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1st Graded Foreign - Spider-Man (1990) #1 (UK) PC/Amiga Video Game9487

Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
I have a rare book that CBCS (and CGC, BTW) said that they have never graded before. They both asked me to submit as much information about the book as I can when submitting.

Spider-Man (1990) #1 Foreign (UK) PC/Amiga Video Game Insert

Here's what I know about the book:
-A reported print run of 3,000.
-This book was folded in half and included in Amazing Spider-Man (PC/Amiga) video game boxes in England, Germany & Italy in 1990.
-Because of the fold, every copy has color breaks on the back cover spine.
-It looks identical to the normal UK printing, except for the missing text in 3 solid areas of the cover. -It also didn’t ship with a patch.
-Considering that every one of these books was folded in half and stuffed inside a box during shipping, the folds and color breaks on the mid-spine, rear cover should be ignored, or assumed as inherent.

Does anyone have any other information on this book that I can include when I submit?
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
can I see photos of the raw book and is it for sale possibly?
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Collector etapi65 private msg quote post Address this user
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-Considering that every one of these books was folded in half and stuffed inside a box during shipping, the folds and color breaks on the mid-spine, rear cover should be ignored, or assumed as inherent.



I wouldn't count on this.
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Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
@kaptainmyke There it is, on the left in the pic: https://photos.app.goo.gl/xHBhk1coV2MeXB7h9

Sorry, not for sale.

The only other one on eBay is going for $700+. Won't sell for that, but....
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@etapi65 I know, I know, but a boy can hope, can't he?
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Collector etapi65 private msg quote post Address this user
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@etapi65 I know, I know, but a boy can hope, can't he?


Definitely. Since no one has graded any copies...there's no baseline for "how much color break" or "how folded", so they could overlook it. I think about the immortal hulk comics that had the color rub issues and were still getting 9.8s, but, some of them the rub was too much, or, slightly extended beyond the "normal" manufacturing rub and took hits. You never know; just wouldn't get my hopes up too much.
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Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
@etapi65 You are 100% correct, it is not guaranteed, but I need to lobby for it.

I've only ever even seen 3 of these, and mine is the best conditioned one I've seen. Only 2 little breaks on the back.
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That's pretty awesome!!! If I were you, I'd definitely send it in to CBCS!! Tim Bildhauser is the Foreign Comics expert and I'm sure he will dig up any more information on it if there is any to be found!! Either way, I hope you share a pic of it after it is graded and slabbed!
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Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
@Jesse_O Thanks Jesse, I bought this book from a collector who didn't know what he had for $10. I didn't know what I bought until recently. I think it's the 2nd scarcest printing of Spider-Man #1 (Only the Diamond Edition had less, a print run of only 700).

I am a super collector of McFarlane's SPider-Man #1. I'm obsessed, see here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/s9yhR1rLgMFc6j7r6
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Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
@Jesse_O Oh, and a friend who knows Tim sent him a pic, he didn't know what it was, which is cool.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigRonnie
the folds and color breaks on the mid-spine, rear cover should be ignored, or assumed as inherent.


It will count as a defect, sorry.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigRonnie
Sorry, not for sale.


If you ever do decide to sell one day.... look me up.
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Moderator Jesse_O private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigRonnie
@Jesse_O Thanks Jesse, I bought this book from a collector who didn't know what he had for $10. I didn't know what I bought until recently. I think it's the 2nd scarcest printing of Spider-Man #1 (Only the Diamond Edition had less, a print run of only 700).

I am a super collector of McFarlane's SPider-Man #1. I'm obsessed, see here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/s9yhR1rLgMFc6j7r6


Very cool site!!! You definitely have a great collection going!!
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@kaptainmyke Unlikely. I'm stacking up the Rare SM#1s over here. Up to 3 9.9s, A Double Cover 9.8/9.8, Double Signed, The top graded Diamond, and I am starting to add the rare foreigns like Turkey & Argentina. This book is my obsession, will not be selling any, but I'm always down for a trade for something I don't have yet.
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@Jesse_O Thanks Jesse, it's been a labor tracking them all down. I keep a very detailed AirTable database going just for these books. My entire collections is in CLZ as well.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
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but I'm always down for a trade for something I don't have yet.


Whatcha lookin' for?
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Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
@kaptainmyke


Here's what I'm looking for:

-SM#1 Foreigns (UK/Amiga, Russian, Greek, Japanese, Spanish, Turkish, Argentinian and a few others.) (Raw)
-SM#1 Double Covers, Misprints, 9.9s, 10s
-SM#1 Silver Cover Blue Lizard Variant (Raw)
-SM#1 Silver Cover Copper Lizard Variant (Raw)
-SM#1 Torment Trade Paperback: Diamond Distributor's Edition (Raw)
-SM#1 Torment Trade Paperback (4th Print) (Black Cover) (Raw)
-SM#1 Platinum (CGC 9.8)
-Marvel Collectible Classics Spider-Man #2 (Chromium) Signed by John Romita, sr. (Raw or Graded)
-SM#13 Newsstand (CGC 9.8)
-Spawn #231(CGC 9.8)
-Spawn #231 Sketch Cover (CGC 9.8)


Here's what I have for trade (and approximate trade value):

