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January 28, 2014

Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed #143 Wolverine

Filed under: Swiped: Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed! — Doorman @ 8:55 am

After looking at hundreds of comic book covers, it becomes quickly apparent that not every cover is 100% original. Whether done intentionally or even underhandedly, there’s something about uncovering these “swipes” that adds a new element of fun to reading and collecting comics.

Wolverine vol. II #1
Wolverine vol. II #1
November 1988
John Buscema
Daken: Dark Wolverine #7
Daken: Dark Wolverine #7
June 2011
Giuseppe Camuncoli

On Ebay: Wolverine | Daken
On AtomicAvenue: Wolverine | Daken

January 21, 2014

Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed #142 Daredevil

Filed under: Swiped: Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed! — Doorman @ 9:50 am

After looking at hundreds of comic book covers, it becomes quickly apparent that not every cover is 100% original. Whether done intentionally or even underhandedly, there’s something about uncovering these “swipes” that adds a new element of fun to reading and collecting comics.

Daredevil #187
Daredevil #187
October 1982
Frank Miller
Daredevil #505
Daredevil #505
April 2010
 

On Ebay: Deadpool | Daredevil
On AtomicAvenue: Deadpool | Daredevil

January 14, 2014

Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed #141 Terminator

Filed under: Swiped: Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed! — Doorman @ 8:46 pm

After looking at hundreds of comic book covers, it becomes quickly apparent that not every cover is 100% original. Whether done intentionally or even underhandedly, there’s something about uncovering these “swipes” that adds a new element of fun to reading and collecting comics.

Terminator movie poster
the Terminator
1984
 
New X-Men #141
New X-Men #141
July 2003
Phil Jimenez

On Ebay: Terminator | X-Men
On AtomicAvenue: Terminator | X-Men

January 1, 2014

Cyberspace Comics Market Report #41 January 2014

Filed under: Cyberspace Comics Market Report — Doorman @ 8:20 pm

Here’s a look back at the current comics aftermarket.

Number of listings in eBay’s “comics” section: 2,562,124 (+8.54% from last month; +26.72% from last year)
Number of those that are Cyberspace Comics listings: 14,585 (+2.74%; +36.82%)
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on eBay: 0.56925% (-5.34%; +7.97%)

Number of eBay comic listings that are auctions: 135,610 (+2.48%; +52.41%)
Percentage of eBay comic listings up for auction: 5.29% (-5.65%; +20.29%)

My current eBay feedback (unique): 26,019
My current eBay feedback (total): 47,731
My postive eBay feedback score: 99.9%

Position Dollar Sales # of Current Listings
First Marvel Comics TPBs (1,589 listings)
Second Marvel (Bronze) Other Indies (1,589 listings)
Third Movie/TV (↑) Marvel Comics (1,516 listings)
Fourth TPBs (↓) Bad Girls (1,122 listings)
Fifth Bad Girls Clearance (1,116 listings)

 
Number of listings on Atomic Avenue: 1,611,451 (-0.84%; +9.97%)
Number of those that are in the Cyberspace Comics Store on Atomic Avenue: 63,275 (-0.43%; +19.03%)
Cyberspace Comics “market share” of comic listings on AtomicAvenue: 3.92659% (+0.41%; +8.24%)
Cyberspace Comics estimated “market share” of AtomicAvenue orders: 7.17% (+16.97%; +8.80%)

 
Number of members on ComicCollectorLive: 94,211 (+0.34%; +5.34%)

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