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eBay Link ---> Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.6 W (1st appearance of the Punisher)! Looks 9.8!! Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.6 W (1st appearance of The Punisher)! • BRONZE AGE HOLY GRAIL!! • 2nd HIGHEST GRADED!!! • PERFECT WHITE PAGE QUALITY & COVER WRAP!! • FRESHLY ENCAPSULATED & CENTERED in the NEW CGC Holder!! PERFECT DISPLAY! •One of the BEST CGC 9.6 W copies you or anybody will ever see!! Looks like a CGC 9.8 W copy!! The Punisher is KICKING on Netflix!! If you haven't watched the new Punisher series yet, do yourself a favor and WATCH IT!! This KEY Bronze Age book will only continue to appreciate and RISE in value! If you do not have +15K to purchase that perfect looking CGC 9.8 W copy, THIS copy is the BEST solution to owning a copy that presents just like a perfect looking CGC 9.8, but at a fraction of the cost! Just look at how BRIGHT the colors POP on this copy! Look at the PERFECT REGISTRATION along the spine! Look at how BRIGHT WHITE the back cover is! (Looks MINT!) Look at how SHARP those corners are! This PRISTINE CGC 9.6 W copy is 99.5% PERFECTLY CENTERED; just a slight run-off (where it says "Approved") on the upper right hand corner where the "Comics Code Authority" Stamp is located...but it is VERY MINOR!! This blazing copy is by far "Professor Pecora Approved!" On that note, my BIN price of 5.5K for this beautiful and perfectly registered and BRIGHT CGC 9.6 W copy is reasonable for the PREMIUM CONDITION this particular copy exhibits! The value and DEMAND is only trending UPWARD so the sky is the limit! Throw in a bid at the last seconds of the auction and maybe you'll get lucky and win it!! If my former World Class Copy of Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.8 W (1st appearance of The Punisher) sold for 15.5K on September 3, 2017, don't you think this PRISTINE WHITE-PAGED COPY (2nd Highest Graded) which looks just like a CGC 9.8 W copy is at least worth 8K? When you put it in that perspective, acquiring this World Class CGC 9.6 W copy between 5K and 6K is GOOD! This World Class copy hails from The Professor Pecora Collection, which is from my personal collection! I am a well-known and established (and highly particular) CGC Collector who only buys and sells THE BEST books in the world!! This copy looks flawless!! I do not use any auto correct or brightening in my scans (as many other sellers do); so what you see is the REAL THING! The colors are super bright on this particular copy! Just take a good look at the high-resolution scans for confirmation! I have great relationships (over 5 years now) with ALL of the Major Comic Book Auction Houses: (Heritage, Comic Link, Comic Connect, Pedigree Comics, High Grade, Pristine Comics, World Wide Comics, etc.), so rest assured you are dealing with a seasoned professional (just as you were to purchase from one of the auction houses / comic websites mentioned above!) With that said, you can rest assure that you you will receive your high-end product in BOMB PROOF professional packaging and will be shipped within "1" business day of cleared payment via PayPal. FREE SHIPPING & HANDLING!! Check-Out my previous e-Bay feedback! Trust me, you won't be disappointed!!! This immaculate copy of Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.6 W will make a powerful addition to any advanced Amazing Spider-Man collection, Bronze Age Key collection, Punisher collection, or 1st appearance collection! Or, it can serve as a GREAT (tangible asset) Long-Term INVESTMENT to your investment portfolio! KEY Bronze Age CGC books in top-graded condition and PERFECT STRUCTURE just don't show up very often...so act now while you still have the opportunity!!! Please Check Out my other world class CGC eBay listings: ---> Professor Pecora's CGC Comic Book eBayListings Happy Collecting! -Professor Pecora _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For additional information on Amazing Spider-Man #129, please enjoy the following write-up taken from my CGC Registry! "Amazing Spider-Man #129 showcases the 1st appearance of the Punisher (Frank Castle) and the Jackal! The Punisher was created by writer Gerry Conway and artists John Romita, Sr. and Ross Andru, with publisher Stan Lee providing the name. The classic cover art displaying the “Different and Deadly” Punisher was drawn by legendary artists Gil Kane and John Romita. The most lethal hired assassin is featured in his iconic skull-imprinted black suit with an arsenal of weaponry, including an automatic assault rifle in which he is unloading a full clip of ammunition directly at Spider-Man. The close