Pep Comics 22 Cgc Universal 4.5 1st App. Archie Rarest Mega Key In Existence For Sale
ACTION COMICS #1? DETECTIVE COMICS #27?MEH, SURE THEY'RE NICE, BUTBOTH ARE 4 TO 5 TIMES LESS SCARCETHAN WHAT YOU SEE BEFORE YOU! WITH ONLY EIGHT UNIVERSALLYGRADED COPIESIN THE WORLD, THIS GOLDEN AGE TITLE IS THE TRUE COLLECTOR'S CHOICE!IT FEATURES THE FIRST APPEARANCEOF ARCHIE ANDREWS, BETTY COOPER, AND JUGHEAD! THE BOOK HASOUTSTANDINGEYE APPEAL WITH A STUNNING COVERFEATURING THE SHIELD INAN EPIC AND HISTORIC WWIIPIECE!JUST LOOK AT THAT COVER!
PEP 22 HAS LONG BEEN THE MOST UNDERVALUED BOOK IN COMICS...WHY?? SINCE 2005, THE BOOK HAS GONE FROM $20,000 TO $140,000! THAT'S A 700% INCREASE! NO OTHER BOOK COMES CLOSE TO THATLEVEL OF PROGRESS! AND IT STILL HAS A LONG WAY TO GO BEFORE REACHING IT'S TRUE VALUE! BUT WHY? WHY DID IT TAKE OVER65 YEARS BEFORE PEOPLEEVEN BEGAN TO STARTREALIZING IT'S REAL VALUE? WELL, WITHNO CENSUS TOGAUGE IT'S RARITY, AND NO INTERNET SITESLIKE GPANALYSIS.COM TO TRACK SALES, THERE WAS NO REAL WAY TO TRACKIT'SACTIVITY. THAT, COUPLED WITH THE FACT THAT IT PRACTICALLY NEVER CAME TO MARKET! BUT NOW WE HAVE AN IDEA WHY THAT IS!
THANKS TO THE CGC(STARTING BACKIN 2000) WE HAVE A CENSUS THATHAS BEEN AROUND LONGENOUGH NOW TO GIVE US ANINFORMEDIDEA OF A BOOK'S RELATIVE RARITY, PARTICULARLY IN THE CASE OF KEY ISSUES AND EVEN MORE SO WITH MEGA KEYS. COULD YOU IMAGINE IF THERE WERE ONLY 8UNIVERSALLY GRADED COPIES OF ACTION 1 OR 'TEC 27 AT THIS POINT?!EVEN A2.0WOULD PROBABLYGO FOR OVER AMILLION DOLLARS IF THAT WAS THE CASE! TO SAY THIS BOOK IS UNDERVALUED IS A TOTAL UNDERSTATEMENT. FINALLY STARTED TO BE REALIZED AS IT BECOMES MORE AND MORE APPARENT WITH EVERY PASSING YEARTHAT THEREAREN'T MORE COPIESBEING ADDED TO THE CENSUS.THIS IS THEONLY COPY TO SURFACE IN YEARS!IF ANY MORE ARE OUT THERE, THEY ARE EITHER COVERLESS, VERY LOW GRADE, OR THEY ARE RESTORED VERSIONS. ITHINK IT'S SAFE TO SAYANY COPIES UNCOVEREDIN PEDIGREE COLLECTIONS WOULD HAVE BEEN GRADED BY NOW AS WELL, WHICH RULES OUT THE PROBABILITY OF ANY MOREUNIVERSAL HIGHER GRADECOPIES HIDING OUT THERE. SO, WITH ALL THAT SAID...
THERE ARE ONLY THREE HIGHER GRADED COPIES THAN THIS ONE.
8.0 EDGAR CHURCH PEDIGREE: WON'T BE FOR SALE IN THIS LIFETIME FROM WHAT I HEAR ON THE ARCHIE FORUMS.
6.5: LAST SOLD IN 2012 FOR THENM- PRICE OF $111,000 AT THE TIME. SEEMS HIGHLY UNLIKELY IT WILL BE UP FOR SALE ANYTIME SOON.
5.0: LAST SOLD IN 2010 FOR THE NM- PRICE OF $50,000 AT THE TIME. THE OWNER HAS SINCE TURNED DOWN A PRIVATE OFFER FOR $90,000 (AND IDON'T BLAME HIM). SEEMS IT WON'T BE FOR SALE EITHER.
