Shortboxed 9+

Buy & Sell Comic Books Safely

Shortboxed LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.9 • 453 Ratings
    • Free



What is Shortboxed?
Shortboxed is the premier marketplace app to buy and sell comic books safely. In addition to a thriving and active marketplace, we have free tools and resources for comic book collectors of all types, like a price guide, portfolio manager, extensive data, and amazing content to make buying and selling easy.

How does buying and selling work?
Vetted dealers, comic shop owners, and collectors list their comic books for sale on Shortboxed while buyers browse and discover tens of thousands of comic books, both graded and ungraded. When someone buys a book, the seller receives an order confirmation with a pre-paid shipping label. Sellers get paid once the book is confirmed delivered. Our seller fee is a flat 10% – no hidden fees or shenanigans. Super simple!

Shortboxed Features
Sell raw or graded comic books – you can submit raw or graded comic books for sale on Shortboxed, with all raw books verified by Shortboxed before being delivered to the buyer. Buy and sell with confidence!
Quick and easy submissions – take a couple pics, add a price and any additional info as needed, and that’s it. We take care of the rest, including exposure to tens of thousands of potential buyers across the US, Canada, and UK.
We handle customer support – have an issue with an order? Our attentive team will take care of any questions or order issues. No more endless back and forth between buyers and sellers – we take care of everything so you don’t have to.
Fair Market Value data – make informed buying decisions with our fair market value range, sales history, and indicators that show you if a book is a good deal.
Portfolio Manager – manage your For Sale inventory and your Personal Collection all in one place with the Portfolio Manager. Organize your collection and track the value of your Portfolio for free.
Price Guide – look up recent sales history with our free price guide featuring over one million recent comic book sales across multiple platforms. Did we mention it’s free?
Amazing content – check the app often for new content from the community, how-to guides, collector spotlights, free giveaways, newsletters, and more!

Ready to buy and sell?
Please read the FAQ in-app or on for a complete list of all the buying and selling policies.
Download Shortboxed today and connect with our community on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @shortboxed, and on TikTok @shortboxedcomics.

What’s New

Version 3.5.7

New in this release:
• Misc bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
453 Ratings

453 Ratings

chefhomielee ,

A better comic buying and selling platform

I’m an active comic collector, I buy and sell comics on a regular basis. I’ve used almost all the online platforms for this hobby, from eBay to Craigslist, from Facebook Marketplace to Instagram. Those platforms are all generic in that they were made to sell anything.
Shortboxed is different. Shortboxed is better. It was developed by comic collectors for comic collectors. Their passion shows in the details. The app is a pleasure to use. It’s clean, intuitive and convenient. There are filters to help you find what your are looking for. They have a “Make an Offer” option. There are great original content in the form of articles and also collector spotlight interviews. Did I mention the Deal of the Day feature? Yeah, even bargain hunters can score amazing deals in graded books via the Deal of the Day.
Buying is a breeze. And selling is pretty simple too. I’ve done both on the app. It’s the most enjoyable and trustworthy comic buying and selling platform I have used. What I love the most though, is the sense of community that they are building. Comic collectors share a “magnificent obsession”. The Shortboxed app understands this and delivers a magnificent experience. I look forward to seeing how the app will grow over time.

ernmusicman ,

Great selling platform!

Been using ShortBoxed for selling and buying. The ease of use and always innovating the platform by the creators who are collectors themselves. If you follow them on social media they have clear intention in building a platform to sell and purchase safely. I like the good deal feature on a listed book. It’s either a green dot next to the listing to showcase the books listing price is below current sold prices. And they just released an update where you can buy and sell raw books now!! That’s great news. I do love slabbed books but I’m a little old school in owning raw books (not certified rating by a third party and encased in a sealed plastic). So I’m definitely be looking forward to this update!! And their comic convention was awesome!! It was held in Silicon Valley, California and had just comic books. For us oldies that appreciate more comics to choose from than nowadays at conventions when comics have to compete with cosplayers, cards, toys. I just love an old school comic convention!

jsterrycomics ,

Excellent platform

This is by far one of the best platforms to buy and sell graded comic books. The app keeps getting better with the recent improvements with adding data for both the buyer and sellers to make informed decisions. With FMV of books, recent sales, to sending custom offers for books. I like being able only to having to do a few small things from a selling perspective with taking a picture, price and ship once sold. Then from a buyer perspective if you buy a bigger book over a certain amount of money you get quality assurance from the company as the book is verified by them to ensure it's legit. Another positive is they actually verify and make sure that people selling on the platform are good sellers. So you can trust that the book you purchase is 100% legit. If the app eventually does raw books it will be a game changer for selling comics. Keep up the great work.

App Privacy

The developer, Shortboxed LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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