Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! HULK #181 1st App WOLVERINE Comic Book Magazine 1974 NM 9.4 MAJ Key CGC it X-Men. Incredible Hulk #181 1974 1st Full Wolverine MAJOR Key Issue! Herb Trimpe Cover/Art Marvel Value Stamp Intact! OPPORTUNITY IS KNOCKING Even higher values are on the way!
This is the best you will find unslabbed! THIS IS A SPECTACULAR HIGH GRADE SALE! PROBABLY NOT TO BE SEEN EVER AGAIN! THESE WERE ALL HANDPICKED NO RESTORATION! The 1st Full Appearance of Wolverine.One of the top three key books from Marvel's Bronze Age. One of the most valuable and sought after in high grade. CONDITION Approximately NM 9.4. SHARP EDGES, NO Color fading or mottling, Lays flat, clean, ITS SPECTACULAR! It will be offered with no reserve!!! MAJOR CERTIFIED & RAW KEY BOOK AUCTIONS ON SALE NOW.. CGC Including a CGC 10, PGX, Variants, First Issues, Signed Issues, Modern Age, Bronze Age, Silver Age and Golden Age. This is an OMG GROUP you won't see too often! PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE PHOTOS.. COMIC BOOK GRADING STANDARDS - CPG/CGC. GM - Gem Mint [M+: 10] The best possible existing condition of a comic book. They are very rare, especially in older comic books pre-1990.
Books in this condition pre-1980 are virtually non-existent. M - Mint [M: 9.9, M-: 9.8] An extremely exceptional comic book with only minute printing or bindery defects. The book's cover is flat and without surface wear. Cover inks are exceptionally bright with high gloss.
The book's corners are perfectly square and sharp. Staples are clean and shiny. Interior pages must be white in color and supple to the touch.NM+ - Near Mint+ [NM+: 9.6] This grade is close to mint with some minor defect. You can tell that this comic has been stored properly and looks as new as the day it was printed. There may be a slight stress line by the staples but the staples themselves are generally centered clean with no rust. Some of the color may have chipped or flaked off the cover. The cover is flat with no surface wear and the inks are bright with high reflectivity and very little fading. Corners will be cut square and sharp with ever so slight blunting permitted. All stress marks should be almost invisible and bindery tears must be less than 1/16 inch. Only the most subtle binding and/or printing defects are allowed.
The cover will be fairly well centered and firmly secured to the interior pages. Paper is supple and like new.
Spine is tight and flat. Unobtrusive date stamps or arrival dates in pencil or ink are acceptable. Many pedigree collection comics have a notation on the cover or the interior of the comic and are considered a bonus to collectors as they help prove the provenance of the comic. NM - Near Mint [NM: 9.4, NM-: 9.2] This is a nearly perfect comic book with great eye appeal and no apparent obvious defects. It is vibrant and clean with supple pages.Cover has high gloss, is relatively flat, with almost no surface wear. Cover inks are generally bright with medium to high reflectivity. Spine is almost completely flat and tight.
The staples may show some discoloration. Older comics may have some discoloration due to aging.Inside pages and covers will usually be off-white to white but can be creamy or slightly yellowish. Permissible defects could include very small stress lines (up to 1/4 inch) near staples, minute corner creases, small binding or printing defects. VF/NM - Very Fine/Near Mint [VF/NM: 9.0] Slightly better than the Very Fine conditions below but in lesser condition than the grade above.
VF - Very Fine [VF+: 8.5, VF: 8.0, VF-: 7.5] A very fine comic book is a really nice book that appears to have been read a few times but handled with care. Additional minor defects are allowed. Visually there is most of the original cover gloss with minimal surface wear and a near flat cover. There may be small corner creasing, small fold on cover, very minor corner, edge, or spine wear, slight wrinkles at the staples and slight staple discoloration, light cover creases, minor stress marks on spine, a few small chips on the cover (Characteristic Marvel chipping is a good example).
Interior paper may be off-white. Overall, an exceptional and very collectible comic book. FN/VF - Fine/Very Fine [FN/VF: 7.0] Slightly better than the Fine conditions below but in lesser condition than the grade above. FN - Fine [FN+: 6.5, FN: 6.0, FN-: 5.5] Fine comics are well read, very desirable issues. They may have one major defect such as a larger piece out of the cover (1/4 inch to 1/8 inch) or a one inch plus tear.
