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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 12:01 pm    Post subject: Attn: Comic Book Ner-Umm...Experts. Reply with quote

So I used to be a casual comic book reader back in the 90's. Mostly X-Men and Spawn but a couple of others here and there. During that time I came across three old comics that I was able to add to my collection. I totally forgot about them until I found them again recently because we are getting ready to move and packing everything up.

Anyway, I know there are a couple of people here who are into comics so I was wondering if any of you knew off hand if these were worth anything or not? I know there used to be a price guide (Wizard I think) but I don't know where to look anymore.

First up we have Web of Spiderman #1&2
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Both are in pretty good condition, no major damage or flaws.

The last one is Green Lantern #2

This one is a little more beat up but is in still fair to good (fairly good?) condition.

Thanks for any info.
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 12:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From my understanding comics need to be in mint condition in order to be worth the big bucks.

I also have a big collection of 90's comics and it would be nice if they were worth something today. Like issue #1 of X-Men volume 2 or the comic where Superman was supposed to die at the hands of Doomsday (until it was revealed they were just trolling us). But I doubt they're worth squat.
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did that superman have a bright green cover? Because I think that was the only comic I owned as a kid. I didn't really get into them until I was an adult who could afford things.
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It looks like this.



At the time it was believed this would be the last Superman comic ever. We were so gullible back then.
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, you're just gullible.


And unfortunately, they aren't worth that much. If they have a CGC of 9.5 (which would basically mean you put them in plastic and never read them) you would probably be able to get a couple bucks for them. But that's about it. At least, I looked up the prices of those comics and they're relatively cheap.
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
No, you're just gullible.


Were you even aive in 1992?
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh well, thanks for checking for me though, appreciate it.

I still have that superman comic too. I bought one to read and one that I never opened thinking it would be worth something someday. Little did I know at the time that they printed like millions and millions of them making them worthless.

Then I started to buy all the spin off ones where there were like 4 different Supermen all claiming to be the "real" one until I wised up and saw what they were doing.
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2013 3:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Longo_2_guns wrote:
No, you're just gullible.


Were you even aive in 1992?

I was just commenting in general.

And yeah, that kind of stuff is always happening in comics. Because crossovers and deaths sell comics, and comics are hard to sell nowadays.
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