory Petit This may be the penultimate issue but it continues to deliver in exactly the same way as the previous ten. It is an issue packed with action, drama and humour, just as the story has been […]

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04th Oct2019

eBuying Comics: Week 28

by Ian Wells

A great hero is only as good as their villains. The path a hero take is defined by multiple encounters with a collection of colourful foes. One of the greatest joys in reading comics is finding out who so and so will be fighting this month and how they will gain the upper hand? We […]

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