Comic Books

Giant Size X-Men #1

What does One-Shot mean in Comics?

A comic that only has one issue (a self contained story) is a One-Shot or 1-Shot. These are typically 24–48 pages in length and contain an entire story from beginning to end. One-Shots are industry standard when the publisher or creative team wants to test the market to see how the reception will be for […]

The 5 Most Valuable Comic Books from the 1990’s

So, you want to know what the Holy Grails are from the 90’s when it comes to comic books? You’ve come to the right place. Below we break down the top 5 most valuable comics from that decade. To qualify comics must be standard issue and mass produced (not one-of-a-kind) and have recent sales supporting […]

The 3 Most Iconic Comic Covers of all Time

Although this is a very subjective question, you can tell which comics have the most iconic covers by how often they come up in popular media or how many times the cover is homaged or referenced by current artists and writers. Three of the most iconic covers that seem to make regular appearances in both […]

Virtual Panel™ #1 – What Does It Take to Succeed as a Creator at Comic-Cons

Virtual Panel™ #1 with Onrie Kompan. Onrie Kompan is the creator of the comic Book series Yi Soon Shin. He has set records for independent sales for a comic creator at several conventions across the U.S. He teaches his strategy and tactics to other independent creators looking to make a splash in the comic book […]

Action Comics #1, 1938

The Most Valuable Comic Ever Sold

It may come as no surprise as to which comic set the all time record back in 2014 for the most expensive ever sold. In fact, some of you may not even know it began as a comic some 80 years ago. The character which is featured in his first ever appearance has graced dozens […]