Many good things for the hoard this month and some of them are free! Coming soon — May 2017 — to a comic shop near you… Free Comic Book Day! The excitement is building. The first Saturday in May is the annual Free Comic Book Day. This means exactly what it sounds like. Walk into a comic shop on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and pick … Continue reading March 2017 Previews
There was a time when the first issue of a comic was a BIG DEAL. Something new. Something worth collecting. Something a serious collector might buy in multiples because reading issue #1 could spoil its pristine nature. Sadly, much of this is behind us now. Big business wants bigger money. If issue #1 sells more than any other issue, then logic states that more money … Continue reading Remember When Issue #1 Meant Something?
So many possibilities for the hoard this month. Whatever shall we do? The good news is that Dragon won’t complain in the weeks ahead that there was nothing at her local comic shop on new comic book day. A grumpy dragon on a Wednesday can make the rest of the week difficult. Coming soon — April 2017 — to a comic shop near you… New … Continue reading February 2017 Previews
I thought I was ready to pre-order my comics and then I took another look at the January 2017 Previews catalog. Some months there is nothing much and I desperately search for interesting and new. Other months find me making choices about where to spend my money. Dragons love adding comics to their hoard, but they are also reluctant to part with too many shiny … Continue reading January 2017 Previews
This month’s comic Previews looks a bit like The Revenge of the 70s. Along with some trades we’ve been waiting for and the usual ongoing single issues, Dragon will have to give up a bit of shiny treasure to get these Tales for Scales. Coming soon — January 2017 — to a comic shop near you… Welcome Back Both DC and Marvel are channeling a … Continue reading November 2016 Previews
This month’s comic Previews holds some exciting gift possibilities for friends, curious mashups concluding, the arrival of a few trade paperbacks, and more ongoing singles. Continue reading “Tales for Scales: October 2016”