18th Jan2022

eBuying Comics: Week 71

by Ian Wells

A belated welcome to 2022 to everyone! I wanted to start by talking about some sales success I had just before Christmas. I sold a few of the X-Men comics, got a questionnaire back from one buy and even managed to sell some trading cards at last! I won’t let it go to my head […]

17th Sep2021

eBuying Comics: Week 64

by Ian Wells

In 1973 Marvel latched onto the Bruce Lee, Kung Fu craze and launched the character of Shang Chi into high octane kung fu action in the pages of their comics. Now it is my turn to latch onto the latest craze and talk all things Master of Kung Fu. Firstly I haven’t seen the movie […]

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08th Apr2021

eBuying Comics: Week 55

by Ian Wells

This Easter weekend in between eating chocolate and re-watching The Defenders on Netflix I did some comic collection housekeeping. There was a two pronged attack to the housekeeping: First I wanted to update my want lists both into a new notebook and in order of priority. Next I came across a new website for cataloguing […]

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27th Jan2021

eBuying Comics: Week 50

by Ian Wells

Are we in the new age of a second speculator boom? Immediately I would say yes. But there are a lot of caveats to go with that answer. It is not a heat of the moment answer. It is something I have believed has been coming for a number of years, possibly even longer than […]

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07th Mar2019

eBuying Comics: Week 14

by Ian Wells

This past weekend I attended London Film and Comic Con Spring (LFCC) at the Kensington Olympia. This is the first time Showmasters have organised an LFCC at this time of year. Usually it is at the end of July, I attended it about three years ago and it was by far the best convention I […]

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07th Dec2018

eBuying Comics: Week 8

by Ian Wells

With Christmas on the horizon I wanted to take a look at my ‘Top 4 Holy Grail Comics’. The reason it is four and not five is because the fifth entry on my list is the holiest of holies for Wolverine fans. I believe I have enough content to get a blog post about it […]

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20th Apr2015

Preview: Master of Kung-Fu #1

by Phil Wheat

Can one man stand against the might of an entire empire? Find out this May, as Shang-Chi is unleashed in Master of Kung-Fu #1, a new 4-issue Secret Wars limited series from creators Haden Blackman (Elektra) and Dalibor Talajic (Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe) who are all set to take you on a wild martial […]

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