Auction Report

Forgotten Golden-Age Comics Set New Records at Auction

While super-hero sales continued to remain strong through the shutdown, the real eye-opener in recent Heritage Comics auctions was the stark rise in formerly low-key Golden Age titles. See our latest auction report for more.
It's Here!

The All New ComicBase 2020!

We're proud to announce the arrival of the ALL NEW ComicBase 2020! Four years in the making, this completely rewritten ComicBase brings with it a blazingly fast new database engine that zips through tasks in a fraction of the time required by older versions-as well as removing the need for database compacting! The new edition also comes with a gorgeous new interface, powerful new collection viewing capabilities, and the ability to track books and magazines!

Check out the What's New page to find out more--and get your copy today!
Beta Watch

ComicBase 20.0.2 (Build 3297) Now Available

This new interim version of ComicBase wraps up a number of improvements, including report and interface tweaks, better handling of dates on international systems, and more. See the link above for the full list. If you'd like to give it a shot, you can download it from your downloads link on the Registrations page. We're putting it out for early release before rolling it out to everyone, so please let us know how it works for you at!
ComicBase Tip!

Adding in New Magazines

With the Magazine category expanding in ComicBase with new titles, there is without a doubt some challenges when publishers don't use the same numbering system to track their issues. Check out this article on how we are approaching magazine numbering going forward.

Comic-Con Latest Victim of Corona Virus Pandemic

For the first time in 50 years, the San Diego Comic-Con has been cancelled. Comic-Con organizers announced that the show will return to the San Diego Convention center next year, from July 22-25, 2021. Current ticket holders can request a refund or transfer of their tickets to next year, and refunds will be issued for all hotel reservations placed through the Comic-Con's official hotel affiliate.

Check the link above for the official announcement.
ComicBase NewsFlash

LIFE Magazine Joins ComicBase as Part of Huge Weekly Update

The pause in weekly comic distribution didn't stop our editors from pushing a monster of an update last week, including adding the first 40 volumes of legendary LIFE magazine. Check out our latest newsflash for all the details!
ComicBase Newsflash

Coronavirus Halts Comic Distribution

This week, Diamond Comic Distribution--the sole distributor of most comic books in America--announced that they've been forced to temporarily suspend distribution operations until further notice.
ComicBase Newsflash

The Science of Comic Filing

In this very special newsflash, we talk about the new Blu-ray release, then ComicBase creator Pete Bickford breaks down the sciene of comic filing (and how you can save yourself a ton of time and grief when you do it.) If you only read one article this year on comic filing, this should be the one.

ComicBase 2020 v20.0.2 brings Quick Reports, numerous improvements

ComicBase 2020 (v20.0.2) has just been released, bringing with it a great new feature: Quick Reports, as well as a long list of program improvements. See what's new by clicking the link above, or just go straight to downloading it under your My Account > Registrations.

Check out our new User Guides Section

From getting started to using advanced features like Grading Sets, check out our new User Guides section for in-depth answers to your ComicBase questions (and let us know on the forums which guides you'd like to see in the future!)