We pride ourselves on being recognized as one of the premier comic book dealers in the country, featuring both new comic books and a huge selection of back issues, going all the way back to the Golden Age of comics.

where to buy old comic booksFrom Batman and Superman to Avengers and X-Men, Back to the Past Collectibles specializes in bring you the best in four-color comic books!

There are more comic books than fish in the sea and they can range in value from a cheap good stack of reading through high value gems that defy most people’s pocket books – so we’re here to help navigating the ocean of comics from westerns to superheroes.

Comic Books for Sale

Whether you are a collector seeking only 12c Marvels from the 1960s or a reader just looking for a good yarn from any era, we see it all! We’ve handled some of the hottest books, like Wolverine’s first appearance in Incredible Hulk #181, but we also love providing your next favorite story in one convenient run, like Strangers in Paradise.

Buy Vintage Comic Books

So stay tuned to our live auction broadcasts, eBay listings, and in-store events for the ever-rotating stock of comics.

Here’s just a few of the types of comic books we handle:

  • Marvel comics
  • Avengers
  • Silver Age comics
  • Black Widow
  • DC Comics
  • Superman
  • Batman
  • X-Men
  • Critical Role
  • Fantastic Four
  • Punisher
  • Golden Age comics
  • Green Lantern
  • Wonder Woman
  • Scarlet Witch
  • Captain America
  • Flash
  • Catwoman
  • Bronze Age comics
  • Luke Cage
  • and lots more!

Our Back to the Past Collectibles HQ is in Wixom, Michigan, in the Metro-Detroit area. Come check out our vast inventory of vintage, collectible and new comic books for sale or Click here for store hours, location and directions.



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Back to the Past Collectibles is the premier auction house for vintage collectibles and memorabilia of all kinds!

We offer treasures from both our own warehouse and other consignors from across the country.

Main event auctions are held in our physical showroom (COVID-safety permitting) and are broadcast online via, so you can attend whether or not you’re from our local neighborhood. Most auction events have a 1-hour inspection and registration window, so you can take your time looking over the lots.

The buzz you’ve heard is real. It’s a lot of fun to attend our onsite live events, so we invite you to come and check it out!

If you’re unable to join us in person on auction day, we highly recommend using Proxibid to place absentee bids and attend online.


Cool People With Cool Stuff!

Purveyors of the Best in Vintage Collectibles Since 1990

When you step into our Wixom headquarters it’s obvious that we possess a relentless passion for vintage treasures. Although the great majority of our wares are sold via auction events and our eBay store , our showroom is a constant whirlwind of buying, trading, and selling, with new inventory debuting every week!

If you’re looking to make some cash or do some trading with your comic books, figurines, vinyl, magazines or just about any vintage collectibles or memorabilia, we’d love to meet you.

We’re available 7 days a week by appointment! Open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Come and visit! You’ll feel right at home.