Hoknes Comics Hot 200 comics for late July

Bi-weekly column and list compiled by comics historian Terry Hoknes of http://www.HoknesComics.comhoknes@hotmail.com

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This list is updated every 2 weeks. This list is compiled from my non-stop research of the current market. I believe these were the most demand and growing in value books this month. This list focuses on all regular edition covers. (Variants are not usually listed unless they have heated up way above the potential initial high price for them). If you think I have missed any hot MODERN titles/issues please let me know. Here are my picks of what I believe are the hottest comics at this very moment from all sold out releases of MODERN comics online based on back issue sales ABOVE cover price.

Note these are all the “hot” recent sold comics that your comic shops will not have still on the shelf for cover price. However many speculators will hunt their local comic shops looking for that “hot” book that is still on the shelf – sometimes you find them!

This market report is based on very current constant online sales. Number of sales online above cover and the amount above cover price are the criteria I use for ranking books highest on the list. Usually books ranking highest in the top 40 are books that have made jumps in value since the very last chart. These are the books that are likely increasing at this very moment. Books ranking from #41-100 are usually big sellers and have recently jumped in the past months but have not climbed since the last chart. Any comics ranked below the top 100 used to be hot books and do have a high value but are no longer expected to climb in value so be more cautious hunting those books out. Data can get outdated quickly so I always suggest you look at ended sold auctions at http://www.ebay.com to see what the most recent sales prices are on any listed books. (If you spot an error or a forgotten book/price please let me know) Continue reading

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Diamond Comics Advance Reorder List for 8/2/15

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The Diamond Comics Advance Reorder List is a great speculator tool. It shows what books retailers are going back to get more of, in advance of their release. They are actually putting their money up betting these books get big. These are the books people are talking about in shops, message boards, and websites. Here is the Diamond Comics Advance for 8/2/15: Continue reading

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Battling Boy gets award winning Director

I have said it before and I will say it again, Paul Pope is one of my favorite creators. I have been a fan since THB was first released and have bought just about everything he has put out since.

Battling Boy, which was optioned a while back, had landed an Oscar award winning director. Continue reading

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One to Watch: Imperium #7

Divinity was one of the most popular new mini-series for the year, and not just from Valiant. Many people skip over mini-series for speculation, but end up missing out because of the mentality. We reported earlier that a second Divinity mini-series would be coming out in the fall. But the story is continuing before then. Continue reading

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Up and Coming Small Press: Magnetic-Press

Whats up CHU, Mel V here. This great opportunity that Anthony has given me with comicsheatingup.net has allowed me to seek and find new and upcoming books and talent that I can see having a major impact going forward, so once in a while I will be doing small write ups about up and coming studios and artists and writers etc. So with my 1st edition I’d like to showcase Magnetic-Press.
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Hunt it. Buy it. Flip it. Steven Universe

Here is a weird one I got from Terry Hoknes at http://www.hoknescomics.com.

Steven Universe is hot. The comic that is. The low print run kids comic is in demand. Continue reading

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Skelton Crew Studio Releasing Agent Poyo Plush

Thanks to our own Agent Poyo for this one.

Skelton Crew is releasing a Agent Poyo plus rooster, in line in size with the Chog Plus previously released.

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News on Negan and Walking Dead Sixth Season

He is coming. You know he will show up. it is just a matter of time. What will be the difficult part is covering up all the F-bombs he drops. Talks came out about Negan showing up on the sixth season of The Walking Dead:
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Wrestling Star Roddie Piper dead at 61

  

Wrestling star and pop culture icon Roddie Piper dead at age 61.  Continue reading

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One to Watch: “Original” Sex Criminal #11 Sketch cover hits eBay

People have begun to sell the Sex Criminal Sketch covers that they have been getting from the bagged Sex Criminal #11.

One of the “Sex Criminals #11 Original Sketch Cover” sketches, with the original frame cover has hit the market.
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