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for all ERA'S of comic book history and collecting

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SPECULATING 101 - Modern Comics

The ultimate guide on how to get started and to make smart choices and decisions in investing in new release modern comics.  Things you must know !      Learn the up's and downs and what NOT to do !   Make money buying new comic books and flipping for profit short and long term.    The downside and upside to investing in new comics.
INVESTING IN COMIC BOOKS

Terry Hoknes has spent over 20 years compiling data on thousands of the most historic and highly collected comic books of all eras.   His books are available here and are guaranteed to help you make money investing wisely and will educate you in ways you will not find anywhere else on the internet.  Click here to learn how to order copies of Terry's books on serious comic book investing and history.   You can support this website by ordering 1 of these books which we guarantee will make you money and save you money!!
FIRST APPEARANCES Index - silver age to modern

The ultimate guide to the 600 most important and popular characters created since the silver age up to the present.   DC and Marvel Comics plus other publishers include all the majors and secondary characters from Harley Quinn to Deadpool and Spider-Gwen to Spider-man and even includes rare print run data not found anywhere on the internet.
FIRST APPEARANCES Index - DC Comics Golden Age

The ultimate guide to the most important and popular DC characters created during the golden age and early silver age (1933-1963)   List of where to find their first comic book appearances AND first cover appearances - data not found anywhere on the internet.
Most valuable Comics of all time YEAR BY YEAR

Amazing reference breakdown year by year for every major publisher of the golden and silver age.   Find out what are the most valuable and historically important comics of every single year ranked in order with cover image artwork and Overstreet Price Guide values - these are the books proven with the best long term track record for investing.
Top 100 Most Valuable Comics Of All Time and profit margins

Terry compiles the most in depth breakdown of profit margin and growth of the 100 most valuable comic books of all time showing the incredible profit found in the biggest key issues for those of you interested in the most historically important comics ever made.   We also have a companion video on youtube showing the updated Top 50 most valuable comic books of all time.
The complete history of 1930's Comic Books

Terry Hoknes teaches the most in depth history of comic books ever told in his continuous series that analyzes every single comic book ever published in chronological order starting with 1933.   Over 1,000 different comics from the first decade of American publishing analyzed showing the entire birth and popularity of the superhero genre and the growth of the medium as World War Two approached.   The Platinum Age turns into the Golden Age of comics with analysis of 1,000 comics from the 1930's and the companion video series shows 20,000 images including tons of interior rare early comic strip panels.
The 100 Most Important Early Comic Book Characters Pre-1940

This handy list covers every genre and every major comic book character and newspaper strip for those who want to learn more and/or collect the earliest important events in comic history.

Terry Hoknes teaches the most in depth history of comic books ever told in his continuous series that analyzes every single comic book ever published in chronological order starting with 1933.   Over 1,000 different comics from the first decade of American publishing analyzed showing the entire birth and popularity of the superhero genre and the growth of the medium as World War Two approached.   The Platinum Age turns into the Golden Age of comics with analysis of 1,000 comics from the 1930's and the companion video series shows 20,000 images including tons of interior rare early comic strip panels.
The Ultimate Comics Chronology 1933-1943

One of a kind list I have compiled of the first 2,600 comics published during the 1930s and the beginning of the golden age.  Every title, every issue all in chronological order based on cover date.

Terry Hoknes teaches the most in depth history of comic books ever told in his continuous series that analyzes every single comic book ever published in chronological order starting with 1933.   Over 1,000 different comics from the first decade of American publishing analyzed showing the entire birth and popularity of the superhero genre and the growth of the medium as World War Two approached.   The Platinum Age turns into the Golden Age of comics with analysis of 1,000 comics from the 1930's and the companion video series shows 20,000 images including tons of interior rare early comic strip panels.
Order the complete history of 1930's Comic Books Video Series

HoknesComics.com presents the most in depth history to USA Comic Books

Platinum Age and Golden Age 1933-1939 - 20,000 pictures and all 1930's published 1,000 comics analyzed in a 16 hour documentary series.  The largest project ever assembled specifically on the 1930's comic book market.

