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Forum: ComicBookJunkie 06-18-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By techtre2003
I would agree; if you are going to hold on to the...

I would agree; if you are going to hold on to the book for a long time I would avoid any book that's gone from the dollar bin to 3 or 4 figures because of speculation news over the last couple of...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 06-03-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By techtre2003
I've got a little over 400 issues of the run. I...

I've got a little over 400 issues of the run. I need 51-53 and 69 to finish my 50-100. Below that I only have 6,29,44, and 49. I'm thinking of selling my #6 and then just going from 20 on up; just...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-22-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By techtre2003
A few weeks ago I found an Iron Fist #1 in the...

A few weeks ago I found an Iron Fist #1 in the dollar bin. It was pretty beat up so I'm sure it's not worth more than a few bucks but it still felt like a huge score for me.
Forum: COMIC BUY/SELL/TRADE 05-15-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 434
Posted By techtre2003
1st Place - American Pharoah 2nd Place - Firing...

1st Place - American Pharoah
2nd Place - Firing Line
3rd Place - Dortmund
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By techtre2003
A raw #89 sold on ebay in March for $21.50 and it...

A raw #89 sold on ebay in March for $21.50 and it looks like it would have graded quite a bit higher than this. Unless there is something that makes this issue special, I'd have to say grading...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-15-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 750
Posted By techtre2003
They were saying over on the CGC boards that you...

They were saying over on the CGC boards that you can buy 1 ticket for NYCC at the Special Edition NYC. May be something for you guys to check into if you couldn't get tickets?
Forum: Off Topic 05-13-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 603
Posted By techtre2003
I had a 50. I'd fill the bottle with about 2...

I had a 50. I'd fill the bottle with about 2 inches of water, pump the thing full of air and then slowly unscrew the bottle. Made a nice little rocket launcher :)
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-13-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By techtre2003
Does the missing page affect the story or is it...

Does the missing page affect the story or is it just an ad page?

I've never bought a book with missing pages, but I've always told myself if I can get a smoking deal on a silver key with a...
Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback 05-11-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,442
Posted By techtre2003
Different banks have different policies. The bank...

Different banks have different policies. The bank I worked at makes funds immediately available. It would be possible for him to make the fake deposit and immediate withdrawal at the ATM, but it...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-11-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,381
Posted By techtre2003
I also have to wonder how many USPS employees are...

I also have to wonder how many USPS employees are trained to reject comics as media mail. I've asked the lady at our PO who has worked there for at least 15 years that I know of, maybe more, about...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-11-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By techtre2003
Check out comiccollectorlive.com; you should be...

Check out comiccollectorlive.com; you should be able to put a stack of books together from the same seller; just pay attention to their seller rating.

Also keep in mind, books from the 70s and...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-05-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By techtre2003
Try 1 Free Month of Marvel Unlimited | Try 1 Free...

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Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-05-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By techtre2003
Is anyone else planning on dumping the majority...

Is anyone else planning on dumping the majority of Marvel and DC titles like I am? The only thing that still holds some interest for me is Star Wars stuff.

They always talk about great jumping...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By techtre2003
Signature inside the book won't affect the grade....

Signature inside the book won't affect the grade. Also, as far as preserving the book, put it in a E.Gerber mylar with a fullback and it will be preserved just as well as it would be if it were...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-05-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By techtre2003
Free month of Marvel Unlimited

If anyone was wanting to try out the Marvel Unlimited subscription service, you can get a free month using the codeword "ultron".

You do have to enter your credit card information and it will...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-01-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,530
Posted By techtre2003
You don't actually see them dead though; it's...

You don't actually see them dead though; it's left open for them to come back. I don't really see this book maintaining much more value than Batman Inc. #8.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-01-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 673
Posted By techtre2003
What's even more sad is now that the Kickstarter...

What's even more sad is now that the Kickstarter is launched you'll see that there are so many golden age pieces going out that each piece would have to be a fraction of that tiny square.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-30-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 673
Posted By techtre2003
It will be interesting to see what the...

It will be interesting to see what the Kickstarter goal is and how much the buy in will be.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By techtre2003
My LCS is small too. They only get a handful of...

My LCS is small too. They only get a handful of variants for the bigger titles like Batman. Usually if I want a specific Independent title I'll have to have them order it as they don't carry a whole...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-30-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 856
Posted By techtre2003
I don't think I'd chance it. Even if the inner...

I don't think I'd chance it. Even if the inner wells are sealed airtight, the outer cases definitely aren't so you could get moisture build up in there. I guess it depends on how humid it gets out...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-27-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By techtre2003
The older label books are generally more...

