It’s potentially a big year for comic fans, with the much-anticipated big screen releases of a new Ghost Rider film, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and even a new Dredd in the offing.

For those who grew up reading these stories, it’s an exciting time. For those who didn’t, it might be time to bone up on your superheroes and get some reading done. That way you’ll understand what all the fuss is about. Especially if the movie-makers get it wrong in the eyes of the diehard fans.

At you’ll find a comprehensive online marketplace for comics from all eras.

For the classic titles, you’ll need more than a few pennies, but even if you don’t want to spend too much you’ll find a wide range of titles that will give you enough of a taster for the genre.

Comics are becoming more and more collectable, with some rarities changing hands for astronomical sums, so you could treat this as a serious creative investment.

This is a US-based site, but they ship worldwide.

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