Tuesday 01st September 2015,
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Browsing the "New Mutants" Tag


What are They Worth?

Looking for the best comic book isn’t always easy. CGC has made it simple  for me to find them if they are available, because some of them are not. I will soon have the best collection of New Mutants. That does not mean [...]

August 14, 2011 Features

Reaching For First Place

Sometimes the only thing that gets me through work is thinking or talking about comic books. It just relieves stress when I can talk about the exploits about a hero (or villain) in between waiting on tables. It also is [...]

August 8, 2011 Features

CGC for the Amateur

CGC (Certified Guaranty Company) changed the way I collect comic books. They were founded January, 2000 in Parsippany, NJ. and are currently headquartered in Sarasota, FL.  CCG (Certified Collectibles Group) presides over them along with NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation for [...]

July 23, 2011 Features, ZDONOTUSE


I don’t use PGX. I prefer CGC and with that in mind can I be unbiased in this article? Which company has stricter guidelines? Which company is cheaper? And which company has a quicker turnaround time? I think everyone has [...]

May 30, 2011 Features, ZDONOTUSE

CGC at Wizard World Philadelphia 2011

I imagine I feel like a kid just after Thanksgiving because Christmas is about a month later and that is the time between now and Wizard World 2011. Philadelphia is hosting this event at the Philadelphia Convention Center on Arch [...]

May 20, 2011 Features
‘I Am Captain America’ Variants

‘I Am Captain America’ Variants

During the months of June and July, Marvel plans to celebrate the theatrical release of Captain America: The First Avenger with a series of variant cover. These variants, dubbed “I am Captain America”, feature, instead of the expected Sentinel of [...]

May 12, 2011 ZDONOTUSE


Beta vs. VHS; Blue Ray vs. HD-DVD; Star Wars Vs. Star Trek; and the list goes on. Both CGC and PGX use the same basic principles to encapsulate their books. The following was taken from their own sites. The first [...]

April 5, 2011 Features

Comic Book Price Guides: Which One Do You Use?

I never understood how one price guide could have one book listed at one price while another guide could have the same book in the same condition at a different price. When I was collecting comic books in my teens Overstreet’s [...]

March 7, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

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