March 26th, 2013
A few weeks ago I was looking around ebay FOR NO REASON WHATSOEVER and noticed that a comic which came out just a couple months ago is really hot right now. And it struck me as being a really unlikely candidate for quick price appreciation.
I couldn’t figure out who was laying down that sort of scratch for My Little Pony books–even crazy parents would top out at $25 on a first-print book for their kid, right?
Then Galley Friend B.D. sent me this story. And it all made sense.
Warning: This is totally, completely, safe for work. But you’re going to need to shower afterwards anyway.
For those who just can’t get enough of this topic, google “bronie.” Reminds me of the gay unicorn cartoons they used to post on KSK a few years ago, maybe there’s an unmet market need for a comic book based on his adventures.
Well, they are “EXTRA Limited Editions” and have thoughtfully included a blank page on the back for those who go to the signings.
Sadly, I’m in no position to mock, having spent a fair amount of disposable income and a lot more time collecting various editions of the Trixie Belden books of my childhood. I’ve even gone to a convention. Thank goodness, I’m pretty sure I paid less than $50 for the diamond back hardcover with dust jacket edition of Secret of the Mansion: