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Forum: FOOTBALL Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,024
Posted By Stat Monsters
Plus, the importance of a TE is key to winning. ...

Plus, the importance of a TE is key to winning.

Each and every week you have to play the TE position and usually one player/slot.

So, the points generated from this unique, TE position is...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-13-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Stat Monsters
Ale Garza submitted a great cover with Snake on...

Ale Garza submitted a great cover with Snake on it years ago for this project which never was released, so that should hopefully see the light of day and published, as it was an awesome cover.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-11-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Stat Monsters
If you're in the SF Bay Area, odds are in a...

If you're in the SF Bay Area, odds are in a sophisticated metropolitan market, treasure hunting is harder and harder to find gold nuggets.

If it's worth your time and gas to check out, go for it,...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-11-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By Stat Monsters
Harley Quinn has more mass appeal and the...

Harley Quinn has more mass appeal and the direction of the character is headed upwards, where Deadpool's character seems to have more downside and is in need of creative re-invigoration.

Marvel's...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-11-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Stat Monsters
To grade is to preserve, so I'd say grade it, "it...

To grade is to preserve, so I'd say grade it, "it is what it is" from the standpoint of not being able to increase or influence the grade, but at least it's a reputable 3rd party evaluation that's...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-11-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Stat Monsters
The best issues I thought were: #56-#63 by...

The best issues I thought were:

#56-#63 by Roy Thomas and Neal Adams

#129-#137 by Chris Claremont and John Byrne (and #141-142 of course!)

Then runner ups are:

#1-#16 by Stan Lee and Jack...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-11-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Stat Monsters
Option 1) Walking Dead Option 2) My Little...

Option 1) Walking Dead

Option 2) My Little Pony

...I'd go for

Option 3) Keep the money, put it in the bank and wait for a real investment opportunity.

* If I had to pick from the 2 'tho,...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-11-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By Stat Monsters
"a few" meaning more than 1? I think the...

"a few" meaning more than 1?

I think the prices are rather high right now, not to say they're not going to sustain or increase, but it's far from a hidden gem and if anything may be riding bit...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-11-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 427
Posted By Stat Monsters
Not knowing what order you picked the players and...

Not knowing what order you picked the players and how many teams were on your league I'd make the following comments:

QB Nick Foles - generally ranked too high at QB, even higher than Tom Brady...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-11-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By Stat Monsters
Technically, I like Vick Ballard better (when he...

Technically, I like Vick Ballard better (when he was healthy) aside from draft positions, card values and all fanfare, if I were just judging football for football, no fantasy, no salary, no other...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By Stat Monsters
Comic Link Summer Feature Auction starts AUGUST 28th Original Comic Art

Now that the heritage auction is over... Here's a sampling of some of the original comic art to be auctioned off via ComicLink's Summer Feature Auction where online bids begin on August 28th, 2014......
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 08-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Stat Monsters
X-Men comics lacked remarkable artwork outside of...

X-Men comics lacked remarkable artwork outside of what Neal Adams (#56-#63 & #6)and Jim Steranko (#50-51) did, even the work by Barry Smith (#53) was his 1st professional work and Jack Kirby (#1-17)...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,239
Posted By Stat Monsters
Answering the question is a reverse question...

Answering the question is a reverse question first:

Out of curiosity, how much do the publishers like Topps, Cryptozoic, Marvel, DC, etc. pay an artist to contract out for a stack of sketch cards?...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-15-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Stat Monsters
Lin will be good for LA from a PR standpoint and...

Lin will be good for LA from a PR standpoint and getting Asian fans both Asian American and overseas (remember Nomo and the Japanese press for the Dodgers), which boosts the overall economy of LA...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-15-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 996
Posted By Stat Monsters
Part of me almost thinks the opposite where the...

Part of me almost thinks the opposite where the NBA should only draft players who complete a 4 year BA/BS degree and graduate.

This will give college players the reality check that they need an...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-15-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By Stat Monsters
Modern (Current) Cards I buy RAW or if I want a...

Modern (Current) Cards I buy RAW or if I want a card for cheaper, I buy grades at lower than a 9 and sometimes you can get 'em cheaper. If you buy raw cards and get 'em graded yourself, you can...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-15-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,098
Posted By Stat Monsters
If it grades high it could be $300-500

If it grades high it could be $300-500
Forum: BASEBALL 07-14-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Stat Monsters
Yeah... Sell it via auction and let the...

Yeah... Sell it via auction and let the marketplace dictate the price knowing, if it's "hot" right now, in 10 years from now it's doubtful a picture of an animal with no statistical relevance is...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-13-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Stat Monsters
Good point. Values are based upon supply and...

Good point. Values are based upon supply and demand, so regardless of the supply (limited edition, short print, numbered or 1/1) and scarcity, it's the proverbial "If a tree falls in a forest and no...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 07-12-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Stat Monsters
There's also been a few ICEMAN Limited...

There's also been a few ICEMAN Limited Mini-Series too.

Also look for 2 fun filled issues if you're a fan of The Iceman...

Marvel Team Up #23 - Iceman and The Human Torch - Art by Gil Kane
...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-09-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 949
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's the nature of the beast. If you look at any...

