Can you grade my Spidey #1 ?
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In my first thread ever, introducing myself and my little comic, some members felt my own grading was off and to post the book here.

so.... would appreciate it.

Front cover

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centerfold

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Migrating rust at top staple

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Strangely, most of the rust is visible from the outside.

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Defects

Creases galore

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And major chipping on edge of front and back covers and one piece of tape on back cover to fix a tear: that was there when my mother bought the book in a bargain bin at a toy store in 1968.

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Another piece of tape on the last page. That was done by me in 1968 when I thought it needed it. Tape was a popular, common repair tool for kids back then

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doodling on last page done by me way back then

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examples of the heavy water damage the book suffered 20 years ago when my hot water tank blew and flooded the basement. The book, in raw form, got totally soaked. I salvaged it but not without brownish stains on the pages.

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what do you guys think?

 

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