The publisher of Comic’s Buyer’s Guide announced today that it will cease publication with the 1,699th issue (March 2013). Established in 1971, it is/was the longest running English language publication covering the world of comic books.
I’ll leave it to Wikipedia to give you the history of CBG if you’re interested. Or, even better, check out this article by John Jackson Miller, a longtime staffer at CBG. Instead, I’m going to get all Quincy up in here and attempt a post-mortem.