Flex Mentallo

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  1. Here's the Heritage "red" copy mentioned earlier in this thread:

     

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    Beautiful copy. Census says there is only one nicer, at 9.2 out there. Wonder what FMV on that one is? (shrug)

     

    $3.50 (shrug)

     

    If only we knew to whom it belongs? :whistle:

     

    If only they would post it. :baiting:

     

    If only they would sell it to me. :busy:

     

     

    If only I'd bid higher...


  2. Folks, I've withdrawn some items as per the above updated list. They will now be found as job lots of 3 or 4 comics in the VCC auction to help comicdonna. If you dont know what I'm referring to please go here:

     

     

    http://boards.collectors-society.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=4485573&fpart=1

     

     

    and here:

     

    http://boards.collectors-society.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=4487080&gonew=1#UNREAD

     

     

    Just to confirm the items so there is no confusion:

     

    Job Lot:

    WORLDS FINEST #108 VG+

    WORLDS FINEST #110 VG+

    WORLDS FINEST #111 VG

    WORLDS FINEST #112 VG

     

     

    Remember, the entire proceedings will go to a fellow boardie in need, so find the auction, bid often, and bid high!


  3. Folks, I've withdrawn some items as per the above updated list. They will now be found as job lots of 3 or 4 comics in the VCC auction to help comicdonna. If you dont know what I'm referring to please go here:

     

     

    http://boards.collectors-society.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=4485573&fpart=1

     

     

    and here:

     

    http://boards.collectors-society.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=4487080&gonew=1#UNREAD

     

     

    Just to confirm the items so there is no confusion:

     

    Job Lot:

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #38 FAIR

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #40 GOOD

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #48 FG

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #51 VG

     

     

     

    Job Lot:

    Romantic Hearts #1 GVG

    Spectacular Adventures #2 Fair

    Brides Romances #2 VG

    Diary Confessions #10 Fine

     

     

    Job Lot:

    WEDDING BELLS #18 GVG

    GI War Brides #8 FINE

    LOVELORN #47 VG

    LOVE ROMANCES #57 VG-

     

     

    Job Lot:

    4 Most V5 #3 vgf $20

    TARGET V9 #8 FAIR to GOOD

    BLACK MAGIC V8 #4 FINE $20

     

     

    Remember, the entire proceedings will go to a fellow boardie in need, so find the auction, bid often, and bid high!


  4. Hope no one minds a bit of humor in light of this situation, but I'm wondering what the expression on Donnas face was when Mike runs back into their burning house to get some valuables........ and comes out with comics lol

     

    I'm sure Mike will appreciate the humor. :grin:

     

    He told me he made two trips back into the house to grab what he could. He tried to make a third but only went as far as the front porch before he decided it was too risky at that point.

     

    It's every collector's nightmare, but thank god he had the sense not to make that third trip.


  5. Problem for me is that with most titles I get bored too easily to sustain my attack, Lorna being the honourable exception because the run is not too long and the artwork keeps up the interest.

     

    How Scrooge manages to stay interested in Dell Four Color (or Classics Illustrated) is beyond my attention span or comprehension.

     

    For myself, the thrill of the chase is all about the book, not the title. If I do manage to complete a title, it is usually by accident, or because the run is really really short (and the artist is Bill Everett) To whit:

     

     

    Namora1001.jpg

     

    Namora280Cookeville.jpg

     

    Namora380CosmicAeroplane.jpg

     

     

    Now if someone could just find me the three Sun Girls!

     

    these old things?

     

     

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    :takeit:


  6. I love MMC66 and that's a beautiful copy :applause:

     

    Thanks, spillred!

     

    I'd been looking for a copy of this book in decent grade for years and one just popped up on my ebay search list in the middle of the night! I snagged that puppy without a second thought.

     

    That makes twice in a month that a tough Timely found it's way into my collection for less than guide. :whee:

     

    Welcome to show and tell! Er, I mean the boards!

     

    Does "less than guide" include Xmas presies?

     

    Not eggs-actly. hm You see, a strange thing would occasionally happen when Mr. McShopper (me) got diverted from buying gifts for relatives. This... :idea: ...for instance:

     

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    Ah, accidental shopper syndrome! I have that too!


  7. I love MMC66 and that's a beautiful copy :applause:

     

    Thanks, spillred!

     

    I'd been looking for a copy of this book in decent grade for years and one just popped up on my ebay search list in the middle of the night! I snagged that puppy without a second thought.

     

    That makes twice in a month that a tough Timely found it's way into my collection for less than guide. :whee:

     

    Welcome to show and tell! Er, I mean the boards!

     

    Does "less than guide" include Xmas presies?


  8. Problem for me is that with most titles I get bored too easily to sustain my attack, Lorna being the honourable exception because the run is not too long and the artwork keeps up the interest.

