@delphic: It took me a few long boxes to learn the hard way that digital is the way of the future. Our generation has just been moving towards an era where comics aren't as collectable as they used to be.Here's my wishlist btw: http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/ref=nav_wishlist_btnHopefully it will give you ideas on how to form a solid dc collection. The idea behind my list is to have references for all of the big seven Pre and Post Flashpoint with a few of DC's greatest hits mixed in. I also added in some Wally West and Kyle Rayner stories because I personally find them more interesting than their predecessors. This might also help:DC Entertainment Essential Graphic Novels and Chronology 2015It's a free kindle publication DC puts out to let there readers know which trade books they'd recommend. It's mainly organized by character or team.