14th Sep2021

Unboxing: Scalextric ‘Batman: Classic Series’ 1:32 scale car

by Phil Wheat

Expanding on the success of the new Film and TV category introduced in 2020, Scalextric have produced the iconic 1960s Batmobile in 1:32 scale. The stylish and ultra-cool Batmobile, from the Adam West TV series, features the distinctive vintage fins and red trim, and comes with a Batman figure in 1960s garb. The wearing of […]

11th Aug2021

eBuying Comics: Week 62

by Ian Wells

This week I will be taking an in depth look at some key issues from the ‘Bronze Age.’ I will be going indepth for all the ;Comics Ages’ in the future. I am starting with the Bronze because it is the era I am most familiar with as a reader and a collector. Also it […]

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02nd Jun2021

eBuying Comics: Week 58

by Ian Wells

This week I am going to talk about a subject that I have previously touched upon many times before. I felt it was a bout time I went more in depth on it, as I have some personal connection with it and so can go deep. Without further delay the subject in hand is the […]

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12th May2021

eBuying Comics: Week 57

by Ian Wells

Last weekend through a contact I made via an eBay purchase I was sent a PDF of the first edition of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide from 1970. I felt it was my duty to put it under the microscope. In doing so I took some inspiration from Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg on […]

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10th May2021

A Memoriam In Four Colours: John Paul Leon

by Ian Wells

This past weekend we lost a well loved and well-respected member of the comics community. John Paul Leon has pulled his chair up to the great drawing board in the sky. Taken way too young at the age of 49 after a battle with cancer. As always with these memoriam pieces I do the out […]

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24th Mar2021

eBuying Comics: Week 54

by Ian Wells

There really is only one topic to talk about this week. I am of course referring to Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the comics and the storylines that influenced it. A quick review to get us started. I loved it. I thought it was a triumph in story telling and cinematography. I think I only used […]

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10th Mar2021

eBuying Comics: Week 53

by Ian Wells

This one is long overdue as I bring my Creator in Focus segment back to the pages of eBuying Comics – last seen in Week 38 where I looked at the key issues of Todd McFarlane’s career. I have decided to make a tweak to the segment, previously I looked at current values of those […]

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24th Dec2020

Video Unboxing: The ‘Batman Quantum’ Watch from Undone

by Phil Wheat

Check out this unboxing of the BATMAN QUANTUM watch from the folks at UNDONE. Inspired by the “Batmobile” and Mech-Batsuit, the BATMAN QUANTUM case sports a muted and sinister colorway, along with a sleek, sandblasted finishing touch for an ultimate reminiscent of its distinctive angles. Complementing the case is a dial that emulates a jet-engine […]

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16th Dec2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Richard Corben

by Ian Wells

At the end of last week  we received the news that another highly influential artist pulled up a seat at the great drawing desk in the sky. On the 2nd December Richard Corben passed away at the age of  80. Another talent gone too soon. I had to take a bit of time to put […]

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02nd Dec2020

eBuying Comics: Week 48

by Ian Wells

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Okay well only the first week of December but 2020 has been horrendous, so lets take the small victories. For a lot of people 2020 has been tough. Lockdowns, tier systems, furlough and social distancing. We have never experienced anything like this before. I hope in those […]

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16th Sep2020

‘Detective Comics #1027’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics I know every comic book publisher loves a ‘special’ issue, an ‘anniversary’ issue, or a ‘reached a big number’ issue, but at first glance a 144 page monster book for issue 1027 of Detective Comics seems a bit of a stretch. Longevity, sure, […]

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09th Sep2020

eBuying Comics: Week 42

by Ian Wells

This month I am going for a complete change of pace. Whilst doing some spring cleaning I found an assortment of trading card sets I have never filed away into a binder. They are just in bundles with rubber bands around them. the sets in question are Sin City 1999, TMNT Animated series 1996, DC […]

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28th Aug2020

eBuying Comics: Week 41

by Ian Wells

Gotham City a cold winters night. A downtown plaza is where we find our subject. He is a man respected and feared in equal measure. A cold hearted professional. When taking a mission in Gotham it comes with the added mission of avoiding ‘The Bat.’ But he is more than up to the task which […]

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22nd Jul2020

Pop Addled – Episode 212: Pop Majors Presents ‘Batman’ (1989)

by Phil Wheat

Another week, another episode of the Pop Addled podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly! Pop Addled is a pop culture podcast with nerd tendencies. Join Keenan, Sam and Timmy as they discuss movies, music, video games, sports, TV, comics, and any intersection thereof. Their brains have been thoroughly addled by pop […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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14th Nov2019

The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 306: Murder Quilt!

by Phil Wheat

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumours of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life […]

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13th Oct2019

Zavvi’s ‘Heist Collection’ – Launch Report

by Phil Wheat

It was a dark and stormy night on the crime-ridden streets of Gotham as we made our way… Actually it was more like a drizzly Monday evening on the streets of Manchester, where we made our way to a secret location a few minutes walk from Market Street to take part in a special preview […]

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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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28th Jun2019

Who Should Write Batman?

by Dan Clark

Recently DC announced that Tom King would be leaving the main Batman title at the end of the year and continuing his story in the Batman & Catwoman book. No matter your thoughts on that news the biggest question now is who takes up the reigns as the new Batman writer? It is a big […]

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