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Congrats, that book is an absolute ghost! :thumb:
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nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
Is it the same seller from 2014? That was the story I was told when I bought that one.

This is either the 3rd or 4th known copy... 3rd if it's the same guy.

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greg wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:14:20 pm
nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
Is it the same seller from 2014? That was the story I was told when I bought that one.

This is either the 3rd or 4th known copy... 3rd if it's the same guy.
Looks like it was. Horrorwalker? I clearly paid a lot more for my copy. It is a beauty though. I'll get it graded at some point when I have more than a few to send in to CGC, and a bit of time.

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nycjadie wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:46:19 am
greg wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:14:20 pm
nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
Is it the same seller from 2014? That was the story I was told when I bought that one.

This is either the 3rd or 4th known copy... 3rd if it's the same guy.
Looks like it was. Horrorwalker? I clearly paid a lot more for my copy. It is a beauty though. I'll get it graded at some point when I have more than a few to send in to CGC, and a bit of time.
Yep, the seller was horrorwalker - April 6, 2014 - so the three known copies (as of 2014) are still 3 known copies.

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greg wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:38:25 am
nycjadie wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:46:19 am
greg wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:14:20 pm
nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
Is it the same seller from 2014? That was the story I was told when I bought that one.

This is either the 3rd or 4th known copy... 3rd if it's the same guy.
Looks like it was. Horrorwalker? I clearly paid a lot more for my copy. It is a beauty though. I'll get it graded at some point when I have more than a few to send in to CGC, and a bit of time.
Yep, the seller was horrorwalker - April 6, 2014 - so the three known copies (as of 2014) are still 3 known copies.
:clap:

BTW, I'm dying to see your review of Bloodshot the Movie! There weren't many of us that were lucky enough to see it!

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nycjadie wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:47:42 am
greg wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:38:25 am
Yep, the seller was horrorwalker - April 6, 2014 - so the three known copies (as of 2014) are still 3 known copies.
:clap:

BTW, I'm dying to see your review of Bloodshot the Movie! There weren't many of us that were lucky enough to see it!
Unfortunately, I didn't get to see the Bloodshot movie. My father needed to go to the ER for heart problems. He's fine now, but I didn't make it to the theater on the 12th. Haven't been able to go since.

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greg wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:24:34 am
nycjadie wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:47:42 am
greg wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:38:25 am
Yep, the seller was horrorwalker - April 6, 2014 - so the three known copies (as of 2014) are still 3 known copies.
:clap:

BTW, I'm dying to see your review of Bloodshot the Movie! There weren't many of us that were lucky enough to see it!
Unfortunately, I didn't get to see the Bloodshot movie. My father needed to go to the ER for heart problems. He's fine now, but I didn't make it to the theater on the 12th. Haven't been able to go since.
I’m so sorry, Greg, on multiple levels. Best to you and your family.

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nycjadie wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:35:07 am
greg wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:24:34 am
nycjadie wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:47:42 am
greg wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:38:25 am
Yep, the seller was horrorwalker - April 6, 2014 - so the three known copies (as of 2014) are still 3 known copies.
:clap:

BTW, I'm dying to see your review of Bloodshot the Movie! There weren't many of us that were lucky enough to see it!
Unfortunately, I didn't get to see the Bloodshot movie. My father needed to go to the ER for heart problems. He's fine now, but I didn't make it to the theater on the 12th. Haven't been able to go since.
I’m so sorry, Greg, on multiple levels. Best to you and your family.
I'll watch it a couple times when it's streaming on the 24th-25th, and I read the novelization back in February. :D

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...what streaming service will Blooshot be on?

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Juki wrote:
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...what streaming service will Blooshot be on?
According to the press release: "available for digital purchase for $19.99 in the U.S. with all leading retailers"

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nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
greg wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:00:55 pm
Third known copy was sold on Ebay on February 16, 2020: https://www.ebay.com/itm/114116399528

Looks like it was a "Buy It Now" at $400. (I didn't win it.)
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
Awesome purchase. Congrats :high-five: :high-five: :high-five:
:high-five:

Truly a fantastic purchase and a book most of us can only dream of finding. Are you going to get it graded?

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nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
greg wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:00:55 pm
Third known copy was sold on Ebay on February 16, 2020: https://www.ebay.com/itm/114116399528

Looks like it was a "Buy It Now" at $400. (I didn't win it.)
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
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magnus20009 wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:44:27 am
nycjadie wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:27:39 pm
greg wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:00:55 pm
Third known copy was sold on Ebay on February 16, 2020: https://www.ebay.com/itm/114116399528

Looks like it was a "Buy It Now" at $400. (I didn't win it.)
I bought this, and keep meaning to post on it. Been looking for this one for some time. I paid $300 plus shipping. Condition is high. I’m guessing a 9.6. The owner said he got it from his friend who worked in a video games store and it went straight into the bag and board.

