Thursday, January 22, 2009 - The Perfect Collection For The Comic Enthusiast

To learn a lot about comics and comic book collecting, website such as can be a great source of information. In addition to the selection of comic books, you can find a great deal of information and other products that make comic book collecting much easier and much more fun. and other comic book websites offer a wider variety of materials and resources than the normal brick-and-mortar stores. This is because the websites have more space and less of a need for storage space that traditional comic book stores need. If you got to a website like, you might get interested in the hobby and become a comic book collector yourself.

Online comic book collecting allows the collector to search for items that they really want. For instance, if you had every story that the Joker was ever in except for one or two, you would go to a site like and be pretty sure you could find it somewhere. This allows collectors to craft their collections with a lot more finesse, and take a lot less time doing it. Imagine how hard it would be if you had to wait until conventions came around or network every chance you got, in the hope of meeting a collector who had what you needed, and then trying to talk him out of it at a reasonable price.

Of course, the existence of sites like shouldn't mean that the collector gives up on books on collecting comics. There is a lot of good information still being made available in print media. You will probably even find some good print books about online comic book collecting.

With online comic book collecting comes on line information trading as well. The Internet has revolutionized the way collectors collect, and the way they meet, and the sheer numbers of other collectors with whom they can interact, and the comic books and books on collecting comics they can potentially buy., for instance, has message boards on its DC Direct page.

Message boards are another feature you will find at and other online comic book collecting websites. Message boards are generally better than blogs because they are more instant and provide a better forum for asking and answering questions. You can even cross-reference some of the information you receive on message boards so you are sure to get the most accurate answers regarding any questions you might have about the on line comic book collecting hobby.

For serious collectors, there is a wide variety of resources available to build our collection. On line comic book collecting websites like and others have a great selection of materials and resources that help to make the hobby more fun and exciting. While some find the "thrill of the hunt" more exciting by driving around trying to find the right merchandise, on line comic book collecting is a new way to relieve some of those activities because you can do it from the comfort of your own home.

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