AS FOR THE OTHER 4.5: A MAJOR ARCHIE SELLER/COLLECTOR INFORMED ME ON HERE THAT HE SOLD THE BOOK ABOUT 30 YEARS AGO TO THE GUY WHO NOW OWNS IT AND THAT HE HAS NO INTENTIONS OF SELLING HIS EITHER.
THIS MEANS THAT THIS COPY STANDS AS THE HIGHEST GRADE AVAILABLE FOR PROBABLY MANY, MANY YEARS TO COME. AND SINCE 8.0 IS THE STAND-ALONE HIGHEST, ITLOWERS THE BAR QUITE A BIT INTERMS OF PRICE RELATIVE TO CONDITION, HENCE MID-GRADES FETCHING NM- PRICES. THE NEXT HIGHEST GRADE UNDER THIS ONE DROPS TO 2.5, THEN 2.0 AND FINALLY 1.5. SO, RELATIVELY SPEAKING, A 4.5 IS A LOT HIGHERTHAN USUALIN THISCASE COMPAREDTOTITLES CONTAINING ALL MANNERS OF GRADES. AND IN TERMS OFAVAILABILITY...IT'S THE ONLY ONE!
SO, BY ALL MEANS FEEL FREE TO MAKE AN OFFER, BUT KEEP IN MIND, I MYSELF AM IN NO HURRY TO SELLABOOK THAT DOES NOTHING BUT SKYROCKET EVERY YEAR, BUT IT IS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT PRICE. SERIOUS OFFERS ONLY, THANK YOU.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT:
TOP 20 GOLDEN AGE COMICS
1. ACTION COMICS 34 GRADED COPIES
2. DETECTIVE COMICS 29 GRADED COPIES
3. SUPERMAN 35 GRADED COPIES
4. ALL-AMERICAN COMICS GRADED COPIES
5. MARVEL COMICS 24 GRADED COPIES
6. BATMAN 84 GRADED COPIES
7. CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS 61 GRADED COPIES
8. ACTION COMICS 21 GRADED COPIES
9. FLASH COMICS 28 GRADED COPIES
10. MORE FUN COMICS 15 GRADED COPIES
11. DETECTIVE COMICS # 39 GRADED COPIES
12. PEP COMICS 8 GRADED COPIES <-------ONE OF THESE THINGS IS NOT LIKE THE OTHERS!
13. ACTION COMICS 16 GRADED COPIES
14. ADVENTURE COMICS 18 GRADED COPIES
15. DETECTIVE COMICS 28 GRADED COPIES
16. WHIZ COMICS 16 GRADED COPIES
17. ACTION COMICS 14 GRADED COPIES
18. DETECTIVE COMICS 40 GRADED COPIES
19. ARCHIE COMICS 30 GRADED COPIES
20. ALL STAR COMICS 43 GRADED COPIES
MORE FOOD FOR THOUGHT: HERE'S A PRICE COMPARISON FOR BOOKS FEATURING A CHARACTER'S FIRST APPEARANCE VS. THE CHARACTER'S FIRST TITLE ISSUE, BUT ONLY IF THE TITLE ISSUE CAME OUT SOON AFTER THE FIRST APPEARANCE.SO FOR INSTANCE, IRON MAN WOULDN'T COUNT AS HIS FIRST TITLE ISSUE CAME OUT 5 YEARS AFTER TALES OF SUSPENSE 39.
FIRST APPEARANCE/FIRST SELF-TITLE ISSUE PRICE % DIFFERENTIAL
ACTION COMICS #1/SUPERMAN #1 1.9 37%
DETECTIVE COMICS #27/BATMAN #1 1.5 align="left"> AMAZING FANTASY #15/SPIDERMAN 33%
SHOWCASE #4/FLASH #105 60K/20K 33%
NOW LETS SEE ARCHIE...
PEP COMICS #22/ARCHIE #1 140K/110K 78.5%! <-------ONE OF THESE THINGS...OH, YOU GET THE POINT!
IT'S PRETTY CLEAR THAT PEP 22IS HEAVILY UNDERVALUED! THE INDUSTRY AVERAGEFORTHESE TITLESIS A 3:1 RATIO. PEP 22 IS THE THE TIME BEING)! AND JUST THINK, SPIDER-MAN #1 IS THE SECOND APPEARANCE OF SPIDER-MAN! ARCHIE #1 CAME OUT A WHOLE YEAR LATER AND IS THE SIXTEENTH APPEARANCE OF ARCHIE! SOMETHING IS ROTTEN IN DENMARK!
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