Softcover Trade Paperback Collections that have a strong resale value over the original retail price

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Collects Batman Adventures #7 - #12, which includes the first appearance of Harley Quinn

TPB ⋅ Chaos! Comics ⋅ 1994
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112-page softcover trade paperback that collects Evil Ernie: The Resurrection #1 - #4 (1993) and Evil Ernie #0 (1990)

Original retail price: $14.95

TPB ⋅ DC ⋅ 2011
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$115

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148-page softcover trade paperback that collects Ratchet & Clank #1 - #6

Copies ordered by retailers: 845

Original retail price: $17.99

2nd Print ⋅ Creature Entertainment ⋅ 2017
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Second printing

Trade paperback collecting issues 1 and 2 of the main series

Jeff Dekal variant cover reprint

As of January 2024 there is currently only one copy on the census, a 9.8

FantaCo ⋅ 1992
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64-page softcover anthology of original horror stories including:

On Amen's Shore by Clive Barker

Aviatrix by Peter Atkins

Spin Cycle by Dan Chichester

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Sleep Always by Steve Niles

Original retail price: $4.95

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104-page softcover trade paperback that collects stories from issues #23, #37, #39, #45

2013 San Diego Comic Con exclusive to commemorate the TV series final season

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64-page softcover graphic novel

Origin of Vecna the lich when he was human, his magical education in the past and the siege of Fleeth in the present

Original retail price: $9.95

Softcover ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2018
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156-page softcover trade paperback collecting Thrawn #1 - #6 (2018)

Original retail price: $17.99

Copies ordered by retailers: 4,328

Softcover ⋅ Fantagraphics ⋅ 2005
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200-page black and white softcover graphic novel

Described as noir, comedy, horror murder mystery inspired by Edward Gorey

Original retail price: $16.95

Softcover ⋅ Marlowe & Compnay ⋅ 2008
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$180

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188-page softcover collection of stories featuring Steve Purcell's Sam & Max

Stories include:

Monkeys Violating the Heavenly Temple - the first Sam & Max story

Bad Day on the Moon and On the Road

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Additional art and strips published after the first collection

Original retail price: $19.99

Softcover ⋅ Marlowe & Compnay ⋅ 1995
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154-page softcover collection of stories featuring Steve Purcell's Sam & Max

Stories include:

Monkeys Violating the Heavenly Temple - the first Sam & Max story

Bad Day on the Moon

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On the Road

Original retail price: $12.95

Values reflect first printing - indicated in interior copyright information

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140-page one-shot measuring 6.75 in. x 9.75 in.

Painted cover art by Richard Corben

Anthology of stories reprinted from Slow Death Funnies

Softcover ⋅ DC ⋅ 2007
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$70

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132-page softcover collection of Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #192 - #196

Origin of Mr. Freeze

Original retail price: $14.99

TPB ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2004
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144-page softcover collection of the six-issue Spider-Man: Blue limited series

Copies ordered by retailers: 3,785

Original retail price: $14.99

Softcover ⋅ DC ⋅ 1999
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180-page collection of Detective Comics #469 - #479

Original retail price: $12.95

Copies ordered by retailers: 6,489

TPB ⋅ IDW ⋅ 2011
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$120

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104-page softcover collection of Angel: Illyria - Haunted #1 - #4

Original retail price: $17.99

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284-page softcover trade paperback

Collects multiple stories and is described as a "greatest hits" of the Scarecrow

Original retail price: $19.99

Dark Horse ⋅ 2013
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$45

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144-page trade paperback

Collects Sledgehammer 44 #1 and #2 and Sledgehammer 44: Lightning War #1 - #3

Original retail price: $19.99

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$75

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108-page graphic novel with stories by Richard Corben

Reprinted stories that appear in Heavy Metal Magazine #15 - #28

Adaptation of Arabian Nights

Original retail price: $7.95

Caliber ⋅ 1991
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64-page softcover graphic novel of stories in black and white by Jean Moebius Giraud

Original retail price: $9.95

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$55

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284-page collection of Batman live-action movie adaptations:

Batman: The Official Comic Adaptation - Deluxe reprint (1989)

Batman Returns: The Official Comic Adaptation - Deluxe reprint (1992)

Batman Forever: The Official Comic Adaptation - Prestige reprint (1995)

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Batman and Robin: The Official Comic Adaptation (1997)

Original retail price: $19.95

TPB ⋅ SLG ⋅ 2009
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96-page trade paperback collecting #1 - #4, limited series featuring villains from the Gargoyles universe

Original retail price: $17.95

TPB ⋅ WildStorm ⋅ 2011
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$65

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144-page trade paperback collecting God of War #1 - #6 (2011)

Original retail price $14.99

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$120

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432-page softcover trade paperback collecting:

Marvel Spotlight #2 - #4 (1971 series)

Werewolf By Night #1 - #15 (1972 series)

Marvel Team-Up #2 (1972 series)

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Tomb of Dracula #18 (1972 series)

Original retail price: $39.99

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76-page trade paperback featuring She-Hulk in an original story

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$75

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464-page softcover collection of Marvel Zombies stories including:

Marvel Zombies 5 #1 - #5

Marvel Zombies: Supreme #1 - #5

Marvel Zombies: Destroy #1 - #5

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Marvel Apes: Prime Eight Special #1

