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As we take a look at this week’s list for OCTOBER 3, 2021, content timeliness is crucial for market trends. Recent announcements for THE BOYS spinoff series BABYLON 5 Reboot and the Netflix adaptation of DEPT from Dark Horse. They all sparked new market interest during their first comic book appearances. We also showcase recent trends in the comic book collection where, despite established roles in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel fans are reinvesting in characters like Gamora and Nebula as their roles develop in upcoming content. . The current version of Venom has had a significant effect on its key appearances as well, with fans investing in more affordable issues outside of its first appearance. And for every confirmed news that we receive from Marvel, multiple rumors seem to sprout that the books are trending and seeing significant sales despite the lack of confirmation. However, with this strong influence of content in the marketplace, story-driven comedy content still matters. This is especially the case with a new first issue of Titan Comics, and we see a new opponent in the recent issue of Moon Knight. Whatever your collection, these are the books that are trending the last week.
#ten GAMORA # 1 | WONDER | 2016 – This book is part of the current trend of “first solo series” capturing strong market heat. This follows on from the first solo series of Nebula (her sister) which is also heating up. Since they’ll both be returning in Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3, this price spike is interesting because they both clearly have a long presence in the MCU. Either way, the expectation of more from Gamora in this upcoming movie drove issue # 1 in his debut solo series to a fair market value of $ 15 and a high sale of $ 80 for a CGC 9.8. .
# 9 KNIGHT OF THE MOON # 3 ROD REIS (1:25) | WONDER | 2021 – This book features the first appearance of Moon Knight’s new adversary, Hunter’s Moon. While not quite a villain or ally, he follows and obeys Khonshu’s will, unlike Marc Spector. While Dr. Badr, Hunter Moon’s true identity, first appeared in Moon Knight (Vol. 9) # 1 of July 2021, this issue marks the character’s first appearance in his fully costumed character. Rod Reis’ 1:25 incentive variant was a hard book to find and currently has a fair market value of $ 53.
# 8 THE BOYS # 24 | DYNAMITY | 2008 – A new spinoff series of THE BOYS, by showrunners Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters, received the green light from Amazon, featuring a college for young adult superheroes run by Vought International. While it’s unclear who will play the recently announced cast, this issue is the inspiration full of first appearances. It currently sells for a fair market value of $ 44.
# 7 Nebula # 1 | WONDER | 2020 – Director Taika Waititi recently called Nebula’s role in THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER “Bonkers.” James Gunn also mentioned that Nebula will be playing a “pretty huge” role in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3. With this news, collectors took an interest in Nebula’s first solo series and pushed it to a new high sale of $ 40 with a current fair market value of $ 20 (its first appearance in FUTURE # 257 (1985) is also hot in the aftermarket).
# 6 VENOM: DEADLY PROTECTOR # 1 | WONDER | 1993 – After watching the end credits of Sony Pictures’ VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE, Venom seems to have some longevity for its cinematic future. Although it is already expensive, its first full appearance in Amazing Spider-Man # 300 sees its price increase. Collectors over-priced for that first appearance are now looking for this nostalgic cover of Venom’s first solo series in 1993, with a fair market value of $ 30 for a near-new copy and a high sale of $ 291 for a CGC. 9.8.
# 5 GUN HONEY # 1 ADAM HUGHES – COMMERCIAL DRESS | TITAN | 2021 – Fan favorite comic book artist Adam Hughes delivered a cover for this Titan series that has caught the market’s attention. While there are several versions of this cover (blank, foil, and 3rd paper logo print coming soon), this standard trade dress cover had a high sale of $ 29.99 with fair value. current market price of $ 10.
# 4 BABYLON 5 # 1 | DC | 1994 – As noted, “Babylon 5 Reboot in the Works at The CW With J. Michael Stracyznski”. While this property doesn’t have its origins in comics, this current market is definitely looking for the first iteration of comics. The first issue of 1994 had a high sale of $ 152.99 for a CGC 9.6 and is currently trending with a fair market value of $ 15.
# 3 KNIGHT OF THE MOON # 3 | WONDER | 2021 – As noted, this issue features the first appearance of Moon Knights’ new opponent, Hunter’s Moon. That standard cover has been off the shelves with a high sale of $ 20 and a current fair market value of $ 10.
# 2 DEPT. H # 1 | BLACK HORSE | 2016 – As noted, “Netflix’s adaptation of Dark Horse’s Dept. H has officially found its director. Alice Waddington, who is best known for directing Paradise Hills, is set to direct the next live-action film.” The first issue in this series immediately started trending with a high sale of $ 82.95 for a CGC 9.8. and a current fair market value of $ 20.
# 1 FANTASTIC FOUR # 358 | WONDER | 1991 – Unconfirmed rumors that actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may be playing PAIBOK THE POWER SKRULL (not Super Skrull) in the upcoming Disney + SECRET INVASION (coming in 2022) landed his first front row appearance this week. Pending confirmation of this rumor, this previous $ 1 book is already trending for a fair market value of $ 10, a high sale of $ 325 for a CGC 9.8.
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