Category Archives: Chase Covers

Bob’s Twelve Comics of Christmas – 2014 Edition

Every year at some point after Thanksgiving I decorate my spinner rack with comics that have Christmas-themed covers, super-hero themed Christmas cards I’ve received, as well as a variety of super-hero ornaments.  I even saw this year that someone else … Continue reading

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I Have (Hopefully) Gotten the Variant Monkey Off My Back

I’ve had a love-hate relationship with variant covers for a long time.  I LOVE the cool art showcased on a lot of variant covers, I HATE the fact that I can be so easily manipulated by Publishers into buying the … Continue reading

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Sex Sells! (…and so do #1 Issues, Zombies and Variant Covers)

So what happens when you combine sex, a relaunch to a new #1, zombies, and a boatload of variant & chase covers?  Apparently a perfect storm that nets you 16,000+ in pre-sales to comic shops. From the Action Lab Press … Continue reading

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Chase/Variant Follies: Araña, Conan, & Medusa

I’ve gone on record as saying that I’m not a fan of the possible effect chase covers can have on the industry, but at the same time, there are some damn cool covers out there and I will pick them … Continue reading

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Age of Ultron – 1:25 chase variants look great but not holding value after a year

Continuing on the theme of chase covers, in particular 1:25 chase covers, I think a lot of them look pretty damn cool as artwork unto themselves.  Age of Ultron was a Marvel event that happened just a year ago (issue … Continue reading

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