They have stress lines around the staples and creases from opening and closing of the cover. Interior pages may be off-white to yellowish in color.
There could be a reading or subscription crease or a rolled spine, but is not damaged enough to reduce eye appeal dramatically. Some discoloration, fading in colors, and even minor soiling is allowed. The cover and/or insides could have minor tears and/or folds.The cover can be loose from one staple but cover cannot be detached from the interior. Pages and inside covers could be brown but not brittle.
There is generally an accumulation of minor defects such as corner dings, minor creases, light spine wear, stress lines around the staples, and rounded corners. Sometimes a comic book that appears to be a higher grade has a major defect that will bring it down to a fine grade. VG/FN - Very Good/Fine [VG/FN: 5.0] Slightly better than the Very Good conditions below but in lesser condition than the grade above. VG - Very Good [VG+: 4.5, VG: 4.0, VG-: 3.5] This is a very well read comic but is complete.
It may have a major defect such as a large piece out of its cover (1/2 to 1/4 inch), or a one inch plus tear. There is generally low cover gloss or almost none at all. The inside paper quality is not great, yellowing, with small pieces missing.
Pages and inside covers could be brown but NOT brittle, with minor tape repairs. One or both staples may be loose but the cover cannot be completely detached. Comic books in these grades have minor tears, corner creases, minor markings, discoloration, and heavy stress lines around the staples and spine or even a rolled spine. They are almost always creased, scuffed, abraded, and soiled. Tape on the comic is considered a defect in this grade.GD/VG - Good/Very Good [GD/VG: 3.0] Slightly better than the Good conditions below but in lesser condition than the grade above. GD - Good [G+: 2.5, G: 2.0, G-: 1.8] Good is really misnomer. Good is a readable, complete issue with the cover having numerous defects. All of the defects present in a VG comic book plus more such as major creases, rolled spine or a missing a 1/2 inch piece, rusty staples, scuffs, abrasions, and soiling.
A good book is complete with no missing pages and is still in a "Collectible" grade. FR - Fair [F: 1.0] A fair condition comic is heavily worn and tattered. All pages will be present and most of the covers. Large pieces may be missing from either front or back cover.
There will of course be heavy creases and folds. The spine and/or cover may be completely split. Coupons may be cut from cover and/or inside pages. Panels inside may also be clipped out. Paper quality can be very low being dark tan with brittleness being a factor.
The centerfold may be loose or missing and the soiling, staining, tears, markings, or chunks missing will interfere with reading. Moderate to extensive amounts of tape is acceptable on a comic in this grade. P - Poor [P: 0.5] A poor condition comic book has major defects to the point that there is little to no collector value. There may be severe stains, mildew or heavy cover abrasion to the point where cover inks are gone.Other defacements include paints, varnishes, glues, oil, dyes, indelible markers, pens, or crayons. Also prevalent are large tears, taped pieces or whole pages missing. The inside pages can have extreme brittleness.
No Grade (Coverless/Covers/Pages or Single Wrap). This designation is only used for the purpose of authentication. Coverless books will typically sell for a percentage of the good condition value. Rare and key comic books that are coverless in many cases may sell for a percentage of guide value depending on the specific comic title and issue number. 5 value, but can fluctuate based on market value.
Comic Books can been coverless or be an incomplete partial comic i. Issues in this designation typically will in most cases be beyond collectibility to the majority of the hobby. Rare key comics and incomplete pages i. Centerfolds are considered to be valuable for either restoration purposes or for individuals who just wish to own a piece of comic history. SEE OUR MARILYN MONROE GOLDEN DREAMS CALENDARS AND BERT STERN MM SERIGRAPH NUDES VINTAGE AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL EXTREMELY RARE!!!
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We have thousands of Positive Feedbacks and Return Customers. We provide clear information with known historical background on all our listings. With our extensive experience we accurately grade our collectibles because condition determines value. The item "HULK #181 1st App WOLVERINE Comic Book Magazine 1974 NM 9.4 Key CGC it X-Men" is in sale since Tuesday, January 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Bronze Age (1970-83)\Superhero\Incredible Hulk".The seller is "thejackpot" and is located in Vault. This item can be shipped worldwide.