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Old 31-12-2013, 15:59
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Hi all, my brother in law found some old Spider Man comics in his loft, dated 35-40 years ago and in excellent condition.

They'd like to know if they're worth much and where they can sell them. They have already looked online for places to sell but my sister said all th sites she found were American.

Cheers
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Old 31-12-2013, 16:07
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Hi all, my brother in law found some old Spider Man comics in his loft, dated 35-40 years ago and in excellent condition.

They'd like to know if they're worth much and where they can sell them. They have already looked online for places to sell but my sister said all th sites she found were American.

Cheers
Can't you convert the Dollar into pounds using the current exchange rates? Might be easier then trying to find a site in the UK.
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Old 31-12-2013, 16:16
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Hi all, my brother in law found some old Spider Man comics in his loft, dated 35-40 years ago and in excellent condition.

They'd like to know if they're worth much and where they can sell them. They have already looked online for places to sell but my sister said all th sites she found were American.

Cheers
Hi,

which issues? You may be better off selling them to a collector. I could be interested myself.

Quicksilver: http://www.qscomics.com buy collections in the UK I believe.


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Old 31-12-2013, 16:17
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Can't you convert the Dollar into pounds using the current exchange rates? Might be easier then trying to find a site in the UK.
Sorry should have said, there are 77 of them so posting to the US isn't really an option.
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Old 31-12-2013, 16:28
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Hi,

which issues? You may be better off selling them to a collector. I could be interested myself.

Quicksilver: http://www.qscomics.com buy collections in the UK I believe.


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Have copied this so sorry if it makes no sense:

"here is a few to start with Spiderman No 535-529 June 1983, lots of spider man and hulk team up no. 437 downwards in quite a set and lots called super spider man in collection sets, any help, have them near me if you need any more infoxx"
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Old 31-12-2013, 19:03
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Have copied this so sorry if it makes no sense:

"here is a few to start with Spiderman No 535-529 June 1983, lots of spider man and hulk team up no. 437 downwards in quite a set and lots called super spider man in collection sets, any help, have them near me if you need any more infoxx"
Though's sound like British reprints. Are they quite big, or the smaller u.s.?. Is the more the one story in them? That said, I'm not sure you'll get a lot for the u.s. Ones even. The bottom fell out of the market in the 90's

Marvel uk reprints are jumble sale fodder.....
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:08
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If by chance you think you have a comic that may be worth something, you'll need to have it graded by a professional (that can cost a lot of money). Grading determines what condition the comic is in for collectors. The "grading" will also help determine what the comic is actually worth. If there's a tiny rip, folded page, discoloration, pen ink, it can devalue a comic book quite a bit.

If you don't have your comic graded, then you won't get a decent price offer from collectors (assuming that they want it at all). They'll buy it from you on the cheap instead.

Here's a link
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Old 01-01-2014, 11:19
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http://www.silveracre.com/ are a very good dealer in comics, I've dealt with them many times.

However, as already mentioned, those sound like Marvel UK reprints, mainly going off the numbering... Amazing Spider-Man only reached #300 in May 1988. #535 came out November 2006...
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Old 01-01-2014, 16:06
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In all honesty, unless you have a good copy of a first edition of the issue Superman, Batman or Spiderman and the like deubted in, then its unlikely the comics you have are worth much.
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Old 01-01-2014, 21:45
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Sorry to hijack the thread but sometimes I wonder about this too, I have some Tintin comics (dating from the 50's to the 70's I think), in fair enough condition given their age, but I doubt theyre worth much and probably produced in the hundreds of thousands.
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Old 01-01-2014, 22:20
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Sorry to hijack the thread but sometimes I wonder about this too, I have some Tintin comics (dating from the 50's to the 70's I think), in fair enough condition given their age, but I doubt theyre worth much and probably produced in the hundreds of thousands.
Depends on what exactly you've got. Are we talking UK first edition reprints of the original "Adventures of Tintin" stories or some kind of UK comic based on the Tintin stoies with original content licensed by Studio Herge (if such a thing ever existed... I'm not sure...)
If the former (first edition reprints of the original Herge adventures) then they can sell for 100+
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Old 01-01-2014, 23:16
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French edition magazines/comics (picked up in a bookshop in France) featuring other characters and unrelated things, some of the original "Adventures of Tintin" pages not UK I'm afraid. Unfortunately theyre not exclusively Tintin but look fairly old editions/reprints to me.
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Old 02-01-2014, 17:34
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UK Spidey comics?

