Month: June 2020

Mystery Box – Unboxing #3

Another mystery box from Silver Acre Comics arrived, and I couldn’t wait to get stuck in. For relatively inexpensive mystery boxes, I quite enjoy the contents to add to my comic collection, but do they make for a good Comic Deal? The joys of comic collecting through mystery boxes! I still have a few more

Mail Bag – Cadillacs and Dinosaurs #1

Comic collecting comes in many forms, and as previously pointed out, collecting what makes I love is definitely one of my favourite ways to approach the hobby. Nothing makes me happier than picking up a book from a lesser known franchise, one that has spawned cartoon series, video games, countless reprints etc. A franchise that

What Should I Collect?

I have seen it countless times on various forums and reddit posts, “I’m new to comic collecting, what should I collect?” It’s a difficult one to answer however in my opinion, it is always the same answer; Collect what makes you happy. I’ve been “new” to comic collecting approximately three times in my lifespan. Life

Mystery Box – Unboxing #2

As the lockdown draws on, I have another mystery box (more like a bag) unboxing to share with you all, this time from Silver Acre Comics via eBay. Can I happen across a good comic deal within this mystery bag? What gems can I add to my comic collection? It’s safe to say I definitely

eBay Quick Tips

I have been lucky enough to land a few mid-range key issues at rock bottom prices on eBay, some of which I will highlight throughout my blog posts. The world has become so much more technically inclined over the last few years, that it only takes a few clicks of the mouse to find the

Mystery Box – Unboxing #1

The first Comic Book Mystery Box Unboxing video is now live featuring a mystery box of 20 Marvel comics from Comic-Box.co.uk. Let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions for where to get good mystery boxes etc. within the UK, drop a comment!

Avengers #14

Recently, I have been seeking out affordable copies of silver age classics such as The Avengers and Amazing Spider-Man. With a lower price tag also comes a lower grade, however when I set my eyes on this little beauty, I knew I wanted it. At first glance, it looks a little rough with missing corners,

Where to Hunt in the Wild

Last year, I took some time to think about the comic book retail market within Northern Ireland. Although we are a relatively small country, our capital, Belfast, has at least four comic book shops, with various others scattered across the country. A short drive down south to the likes of Dublin would uncover a few