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Old vs. New: Quarter Bins vs. New Comics Rack

This week was another where I managed to score some cool stuff from the quarter bin of my local comic shop. Sad thing is, it also continues to pound home just how EXPENSIVE current comics are. 2/3 of my final cost was the tiny stack of new issues, dwarfed by a huge stack of almost 60 issues that totaled roughly HALF the cost of the other 7 issues (one of which was a $1 comic).

Sharing the awesomeness…

Picked up where I left off a couple months ago, adding to my Silver Surfer run:

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And getting a great start on my early post-Crisis Flash run (no pun intended):

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Some early 1990s X-Men issues (two editions of Bishop’s first appearance…not sure if the one is the first print or 3rd or later; the gold cover is the 2nd print:

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The GI Joe/Transformers full 4-issue mini, and 4 of the first 5 issues of GI Joe Special Missions:

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Couple shiny issues, Infinity Gauntlet #1, and the first issue of the “new” X-Factor:

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The entire stack of quarter-bin awesomeness compared to the new issues:

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The new issues:

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G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #156 [Review]

Full review posted to cxPulp.com.

Story: 4/5
Art: 3.5/5
Overall: 4/5

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