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Three to grade: A Marvel, A DC, and a double-cover EC...

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Haven't posted a grading thread in a while, and I just finished scanning some books I just picked up. One is kinda nice, one is pretty nice, and the other is a double-cover EC...

 

First up is a Tales of Suspense 49 I picked up yesterday. I don't know why but I just can't stop buying this book. This copy makes around 16 so far, and while it's not the best of the bunch, it's certainly worth the $50 I paid...

 

Second is a Green Lantern 82. Easily the prettiest book of the three, it's probably headed to Sarasota, but I have a few other books in line ahead of it.

 

Third is a double-cover Tales from the Crypt 37. Interior cover is substantially better, but unfortunately has the same 1.25" tear through the "T" that the outer cover has...

 

And no... I didn't steal these scans from comic-keys... tongue.gif

 

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TOS - Fine-

Green Lantern - VF+ or VF/NM - that crease thingy in the "are coming" will knock it down some as will the off center cover.

Tales from the Crypt - I'm not so good at grading low grade stuff - but I would call that G/VG to VG-

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Green Lantern - VF+ or VF/NM - that crease thingy in the "are coming" will knock it down some as will the off center cover.

 

I have received multiple 9.6's with similar printing ripples, and one 9.8... but it really depends on the graders moods that day... Not suggesting THIS book is a 9.8, but CGC is much more lenient on 'production' flaws than 'handling' flaws...

 

Thanks for the reply though! Interesting to see where people stand...

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ToS - Solid Fine, would've said F/VF but that impact crease in the middle on the left side and the lower right corner crease knocks it out of there.

Green Lantern - VF+, without the printer's wrinkles it'd be a VF/NM..if the book was solid elsewhere I think it would've jumped right over VF/NM and just gone at a NM-. CGC seems to ignore the printer wrinkles if the book is otherwise pretty.

 

Brian

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Green Lantern - VF+ or VF/NM - that crease thingy in the "are coming" will knock it down some as will the off center cover.

 

I have received multiple 9.6's with similar printing ripples, and one 9.8... but it really depends on the graders moods that day... Not suggesting THIS book is a 9.8, but CGC is much more lenient on 'production' flaws than 'handling' flaws...

 

Thanks for the reply though! Interesting to see where people stand...

 

My Shanna #1 CGC 9.8 had 3 production creases. I've seen scans of the other 2 9.8s and they both have multiple production creases.

 

BTW....is this a psychological test to see what grades the haters will give your books?

 

You know how to grade...don't you? insane.gif

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You know how to grade...don't you?

 

Never heard of continuing education? tongue.gif

 

So you got grades for me? Or just here to trash my thread? mad.gif

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You know how to grade...don't you?

 

Never heard of continuing education? tongue.gif

 

So you got grades for me? Or just here to trash my thread? mad.gif

 

Sorry...but I don't grade my own books! Just predict what the all knowing Gods at CGC will give it. Also, I can't grade anything less than a VF due to low exposure so sorry...sucka! tongue.gifinsane.gif

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Wow...I always thought - especially with Bronze age stuff - that they would crush you with those production creases. Now that I know that - I'm sending in 5 more books!!!

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Here's mine:

 

Tales of Suspence: F+ ( I don't think those stress cracks along the spine are as bad as they look on the scan)

 

Green Lantern: 8.5 - 9.0, as long as that's not a tear 5/8 th down the right side.

 

Crypt: a "generous" Good.

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