Order your own personal copy of the complete 16 hour 100 episode Video series

Receive the entire 100 episode series all in high quality mp4 digital file format playable on any computer

Terry Hoknes teaches the most in depth history of comic books ever told in his continuous series that analyzes every single comic book ever published in chronological order starting with 1933.   Over 1,000 different comics from the first decade of American publishing analyzed showing the entire birth and popularity of the superhero genre and the growth of the medium as World War Two approached.   The Platinum Age turns into the Golden Age of comics with analysis of 1,000 comics from the 1930's and the companion video series shows 20,000 images including tons of interior rare early comic strip panels.
THE BEST COMICS TO INVEST IN

Hoknes showcases some of the biggest and most popular comic book investments.   Click on the image for each book and get a free sample from his "Investing In Comic Book" Series with tons of detailed info to show long term market reports and the profit margin on each of these key books including rarity and historical data.
MOST POPULAR COMIC TV SHOWS

Here is a breakdown and current comparison of 42 different comic book related TV Shows on the air. We find out how big the comic book market truly is for TV viewership and find some surprises on what has the most fans.
HITLER COMICS  

Checklist to collecting Adolf Hitler comic appearances from the Golden Age.  Hitler had hundreds of comic book appearances during WW2 making him one of the most published characters of the era.    Due to historical importance and shock value many of these books are constantly in high demand and prices keep rising!
100 #100 issues
complete history of Golden Age #100 issues

The ultimate landmark for a comic series is to reach 100 issues of a title.  Here we look at the first 100 comic books to reach a #100 issue.   This covers 1933-1965 and we learn some fascinating info about trends and fads and longevity in the golden and silver age of comics.
DC June 1946 new releases solicitations

A fun what-if scenario of taking all the releases from DC that month and marketing them in todays comic market with variant covers and hot artists and writers from the present
Horror Comics - The Complete Index and Checklist

The worlds only complete checklist of every golden age horror comic from the 1940s and 1950s - order our book to learn even more details about which to invest in
SCI-FI SCIENCE FICTION COMICS - The Complete Index and Checklist

The worlds only complete checklist of every golden age SCI-FI comic from the 1940s and 1950s - order our book to learn even more details about which to invest in
SUPERHERO COMICS of the 1950's - The Complete Index and Checklist

The worlds only complete checklist of every 1950's atomic age new Superhero title - order our book to learn even more details about which to invest in
Seduction Of The Innocent SOTI 1950's banned censored comics

Seduction of the Innocent is a book by American psychiatrist Fredric Wertham, published in 1954, that warned that comic books were a negative form of popular literature and a serious cause of juvenile delinquency. The book was taken seriously at the time, and was a minor bestseller that created alarm in parents and galvanized them to campaign for censorship. At the same time, a U.S. Congressional inquiry was launched into the comic book industry. Subsequent to the publication of Seduction of the Innocent, the Comics Code Authority was voluntarily established by publishers to self-censor their titles
Rare Vintage Comics for Investing

Showcase of rare old books

Hoknes showcases more of the biggest and most popular comic book investments.   Click on the image for each book and get a free sample from his "Investing In Comic Book" Series with tons of detailed info to show long term market reports and the profit margin on each of these key books including rarity and historical data.
MARVEL 1960

Marvel at the beginning of the 1960's was a very different publisher.  Smaller print runs and much scarcer books.  Learn about these hard to find key books in all genres.

Hoknes showcases more of the biggest and most popular comic book investments.   Click on the image for each book and get a free sample from his "Investing In Comic Book" Series with tons of detailed info to show long term market reports and the profit margin on each of these key books including rarity and historical data.
DC COMICS TREASURIES

Complete photo gallery of every DC treasury sized comic from 1972-1983
Marvel Comics 1976 1977 30 cent and 35 cent price variations

Complete census of rarity and index to all of the limited print run cover price variants from Marvel Comics during the 1970's.   One of the fastest growing markets over the past 20 years as the true rarity has now been proven and these lead the pack of the most valuable 1970's comics in the market.
Marvel Whitman Bag Variant Covers Canadian Variants Direct Edition Comic Shops 1977 1978 1979 1980

Ultimate guide to every form of Marvel variants from Whitman bag editions to the earliest rare Direct Edition comic shop versions to Canadian cover price variations of the 1980's.   Everything indexed here - this market is still in infancy and growing in demand as more collectors realize the rarity of these books.
CANADIAN VARIANTS - RARE 1980S

Complete checklist and rarity of every known Canadian variant on the CGC census and detailed chronological order for all publishers.  Canadian Cover Price Variants of 1982 to 1986 for Marvel and DC
MARVEL FEBRUARY 1986

Here is a fun sample month in the history of Marvel Comics

the highlight comics released at the same time with details on each book.
THE FIRST PRICE GUIDES

Argosy Price Guide debuted in 1965 and Overstreet debuted in 1970.  We have a series of videos that analyze the highlights and surprises of the first published comic book price guides and their values of the time.
Foreign Comics

COLLECTING FOREIGN LANGUAGE & REPRINT COMICS

This is a work in progress by Terry Hoknes to write an article to highlight the history and key comics to collect from every country with a general focus towards reprints of superhero comics from DC and Marvel found in foreign countries worldwide.   An in depth look at the known comic books published in the golden and silver age focusing on interest in Marvel and DC reprints.