CBCS Red Label (Verified Signature) Slabs
-Spider-Man (1990) #1 Silver Cover - $550 for the set of 3
-Spider-Man (1990) #1 Green/Yellow Cover w/Silver Webbing
-Spider-Man (1990) #1 Yellow Cover w/Purple Webbing
3x CBCS 9.6 – The Full Set
Key: Signed and stamped (with a red spider web) at Todd McFarlane's comic shop "The Spider's Web" in Washington State. A cool piece of comic history.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Z3HkJEBcsmCzjFif9


CBCS Blue Label (Unsigned) Slabs

-Spider-Man (1990) #1 Silver Cover Blue Lizard Variant - $650/ea x2
CBCS 9.8 x2
Key: The rarest SM#1 Variant. These are the only graded Blue Lizards on the market. No others on eBay/Amazon/FB Marketplace.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/2HkAt9HDc27gPp397
Recent Sale: $250: CBCS 9.2

-Spider-Man (1990) #1 Silver Cover Blue Lizard Variant - $450/ea x2
CBCS 9.6 x2
Key: The rarest SM#1 Variant. These are the only graded Blue Lizards on the market. No others on eBay/Amazon/FB Marketplace.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/2HkAt9HDc27gPp397
Recent Sale: $250: CBCS 9.2


CGC Yellow Label (Signed) Slabs
-Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #1 - $1,300
CGC 9.8 SS 3X (Signed by John Romita, Sr., Gerry Conway & Sal Buscema)
Notes: Spider-Man Label. Graded in April 19.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/5KaX7pQwxQUjWYdV8

-Amazing Spider-Man, Vol.1 #361 (1st Print) - $1,200
CGC 9.8 SS 3X (Signed by Mark Bagley, David Michelline & Randy Emberlin)
Key: 1st Appearance of Carnage
https://photos.app.goo.gl/juQaHQvZeDcBBwt78

-Amazing Spider-Man, Vol.1 #361 (2nd Print)- $800
CGC 9.8 SS 3X (Signed by Mark Bagley, David Michelline & Randy Emberlin)
Key: 1st Appearance of Carnage
https://photos.app.goo.gl/juQaHQvZeDcBBwt78

-Avengers Vol. 7 (2018) #684 - $310
CGC 9.8 SS (Signed by Mark Brooks)
Key: Hulk Gains new powers and becomes Immortal Hulk
https://photos.app.goo.gl/moSA6XJKPd8ajvjF6

-Amazing Spider-man, Vol.1 #363- $200
CGC 9.6 SS 3X (Signed by Mark Bagley, David Michelline & Randy Emberlin)
Key: 3rd Appearance of Carnage
Notes: Grader's notes imperfections are fixable. Likely 9.8
https://photos.app.goo.gl/X5wENiEq9cA1sNog9

-Punisher (2018) #1 - $250
CGC 9.8 SS (Signed by Clayton Crain)
Clayton Crain Variant Cover C
Notes: Amazing Spider-Man #129 Homage
https://photos.app.goo.gl/CxWrMCbcVH7WWpek7

-Punisher (2018) #1 - $115
CGC 9.8 SS (Signed by Clayton Crain)
Clayton Crain Variant Cover A
https://photos.app.goo.gl/uMCvatUxSeuw28yV6

-True Believers Marvel Knights; 20th Anniversary - $65
CGC 9.8 SS (Signed by Gerry Conway).
Notes: Amazing Spider-Man #129 (1st Punisher Appearance Reprint)

-Amazing Spider-Man, Vol.4 #789 - $100
CGC 9.8 SS (Signed twice on front and back by Matthew DiMasi)
Notes: Shattered Variant, Amazing Spider-Man #129 Homage



CGC Blue Label (Unsigned) Slabs
-Wolverine, Vol.2 (1988) #1 - $150
CGC 9.8
Key: 1st Issue in 1st Unlimited Series & 1st Appearance as Patch
https://photos.app.goo.gl/YUMpFmcZZVeB6geQ7

-Web of Spider-Man #1- $120
CGC 9.8
Key: Early black suit appearance, 1st Appearance of the Vulturions
https://photos.app.goo.gl/sLrKKdrmHddoJ9Hs8

-Amazing Spider-man, Vol.1 #362 (1st Print) - $80
CGC 9.8
Key: 2nd Appearance of Carnage
https://photos.app.goo.gl/bPBajHLhNSs6Lvzc9

-Amazing Spider-man, Vol.1 #362 (2nd Print) - $85
CGC 9.8
Key: 2nd Appearance of Carnage
https://photos.app.goo.gl/YDAXW2TFVT77v9yZ6

-True Believers Marvel Knights; 20th Anniversary - $40
CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #129 (1st Punisher Appearance Reprint)
Notes: Amazing Spider-Man #129 (1st Punisher Appearance Reprint)
https://photos.app.goo.gl/eBZ3VnY8McM1T39E7

-Despicable Deadpool # 287 - $70
CGC 9.8
Notes: Lenticular Variant, Amazing Spider-Man #129 Homage
https://photos.app.goo.gl/3sEa8hir2mSxaxEY6
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Collector BigRonnie private msg quote post Address this user
@kaptainmyke Anything of interest there?
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