MAD #48 Good, Magazine, Kelly Freas c. 1959

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 13, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
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We get many inquiries and comments about our use of stock photos, so I am writing to explain why they are used. For many years we only listed books

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UNDERSTANDING COMIC BOOK GRADES. Grading comic books is one of the most difficult parts of the the hobby to master. Most collectors and many dealers too seem to have difficulty mastering it. Over-grading is one of the most pervasive problems of the industry. Here is a concise overview of comics grading. For more information, consult the Overstreet Price Guide. Keep in mind, that you grade each book by the same standards regardless of age. A Near Mint book is a Near Mint book whether it is from the 1940s or from 2007. Here are the grades.

NM, Near Mint=Like New. You really have to look close to find any flaws at all. Might have just one tiny color flake, or other very minor blemish. No creases acceptable.
VF, Very Fine=Almost Like New with just a couple of tiny, barely noticeable flaws. One or two small color flakes along the spine are acceptable, but no folds or tears.
F, Fine=A nice looking comic. Still Glossy and handsome, but has more noticeable flaws such as several color flakes along the spine. The cover should still be firmly attached at...

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