Grading & Scans

  • SCANS

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  • GRADING COMICS

THE NATIONAL STANDARD

A BASIC OVERVIEW FOR GRADING COMICS

NEAR
MINT………Nm

GRADE DESCRIPTION…….Nearly perfect with only
minor imperfections that keep it from the next higher grade.The overall look is
as if it was just purchased new and read once or twice.

VERY
FINE…………Vf

GRADE DESCRIPTION…… An excellent copy with
outstanding eye appeal. Sharp bright clean with supple pages. A comic book in
this grade has the appearance of being carefully handled.

FINE……………..

GRADE DESCRIPTION……An above average copy that
shows minor wear that is flat and clean and shows no significant creasing or
other serious defects. Eye appeal is somewhat reduced because of slight surface
wear and an accumulation of small defects especially on the spine and edges. A
fine condition comic book appears to have been read a few times and has been
handled with moderate care..

VERY
GOOD……..Vg

GRADE DESCRIPTION……The average used comic
book. A comic book in this grade shows significant to moderate wear but still
has not accumulated enough total defects to reduce eye appeal to the point that
it is not a desirable copy

GOOD……………………

GRADE DESCRIPTION……..This grade shows
substantial wear often considered a reading copy. Comics in this grade have all
pages and covers although there may be small pieces missing. Books in this
grade are commonly creased / scuffed /abraded / soiled but still completely
readable

FAIR………………..

GRADE DESCRIPTION……….A comic showing
substantial to heavy wear. A comic in this grade has all pages and covers but
may have pieces missing. Books in this grade are commonly creased / scuffed
abraded  / soiled but still generally readable.

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