Hot Characters - Early appearances checklist

Work in progress to index all early issue appearances of the most collected characters.
X-23, Spider-Gwen, Deadpool, Harley Quinn, Doctor Aphra, Weapon H etc.
Best Selling Comics monthly 1991 1992 1993 1994 Styx and Diamond

Rare detailed data showing the true comic book sales of the peak of the speculator market of the early 1990's from rare Canadian monthly sales charts - rare data that preceeds the Diamond data at comichron.com

Up N Coming from Styx Distributors in Canada published a rare distributor catalog that Terry has copies of every one published.
Best Selling Comic Books Of The 1990's

Exclusive rare chart compiled by Terry showing the actual estimated sales figures during the peak speculating years of the 1990's with tremendously large sales that are jawdropping now!   Millions and millions of copies !!!
Best Selling Comic Books Of The 1990's - year by year

Data compiled year by year to show the entire list of the best selling comics from Comichron.com!
www.Comichron.com - John Jackson Miller official site at this link
Key 1990's issues on the CGC Census

Quick reference charts to compare the rarity of the most highly collected 1990s key issues
APE CHRONICLES - PLANET OF THE APES FAN CLUB

Terry Hoknes published the POTA Fan Club Magazine from 1991 to the present. Get all 50 sold out rare issues of POTA fandom in PDF format. Learn all about POTA fans, collectibles and the state of the POTA world of the 1990's pre-internet days! Fun reads!
Best Selling Comic Books Of The 21st Century

Exclusive rare chart compiled by Terry showing the actual estimated sales figures during the past 20 years including some surprises and the onslaught of the variant cover!!
THE WALKING DEAD - Most valuable Indie Comics

Exclusive extensive chart breaking down rarity and print runs including some surprises and the onslaught of the variant cover!!
Collecting Ratio Retailer Variant Covers

1:50 1:100 1:150 1:200 1:300 1:500 1:1000

Exclusive complete index to the rarest variant comics made since their invention in 2007
Many of these are proving to be the best investments for the future as they are the rarest comics ever produced in North America.   The most popular cover artwork and artists are continually in high demand and breaking sales records. 
Rarest DC Ratio Variants Of All Time

1:50 1:100 1:150 1:200 1:300 1:500 1:1000

Exclusive complete index to the rarest variant comics made since their invention in 2007
Many of these are proving to be the best investments for the future as they are the rarest comics ever produced in North America.   The most popular cover artwork and artists are continually in high demand and breaking sales records. 
Rarest Marvel Ratio Variants Of All Time

1:50 1:100 1:150 1:200 1:300 1:500 1:1000

Exclusive complete index to the rarest variant comics made since their invention in 2007
Many of these are proving to be the best investments for the future as they are the rarest comics ever produced in North America.   The most popular cover artwork and artists are continually in high demand and breaking sales records. 
Do Variants help the comic industry?

Terry's analysis of the state of the current modern comic book industry and how the variant cover epidemic is helping boost print runs but not readers - in depth analysis with figures to see what exactly is happening.
Do new super high print run comics go up in value?

Terry's analysis of the state of the current modern comic book industry and how the biggest selling popular comics are boosting print runs but not readers and not necessarily collectable prices either - in depth analysis with figures to see what exactly is happening.
CBSI Matt Devoe Article - Most valuable variant comics

This fascinating article goes in depth to show what variants are bringing record prices and sometimes selling for more than 500 x the guide prices !!!     Record sales being achieved !!
Monthly Comic Book Market Report

Monthly series written by Terry showcasing and highlighting any potential key issues and their print runs big or small.
WWith comments on the state of the comic industry in general.
RAREST INDIE COMICS 2009-2012

Unique market report where I take all Diamond sales records and find the rarest comics for each publisher during this time period. Could these be future winners when people realize they cannot find copies?
Upcoming Marvel rarest ratio VARIANTS

This fascinating article shows the rarest of the rarest ratio variants being produced each month by Marvel creating instantly rare and valuable modern comics.
Top 500 Hottest Comics for Speculators

This was the #1 most used tool by speculators to keep up with every single hot comic new and old in the market.  This was a lot of work to keep this going which I did from 2013 to 2016.  If you would like to see this page updated and running again please contact me
WIZARD TOP 10 HOT COMICS of the month

I relaunched the Wizard Top 10 hot comic format with my own research and ran it for a few years. This was a lot of work to keep this going which I did from 2013 to 2016.  If you would like to see this page updated and running again please contact me
BLACK MASK Comics - complete history & checklist

