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Someone apparently found 2 copies of action comics 17091

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It may be missing a value stamp and he's fearing the dreaded check mark on his grade.
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Collector Pacoma7623 private msg quote post Address this user
Oh,its real.and its spectacular!
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COLLECTOR JLS_Comics private msg quote post Address this user
The bottom edges are too clean and don’t match the level of wear on the rest
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
I'm thinking this story is BS. Still no mainstream media report, I find that hard to believe. Not buying this find.
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Send them to me, I'll take care of them for you. No worries... ;-)
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I'm thinking this story is BS. Still no mainstream media report, I find that hard to believe. Not buying this find.

That's because they are reprints. Otherwise, Metropolis Comics would be on it like white on rice.
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I'm thinking this story is BS. Still no mainstream media report, I find that hard to believe. Not buying this find.

That's because they are reprints. Otherwise, Metropolis Comics would be on it like white on rice.


Agreed!
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Collector cseale0223 private msg quote post Address this user
Saw this think it’s completely fake.
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http://the-comic-book-forum.boards.net/thread/1264/kirkland-barn-action-comics-debunked?page=1#post-61490
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Too good to be true.
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COLLECTOR Foghorn_Sam private msg quote post Address this user
Who knows what I'll find in that abandoned shed out behind my property next April 1st?
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Collector Redshade private msg quote post Address this user
At first I thought that they had to be fake but then I found this site and now I'm not so sure :

http://www.bipcomics.com/showcase/fakes/

None of the reprints had the glare on the rear of the front wheel arch.
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I'll need to look at my loot crate facsimile. But does anyone know, other than the obvious prestine condition, how to tell the difference between a facsimile and the original? They're supposed to be exact copies...as if xerox'd, correct?
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I'll need to look at my loot crate facsimile. But does anyone know, other than the obvious prestine condition, how to tell the difference between a facsimile and the original? They're supposed to be exact copies...as if xerox'd, correct?

They actually look legit to me. Someone objected saying there is no press reports about this. I would suppose the comics - if this is real - are being cleaned and pressed very carefully right now. At least, that's what I'd do. Not sure if I would go to a reporter or not. But I can see posting on Facebook and such, like this guy did. And frankly, I wouldn't care if people believed me or not ... 4-6 months and they would be for sale. Well ... one of them would be.

Regarding your question, there are some differences between the original and the reprints. Some quite subtle. The one I remember is the running board of the car in Supe's hand ... in the original it is yellow, but in most (all?) reprints it is the same green as the car.
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I'll need to look at my loot crate facsimile. But does anyone know, other than the obvious prestine condition, how to tell the difference between a facsimile and the original? They're supposed to be exact copies...as if xerox'd, correct?


Regarding your question, there are some differences between the original and the reprints. Some quite subtle. The one I remember is the running board of the car in Supe's hand ... in the original it is yellow, but in most (all?) reprints it is the same green as the car.


You're,right. Not one reprint I found on eBay had the yellow running board, nor the reflection along the front fender, nor the the black horizontal lines (shaded area) on the front door. Reflection on the tires are different. Loot crate facsimile didn't have the 10 cent price. I did find a vendor on eBay just selling the covers (not the interior) as facsimiles that looks to be the closest. So my guess is that it's one of those covers wrapped around a loot crate interior.
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You know, if someone wants to give me odds, I'll take the side that says these are real. Maybe a comic book bet for charity? We'd have to determine how the bet ends if nothing more happens.
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You know, if someone wants to give me odds, I'll take the side that says these are real. Maybe a comic book bet for charity? We'd have to determine how the bet ends if nothing more happens.


3:1 they are fake.

If I lose I’ll .99c auction a $100 comic for 100% to Heroes initiative to your $33 comic same terms.
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You know, if someone wants to give me odds, I'll take the side that says these are real. Maybe a comic book bet for charity? We'd have to determine how the bet ends if nothing more happens.


3:1 they are fake.

If I lose I’ll .99c auction a $100 comic for 100% to Heroes initiative to your $33 comic same terms.

Done! If we don't hear anything, how long do we wait? I am presuming the comics are being cleaned right now, but have no idea how long a high-end shop would take with it. Also presuming the owner will sell them eventually. I hope that's true ... I would hate to be right and never know it.
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COLLECTOR shrewbeer private msg quote post Address this user
@Tedsaid I can’t seem to access the group that this was posted in, can you?

I can’t imagine anybody is going to hang onto both copies, especially someone that hangs out in a low grade, collectors group. If they are real, the money from selling just one of them would be too enticing
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@Tedsaid I can’t seem to access the group that this was posted in, can you?

I can’t imagine anybody is going to hang onto both copies, especially someone that hangs out in a low grade, collectors group. If they are real, the money from selling just one of them would be too enticing

I would definitely sell one of them, myself, to pay for the cleaning, etc. of both of them. And maybe a new yacht?

I just requested to join the group. (It is closed, but you can ask for membership.) Will let you know if anything happens there.
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Collector X51 private msg quote post Address this user
They might be real given the beads of sweat coming from the guy in the foreground and the rocks being in front of the hood on the car. I'd still want to have it in hand to make a decision.
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COLLECTOR shrewbeer private msg quote post Address this user
The crazy white of the cover through the scuff marks is what tells me its fake. Those scuffs are very recent to be that white.

Also, the hatching on superman is off. The original has clear hatches all over superman but this one is blurred.

And then there’s the lettering spaces pointed out by Ditch...

And as well, the fact these books are too big to be real (look at his thumb in relation to the comic)

Too many ifs.
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Collector BrianGreensnips private msg quote post Address this user
Fake!
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