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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
It seems every time an item is featured on this show, there's a huge spike in e-bay sales.

Foolkiller was a dollar bin book but sets were selling for hundreds after being in the spotlight on the show a year or so ago. Of course prices have settled back down.

Now, as of this morning, Alf #48 is pretty hot due to being on last night's episode. If you have a few copies, I'd suggest listing them ASAP if you're interested in a quick sale.
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Collector IronMan private msg quote post Address this user
ALF 48 - with it's "Risque Seal Assault" cover has been sought after and collectible for a very long time. Raw on eBay NM copies have long been selling in the $100 range, VF $50'ish and lower grade copies still brought $20-$30. Slabbed a 2.0 sold for $50 last year and 9.0-9.4 is $125 with a 9.8 selling for $350 - before the mention on Comic Book Men show. So this is no dollar bin book going nuts from exposure on the show.
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
Absolutely. I didn't mean to imply the Alf book was bargain bin stuff. Just that it will be especially hot for the next week or two & will sell perhaps quicker than usual.

I'm only hanging onto mine because I only have one copy. If I had multiples, I'd list a couple now to cash in on the added hype.
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
This Alf and the Rifleman Log issues are books I wouldn't mind having, but they've been priced out of the comfort zone I have for these types of books.
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
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Rifleman Log issues


This is new to me. Ya learn something new every day. Mind sharing an example?
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
@Thanatos legit has one lol
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Moderator The_Watcher private msg quote post Address this user
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Rifleman Log issues


This is new to me. Ya learn something new every day. Mind sharing an example?


Not my book. This copy will be in an upcoming auction


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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
Yikes.

Innocent, but unfortunate.
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
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Rifleman Log issues


This is new to me. Ya learn something new every day. Mind sharing an example?


Wow, I thought babies born in the Amazon Rainforest knew about this book LOL.
Thanks, @The_Watcher
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Collector Drogio private msg quote post Address this user
Is it me, or do his pants have a darker hue around the crotch region...?!
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COLLECTOR conditionfreak private msg quote post Address this user
Trust me. That is no accident. Someone was having a little fun at work.
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Collector doog private msg quote post Address this user
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This Alf and the Rifleman Log issues are books I wouldn't mind having, but they've been priced out of the comfort zone I have for these types of books.


Got my VG log at an antique mall for $3 last year. One of my luckier scores, and it gets a permanent display on the wall.
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
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Trust me. That is no accident. Someone was having a little fun at work.


Yep, and it wasn't Johnny Crawford.
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Collector IronMan private msg quote post Address this user
I collect the double entendre type covers and the comics where the artist slipped in a hidden nudity panel or message. As I learn of them I'll pick them up. I have a copy of Alf 48 (raw - maybe 9.0) and Rifleman 10 (CBCS 5.5. Here is the Rifleman a couple of others I own that are popular for the double meaning





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Collector Domogotcomics private msg quote post Address this user
That Betty is hilarious
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COLLECTOR JLS_Comics private msg quote post Address this user
This cover jumped up for a while (not sure if it maintained its spike) after appearing on the show
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