Issues written by Peter Bickford

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ComicBase #1

Cover Date: 12/1/1993
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
6 floppies (compressed); Macintosh; About 20,000 issues/300 titles listed

ComicBase #1.1

Cover Date: 12/1/1993
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
6 floppies (compressed); Macintosh; About 20,000 issues/300 titles listed; Added Quick Change feature

ComicBase #1.2

Cover Date: 12/1/1994
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
1st release on CD-ROM; Horrible yellow disc with badly printed ComicBase flying guy logo; Macintosh; About 2,000 Titles/45,000 issues listed

ComicBase #1.2 Variation A

Cover Date: 12/1/1994
Guide Price: $49.00
No copies available
ComicBase Encyclopedia of Comics; Contained reference material, but not the ability to track collections

ComicBase #1.2 Variation B

Cover Date: 12/1/1994
Guide Price: $89.00
No copies available
6 floppies; Contained full tracking system but built-in titles (about 300/20,000 issues); Essentially similar to previous year’s product and offered to customers who didn’t yet own a CD-ROM drive

ComicBase #1.3

Cover Date: 4/1/1995
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
2nd release on CD-ROM (blue disk); Macintosh; Added PowePC compatibility, Comic Show, years published, and international number support

ComicBase #1.3 Variation A

Cover Date: 4/1/1995
Guide Price: $49.00
No copies available
ComicBase Encyclopedia of Comics; Contained reference material, but not the ability to track collections

ComicBase #1.3 Variation B

Cover Date: 4/1/1995
Guide Price: $89.00
No copies available
6 floppies; Contained full tracking system but built-in titles (about 300/20,000 issues); Essentially similar to previous year’s product and offered to customers who didn’t yet own a CD-ROM drive

ComicBase #2

Cover Date: 4/1/1996
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
Green disc; Macintosh; PowerPC native; Added about 10,000 issues (including Four Color Comics), movies, bility to filter by titles in stock, new pricing for 1996; Big speed improvements

ComicBase #2 Variation A

Cover Date: 4/1/1996
Guide Price: $49.00
No copies available
ComicBase Encyclopedia of Comics; Contained reference material, but not the ability to track collections

ComicBase #2 Variation B

Cover Date: 4/1/1996
Guide Price: $89.00
No copies available
6 floppies; Contained full tracking system but built-in titles (about 300/20,000 issues); Essentially similar to 1994 year’s product (but with new prices) and offered to customers who didn’t yet own a CD-ROM drive

ComicBase #3

Cover Date: 7/1/1997
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
Four-color disk featuring the infamous space vampires from Kent Bash; About 3,000 titles/70,000 issues listed; Artist, writer fields added, as well as ability to edit from prices view. Removed black and white pictures from disk

ComicBase #3 Variation A

Cover Date: 7/1/1997
Guide Price: $49.00
No copies available
ComicBase Encyclopedia of Comics; Contained reference material, but not the ability to track collections; About 3,000 titles/70,000 issues listed.

ComicBase #3 Variation B

Cover Date: 2/1/1998
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
Windows version (1st release on Windows); About 3,000 titles/75,000 issues listed.

ComicBase #4

Cover Date: 12/1/1998
Guide Price: $72.00
2 copies available from $55.50
About 5,000 titles/100,000 titles covered; Mac and Windows versions united on same disk

ComicBase #5

Cover Date: 7/1/2000
Guide Price: $130.00
1 copy available for $130.00
12,500 titles/150,000 issues covered thanks in part to data-swap agreement with Comics Buyer’s Guide; Mac and Windows; Added online auction support, custom fields

ComicBase #5 Deluxe Edition

Cover Date: 7/1/2000
Guide Price: $50.00
1 copy available for $49.50
12,500 titles/150,000 issues covered thanks in part to data-swap agreement with Comics Buyer’s Guide; Mac and Windows; Added online auction support, custom fields

ComicBase #6

Cover Date: 6/1/2001
Guide Price: $82.00
3 copies available from $60.75
168,000+ issues, 13,197 titles; Added Find & Replace, ability to mark, unmark, and quick change from Found Comics; Also added new features to Buy & Sell, including ability to upload pictures

ComicBase #6 Deluxe Edition

Cover Date: 6/1/2001
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
168,000+ issues, 13,197 titles; Added Find & Replace, ability to mark, unmark, and quick change from Found Comics; Also added new features to Buy & Sell, including ability to upload pictures

ComicBase #7

Cover Date: 8/1/2002
Guide Price: $57.00
2 copies available from $55.00
200,000+ issues, 15,449 titles; Added complex searching, mathematical Mass Change, contextual menus, and Palm/PocketPC support

ComicBase #7 Deluxe Edition

Cover Date: 8/1/2002
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
200,000+ issues, 15,449 titles; Added complex searching, mathematical Mass Change, contextual menus, and Palm/PocketPC support

ComicBase #8

Cover Date: 7/1/2003
Guide Price: $43.00
1 copy available for $42.75
200,000+ issues, 16,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2003–2004; Also included enhanced reporting and exporting, interface improvements.

ComicBase #8 Collector’s Set

Cover Date: 7/1/2003
Guide Price: $300.00
1 copy available for $300.00
Archive edition on 2 DVD-ROMs; Includes entire art library (55,000+ images), almost a hundred video interviews and film clips; Database expands to include circulation figures, CGC grading data; 200,000+ issues, 16,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2003–2004; Also included enhanced reporting and exporting, interface improvements.

ComicBase #8 Deluxe Edition

Cover Date: 7/1/2003
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
Deluxe edition on two CD-ROMs; Includes thousands of additional covers; 200,000+ issues, 16,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2003–2004; Also included enhanced reporting and exporting, interface improvements.

