Interview Series with Comic Clear Supplies
This interview series is with another great product that I found out about while interviewing Victor Otero of Gator Guards. If you've been following my #comicbooktiptuesday on our Instagram, you'll know one of the tips I've mentioned is to always check the back of books before you buy them. And this product allows for you to see them without taking them out of the bag. We got a chance to sit down with the founder and learn more about their origins and their goals.
Will the Collectible Bubble Burst Soon?
It seems that the pandemic has created an incredible resurgence into the collectibel market. For some, stimulus payments were spent on collectibles., especially in the comic world. The hobby saw high graded key books sell for all-time records
Interview Series with Amazing Spider-Man Collector Extraordinaire - Bruce Wechtenhiser
If you're a Spider-Man fan, this interview will be a treat for sure! This interview series is with an owner of one of the most unique and premier collections of Spider-Man pieces. Bruce Wechtenhiser has been collecting everything Spider-Man since he was little. And from the looks of just some of the collection, he has a one of a kind collections all collectors can aspire to reach.
Interview Series with Artist - Tiffany Groves
This interview series with is with an artist I met through the Facebook groups I'm in. I kept seeing some great distinctive artwork and found it was her that created all these great pieces. Tiffany Groves has some amazing work and we caught up with her to get an inside perspective as an artist.
Interview Series with Brogan's Heroes Owner - Jeff Brogan
There is often a bad taste in a lot of collector's mouths from mystery boxes. The appeal of a mystery box is usually a chance at a high value book or a minor/major key with your purchase of a box of random comics curated by the seller. There are several that are popular however this interview is with Jeff Brogan, who hands down in my opinion, has the best mystery boxes out there. A great seller who truly packs books well and is super nice, he also moderates a few Facebook groups and manages to do hundreds of mystery boxes pretty frequently.
Should I Use Media Mail to Ship Comics?
The age old question among the comic book community is if Media Mail by the USPS is an appropriate means of shipping books. The short answer is no. However there are two schools of thought about wether or not this is a good or bad thing. Let's break down the rules of media mail from the USPS and also look at both sides of the story.
Interview Series with ComicShield Founder/Owner - Michael Hinson
This Intervew Series is with another comic book product entrepreneur Michael Hinson. I ordered a few pre-sale variants from Frankie's Comics and some came in this shipper I've never seen. I thought, wow, this is cool and different. After doing some research I happened to come across the owner on one of the Facebook comic book groups I'm in. He was happy to oblige me for an interview. And just recently I've found that they make a shipper for slabs as well!
Interview Series with Gator Guard Founder/Owner - Victor Otero
This interview series is with the founder of a great new product in the comic book collecting hobby - Gator Guard! If you ever wanted something a little nicer and stronger than a top loader, this is your answer. They also have UV protection built into the case as well. Victor Otero was even nice enough to send me a complimentary guard in advance of the interview too. He lets us know about how he came up with Gator Guard and also what's planned for the future of the brand.