Complete history of one of the most highly collected indie small print publishers of the most innovative comic books of the past decade.
SPECULATOR WINNERS OF 2015

Books that increased in price the most in 2015

A fascinating look at how quickly some hot books can jump in value - why these ones?
SOLD OUT THIS WEEK

Books selling out fastest

When I was a retailer of new comics from 2013 to 2016 I was able to keep track of what books were selling out the fastest in advance of release at Diamond Publishers - this unique info is not found anywhere else.
HOT COMICS CALENDAR

Day to Day track of all new hot books

This was a heavily used tool by speculators to keep up with every single hot comic new and old in the market.  This was a lot of work to keep this going which I did from 2013 to 2016.  If you would like to see this page updated and running again please contact me
Grading - how to grade comics with cover examples of each grade

Grading comics accurately is the best way to get the best results in price and knowing you are paying the right amount.  This interesting chart shows comparisons between every possible grade for the same comic Incredible Hulk #181.
HOKNES EXCLUSIVE COVERS

Between 2015 and 2017 I published 35 different exclusive store exclusive variant covers for many books that I liked and wanted to support including many smaller publisher titles from Black Mask, Amigo Press, etc.

Proud to present the Batman #1 blank sketch cover variant for the relaunch of Batman in 2016 with the only Batman #1 blank cover ever produced by DC Comics in junction with Kevin Fields when we were teamed up as Hoknes USA.
DOCTOR WHO Comic Books since 2013

Complete index and chart of every Doctor Who related comic released from IDW and Titan Comics since 2013.
STAR WARS MARVEL COMICS History 2015

Complete index and chart of every Star Wars related comic released from Marvel Comics since 2015 plus sales figures.   We also look at the last Dark Horse comics released from 2011 to 2014 and sales figures as well.
CBSI - GOOGLE GROUP

Speculator site & new comic news

Large and busy google groups chat forum for comic book speculating and collecting.,
History of IDW Disney comics and rarity of 1:25 variants

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork - the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.
History of Blank cover sketch comics

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
History of Action Figure cover comics

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
History of Skottie Young Baby variant covers

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
History of DC Combo Pack comics

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
Marvel Hip Hop Covers

Complete Checklist in order

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
History of Marvel: Story Thus Far Variants

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
History of Marvel WOP Women Of Power variants

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
History of CGC Replica Variants

Complete index and chart listing every comic of this theme with cover artwork

the ultimate reference for collecting and finding out which are the rarest ones and most unique ones of the line.

This amazing reference tool is found only on this site and not compiled anywhere else
Hoknes Comics YouTube Video Channel

Link to see the hundreds of videos we have posted relating to comics whether new releases or our complete history of 1930's golden age comics.
Terry Hoknes Biography

Learn more about Terry Hoknes and his interests and involvement in the comic book world with some really cool photos
HOKNES GAMBLE  

Terry Hoknes was a new comics retailer for 2013-2017 and at that time updated every week.

Every new comic release of the week ranked for investment - showcases 100% of all new #1 issues plus any specific key issues or noteworthy books of the week.
Hoknes Google  Groups Discussion Board

Terry Hoknes was a new comics retailer for 2013-2017 and at that time updated every week.

Instant comic news updates and specials - links to our weekly videos and other unique articles, posts and tips
COMICS HEATING UP

Daily posts on hot books for speculators and learn new comic news hosted by Anthony Hammock - amazing resource site with up to date news on books heating up, tips on new releases, reviews etc.
WEEKLY VIDEO FOR SPECULATING

UPDATED EVERY WEEK

Anthony Hammock from www.ComicsHeatingUp.net discusses picks for best investment comic book releases of the week and best speculator picks to profit on new comic books short and long term.   Terry Hoknes started this weekly series with Anthony Hammock in 2016 but Hammock is now doing it solo.
THE BIG 3  

Terry Hoknes was a new comics retailer for 2013-2017 and at that time updated every week.

The 3 comics you must speculate this week (MODERN COMICS)
Terry Hoknes makes his personal pick of the 3 best shots out of all the comics being released each week.   Not every week has amazing choices but these are some of your best bets if you want to gamble on speculating on new releases.   This popular weekly feature has been used by many serious collectors !
Investing Help !!!

Hire Terry to become your mentor and help you make wise decisions - he will work with you one on one and help educate you on the tricks of investing and succeeding in comic books. He will teach you what NOT to do and he will save you money guaranteed!


 


INVESTING, SPECULATING & COLLECTING MODERN COMICS

INVESTING, SPECULATING & COLLECTING GOLDEN AGE & SILVER AGE COMICS