The Wednesday One – 1/3

Welcome to the night before Wednesday One!  1/3

Happy New Year Y’all! Hope everyone had a safe and fun holiday. It is a light week which is nice on the wallet, but there are always books to keep in mind. Is there a “One” this week? Let’s take a look.


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.

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. This series has been great so far.

 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?

Batman Vol 3 #38 Cover A Regular Tim Sale Cover 

1st app of “Anti-Batman?” I like the B cover better personally, but the A cover seems to be hotter. I think people think the upper left villain is the kid, but I’m not sure. I did read the spoilers and it was interesting. Another long term pick.

Cool Covers


 Astonishing X-Men Vol 4 #7 Cover C Variant John Tyler Christopher Trading Card

I love this JTC variant. I’m a sucker for a hot Psylock and this one does it for me. No heat and I don’t expect anything long term either, but I grabbed 2 for my PC.

Walking Dead #175 Cover B Variant Bill Sienkiewicz Cover

I’m not a WD guy, but I like Bill and think this is a great cover. I heard this is a new arc also. They weren’t a secret so I don’t expect them to be scarce.

Batman Vol 3 #38 Cover B Variant Olivier Coipel Cover

The better of the 2 cover imo. Plus Batman is on my pull. I grabbed more of the B cover than the A preorder, but I will even them up from my LCS.

Astonishing X-Men Vol 4 #7 Cover D Variant Marco Checchetto Avengers 

I love this Checchetto. If it was a ratio it would be grabbing serious heat. This is way better than the Hulk a few week back ;). My LCS didn’t get any so I had to grab 2 from the bay. Is there a weird req for this cover?

 Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 4 #150 Cover A Regular Alex Ross 3D Lenticular

I love this Ross and can’t wait until the non-lenticular 2nd print drops. Hopefully, this is a good read also.


Rogue & Gambit #1 Cover B Variant Daniel Acuna Avengers Cover

Something about this cover just does it for me and it is the best of the R&G covers.

 Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Dance Of The Dead #3 Cover D Meguro

I missed this one, but I have the 7 of cups. These covers are cool, but they don’t grab any heat. I will probably grab one later.

Planet Of The Apes Ursus #1 Cover D Incentive Bob Larkin Unpublished Magazine Variant 

This has a classic feel. I like the trade dress version better than the virgin which is rare. I think the dress adds to the beautiful cover.

Rise Of The Black Panther #1 Cover B Variant Movie Cover – If you can get this signed by Chadwick this will go for $ in 9.8 SS.

Harley & Ivy Meet Betty & Veronica #4 Cover A Regular Jenny Frison – I’m a Frison fan, but this one is meh to me. I will grab it for the collection.

Rise Of The Black Panther #1 Cover C Variant Tyler Kirkham & Arif Prianto Avengers Cover – I like this Kirkham, but want to see it in person before I decide to grab it.

Skip it

 Star Wars Vol 4 #41 Cover C Variant Rod Reis Galactic Icon

I’m burned out after the 40th covers. This one isn’t even good. I am a Star Wars whore though so I will probably grab it anyway.

Watchvark #1

I don’t get these. I see them as pointless homage. Does anyone care?

Cosmo #1 Cover A Regular Tracy Yardley

I think this is pump and dump. I don’t see it doing anything. If you believe I think cover A is the one to grab. I don’t dig kids books as flips in general.

Riverdale Digest #5

I’m still hating on the photo covers spec wise. If you can get all 4 sigs on a 9.8 SS I think it could make some $. But, I just don’t think people who love the show care.

Read it

 Animosity Evolution #3

I really like this world they have built and think it is prime for being optioned.

 Batman And The Signal #1 Cover A Regular Cully Hamner Cover

Batman has so many variations, but they have been good which has helped thwart fatigue. Can’t wait to read it.

 Injustice 2 #17

The injustice series has been awesome and this is always on my pull.

X-Men Grand Design #2

1st was great and a welcome surprise. I’m excited about issue 2.

Extremity #10 – A great read so far. Grab a trade and jump in.

Star Wars Adventures Forces Of Destiny Princess Leia – These are fun and for a young target audience.

Solar Flare Season 2 #3 – I like this read and season 2 has been good so far.

Star Wars Vol 4 #41 – Star Wars is one of the few good Marvel titles. Plut it is canon.

Giants #2 – The first was good, I’ll try #2

Koshchei The Deathless #1 – This looks cool for Hellboy fans.



  • Spawn #281 – Is this a first app? I don’t care anymore, iirc they keep moving it around teasing everyone. I don’t care for spawn anyway and I don’t have high hopes for the movie. If this is your jam, more power to ya. The covers are good at least. Let me know if I should be grabbing this or the next one for a flip!
  • Classic Popeye #65 Cover B Incentive Len Danovich Variant Cover – I’m stealing this from Mel V. I like the Zombie take and missed this. This won’t do anything, but I’m gonna grab one if I see it.

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.)

Amazing Spider-Man Vol 4 #793 Cover B Incentive Ryan Stegman Variant 1:25 –  Sales averaging $35 with a high of $50. It’ll probably drop to $25 after the undercutting. I think it will end up around $30 in a week or two. Seems to be averaging about $40 with a high of $50. That is a great flip I underestimated how much people like this cover. 


Phoenix Resurrection Return Of (Adult) Jean Grey #1 Cover H Incentive Stanley Artgerm Lau Green Costume Virgin 1:100 – I think it will sit around $100 for a week or two but will start dipping down after. Long term it is a $75 – Seems to be averaging about $75 with a low of $60 and a high of $100. 

 Double Bonus look back!

Incredible Hulk Vol 4 #711 Cover C Incentive Marco Checchetto 1:25 –  Is this a $35 book or a $75 book? I think it should be a $35 book. Last week this had seemed to settle around $50 and this week it is still $50 it seems with lows of $40. 

Marvel Two-In-One Vol 3 #1 Cover H Incentive Alex Ross 1:50 – There are a few sales right under $30 and one at $35 recently. I think this has a floor of $25 and will eventually come back up to $35ish. Last week this had seemed to drop from $25-30 to $20 and is still around that. 

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. The week before last week this was selling around $50+ which is great and last week more of the same, but a few at $40 and one auction at $60. This week a 98 sold for $160 and still mostly selling between $50-70 raw. 

Darkhawk #51 Cover C Incentive Dan Mora Variant –  None, I think I skipped this one.  It hit a high of $40, but was down to $20ish. This week 1 sold for $40 and another $30. Can anyone tell me why this book has heat? 



This week is weaksauce. There is no “One”, no quick flip, just a few holds, good covers and hopefully a few good reads. This week is so blah I had trouble picking a featured image. This is a week I’d consider sleeping in or just staying warm inside. Not a great way to start off 2018, but a slow week is nice sometimes. As always thanks for reading and please let me know what Y’all think. Did I miss a flip?

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