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Some pedigrees need to recheck the math...

<h3>Just plain don't get you silver/bronze only collectors...<h3> <p>I believe that that the content of classic comics before 1978-72ish is so inferior to today's  that the value that builds on their rarity is not structured logically. Now, I'm not saying that modern comics transcend the fact that they are ultimately cartoons (opinions aside). However, the content that makes up: artistic value <h7>(the drawings and ink jobs)<h7>, dynamics of dialouge <h7>

midnightwanderer

midnightwanderer

10/08/2017

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10/10/2017

 

Have these slabs been tampered with?

I picked up two slabs from ebay because they were very reasonably priced. They are in good shape, but there are markings that border the book itself in the plastic enclosure. I am pretty new to collecting cgc certified books but I do have a few purchased from reputable comic stores and none of those have any of these sort of markings. Are these signs of a case that has been tampered with, or are these commonly seen in some slabs that have been through a process that I'm not familiar with? I hope

midnightwanderer

midnightwanderer

07/28/2017

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08/04/2017

 

Appropriate Content for grading

I love reading and collecting comics, been at it since I was a kid growing up in the 90's. I have a bunch of books that have appreciated in raw value. The idea of getting them graded to enter into the competitive set registry is my motivation here. I've read over much of the material about how to submit and my membership permits me to submit. However, I still feel as though I am missing something in understanding what type of content is appropriate to submit for grading. How much raw value appre

midnightwanderer

midnightwanderer

07/17/2017

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07/26/2017

 

Perfect o.c.d. hobby for me.

Collecting with the big boys:     I am new to officially certified comics. I look forward to getting my completed sets slabbed and graded. If anybody has any advice on how to use the resources here to my advantage, or any advice on getting the right books slabbed please feel free to send a message my way.