Q: How does the Mine Again program work?
The Mine Again program is specifically designed to allow collectors access to needed cash without losing their prized comics. It’s as easy as: 1) Submitting your comic for an offer 2) Accepting offer and receiving payment via PayPal 3) Setting up the layaway plan to buy the book back at the same price you sold it.
Q: How long do I have to buy back my comic?
A: The Mine Again program offers a 12 month layaway plan to buy back your prized comic.
Q: Can I sell Comic Collateral any comic?
A: Yes you can submit any comic, however there are certain parameters that Comic Collateral will look at in extending the offer (i.e. grade, age, etc)
Q: Does Comic Collateral buy collections?
A: At the moment Comic Collateral’s Mine Again program is limited to single issue books, not entire collections. However, we would be willing to make offers on select books of your collection and you can submit as many books as you like.
Q: Does the book have to be graded or can it be a raw?
A: Comic Collateral is interested in buying both graded and raw books.
Q: What will my offer be?
A: Comic Collateral will offer approximately 50% of fair market value based on data collected from eBay completed sales. You will have the opportunity to buy back your same book at the same price, plus monthly layaway and storage fees. Please see fair market value tool here
Q: What if I can’t pay the layway?
A: You have an opportunity to purchase a one month extension of layway for a fee of $20.00 for each month that you choose the option of an extension.
Q: What if I change my mind about buying the book back?
A: You can change your mind anytime about buying your book back through layaway. You will be refunded 100% of the money you have paid minus the fees. Layaway and storage fees are non-refundable.
Q: What if I pay it earlier than 12 months?
A: All payment plans are based on a 12 month layaway. There is no penalty for buying your back sooner, the positive is that you pay less layway and storage fees
Q: What are the “hidden” fees?
A: The only fees are a layaway and storage fee that is charged monthly. This is based on a scale of how much you sold your book for that can be seen here.
Q: How will I know I’m getting my same book back?
A: Once received and inspected, Comic Collateral will encase the book in mylar sleev with a fullback and seal with a tamper proof tape.
Q: How do I know my book is safe?
A: Comic Collateral will store all books in the Mine Again program in a safety deposit box at a local bank.
Q: What if you sell my book before I get a chance to buy it back?
A: We consider any book in the Mine Again program to be “your” book until the layway is complete. None of these books will ever be offered for sale to anyone but you.
Q: How do I get my book back?
A: Once layaway is complete, Comic Collateral will ship comics to you via insured USPS shipping. Local pickup or convention pickups are also an option.
Q: When will I get my money for selling Comic Collateral my book?
A: At conventions or locally, immediately after the book is received and inspected. Via mail, as soon as the comic is received and inspected by Comic Collateral.
Q: What is the cheapest or most expensive book I can sell you?
A: Try us! We don’t believe there to be a ceiling on how expensive the book can be, well maybe that Action Comics #1 might be a bit out of our range.
Q: Can I sell you more than one book?
A: Yes it is encouraged! However, Each book will be treated as a separate layaway in the Mine Again program.