The older label books are generally more desirable. One reason being that it's believed that CGC graded a little tighter in that time period. Also, pressing books for a higher grade wasn't the thing...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-23-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By techtre2003
Same here. ASM is the last Marvel superhero book...

Same here. ASM is the last Marvel superhero book I'm still buying and that's because I just want to continue the run. Well, looks like #18 will be the official end of my run. Still enjoying the Star...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-23-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By techtre2003
It didn't sell too well, but I enjoyed Bedlam -...

It didn't sell too well, but I enjoyed Bedlam - and you can pick the series up for next to nothing. I also like the Hellraiser books by Boom Studios.

Probably more supernatural thriller than true...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 04-20-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By techtre2003
The #98 was the 2nd book in a 3 part story that...

The #98 was the 2nd book in a 3 part story that dealt with drug usage. The comic authority didn't allow the subject matter therefore those 3 books didn't get the seal of approval on the cover.
...
Forum: Off Topic 04-10-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By techtre2003
I don't really have a problem with strange...

I don't really have a problem with strange artists playing on any of my stations. But, I think each station only has about 25 songs they play in rotation.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-30-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 619
Posted By techtre2003
It was good but I was actually expecting...

It was good but I was actually expecting something bigger to happen after Reedus' quote a little while back about the finale: “Wow, bring your Kleenex, and you’ll be screaming at your television.”
Forum: Off Topic 03-27-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 701
Posted By techtre2003
Networking is definitely the most important part...

Networking is definitely the most important part of finding a job. It's true that it's who you know just as much if not more than what you know.

Your best resources for networking will be right...
Forum: Off Topic 03-18-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,143
Posted By techtre2003
She definitely needs professional help. I would...

She definitely needs professional help. I would be honest with her and push her (in a supporting, non-accusatory way) to get that help. If after some time she still refuses I'd move on. You're young...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-18-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By techtre2003
Come on now, you just wanted to show off that 9.9...

Come on now, you just wanted to show off that 9.9 :p
Just messing with ya, but really 9.9 or 10.0 from CGC is like hitting the lotto; nice job.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-18-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,972
Posted By techtre2003
I personally wasn't offended by what you said;...

I personally wasn't offended by what you said; there is very little that offends me. I was just confused about where the comments came from especially the one about "asking for it". I understand now...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-17-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,972
Posted By techtre2003
How in the world did you come to that conclusion...

How in the world did you come to that conclusion :confused:
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-17-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By techtre2003
Lucky! :) I'm sure it got hammered for the...

Lucky! :)
I'm sure it got hammered for the Marvel chipping, but man, that's a nice 3.0!
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-13-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By techtre2003
$200-250 would probably be a good start. Check...

$200-250 would probably be a good start. Check out the copy that sold for $150 on the CGC forums: Low grade raw Keys! IH 181, AC 1, Bats 227, Spidey 29, 33, 252! - Collectors Society Message Boards...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 03-10-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By techtre2003
Although a nice idea, I wouldn't donate them to a...

Although a nice idea, I wouldn't donate them to a children's hospital. I've read of people doing that and the books just get thrown away because it contained questionable material. Even mainstream...
Forum: Off Topic 03-05-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By techtre2003
You would have to have a huge printer to do a...

You would have to have a huge printer to do a table of any usable size so I think you would have a hard time finding someone to actually do that. I don't know what kind of medium you were looking at...
Forum: Off Topic 03-05-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By techtre2003
I had the same deal with Mediacom. Didn't even...

I had the same deal with Mediacom. Didn't even have a phone in the house but had a phone line because it was cheaper. My bill shot up (I guess I was out of contract) so I called to remove the phone....
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 02-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By techtre2003
When I was doing pre-orders it was DCBS all the...

When I was doing pre-orders it was DCBS all the way. Deep discounts and the books always came mint. I don't know how they would ship single or just a few books, but I was buying about 20 or more at a...
Forum: Off Topic 02-13-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By techtre2003
You could get a video editing software and stitch...

You could get a video editing software and stitch your 10 min. videos together into one larger file. If you look around a little bit I'm sure you can find a basic free program to do that.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 02-13-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By techtre2003
Well, they are right, it's a 1st edition (or...

Well, they are right, it's a 1st edition (or addition). It's the '74 Famous 1st Edition with the outside cover ripped off ;)
Forum: COMIC BUY/SELL/TRADE 02-10-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By techtre2003
I haven't really seen any books like that around...

I haven't really seen any books like that around here for sale. You'll probably have a lot more luck if you go into the CGC forums; there are a lot more members there that deal in golden age and...
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