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Collectible Editions of Retro Comics Hunted Worldwide

Collectible Editions of Retro Comics Hunted Worldwide

Many know comic books only as a form of entertainment. However, some comic books can be great items for increasing in value. Let’s have a quick look at what some of those comic books are.  This should come as no surprise that some comic books…

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This Shrinky Dinks Kooky Comics set was one of my holy grails that I thought I would never get my hands on

This Shrinky Dinks Kooky Comics set was one of my holy grails that I thought I would never get my hands on

Sometimes there are items that you remember from your youth that you think you will never get your hands on again. Perhaps it is very rare or very obscure or just not very common and you can’t quite remember what it’s called. I quite often…

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Commando comics

Name: Commando comics Publisher: D.C. Thomson & Co. Year: 1961 Country of origin: UK Category: Books, Comics, Mags Notes: I always liked the format of these comics. Nice pocket size and always very well bound. Very tactile. And great war stories and ‘ripping yarns’. A…

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Books, Comics, Mags

Books, Comics, Mags

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Physical things that have moved online

Physical things that have moved online

We recently wrote on this blog about how the internet has changed over the years. I wanted to take a bit of a closer look at one aspect that particularly fascinates me. One classic trend that we have seen in technology over the years is…

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The many appearances of the Batman franchise

The many appearances of the Batman franchise

It’s hard to know for sure who the most popular superhero is, but in terms of sheer ubiquity and mileage, Batman has to be up there as possibly the most widespread. The character has featured in countless comic publications, movies and TV shows since its…

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The pros and cons of collecting retro memorabilia

The pros and cons of collecting retro memorabilia

Since I got really into retro stuff about ten years ago, my collection has vastly increased. I became a bit hooked on adding things to my retro collection and increasing my amount of sources of nostalgia. Firstly, here are the three ways that I had,…

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Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Film has been around for over one hundred and forty years. It began with the first movie ever made in 1988 – albeit one that lasted about 2 seconds – and the first feature-length film in 1906. Of course, cinema has changed dramatically since then….

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Five 80s Icons We Would Like Rebooted Properly in the 2020s

Five 80s Icons We Would Like Rebooted Properly in the 2020s

If you haven’t heard yet, it’s the season of the reboot or the reawakening, with classic franchise Lethal Weapon likely to get a new sequel. Anything that was once popular is likely fodder for the 2020 remodelling or rebirthing. Movies, TV shows and video games…

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Rare Items From the 80s That Are Valuable Today

Rare Items From the 80s That Are Valuable Today

When people think of the 80s, what usually comes to mind is the extreme fashion sense back in the day, which includes big hair and bright and bold colors. It is also the time when many people say new wave and punk rock really became…

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