     

    How Scrooge manages to stay interested in Dell Four Color (or Classics Illustrated) is beyond my attention span or comprehension.

     

    For myself, the thrill of the chase is all about the book, not the title. If I do manage to complete a title, it is usually by accident, or because the run is really really short (and the artist is Bill Everett) To whit:

     

     

    Namora1001.jpg

     

    Namora280Cookeville.jpg

     

    Namora380CosmicAeroplane.jpg

     

     

    Now if someone could just find me the three Sun Girls!


  9. Here's the Heritage "red" copy mentioned earlier in this thread:

     

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    Respect! FMV? Well. I was the under bidder on this beauty, so I guess that set the benchmark. I doubt the 9.2 has better colors - if it's like my #31 I'd consider it less desirable than this Pinnacle Hill!

     

    Anyway, guys, I think the elephant in the room here is that all of the issues around this time are tough to get. There are more collectors who wan' 'em than there are decent copies around. Are they truly scarce when compared, say, to a Pep #34?

     

    Well, unless you are Gator, I'd say not.

     

    As for deep reds, I think that added factor does truly put us in scarce to rare territory! I regard my bilious #31 (about 7.5) as no more than a placeholder, and I'd gladly trade it for a 6.0 with colors that pop!

     

    What I find so difficult about Fiction House with faded colors is that no matter how high the grade structurally, if the colors dont "pop" the cover simply doesnt work as intended.


  10. Happy New Year everyone! May the New Year bring you joy and fullfillment just as you would wish!

     

    10% off all orders over $100 from the list below. Last offering for this thread before taking them off to Ebay and other places!

     

    Page 1:

    Wings Comics #82 About fine - with stunning colors! Was $80, now $60 plus shipping

    Sheena #14 in fine plus with strong colors. Was $80, now $60 plus shipping

     

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    Jo Jo #19 VG+ was $95, now $90 plus shipping

    Blue Beetle #48 solid VG $125 plus shipping

    Voodoo #19 looks VF or better, with great gloss and deep color strike .Tanning to interior covers brings the grade down to FVF.Was $245 now $225 plus shipping

    True to Life Romances #11 VF- was $95, now $85 plus shipping

     

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    All Top #10. Very light Marvel-style chipping to top edge reduces grade to VF-. Reds are more solid and blacks are darker than my scanner suggests. Was $550, now $475 plus shipping

    Ghost Rider #11 vf classic horror cover with light hairline crease bottom right.Was $135, now $120 plus shipping

     

     

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    Super Mystery v7 #6 VG copy but hard to find! $40 plus shipping SOLD!

    Space Adventures #8 VF Was $145, now $110 plus shipping Classic robot woman story

     

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    Famous Funnies #87 classic cover FVF plus #88 in VG Was $125, now $105 plus shipping

     

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    Crime Mysteries #3 F+ was $155 now $135 plus shipping

    Crime Mysteries #5 fine condition was $105 now $95 plus shipping

    Fight against Crime #21 - beautiful VF- copy here.Was $195, now $175 plus shipping

    Battlefront #5 - $25 plus shipping

    Jungle Comics #78 VF Was $150, now $135 plus shipping

     

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    Romantic Confessions V2 #3 Scarce Classic cover 6.5 $70 plus shipping

    Romantic Marriage #8 in nice mi-grade - around fine. Was $80, now $60 plus shipping

     

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    Teenage Temptations #8 was graded 4.5 by CGC $225 plus shipping

    Jann of the Jungle #11 solid VG+ $35 plus shipping

    Jumbo #146 VGF $30 plus shipping

     

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    Jumbo #149 solid VGF - $30 plus shipping

    Jungle #129 Fine plus glossy - great cover! $55 plus shipping

    Jungle #131 Fine plus glossy $55 plus shipping

    Sensation #103 VGF Was $185, now $175 plus shipping

     

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    Fight Comics #76 $90 plus shipping

     

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    Brides Romances #2 VG $10 plus shipping WITHDRAWN

     

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    Brides Romances #23 FINE PLUS $40 plus postage Matt Baker cover

    Lovelorn #75 FVF $25 plus shipping

    Diary Confessions #10 Fine $15 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    Falling in Love #21 VG $15 plus shipping

    Girls in Love #57 Fine $30 plus shipping Baker cover

    Girls' Love Stories #56 VGF $20 plus shipping

    Love Letters #2 Fine $50 plus shipping. Bill Ward cover SOLD!

     

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    Love Letters #49 Very Fine was $70 now $50 plus shipping

    Romantic Hearts #1 GVG $15 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    Spectacular Adventures #2 Fair $20 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    Teen-age Romances #5 VG $35 plus postage Nice Baker artwork

    Teen-age Temptations #5 Good+ $30 plus shipping

     

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    DIARY SECRETS #21 VG was $90 now $70 plus shipping - browning halo to interior covers but it is supple and glossy, with cream pages. One of the scarcest issues.

