First submission in a long time and pleasantly surprised!
Got my coupon books graded and the turnaround time has been spot on thus far. Kudos to CGC for a job well done!
The 4 books I submitted were:
Strange Tales 115 (Early Spidey app and Sandman 2nd app)
Strange Tales Annual 2 (4th app of Spidey)
Amazing Spider-Man 43 (1st full MJ)
Amazing Spider-Man 49 (beautiful Vulture/Kraven cover)
I expected the following grades/(and got these):
ST 115: 6.5 OW /(7.5 OW) SWEET!
ST AN 2
Really? a teaser?
Just got the coolest book I've added to my collection since the first comic I ever bought. And it's another copy of that very same first comic. The difference is that this book is a CGC SS at a 9.8 and it's signed by not just Mike Zeck, it has Stan THE MAN Lee's signature on it!!!!
I bought my first comic book, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #10 from a spinner rack in a drug store when I was a kid and I've been hooked ever since (see my first journal if interested in tha
Lofty goals abound!
OK, I've decided to leave ebay behind, save for a few slabbed books to buy every now and then. ebay was not good to me in 2007 and I found it just too arduous a task to try and sell books to build the collection I really want.
That said, I now intend to find the greatest specimens in the raw at conventions and shops up and down the East coast. It may take me the next 20 years to complete the sets I've added to my profile, but I will do it. And I will enjoy every moment
This is how it all began.
One afternoon as I was wandering aimlessly up and down the aisles of the local People?s Drug while my dad filled a prescription; Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #10 caught my eye on the spinning comic book rack. The agony and equal perseverance the Mike Zech drawn Doctor Doom elicits on that cover struck me as something awesome. I HAD to have that comic. Just as my dad agreed to shell out the sixty cents to buy the book, Amazing Spider-Man #261 twirled around the r