Comics
Tradewaiting: Vertigo’s Bodies

Tradewaiting: Vertigo’s Bodies

In this edition of Tradewaiting, we review the trade paperback collection of Bodies, originally released as a miniseries under DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. Written by Si Spencer, it includes art from Dean Ormston, Phil Winslade, Meghan Hetrick and Tula Lotay, with each illustrating a different era of a story that

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Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Power Man & Iron Fist

Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Power Man & Iron Fist

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly look at comics that are rising in price in the back issue market, and this time around we’re taking a closer look at a pair of characters whose comic book history has been inextricably linked for decades: Luke Cage, the hero know as

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Tradewaiting: The Valiant

Tradewaiting: The Valiant

This edition of the Tradewaiting column reviews The Valiant from (who else?) Valiant Entertainment. But first, a couple of digressions… First, I’ve always been a fan of Valiant comics. The company initially launched way back in 1989, but its first big titles were the licensed Magnus, Robot Fighter and Solar, Man

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Thrill of the Hunt: Professor Zoom, the Reverse Flash

Thrill of the Hunt: Professor Zoom, the Reverse Flash

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly look at comics that are rising on the back issue market, and this time around we’re looking at the DC Comics villain Professor Zoom, also known as the Reverse Flash. Driven in part by appearances on the CW television series The Flash, the

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Tradewaiting: Marvel’s Star Wars: Princess Leia

Tradewaiting: Marvel’s Star Wars: Princess Leia

In 2015, Marvel Comics successfully launched a new line of Star Wars comics which has gone on to sell millions of copies. Generally speaking, both the fans and the critics have received these new Star Wars stories well. In this column, we’re taking a closer look at Star Wars: Princess

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Thrill of the Hunt: JSA Rising – Power Girl, Huntress & Mr. Terrific

Thrill of the Hunt: JSA Rising – Power Girl, Huntress & Mr. Terrific

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly look at hot comics on the back issue market, and this time around we’re looking at DC Comics’ Power Girl, and her allies from the Justice Society of America (JSA). You didn’t know the JSA was hot? Well, of all the books attracting

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Tradewaiting: Supreme: Blue Rose

Tradewaiting: Supreme: Blue Rose

This time around, Tradewaiting is reviewing Image Comics’ trade paperback collection of its miniseries Supreme: Blue Rose. Initially released as a seven issue miniseries, the story weaves a psychedelic yet poetic path through a range of comic book and sci fi concepts, often bringing a fresh perspective to old ideas.

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Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Jessica Jones and Alias

Thrill of the Hunt: Marvel’s Jessica Jones and Alias

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly look at comics that are rising in price on the back issue market, and this week we’re looking at the impact of Marvel’s hit Netflix series Jessica Jones on comic prices. The Jessica Jones character has always been a minor player in the

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Thrill of the Hunt: Batman’s Barbara Gordon & The Killing Joke

Thrill of the Hunt: Batman’s Barbara Gordon & The Killing Joke

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly look at comic book back issues that are rising in price, and this week we’re focused on Barbara Gordon, perhaps best known as Batgirl. There are some possible minor spoilers to the upcoming movie Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice later in the

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Thrill of the Hunt: ROM, Spaceknight

Thrill of the Hunt: ROM, Spaceknight

Thrill of the Hunt is NerdGoblin’s weekly column about comic book back issues that are rising in price, and this week we look at the surprising revival of ROM, Spaceknight. Based on a Parker Brothers toy, the ROM comic launched in 1979 and ran for a healthy 75 issues. Recently,

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