There is a passion among collectors to buy items that are in excellent quality or
relatively difficult to find. This fact applies to comic book collectors too. While many of us love reading comic
books there are others who look for collectible comics. These comics are not confined to one genre or even one type
of comic book storyline. Instead the collectible comics are chosen by their collectors’ tastes.
The way to find good quality collectible comics is to take your time finding the
various facts about comic books. These facts include which types of comic books are considered as being collectible
comics. The collectible comics are not necessarily the current most popular comics.
These current comics may be very popular today but there is always the chance that
interest in these comic books will die away quickly. The type of comics that you can consider as being collectible
comics are ones that have been around for some time. In these collectible comics the interest in earlier issues is
still very strong.
While the publishing division of comic book companies may come out with new
editions and artwork of the original comic book, it is always possible to find unaltered comic books that are still
in the original artwork. When you find these types of comic books you should see if you can look at the condition
of the comic book.
Since comic books are declared as being collectibles only once their physical
condition has been examined you should see if you can find a comic book price guide that will inform you of what
these comic books can be bought and sold at when they are in great or good conditions.
The type of collectible comics that people look for include comics like the
original Archie comics, Wonder Woman, Little Lulu, Superman number 1 and the few early editions, Silver Surfer,
Richie Rich, Spawn, Vampirella, Transformers and many others. The best types of collectibles are the ones from the
very early days of the comics’ history.
When you come across collectible comics like these you should make sure that they
are in good condition. Once you have see how the quality of the comic book is both on the inside and the outside
you will need to have the comic book appraised. This should be done if it is possible before you buy it for
Once the appraisal has informed you about the status of the comics that you have
selected and you are satisfied with your purchase your next step is to provide protection for these collectible
comics. The best way to store these collectible comics is by inserting them into clear plastic sleeve pockets and
keep them stored upright.