Marvel Zombies: Evil Evolution One-Shot

Marvel Zombies: Halloween #1 One-Shot

Original retail price: $34.95

TPB ⋅ Dark Horse ⋅ 2008
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96-page softcover trade paperback colleting Evil Dead #1 - #4

Original retail price: $12.95

Copies ordered by retailers: 2,172

TPB ⋅ Dark Horse ⋅ 2010
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168-page trade paperback collection of webcomics that first appeared on StarWars.com

Stories based on The Clone Wars animated series season 1

Cad Bane makes a non-standard first appearance in a webstrip prior to Darth Maul #2

Collected edition published exclusively by Dark Horse for StarWarsShop.com

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Bonus content includes development sketches, concept art and two pin-ups

Print run: 2,000 copies

Original retail price: $25.00

TPB ⋅ DC ⋅ 2007
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174-page trade paperback

Reprints The Question #1 thru #6 'Zen and Violence'

Original retail price: $19.99

TPB ⋅ Dark Horse ⋅ 2001
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96-page softcover collection of the four issue limited series published in 2001

Original retail price: $11.95

Values reflect first printing

TPB ⋅ Catalan Communications ⋅ 1982
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72-page, softcover trade paperback with art by Richard Corben

Reprinted stories from the magazine '1984' published by Warren beginning in 1978

Original retail price: $8.95

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Direct market (comic store) exclusive edition

Softcover collection of issue #1 - #5

TPB ⋅ IDW ⋅ 2016
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244-page softcover trade paperback collecting G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (2010) #176 - #185

Original retail price: $29.99

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348-page, trade paperback collecting Transformers (1984) #14 - #25

Original retail price: $24.99

TPB ⋅ Dark Horse ⋅ 1997
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128-page oversized trade paperback

Collects Hard Boiled (1990) #1 - #3

Written by Frank Miller and illustrated by Geoff Darrow, this collection of the three-issue miniseries is printed in black and white, without original text narration

Original retail price: $29.95

TPB ⋅ DC/Marvel ⋅ 1996
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160-page trade paperback that collects the following Marvel/DC character crossover one-shots from 1996, published by Marvel: Spider-Boy, Magneto and the Magnetic Men, Speed Demon, Bullets and Bracelets, Bruce Wayne Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., X-Patrol

Original retail price: $12.95

TPB ⋅ Image ⋅ 2014
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160-page trade paperback collecting Spawn #117 - #122

Original retail price $14.00

Copies ordered by retailers: 921

TPB ⋅ WildStorm ⋅ 2008
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$120

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144-page trade paperback collecting the first Freddy vs Jason vs Ash six-issue limited series

Original retail price: $17.99

TPB ⋅ Image ⋅ 2017
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304-page trade paperback collecting Spawn #263 - #275

Original retail price: $17.99

Copies ordered by retailers: 992

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128-page trade paperback collecting Batman #626 - #630

Original retail price: $12.95

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48-page trade paperback

Synopsis: Dick Grayson must pass one final challenge to earn the Robin costume, elude Batman for an entire night within the confines of Gotham City

Original retail price: $4.95

TPB ⋅ Devil's Due Publishing ⋅ 2008
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96-page trade paperback

Collects the full 2008 Halloween Nightdance four-issue series

TPB ⋅ Valiant ⋅ 1992
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210-page trade paperback

First page signatures by Jim Shooter, Jay Jay Jackson, Mark Moretti, Bob Layton

Diamond Comic Distributors exclusive collecting the Unity crossover story arc in the following issues:

Eternal Warrior (1992) #2

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Archer and Armstrong (1992) #2

Magnus Robot Fighter (1991) #16

X-O Manowar (1992) #8

Shadowman (1992) #5

Rai (1992) #7

Harbinger (1992) #9

Solar: Man of the Atom (1991) #13

Unity (1992) #1

TPB ⋅ Valiant ⋅ 1992
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210-page trade paperback

First page signatures by Jim Shooter, Jay Jay Jackson, Mark Moretti, Bob Layton

Diamond Comic Distributors exclusive collecting the Unity crossover story arc in the following issues:

Unity (1992) #0

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Eternal Warrior (1992) #1

Archer and Armstrong (1992) #1

Magnus Robot Fighter (1991) #15

X-O Manowar (1992) #7

Shadowman (1992) #4

Rai (1992) #6

Harbinger (1992) #8

Solar: Man of the Atom (1991) #12

TPB ⋅ Image ⋅ 2012
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984-page softcover collection of Spawn (1992) #1 - #50

Reprinted in black and white

Original retail price: $60.00

TPB ⋅ Dark Horse ⋅ 2009
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660-page trade paperback

Black and white collection of Dylan Dog stories

Original retail price: $25

TPB ⋅ DC ⋅ 1999
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$85

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160-page trade paperback collecting issues #1 - #4 of Resident Evil Magazine

Original retail price: $14.95

TPB ⋅ DC ⋅ 2012
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$130

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208-page trade paperback titled 'Seven Days of Death' collecting:

Red Robin #18 - #21

Red Robin #23 - #26

Teen Titans (3rd series) #92

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Copies ordered by retailers: 1,557

Original retail price: $19.99

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464-page trade paperback collecting issues from six separate series of the Clone Saga crossover

Copies ordered by retailers: 895

Original retail price: $39.99

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448-page trade paperback concluding the Ben Reilly Clone Saga

Copies ordered by retailers: 879

Original retail price: $39.99

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