Originally Posted by MisoGenie
I'm a very materialistic person (in the sense that I really appreciate holding something tangible in my hands and take great care of my belongings).
Agreed. I think it's just the collector's mentality that I have... I use to have several boxes of comics (around 400-500 or so) that I ended up selling 10+ years ago, due to having to move at the time. I really regret doing so now. So I'm considering trying to build my collection back up once more.
Not only do I enjoy reading the stories comics have, but I also like the collectibility factor, even though what I plan on collecting won't be for monetary purposes (all modern stuff that would take ages to gain in value, if at all).