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Old 07-01-17, 11:25 PM   #901
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Re: Comic Book Bargains & Hot Deals

Stuart Ng has got a pretty good sale going on right now until July 5. No coupon needed, but you have to spend $75 before the discounts kick in (and there are no discounts on new arrivals).

He's got a phenomenal selection of import and hard to find artist/illustration monographs, how to books, and comic albums. His stuff is usually seriously overpriced, but there is some generous discounting going on right now, bringing most things down to a reasonable level with some true bargains here and there.

recent back issues of Illustration Magazine can be had for just over $10, and many of the imported Comix Buro sketchbook series come out to around $18 (still pricey for the size, but the best deal on them I've seen in a long time...and they are beautifully produced, if slim).

I usually check his site out monthly just to keep tabs on things and familiarize myself with new artists I'm not aware of- but I rarely buy anything anymore.

If you are going to buy something from him though, now is the best time to do it.
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Old 07-02-17, 02:22 PM   #902
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My wallet hates you Paul.
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Old 07-02-17, 07:17 PM   #903
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If it's any consolation, mine hates me too.
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Old 07-03-17, 08:31 AM   #904
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Knowing full well that I'm a hoarder and attempt to mentally justify binging in various sales almost weekly, I think my logic might be sound on this sale.

I really enjoy exclusives and "unique pieces of history". Owning something signed by creators I love gives me great pleasure. I've proven over my 50 years that I don't go to cons or other signing appearances all that often, maybe once a year on average at best. So grabbing somewhat cheap unique items here seemed like a good compromise.

I'll probably never get around to going to a con and meeting Mike Mignola and getting an item signed. But grab a signed sketchbook now for $30? Yes please!

I never got the chance to meet the departed Will Eisner or Joe Kubert. But grab a signed graphic novel from each for less than $50? Yes!

The problem was knowing when to stop. I initially found about 40 approximately $20 on average items from favorite creators. I cut that in third, but hopefully don't go back for another order.....
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Old 07-03-17, 08:32 PM   #905
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My wallet hates you Paul.
Thirded!

Fortunately/unfortunately my sketchbooks, art HC's, etc. are probably my most disorganized collection, with barely any of them written down. For once that was a positive, as I didn't want to buy a dup. of anything, and so was able to limit myself to 4 items at just under $90 w/tax (I went by in person, so no shipping [or potential shipping damage]).
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Old 07-07-17, 04:56 PM   #906
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I thought I'd share this. The deal was featured in the first issue of Marvel Comics Digest. It's worth an additional $5.97 off the subscription price for the new Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man penciled by Adam Kubert. It ultimately ends up as $22.99 for 12 issues.

Go to this website: https://subscriptions.marvel.com/parker

Then use code PETER at checkout. The ad says the code is good until December 28, 2017.
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Old 07-10-17, 07:47 PM   #907
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Amazon: Get $5 off book purchases (sold by Amazon) over $15.
Use promo code PRIMEBOOKS17

Expires Wed. night. Works for TPB, graphic novels, etc.

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Old 07-11-17, 08:02 AM   #908
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Barnes & Noble has a B2G1 on Marvel books going on until 7/18 and there's currently a coupon (code: VACATION) for 10% off $35+ and 15% off $60+ that stacks with it that expires on 7/12
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Old 07-11-17, 07:29 PM   #909
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I found a couple Trades on Amazon at 58% off apiece:

Suicide Squad (Ostrander) Volume 5 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1401262619
Unwritten Volume 11 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1401253482/

Maybe there are more, but if so I've not yet found any.
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Old 07-11-17, 07:38 PM   #910
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I just ordered that Suicide Squad volume from Instock Trades yesterday!
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Old 07-13-17, 05:54 PM   #911
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I found a couple Trades on Amazon at 58% off apiece:

Suicide Squad (Ostrander) Volume 5 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1401262619
Unwritten Volume 11 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1401253482/

Maybe there are more, but if so I've not yet found any.
I should have mentioned something earlier. Several older DC trades were hitting up to 60% off on Amazon during Prime Day.

Here is one like Robin Reborn from the 1990s:

https://www.amazon.com/Robin-Vol-Reb.../dp/1401258573

Lots of older, less popular trades are cheaper than ever on Amazon.
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Old 07-20-17, 06:15 PM   #912
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Barnes & Noble has their annual Buy 2 Get 1 Free sale on DC trades running until the end of July. The Marvel phase just ended I believe. It's a good sale especially if you have a membership that adds 10% off.

Many Barnes & Nobles are also handing out a few cool comic book freebies at the moment.

They are usually found on one of those small tables the chain so loves. Items include a couple of free comic book samplers and posters. There is a Spider-Man preview comic, a DC Young Animal sampler comic, and a very thick guide to DC trades I recommend. The guide includes trade timelines for most of the major DC characters.

Technically you are supposed to buy a graphic novel for the free items but I've found they don't care what you buy when taking them.

The coolest freebie is a fairly big DC poster with Tony Daniel art. It has Wonder Woman facing off against the rest of the DC universe. There is a separate promotion for free manga items, including a slick Your Name poster.
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