    STARTLING TERROR #13 FINE+ Name on back cover. Was $90 now $80 plus shipping.

    BLUE BOLT V7#5 FINE+ $40 plus shipping

    TARGET V9 #8 FAIR to GOOD $15 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    BLACK MAGIC V8 #4 FINE $20 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    WINGS #67 Fine $40 plus shipping

     

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    JUMBO #36 good minus $35 plus shipping

    JUMBO #130 VGF $35 plus shipping

    JUNGLE #38 GVG $45 plus shipping

    JUNGLE #67 FINE+ 2 centrefolds detached. $75 plus shipping Classic Crandall artwork

    JUNGLE #158 fine minus $35 plus shipping

    SHEENA #17 VG- $45 plus shipping

     

     

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    MYSTERY IN SPACE #38 FAIR $12 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #40 GOOD $20 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #48 FG $15 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    MYSTERY IN SPACE #51 VG $35 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

     

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    WEDDING BELLS #18 GVG glossy, nice paper $20 plus postage Matt Baker cover and artwork (near classic)WITHDRAWN

    GI War Brides #8 FINE $20 plus shipping Outrageous headlights contentWITHDRAWN

    LOVELORN #47 VG $20 plus shippingWITHDRAWN

    LOVE ROMANCES #57 VG- $15 plus shipping Matt Baker artworkWITHDRAWN

     

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    ROMANTIC ADVENTURES #24 FG $10 plus shipping

    4 Most V5 #3 vgf $20 plus postageWITHDRAWN

     

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    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #50 GOOD+ $10 plus shipping

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #51 GVG $12 plus shipping

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #54 VG $15 plus shipping

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #55 VG $15 plus shipping

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #61 GVG $12 plus shipping

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #63 VG $15 plus shipping - sweet little Al Williamson story

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #74 GVG $12 plus shipping

    FORBIDDEN WORLDS #76 VG $15 plus shipping - another sweet little Al Williamson story

    SPACE ADVENTURES #12 FINE/FINE PLUS $300 plus shipping

     

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    JUMBO COMICS #26 7.0 WHITE PAGES $235 plus shipping

    JUMBO #54 5.5 $80 plus shipping

    FIGHT AGAINST CRIME #17 6.0 $175 plus shipping

    OUT OF THE NIGHT #7 FINE+ $95 plus shipping

     

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    FIGHT AGAINST CRIME #16 VF very light mark/residue in centre of cover $225 plus shipping.

    JUMBO COMICS #84 $150 plus shipping

    JUMBO COMICS #86 BIG APPLE PEDIGREE $250 plus shipping

    JUMBO COMICS #118 $250 plus shipping

    Jungle #135 in Fine+, maybe a bit nicer -classic cover. $60 plus shipping

    Jungle #143 in VG+, small tear and a few minor chips to right hand edge o/w nice, tight copy $30 plus shipping

     

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    Jungle #145 in Fine minus, nice, tight copy looks VF but 1.5"x0.2" sliver off top of back cover near spine and browning halo to edges. $30 plus shipping

    JUMBO COMICS #98 $150 plus shipping

    DANGER IS OUR BUSINESS #9 VG+ $20 plus shipping

    DANGER #10 VF $15 plus shipping

    DANGER #17 FINE + $15 plus shipping

    DANGER #18 VG- $5 plus shipping

    BUCCANEER #1 FINE $10 plus shipping

    BUCCANEERS #12 FINE+ $12 plus shipping

     

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    DARING ADVENTURES #9 VG $15 plus shipping

    DARING ADVENTURES #15 VF- $40 plus shipping

    EERIE #15 FINE (sm tr seal) $20 plus shipping

    FANTASTIC TALES #1 FINE $15 plus shipping

    FANTASTIC ADVENTURES #11 FINE+ $20 plus shipping

    FIGHTING DANIEL BOONE #1 FINE+ $10 plus shipping

    FRONTIER ROMANCES #1 FINE+ $15 plus shipping

    FRONTIER ROMANCES #9 FVF $15 plus shipping

    JUNGLE ADVENTURES #15 VF- $20 plus shipping

    KAANGA #1 VF+ $20 plus shipping

     

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    SHEENA #9 FVF $25 plus shipping

    Jumbo #57 classic cover app. FVF but has a non-story page removed $50 plus shipping

    JUMBO #105 classic girlfight cover $220 plus shipping

    Jumbo #115 $175 plus shipping

    STRANGE MYSTERIES #15 $18 plus shipping

    STRANGE MYSTERIES #16 $10 plus shipping

    STRANGE MYSTERIES #18 VF+ $30 plus shipping

    STRANGE PLANETS #10 fine minus $28 plus shipping

    STRANGE PLANETS #12 FVF $50 plus shipping

    STRANGE PLANETS #18 Fine+ $15 plus shipping

     

     

    The above prices supercedes those in individual listings.