Ebay - you want how much for it???

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by Adam Eterno » 12 Jun 2019, 11:09

stevezodiac wrote:Has anyone noticed that eBay has changed its comic categories. There are no longer lists of individual titles to choose as a category. I noticed people choosing "comic strips" as the category.
I didn't choose Comic strips, Ebay has automatically switched 99% of my listing to that heading. There's an uproar amongst both UK comic buyers and sellers as it makes it really difficult to search and sell what you want now. If you look at the new Franco/UK/Belgian heading, there are only 10,000 or so listings when there were 100,000 listings under UK comics before.

I've spent an hour this morning already changing some of my saved searches and some of my listings whilst holding on the phone to complain to Ebay!

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by stevezodiac » 12 Jun 2019, 11:45

I complained via a live chat. They suggested using the Comics/Graphic Novels option.

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Post by stevezodiac » 15 Jun 2019, 18:44

Just looking at US Comics and even though I chose silver age superhero comics category what came up was just modern comics. They've really messed up.

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Post by SID » 21 Jun 2019, 18:22

It happened to my listings as well.

Also when I go to correct, I found that eBay has cleared out all the specifics and that I have to re-enter them.
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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by stevezodiac » 02 Jul 2019, 16:33

This made me laugh "The big comic for bogs any girls" not to be used as toilet paper surely?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sparkey-373- ... SwdUtdDOqa

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Post by blaing » 05 Jul 2019, 06:37

A little too optimistic selling a late era Topper...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Topper-89-Co ... ect=mobile

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Post by Phoenix » 05 Jul 2019, 22:19

blaing wrote:A little too optimistic selling a late era Topper..
He's probably bought it for a pittance at a car boot, and thinks its eBay sale price will pay his Saturday bar bill.

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Post by stevezodiac » 09 Jul 2019, 20:00

Why the odd tuppence? They could have at least taken the trouble to spell Dandy proper!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-Dany-Co ... ect=mobile

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Post by stevezodiac » 09 Jul 2019, 21:24

This is a reprint from Six Comics of World War One.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Comic-Very-O ... ect=mobile

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Post by blaing » 09 Jul 2019, 23:39

And the seller is ripping off overseas buyers, wanting £50 for the postage to boot.

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Post by starscape » 12 Jul 2019, 09:37

The seller does point out why it is such a valuable item:
I am asking for £1,200 as it is the original turtles and art work in side
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/teenage-Muta ... 0008.m2219

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by blaing » 16 Sep 2019, 09:02

Good grief. Currently on eBay are a selection of Cracker comics, but a bit too high for the price (seven issues for £45?)

Here is one listing.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Cracker-Comi ... ect=mobile

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Post by stevezodiac » 16 Sep 2019, 10:49

One of them might include my only professional published script. For Hector the Collector. Priceless.

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Post by stevezodiac » 17 Sep 2019, 10:45

Phil-comics had the Beano-Dandy summer special at a start price of around £495 which I thought was madness. It sold for £560.00. I don't think it's worth that much.

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