Guy said he has other stuff, like BWS signed books. Old school collector. Really happy to have this.

I just noticed in the first post that the book came from Fair Oaks. My GF lives a few miles from there, and I’m there a few time a month, at least.
Awesome purchase. Congrats :high-five: :high-five: :high-five:
:high-five:

Truly a fantastic purchase and a book most of us can only dream of finding. Are you going to get it graded?
Yes, at some point. I’m stuck in VA. My kids are back in WA. I have a lot of other drama outside of the virus. I look forward to the world getting back to normal. At some point after that, I’ll get that and a few other books graded. The world has gone mad.

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on the 1st page someone said something about a Solar 10 white cover?
was that just BS or is that a real thing?

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battlepark wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:46:11 am
on the 1st page someone said something about a Solar 10 white cover?
was that just BS or is that a real thing?

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Years ago on this board, some guy said he was SURE that he saw a Solar #10 white cover once.

We laughed at him until he left, because he kept getting even MORE SURE when we told him, "uh, no".

At some point, a Valiant fan project "created" a Solar #10 white cover, just for the heck of it.

I'm still convinced that the guy was just confused in his memory of Solar #10 with Fantastic Four #371.
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...since it's easy to believe he did see an actual comic that had a white cover, was embossed, and 1993 was the same time Solar #10 was a big deal.

It's also possible someone just turned the cover of Solar #10 (or the 2nd print) inside out, since the inside is white.

It's "possible" that a copy exists where the embossing was on the inside, instead of the outside, of the cover of a real Solar #10 (or the 2nd print) but no one has produced a copy to prove it.

If it was Fantastic Four #371, then it's the same "memory" that everyone has of Sinbad playing a genie in a movie.
It didn't happen, but we can all picture it happening. (Mandela Effect)

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greg wrote:
battlepark wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:46:11 am
on the 1st page someone said something about a Solar 10 white cover?
was that just BS or is that a real thing?

Jason
Years ago on this board, some guy said he was SURE that he saw a Solar #10 white cover once.

We laughed at him until he left, because he kept getting even MORE SURE when we told him, "uh, no".

At some point, a Valiant fan project "created" a Solar #10 white cover, just for the heck of it.

I'm still convinced that the guy was just confused in his memory of Solar #10 with Fantastic Four #371.
Image
https://comics.gocollect.com/uploads/co ... 593635.jpg

...since it's easy to believe he did see an actual comic that had a white cover, was embossed, and 1993 was the same time Solar #10 was a big deal.

It's also possible someone just turned the cover of Solar #10 (or the 2nd print) inside out, since the inside is white.

It's "possible" that a copy exists where the embossing was on the inside, instead of the outside, of the cover of a real Solar #10 (or the 2nd print) but no one has produced a copy to prove it.

If it was Fantastic Four #371, then it's the same "memory" that everyone has of Sinbad playing a genie in a movie.
It didn't happen, but we can all picture it happening. (Mandela Effect)
Greg, Shazaam is (was?) real. I can't help that a large portion of the world can't remember the parts of the timeline that were changed.

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Thank you Greg!
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lorddunlow wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:31:18 pm
greg wrote:... it's the same "memory" that everyone has of Sinbad playing a genie in a movie.
It didn't happen, but we can all picture it happening. (Mandela Effect)
Greg, Shazaam is (was?) real. I can't help that a large portion of the world can't remember the parts of the timeline that were changed.
I suppose it was also Ivar who kept Nelson Mandela from dying in prison in the 1980s... or was it Neela? :hm:

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lorddunlow wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:31:18 pm
greg wrote:
battlepark wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:46:11 am
on the 1st page someone said something about a Solar 10 white cover?
was that just BS or is that a real thing?

Jason
Years ago on this board, some guy said he was SURE that he saw a Solar #10 white cover once.

We laughed at him until he left, because he kept getting even MORE SURE when we told him, "uh, no".

At some point, a Valiant fan project "created" a Solar #10 white cover, just for the heck of it.

I'm still convinced that the guy was just confused in his memory of Solar #10 with Fantastic Four #371.
Image
https://comics.gocollect.com/uploads/co ... 593635.jpg

...since it's easy to believe he did see an actual comic that had a white cover, was embossed, and 1993 was the same time Solar #10 was a big deal.

It's also possible someone just turned the cover of Solar #10 (or the 2nd print) inside out, since the inside is white.

It's "possible" that a copy exists where the embossing was on the inside, instead of the outside, of the cover of a real Solar #10 (or the 2nd print) but no one has produced a copy to prove it.

If it was Fantastic Four #371, then it's the same "memory" that everyone has of Sinbad playing a genie in a movie.
It didn't happen, but we can all picture it happening. (Mandela Effect)
Greg, Shazaam is (was?) real. I can't help that a large portion of the world can't remember the parts of the timeline that were changed.

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