up view of the Punisher’s sniper scope depicts a defenseless and aerial bound Spider-Man avoiding bullets exploding against the surrounding brick buildings, with cross hairs aimed precisely at his heart! Couple this action on a commanding bright yellow cover, and you have one of the most sought-after and treasured comics in the history of the Amazing Spider-Man title! As a matter of fact, ASM #129 is considered one of the top 10 most valuable Bronze Age (1970-1984) comic books of all-time and remains a contender for one of the top 5 most valuable Bronze Age Marvel Keys! For instance, sales for ASM #129 in CGC 9.6 and 9.8 have already begun surpassing that of what Giant-Size X-Men has been selling for in grade. In terms of the Amazing Spider-Man title, ASM #129 is “The” most valuable and expensive issue of the entire Bronze Age! Moreover, what made the Punisher truly unique is that although he was originally created as a villain; he was gradually developed into a crime-fighting antihero. It was characters like the Punisher and Ghost Rider (1st introduced in Marvel Spotlight #5 in August of 1972), that would influence the industry in creating more violent and grittier material. Since the Punisher’s inception in February of 1974, he has starred in 3 feature films. The first Punisher movie premiered in the USA on July 8, 1990 at the Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention, and was characterized by actor Dolph Lundgren. It wasn’t until 14 years later; on April 16, 2004, in which The Punisher had a reboot and was played by actor Thomas Jane with John Travolta playing the antagonistic character Howard Saint. The setting took place in Florida, which was not true to the comics as Frank Castle’s origins take place in Queens, New York. The most recent installment, Punisher: War Zone, released on December 5, 2008, was played by actor Ray Stevenson. In addition, actor Dominic West played the Punisher’s arch enemy Jigsaw (William “Billy” Russo), which is true to the comics as Jigsaw was introduced in Amazing Spider-Man #162 and plays a significant and enduring role throughout the Punisher’s storyline. Unfortunately, none of the aforementioned Punisher films were successful. There were a number of reasons why none of the films gave the Punisher’s character justice; they ranged from inconsistencies in the comics to corny representations of the characters to not finding the “right” actor to emulate and embody the Punisher to perfection. Fortunately, after decades of failed attempts to portray the character and build a successful franchise, in March of 2016, the Punisher was played by “The Walking Dead” alum Jon Bernthal (Shane Walsh) in season 2 of the critically acclaimed Netflix Daredevil series! Prior to his big screen debut and adding fuel to the hype, Marvel Head of Television Jeph Loeb said in the initial announcement on Marvel.com, “Jon Bernthal brings an unmatched intensity to every role he takes on, with a potent blend of power, motivation and vulnerability that will connect with audiences. Castle's appearance will bring dramatic changes to the world of Matt Murdock and nothing will be the same.” Since then, the Punisher has been kicking and captivating the audience into his psyche that depicts pain and vengeance amidst his fragmented memories of being a former loving husband and father of two, before they were tragically killed by the mob. Furthermore, on November 17, 2017, the Punisher was officially integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of his own self-titled series on Netflix! Finally, it looks like the Punisher is getting justice on the silver screen! In turn, this has translated into increased demand for high-grade copies of Amazing Spider-Man #129, as the Punisher’s stock has significantly surged!" -Professor Pecora
Hi all. Just got this nice mag in from Sparkle City comics via eBay. Listed as a 9.4. Looked nice enough to me. Would like some other opinions. I see a few defects that I think would make it lower than that but I tend to under grade. What do you guys think? Thanks
CLOSED. ASM #129 9.4 ow/w $2075 shipped I know the last sale on GPA dipped a bit down to 1950, but this book looks super solid to me so I'm gonna be firm on this one. Trades for other HG slabbed BA keys is possible... WWBN 32, HfH 1, Marvel Premiere 15, ASM 101, Thanks for looking. REFERENCES My Kudos Page ACCEPTED PAYMENT Paypal, check, or MO TERMS OF SALE First unconditional in either the thread or PM wins, by time stamp. No returns on CGC books. Shipping is including in the price, in CONUS. Outside US will be at cost (minus $15 credit) USPS 2-3 day priority with tracking and SECURELY PACKED.