With the increase of comic book properties being adapted for tv and film, speculation comics, also known as spec books, have become a hot commodity. The goal is to find the right book that will increase in value due to the potential of a tv show or movie being made featuring that story or character. But with spec books reaching high prices, how can one collect these valuable comics on a budget?
Here are some affordable speculation comics ($100 and under) you can invest in right now! However, we always suggest you only collect speculation comics you like with the possibility these books don't turn out to be valuable.
Be sure to check out our first list of speculation comics.
The Sentry #1 (2000)
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Writer: Paul Jenkins
Artist: Jae Lee
Current High Grade Raw Value: $100
Bob Reynolds, also known as Sentry in his first Marvel Comics appearance ever!
In November 2022, the online rumor mill circled back to the Sentry as an antagonist to go up against The Thunderbolts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe based on the supposed casting for an “evil Superman” type of character and an origin rooted in the already established Super Soldier serum.