The Wednesday One – 1/10
Welcome to the night before Wednesday One! 1/10
Another week and this one seems to bring us a ton of cool covers, almost too many. Is there a flip and a “One”? Let’s see.
| Flash Vol 5 #38 Cover B Variant Francesco Mattina Cover
This cover is one of Mattina’s better ones and that says a lot as he killed it last year. This book is hot. It is getting double cover or more and isn’t a bad hold either. I want to slab one for my PC. Flash is a read for me also.
| Avengers Vol 6 #675 Cover G Incentive Alex Ross Color Variant 1:100
I am a Ross fan, but I don’t think he has a following like Huges or others. I like this cover and want it, but not enough to pay big money for. I saw 4 sales today $50-60, I am hoping it drops a little lower for me to snag. I think it is a fair grab $35 or under incase undercutting hits hard. Is it even a good flip? Let me know what Y’all think.
| Old Man Hawkeye #1 Cover F Incentive Steve McNiven –
Has a Wolverine #66 feel that I dig even though I’m not a McNiven fan usually. The higher ratio sketch cover doesn’t do it for me though.
| Venom Vol 3 #160 Cover B Variant In-Hyuk Lee Avengers
I really like this cover and it may be hard to find. My LCS didn’t get any and it seems to have sold out online quickly. I had to grab 2 off of the bay.
| Harley Quinn Be Careful What You Wish For Special Edition #1 Cover B Variant Chad Hardin
This is sexy and will be hard to find in nm+ with that black cover.
|Supergirl Vol 7 #17 Cover B Variant Stanley Artgerm Lau
Artgerm is on top with these Supergirl covers and this is no exception. Another one for the PC.
| Wonder Woman Vol 5 #38 Cover B Variant Jenny Frison Cover
I collect some Frison and this one will be added to that. One of the better WW she has done.
|Rose #7 Cover B Variant Loopydave
This one has some buzz, but it isn’t grabbing me.
Superwoman #18 Cover B Variant Emanuela Lupacchino Cover – I like Lupacchino’s Superwoman run, but I think I’m in the minority.
Avengers Vol 6 #675 Cover A Regular Mark Brooks 3D Lenticular Wraparound – I really like this brooks and hope they do the 2nd print non-lenticular also.
Darth Vader Vol 2 #10 Cover A Regular Giuseppe Camuncoli Cover – I really like this regular cover and the Icon cover is terrible.
Old Man Hawkeye #1 Cover A Regular Marco Checchetto – A good Checchetto, not great.
Jim Hensons Power Of The Dark Crystal #10 Cover B Variant Sana Takeda – I collect and love these Sana covers.
Barbarella #2 Cover D Variant Fay Dalton – So sexy and it has a great feel.
Lost Fleet Corsair #5 Cover B Variant David DeMaret Wraparound Cover – This looks like it would be a cool background for my desktop.
Phoenix Resurrection Return Of (Adult) Jean Grey #3 Cover D Incentive Stephanie Hans – This is a great Hans that I will be on the lookout for. I think it might do well long term.
Rockos Modern Life Vol 2 #2 Cover B Variant Miguel Mercado – I think this has a surrealist art style. It doesn’t do much for me, but I do appreciate it.
| Trumps Titans vs Mark Zuckerberg #1
WTF, seriously. I haven’t got the words to express my disdain.
| Dejah Thoris Vol 2 #0 Cover D Incentive J Scott Campbell Sneak Peek Variant
This isn’t very good by JSC standards. I know he has a huge fan base and there is a flip here at the right price, but I don’t care for this cover at all. The regular cover is a quarter so if this is your jam be careful to not overpay.
| Mister Miracle Vol 4 #6 Cover B Variant Mitch Gerads Cover
This run has been so good. I look forward to this title every month. This cover is cool also.
| Atlas & Axis #1 Cover B Variant Pau Cover
This one grabbed my attention and I’m going to give it a shot. Something about the art style.
|Old Man Logan Vol 2 #33
It is a good read, I’m curious how the Scarlet Samurai character does.
| Pestilence #6
I think this the last in the mini. I am behind but like what I read.
Royal City #9 – I love this read. I feel like it has a heavy 90’s feel for better or worse.
Stabbity Bunny #1 – I’m not buying the spec value like some, but I’ll give it a shot as a read. It has some sales double cover, but I think it drops quick.
Ghost Money #6 – I’m liking it.
Detective Comics Vol 2 #972 and Action Comics Vol 2 #995 – Always on my pull and have been solid.
Slots #4 – So far people seem to be digging it. I need to catch up.
Port Of Earth #3 – So far okay to good.
Monstro Mechanica #2 – Light and fun
- 2x Valiant high ratio’s Ninjak vs The Valiant Universe #1 Cover F Incentive Bob Layton Variant Cover and Bloodshot Salvation #5 Cover F Incentive Giuseppe Camuncoli Bloodshot Icon Variant – I don’t mess with Valiant, but if you see any high ratio for cheap, they seem to be flips. I think these covers suck personally. I do like Ninjak vs The Valiant Universe #1 Cover C Variant Photo Cover as this looks like a future movie poster and Ninjak vs The Valiant Universe #1 Cover E Incentive Francis Portela Interlocking Variant looks really cool and I’m a sucker for connecting covers.
Bonus look-back – how did last week do a week later?
How did last week’s spec end up doing? We take a look at last week’s predictions and see if we did OK one week later!!!
(Last week’s spec will be quoted like this. What it really did will look like this.)
Green Lanterns #38 Cover A Regular Shane Davis Cover – New Villian rumored. Maybe a long-term pick. Villians don’t do nearly as well as heroes do, but I’m going to grab 2 sets for the PC. – I’m still not sure if this is actually a first app, but it seems to be selling for double cover or so.
Batman White Knight #4 Cover B Variant Sean Murphy Cover – First “Neo-Joker” cover. It wasn’t a secret so it should have a larger print run, but a must grab for the long haul. – Mostly selling for cover. I think it is another slow riser.
Secret Weapons Vol 2 #0 Cover E Incentive Adam Pollina Variant 1:50 – High ratio Valiant is a must grab if you can find them and they are moderately priced. It seems like if you can grab it for ratio or under it is a win. I couldn’t see any for sale or any sold. Ghost? – Two sold and none listed. The last one sold for $80. Yeah, ghost.
Batman Vol 3 #38 Cover A Regular Tim Sale Cover – 1st app of “Anti-Batman?” Another long-term pick. This is selling from cover price to double cover and cover B is as well. I think in time this will be a slow riser.
Double bonus look-back.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 4 #792 Cover C Incentive Ryan Stegman 1:25 – Presales hanging around $30-40, but will it stay there? I think it does stay between $25 and $35. Probably a long-term slow riser. This is still climbing. A nm+ raw just sold for $70.
Nothing amazing spec wise so there is no “One.” There are a ton of cool covers and I will be hard pressed to only pick a few. I am always looking forward to reading Mr.Miracle. What are Y’all jamming on this week? Did I miss a spec? I feel like I am, but nothing is standing out. What covers and reads are you grabbing? Let me know and as always thanks for reading!
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