Volume 12, Issue 7 7/13  
CGC News
Our Favorite Comic Book Covers - Part 3
Tough decisions abound in the third installment of our series! Four more CGC team members share their all-time favorite comic book covers.
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Defects Caused by Improper Pressing: Flaring
Pressing techniques can significantly impact a book's grade — both positively and negatively. This month's article covers flaring.
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CGC Accepting Submissions at San Diego Comic-Con
Stop by the CGC booth at San Diego Comic-Con International to submit your comics and magazines or have a few books witnessed under the prestigious CGC Signature Series designation.
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CGC at Boston Comic Con
CGC will be accepting submissions for all service levels at Boston Comic Con, August 3–4.
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CGC Grading On-site at Wizard World Chicago
CGC will be offering on-site comic book grading, as well as regular submissions and Signature Series witnessed signature authentication services, August 8–11 in Chicago.
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Submit Your Books for CCS Pressing at San Diego Comic-Con
CCS will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels in San Diego.
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CCS On-site Pressing at Wizard World Chicago
Bring your collectible comic books to Wizard World Chicago, Aug. 8–11, to have them pressed on-site. Be sure to get your books in early because CCS can only accept a limited number of submissions.
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Spinner Rack: "The Day Aquaman Lost His Powers" - Part Two
By Joanna Sandsmark
This month's story was originally found in World's Finest Comics #137 from November 1963 and later reprinted in Showcase Presents: Aquaman, Volume 2, which is where I read it. It also explains why my scans are in black and white this month.
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ComicLink Accepting August Auction Consignments
ComicLink is currently accepting consignments for the August Featured Auction and other upcoming auctions.
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Highest-graded Batman #1 Ever Offered for Public Auction Readies for Sale at Heritage
The CGC-graded 9.2 copy of “the Batman’s” first solo comic book is expected to bring more than $500,000 on August 1 in Dallas.
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Results Are In from Pedigree Comics’ June Grand Auction
Nearly every book was sold from the lot of 518 CGC-certified comics. Sales totaled $368,873, and with post-auction deals in the works, the final tally is expected to approach $400,000.
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ComicConnect in San Diego
ComicConnect is showcasing dozens of top auction lots from their next Event Auction at San Diego Comic-Con International, July 18–21. Stop by booth 701 to see rare collectibles from the Gold, Silver and Bronze Ages.
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Superman: He's Not Who You Think He Is
By Mark Wilson
His name, original powers, costume and overall appearance began somewhere else, years earlier. Even the name "Superman" was in use (and actually copyrighted) several years before the duo of Jerry Siegel and Jerome Shuster combined their talents to lay down the primitive concepts of The Superman in late 1933. But no one seemed to make the connection — until now.
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