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Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 10:22 pm
by Lurker
More from the closet.
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Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 10:43 pm
by Lurker
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Does anyone know why there is at least 2 sketch variants for LRH #5?
I thought I had a set of 5 and it turns out I have two different 5's but not a 4.
I wonder if the guy at the comic book store knew that...

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 3:35 am
by jhanic
The issue on the right of The Long Road Home #5 is actually the color variant. I don't know why they issued them that way. There were both color and sketch variants issued for all the Dark Tower comics except Battle of Jericho Hill. No sketch variants were issued for that arc. I guess sales were just too low to justify them.

Similarly, The Stand American Nightmares #5 does not have a sketch variant although the first four of that arc do. The latest arc, Soul Survivors, does not have any sketch variants.

What is the significance of the Life magazine? Does it have King information in it?

John

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 4:41 am
by ur2ndbiggestfan
I like those TV GUIDES!
Looks like Stephen King has an article on Little League Baseball in the LIFE magazine.

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 5:17 am
by jhanic
ur2ndbiggestfan wrote:Looks like Stephen King has an article on Little League Baseball in the LIFE magazine.
Thanks. I didn't know that. I didn't look closely enough at the picture!

John

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 3:49 pm
by ur2ndbiggestfan
What is the date on that STORM OF THE CENTURY TV Guide?

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Thu May 27, 2010 1:16 am
by Lurker
jhanic wrote:The issue on the right of The Long Road Home #5 is actually the color variant. I don't know why they issued them that way.
John
Thanks. I gave up on them after The Long Road Home. Just too many. But I guess I will see if the local store can get me a #4. They're pretty good about that.

ur: date is February 13 - 19, 1999.

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:39 pm
by ur2ndbiggestfan
Bought these for $75 each back in the day from LOCUS magazine. They must of had a bunch of them because they were in their classified ads for months. Naturally, I only bought one of each.

Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:55 am
by biomieg
I posted these over at TDT.com but, inspired by all the proof pics, here are my latest acquisitions:

Misery UK proof:

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Gunslinger (Plume) advance reader's copy with variant cover:

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The Talisman UK proof:

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Christine UK proof:

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Skeleton Crew UK partial proof:

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The Eyes of the Dragon UK proof:

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Re: Showcase your SK collectibles!

Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:06 am
by jhanic
And as I said over there, those are really nice! Congratulations!

John