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Collector Symbiote private msg quote post Address this user
I'm looking at a huge lot of early modern age books (hundreds of long boxes), with plenty of duplicates. The lot seems to be old dealer stock and all of the issues are unread.

There doesn't seem to be any mega-keys in the lot (Amazing Spider-Man #300, New Mutants #98, Batman Adventures #12, Preacher #1, NYX #3 etc.) but there are some pretty decent ones (Caliber Presents #1, Superman The Man of Steel #18).

I'm more of a silver age enthusiast, but I understand that there are plenty of books from this era that are worth less than the bag and board they are in. I'm hoping someone on this forum can suggest other issues from this era to keep an eye out for.

The lot includes a vast array of publishers, like DC, Marvel, Caliber, Valíant, Vertigo, Now, Image, Eclipse, Topps, and many issues from micro publishers that sprang up during this time period.

I know there are people on here who know their stuff and I would like some advice about modern age books to look out for, that are not that obvious.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
I can tell you some mega hot Rick and Morty and Amazing Spider-man and Ninja Turtle keys that you wouldn't suspect would go for big money at high grade?
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COLLECTOR DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
OooooWeeeeee, the list of modern keys is actually bigger than you might think. It's not all drek.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
look for

Archie Comics Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #71
Archie Comics Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #72
Archie Comics Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Vol 1 #1 $1.75 price variant
Mirage Comics look for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #7 2nd printing Utrom Cover
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Collector RexMuff private msg quote post Address this user
I'm not sure where to start
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
Amazing Spider-man #688 Lizard Campbell cover
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Collector RexMuff private msg quote post Address this user
What years does this collection span?
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COLLECTOR DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
Look for DC New 52, Batman #1, Suicide Squad #1, Harley Quinn #1, Detective Comics #1, any other #1s from New 52 while you're at it.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user



man of steel 18 5th printing
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Collector CaptainCanuck private msg quote post Address this user
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man of steel 18 5th printing


There was a first printing
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
yes of course. but the 5th printing is more desired due to low print run

admittedly it's trending downwards right now though....
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Collector CaptainCanuck private msg quote post Address this user
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Look for DC New 52, Batman #1, Suicide Squad #1, Harley Quinn #1, Detective Comics #1, any other #1s from New 52 while you're at it.


The lot stops short of New 52. The most recent I saw was Ultimate Spider-Man, so early 2000's?
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COLLECTOR DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
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yes of course. but the 5th printing is more desired due to low print run

admittedly it's trending downwards right now though....

Correction, there are suckers who will pay an insane amount of money for it because of low print run...worth? meh lol
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COLLECTOR drchaos private msg quote post Address this user
@Symbiote It may seem like a minor distinction if Silver Age is your thing but before you go nuts with the details you should probably separate the copper age and modern age into two groups.

That will make it easier to sort them and find the keys you are looking for since you will end up with two smaller hay stacks.

Also, your copper age buyers and modern age buyers won't necessarily want a mix of both.
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Collector CaptainCanuck private msg quote post Address this user
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What years does this collection span?


Approximately 1987 to early 2000s
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COLLECTOR drchaos private msg quote post Address this user
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man of steel 18 5th printing


The fourth printing is also a big deal.
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Collector RexMuff private msg quote post Address this user



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Collector CaptainCanuck private msg quote post Address this user
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There are a few copies of Superman Man of Steel 17
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COLLECTOR DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
Any Preacher?
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Collector Pre_Coder private msg quote post Address this user
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Crap, I only have 2 copies.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
Preacher 1, 2, 3, 13, 42
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Collector CaptainCanuck private msg quote post Address this user
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Any Preacher?


No Preacher titles, but there are a handful of Absolute Vertigo #1
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COLLECTOR DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
@Symbiote @CaptainCanuck ok, ok, who's lot is this???
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Collector neyko private msg quote post Address this user
Astro city?
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Collector VaComicsGuy private msg quote post Address this user
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@Symbiote @CaptainCanuck ok, ok, who's lot is this???


Has me wondering too.
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Collector RexMuff private msg quote post Address this user
All Canadians are part of one symbiote 😜
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Collector Symbiote private msg quote post Address this user
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@Symbiote @CaptainCanuck ok, ok, who's lot is this???


Lol. We're both looking at it.
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COLLECTOR drchaos private msg quote post Address this user
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Preacher 1, 2, 3, 13, 42


I understand that Preacher 1 is a big deal.

Please clue me in on why the other issues are special.
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Collector Tdog13 private msg quote post Address this user
Preacher #13 is the first appearance of Herr Starr.
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Collector CaptainCanuck private msg quote post Address this user
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Preacher 1, 2, 3, 13, 42


I understand that Preacher 1 is a big deal.

Please clue me in on why the other issues are special.


2 is first Arse Face, I believe
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