Monthly Archives: May 2013

Phoenix Comic Con 2013

I’ve been going to the Phoenix Con since it was in Mesa, I believe my 1st con was in 2006 and I’ve been returning every year.  When it was in Mesa it occurred in January, which is a REALLY nice … Continue reading

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What does (& does not) count for the Guinness record

I wanted to take a moment today & talk a bit more about my Guinness world record attempt for World’s Largest Privately Owned Comics Collection.  It is still an “attempt” and not a record because I still need to gather … Continue reading

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Michael D Hamersky weighs in on Bob’s Guinness attempt

One of my expert witnesses for my Guinness attempt was Michael D Hamersky from the ComicBookCollectorsBlog, the #1 followed Comics Blog on Facebook.  Michael helped audit my collection and verify the 89,613 count. He did a very thorough job, pulling … Continue reading

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Guinness World Record attempt is ready to roll!

Whew!!!   It’s over now……   Now it’s a matter of gathering up the evidence, witness statements, and pulling together the film/photographic evidence and sending it off to Guinness.   The total # of comics was: 89,613 Remember, the record I’m going for … Continue reading

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Bob will be at Long Beach Comic Expo on Sat May 11th

http://www.longbeachcomiccon.com/ BUILDING YOUR COMIC BOOK COLLECTION 11:00 am – 11:45 am   Rm 103B Join Bob Bretall (from ComicSpectrum.com) and owner of a collection on 88,000+ comics and related ephemera that he’s currently having considered by Guinness for the record “World’s Largest Privately Owned Comics Collection” as … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2013

The 1st Saturday in May is my favorite holiday of the year, Free Comic Book Day. Comic shops all around the country offer up a vast array of comics to their customers FOR FREE!   Smart retailers make this into an … Continue reading

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