It's the nature of the beast. If you look at any comic book original art forum out there, there's always situations where people wait and wait and wait, sometimes so many years that there's...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-09-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Stat Monsters
Panini is just printing money. It's pretty lame,...

Panini is just printing money. It's pretty lame, and 1/1 doesn't really mean anything anymore.

They're taking advantage of those impulse buyers into the World Cup hype, but the truly savvy...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-09-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Stat Monsters
BGS is the way to go! Especially if you're...

BGS is the way to go!

Especially if you're at peace with the strategy you stated of "If I go this route I would buying/selling to replacing any autos until the min grade on any card in the set...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-09-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Stat Monsters
If you open it and don't get 2-3 Jordan cards and...

If you open it and don't get 2-3 Jordan cards and 2 Jordan Sticker cards you know the box has been searched.

It's difficult to tell if the box has been tampered or not based on the fact that a...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-09-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,057
Posted By Stat Monsters
There's only a few good cards in the set now,...

There's only a few good cards in the set now, with many of the formerly hot players like Stephon Marbury, Antoine Walker, Marcus Camby, Jermaine O'Neal, and Shareef Rahim all in the rear view mirror...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-09-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,790
Posted By Stat Monsters
Similarly, don't people refer to opening card...

Similarly, don't people refer to opening card packs and boxes as "wax" when in fact the wax coated wrappers are went away in the mid 90's?

I think airbrush is just as fine to use in that everyone...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-08-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,075
Posted By Stat Monsters
This is a great witty one-liner! Thanks for...

This is a great witty one-liner!

Thanks for making a smile today... :)
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-03-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,773
Posted By Stat Monsters
Manziel's failure will be good for both the sport...

Manziel's failure will be good for both the sport and the hobby.

His card prices are priced as if he's actually accomplished something on the professional field, not just as a speculative...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-03-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By Stat Monsters
Since it's unauthorized as a release and not...

Since it's unauthorized as a release and not certified, you may have been better off sticking the autograph sticker onto an acrylic case or toploader, then you can insert any card into the card...
Forum: BASKETBALL 06-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 70,079
Posted By Stat Monsters
I'm putting together sort of a refined Hall of...

I'm putting together sort of a refined Hall of Fame (yet not all are in the HOF) collection of all NBA Players (no ABA) who have scored 20,000 + career points.

There's only about 40 of 'em, and...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 06-26-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,737
Posted By Stat Monsters
They need to get rid of the sticker autographs or...

They need to get rid of the sticker autographs or at minimum have better quality control over distributing cards with stickers that feature "cut off" (incomplete, where the autograph is clearly...
Forum: FOOTBALL 06-26-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By Stat Monsters
College uniforms are way more interesting than...

College uniforms are way more interesting than professional uniforms with the logos photoshopped out, and are nice, especially when produced before the athlete becomes a pro (pre NFL) more so than a...
Forum: BASKETBALL 06-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 848
Posted By Stat Monsters
My advice is: Buy what you like, don't buy...

My advice is:

Buy what you like, don't buy for value.

Don't chase treasure (i.e. breaking packs and boxes)

Buy single cards online or at conventions or in stores.

Don't buy the...
Forum: HOCKEY 06-24-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Stat Monsters
Forsberg seems a bit on the fence to qualify, but...

Forsberg seems a bit on the fence to qualify, but since he got in, does that mean Paul Kariya should get in too? How about Sergei Fedorov?

I think Jeremy Roenick and Mark Recchi should be in if...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-24-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By Stat Monsters
Cards are a dime a dozen. Balls are often...

Cards are a dime a dozen.

Balls are often too small and depending on the ink and the ball can fade or have the ink absorb into it.

I'd go for something bigger like:

1) A Home Plate Base
...
Forum: Blowout Cards Promotions! (And Other FREE Giveaways!) 06-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,020
Posted By Stat Monsters
2014 NBA Draft 1 = Joel Embiid 2 = Andrew...

2014 NBA Draft

1 = Joel Embiid
2 = Andrew Wiggins
3 = Jabari Parker
4 = Dante Exum
5 = Noah Vonleh
6 = Aaron Gordon
7 = Julius Randle
Forum: VINTAGE 06-04-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stat Monsters
1986 was an off year unfortunately with the best...

1986 was an off year unfortunately with the best RC I think being Vince Coleman, but it does have some nice cards of HOF players like Wade Boggs, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr., Ryne Sandberg, Nolan...
Forum: FOOTBALL 06-03-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Stat Monsters
Upper Deck had been fair to me years ago on a...

Upper Deck had been fair to me years ago on a hockey product, I was due a Mats Sundin autograph card and they replaced it with a Sydney Crosby black diamond rookie card, which was worth about $300 or...
Forum: HOCKEY 06-03-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,289
Posted By Stat Monsters
The LA KINGS are a great team, it's the bandwagon...

The LA KINGS are a great team, it's the bandwagon jumping local fans of Los Angeles who I think make most despise the local Southern California teams.

It's always fun to see these LA fans cheer...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 05-29-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Stat Monsters
Greg Land is one of the best cover artists. His...

Greg Land is one of the best cover artists. His work isn't without controversy, but from a general popularity standpoint, he's a fan favorite.
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