Use them for lining the cat's tray as they're worth **** all!


Hi all, my brother in law found some old Spider Man comics in his loft, dated 35-40 years ago and in excellent condition.

They'd like to know if they're worth much and where they can sell them. They have already looked online for places to sell but my sister said all th sites she found were American.

Cheers
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Old 04-01-2014, 14:24
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Thanks for all of your replies, they've been offered 150 for them and are happy with that.

Same company offered 150 for some Star Wars comics too.
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Old 05-01-2014, 01:56
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Thanks for all of your replies, they've been offered 150 for them and are happy with that.

Same company offered 150 for some Star Wars comics too.
It would be interesting to know 'exactly' what the comics are because that is a LOT more than I would ever expect for just UK reprints... In all honesty, offered that much, I'd be holding off to find out what I've really got hold of.
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Old 05-01-2014, 16:35
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If it's UK Spidey's I'm with Victor Meldrew!
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Old 05-01-2014, 18:37
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I can only assume you must of had about three hundred of them.....
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Old 05-01-2014, 19:37
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I can only assume you must of had about three hundred of them.....
Even UK reprints aren't worth that much...

I suspect some info here is incorrect. There's even a risk that the comics are MUCH better than we thought and someone is getting screwed over.
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Old 05-01-2014, 21:27
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There were 77 of the Spider man ones, will try and get more info from my sister.
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Old 06-01-2014, 17:03
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Hi all, my brother in law found some old Spider Man comics in his loft, dated 35-40 years ago and in excellent condition.

They'd like to know if they're worth much and where they can sell them. They have already looked online for places to sell but my sister said all th sites she found were American.

Cheers
Well ive got a bunch of transformers comics from 1985 in the bedroom but ive no way would ever sell them because they are sentemental to me as a way of reminding me what I used to read as a kid.

I would like to complete my collection and get the missing issues I need its just ebayers are a bunch of money grabbers asking for stupid amounts of cash for 1 30p comic.
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Old 07-01-2014, 14:10
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There were 77 of the Spider man ones, will try and get more info from my sister.
77x Marvel UK reprint Spidey comics are not worth 150. I reckon the info she gave you, that you posted in post #5 on here isn't quite right.

...asking for stupid amounts of cash for 1 30p comic.
30p then, worth a bit more nowadays but I wouldn't go daft. They're fishing for grown-ups in the UK who now have disposable income who want to complete their collections or US fans who couldn't easily get the UK comics... The TF:UK comics had a heavy amount of original, none-reprint, material that bumps up their values - especially in the US market.
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Old 12-01-2014, 11:14
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Any update?
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Old 12-01-2014, 13:21
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Hi all, my brother in law found some old Spider Man comics in his loft, dated 35-40 years ago and in excellent condition.

They'd like to know if they're worth much and where they can sell them. They have already looked online for places to sell but my sister said all th sites she found were American.

Cheers
I can tell you right now they are worthless. Utterly worthless. You'll probably get more for used toilet paper. Lucky for you, I own a paper-recycling company so I'll take them off your hands for a fiver. PM me. You know it makes sense.
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Old 12-01-2014, 14:50
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I can tell you right now they are worthless. Utterly worthless. You'll probably get more for used toilet paper. Lucky for you, I own a paper-recycling company so I'll take them off your hands for a fiver. PM me. You know it makes sense.
Haven't read the whole thread, have you?
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Old 12-01-2014, 16:29
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Nope, I asked for the info she gave the guy they sold to and she didn't bother giving me it.
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