ComicBase #9

Cover Date: 6/25/2004
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
Standard edition on two CD-ROMs; 225,000+ issues, 18,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2004–2005; Completely revised interface, ability to run multi-user, switch between different databases; New print engine and reporting engine; Windows Only; J: Shiaw-Ling Lai

ComicBase #9 Collector’s Set

Cover Date: 6/25/2004
Guide Price: $155.00
3 copies available from $125.00
Archive edition on 2 DVD-ROMs; Includes entire art library (70,000+ images), almost a hundred video interviews and film clips; Database expands to include circulation figures, CGC grading data; 225,000+ issues, 18,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2004–2005; Completely revised interface, ability to run multi-user, switch between different databases; New print engine and reporting engine; Windows Only; Over 20,000 pictures in high definition (full size at 100 dpi); J: Shiaw-Ling Lai

ComicBase #10

Cover Date: 7/13/2005
Guide Price: $150.00
No copies available
Standard edition on two CD-ROMs; Pricing updated for 2005, with new ability to download updates to pricing and issues online.; 250,000+ issues; 20,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2004–2005; Windows Only

ComicBase #10 Collector’s Set

Cover Date: 7/13/2005
Guide Price: $165.00
2 copies available from $127.50
Archive edition on 2 DVD-ROMs (Pictures DVD now dual-layer); Includes entire art library (100,000+ images), almost a hundred video interviews and film clips; Database expands to include circulation figures, CGC grading data; 250,000+ issues, 20,000+ titles; Pricing updated for 2005, with new ability to download price and data updates as needed for a year.; Windows Only; Over 50,000 pictures in high definition (full size at 100 dpi)

ComicBase #10 Collector’s Set - 2nd printing

Cover Date: 2/20/2006
Guide Price: $70.00
No copies available
Giant-Sized Edition; Includes entire art library (125,000+ images); Windows Only; Giant Size Archive edition update on 1 DVD-ROM (Pictures DVD dual-layer)

ComicBase #11 Variation A

Cover Date: 6/23/2006
Guide Price: $49.95
No copies available
ComicBase Express; J: Mark Castaneda, J: Candice Lucado

ComicBase #11 Variation B

Cover Date: 6/23/2006
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase Professional; J: Mark Castaneda, J: Candice Lucado

ComicBase #11 Variation C

Cover Date: 6/23/2006
Guide Price: $135.00
1 copy available for $125.00
ComicBase Archive Edition; J: Mark Castaneda, J: Candice Lucado

ComicBase #12 Variation A

Cover Date: 6/30/2007
Guide Price: $49.95
No copies available
Express edition

ComicBase #12 Variation B

Cover Date: 6/30/2007
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
Professional edition

ComicBase #12 Variation C

Cover Date: 6/30/2007
Guide Price: $135.00
1 copy available for $125.00
Archive edition

ComicBase #12 Variation D

Cover Date: 6/30/2007
Guide Price: $400.00
No copies available
Blu-ray Archive edition

ComicBase #12.1 Variation A

Cover Date: 7/2/2008
Guide Price: $49.95
No copies available
ComicBase Atlas Express; L: Shiaw-Ling Lai

ComicBase #12.1 Variation B

Cover Date: 7/2/2008
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase Atlas Professional; L: Shiaw-Ling Lai

ComicBase #12.1 Variation C

Cover Date: 7/2/2008
Guide Price: $49.95
No copies available
ComicBase Atlas Archive Edition; L: Shiaw-Ling Lai

ComicBase #12.1 Variation D

Cover Date: 7/2/2008
Guide Price: $400.00
No copies available
ComicBase Atlas Blu-ray Archive Edition; L: Shiaw-Ling Lai

ComicBase #14 Variation A

Cover Date: 8/1/2009
Guide Price: $49.95
No copies available
ComicBase 14 Express; Includes program and 5000 cover pics on 1 CD; Download version available

ComicBase #14 Variation B

Cover Date: 8/1/2009
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase 14 Professional; Includes program and 20,000 on 2 discs (1 CD & 1 DVD); Download version available

ComicBase #14 Variation C

Cover Date: 8/1/2009
Guide Price: $135.00
1 copy available for $125.00
ComicBase 14 Archive Edition; Includes program and 450,000 cover pics on 3 DVDs

ComicBase #14 Variation D

Cover Date: 8/1/2009
Guide Price: $400.00
No copies available
ComicBase 14 Blu-ray Archive Edition; Include program and 450,000 cover pics on 1 DVD and 1 BluRay; Includes quarterly picture disc update

ComicBase #15 Variation A

Cover Date: 8/1/2010
Guide Price: $49.95
No copies available
ComicBase 15 Express; Includes program and 5000 cover pics on 1 CD; Download version available

ComicBase #15 Variation B

Cover Date: 8/1/2010
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase 15 Professional; Includes program and 20,000 on 1 DVD; Download version available

ComicBase #15 Variation C

Cover Date: 8/1/2010
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase 15 Archive; Includes program and 450,000 cover pics on 3 DVDs

ComicBase #15 Variation D

Cover Date: 8/1/2010
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase 15 Archive Blu-Ray; Include program and 450,000 cover pics on 1 BluRay; Includes quarterly picture disc update

ComicBase #16 Variation A

Cover Date: 7/1/2012
Guide Price: $59.00
No copies available
ComicBase Express

ComicBase #16 Variation B

Cover Date: 7/1/2012
Guide Price: $130.00
No copies available
ComicBase Professional
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