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How many comics are on your collection?

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How many comics are on your collection?

1 to 999
4
17%
 
john lewis hawk, Keb, Pink_Orchid, theflyingwaffle
1,000 to 1,999
1
4%
 
MrBlack
2,000 to 2,999
2
9%
 
covalesky, Schlemmer
3,000 to 3,999
2
9%
 
Arion, outsider
4,000 to 4,999
2
9%
 
Glacier16, Jack Burton
5,000 to 7,499
1
4%
 
Regulator
7,500 to 9,999
3
13%
 
doombug, GiveWarAChance, pastajoe
10,000 to 14,999
2
9%
 
Drcharles, oogy
15,000 to 19,999
1
4%
 
Spektre
20,000 to 24,999
1
4%
 
The Old Doctor
25,000 to 29,999
0
No votes
 
30,000 to 34,999
2
9%
 
Chesscub, The Shadow
35,000 to 39,999
0
No votes
 
40,000 to 44,999
0
No votes
 
45,000 to 49,999
0
No votes
 
50,000 to 54,999
0
No votes
 
55,000 to 59,999
0
No votes
 
60,000 to 64,999
0
No votes
 
65,000 to 69,999
0
No votes
 
70,000 to 74,999
0
No votes
 
75,000 to 79,999
0
No votes
 
80,000 to 84,999
0
No votes
 
85,000 to 89,999
0
No votes
 
90,000 to 94,999
0
No votes
 
95,000 to 99,999
0
No votes
 
100,000 and more
2
9%
 
Amoebas, CountD
 
Total votes : 23

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby CountD » Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:42 am

outsider wrote::lol: CountD has more than 100k comics?! :shock:


I stopped counting.

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby outsider » Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:44 am

Victorian Squid wrote:There's some kids on the block who still remember my big yard sale from 3 years ago, I sold so many comics that day I gave them the empty long-boxes for free and they thought it was the coolest thing to have their first long-boxes to store comics in.
From 2001 to 2010, I had yard sales at least every other year.
I would put out some longboxes and have them ridiculously low-priced (25 cents per issue, sometimes 2 issues for 25 cents) and never sold a single issue.
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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby Victorian Squid » Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:49 am

outsider wrote:From 2001 to 2010, I had yard sales at least every other year.
I would put out some longboxes and have them ridiculously low-priced (25 cents per issue, sometimes 2 issues for 25 cents) and never sold a single issue.


Really?? That's crazy, how bad could your comics have been? :?

Query: Did you hit up the local craigslist and other free local outlets with comics in the tagline? I do that before any sale from yard sales to flea markets I'll be at, and it draws out the buyers for cheap comics en masse.

(Those kids were just from down the block, I thought it was cool because they pretty much had much better taste than the adults who drove in. They were buying Ditko reprints and Astro City. So these days I try not to run them over in the street or anything.)

I would have bought all your comics for 2/quarter probably and sold them for $1-$2 each. 8)

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby MrBlack » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:01 am

I started buying with Identity Crisis and stopped buying after Blackest Night. I've got 7-8 longboxes from that period, and a full size bookshelf of trades.

Everything I get now is digital. I've got a couple dozen trades and I'm buying three ongoings. It takes up much less space.

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby bkthomson » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:03 am

I've gone from 250 comics a month down to about 50.
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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby outsider » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:05 am

bkthomson wrote:I've gone from 250 comics a month down to about 50.
:shock: :o Forget Royce*, you're the rich dude here!



*is he gone from here for good?
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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby Jack Burton » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:08 am

It's a little hard for me to guess as the bulk of my collection is trades and I just recently purged about 2 long boxes full of comics.

I guess around.....4,000-5000 maybe?

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby bkthomson » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:10 am

Not sure about Royce. He was not banned but think just moved on to greener pastures.

Problem with my habit was I did the long box math on the amount of books per month and I was running out of space within a couple more years. Plus as my wife said, how are the kids going to handle all these books when I'm gone.

But at the end of the day, I just had not taste in comics, I'd buy the good and the bad and always find something good. Then I sat down with my wife went through my pull list and she help me eliminated a ton of books.
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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby Jack Burton » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:18 am

My kids are going to have instructions to fill a boat with whatever of my FF collection they don't want. Then load my body into said boat cover the whole thing in lighter fluid and light it up.

Nerdy viking funeral baby.

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby bkthomson » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:21 am

Jack Burton wrote:My kids are going to have instructions to fill a boat with whatever of my FF collection they don't want. Then load my body into said boat cover the whole thing in lighter fluid and light it up.

Nerdy viking funeral baby.

That is genius.
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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby MrBlack » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:22 am

Jack Burton wrote:My kids are going to have instructions to fill a boat with whatever of my FF collection they don't want. Then load my body into said boat cover the whole thing in lighter fluid and light it up.

Nerdy viking funeral baby.

While yelling "Flame On!" I would assume.

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby Jack Burton » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:26 am

MrBlack wrote:While yelling "Flame On!" I would assume.


Of course.

I'm a Ben man in my heart but light you're dad on fire while screaming "Clobbering Time" just doesn't fit.

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby bkthomson » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:34 am

Jack Burton wrote:
Of course.

I'm a Ben man in my heart but light you're dad on fire while screaming "Clobbering Time" just doesn't fit.

No, but funny as hell.
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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby Amoebas » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:34 am

Jack Burton wrote:My kids are going to have instructions to fill a boat with whatever of my FF collection they don't want. Then load my body into said boat cover the whole thing in lighter fluid and light it up.

Nerdy viking funeral baby.

So you want to be funeral pyred alongside just the DeFalco run? :shock:

:lol:

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Re: How many comics are on your collection?

Postby Jack Burton » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:42 am

Amoebas wrote:So you want to be funeral pyred alongside just the DeFalco run? :shock:

:lol:


:lol:

True story my sister's cat peed on all my FF comics when I was 15. At that time it consisted almost entirely of DeFalco stuff since he was the current writer.

At the time I was angry as hell but in retrospect it was clearly a sign.

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