How To Sell Your Comic Book Collection

You’ve given up hopes that your old, dust-collecting comic book collection will make your grandchild a millionaire one day and just want to cash out and move on. The problem is you don’t know how much any of them are worth, who will be willing to take them off your hands or how much work it will take to unload them at a fair price.

Squidoo offers a two-part guide about how to part with your no longer beloved collection. First you’ll have to index your collection and identify the value of your top pieces.

Keep in mind that just because you find an eye-popping value in a price guide doesn’t mean you’ll get that amount for your comic book. Dealers will offer you significantly less than market value so they’ll be able to turn a profit on your wares.

If you want to make the most money, you’ll probably want to take out an online storefront online, possibly at eBay, name your prices and wait for the customers to roll in.

If you’d rather unload your entire collection, you may be best off heading to a local comic book store. If the manager isn’t willing to make you an offer, he may be able to give you some leads to follow up on. If you go that route, be sure to make a deal for your entire collection and not just your key, high-value books. Otherwise you’ll lose your best stuff and still be stuck with all the clutter.

Turning stale old colored paper into bucks! [Squidoo]