PGM Spider-Man #300
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3 hours ago, Noble52 said:

7.5-8 because of spine stress on the back cover. It looks like they all break color, so I don’t think a press will help much.

It won't. While a press may mollify and/or smooth out some of the actual crimps surrounding those flake lines of the spine stresses, the broken color, the white fibers of the paper lending greater visibility to the stresses because of the color fracturing cannot be remedied by pressing.

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9 hours ago, James J Johnson said:

It won't. While a press may mollify and/or smooth out some of the actual crimps surrounding those flake lines of the spine stresses, the broken color, the white fibers of the paper lending greater visibility to the stresses because of the color fracturing cannot be remedied by pressing.

Actually they all don't break color I was surprised after I took the pic but I think it's the flash of my phone on the ticks. I'll try and take another in natural light to show the difference.

 

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8.5, on black print it can really impact the grade still the overall look is very sharp so it could pull off a 9 but I have my doubts

 

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My question is about the right edge on the cover.  Not a clean cut. I read a previous post about it was an issue back then.  Will there be a deduction for the right edge or not?

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1 hour ago, Coxstrong said:

My question is about the right edge on the cover.  Not a clean cut. I read a previous post about it was an issue back then.  Will there be a deduction for the right edge or not?

Production defects do not attract a deduction for grades below 9.8. 

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Those McFarlane ASM issues and their black back covers are killers. Spine ticks stick out like a sore thumb... I think in my opinion, the book is an 8.0.

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