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Ricomortis
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....and the FINAL ONE IS! :D <droools and gets napkin>

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That's it for now.... Good Lord I do have a problem... :lol:

I think I've been elevated to SUPER FREAK!

All total I have 380 Valiant Slabs... :o :o and growing! :D

Thanks for all the Kudos guys... enjoy the pictures...! :thumb:

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:lol:

Esca...

That one on the floor in the middle is actually a PGX 9.8 :D :thumb:

Doesn't do much good for the ole registry though. :cry:

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Favorite title: Imperium
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Favorite artist: Larosa, Henry & CAFU

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X-O HoboJoe wrote:
Ricomortis wrote::lol:

Esca...

That one on the floor in the middle is actually a PGX 9.8 :D :thumb:

Doesn't do much good for the ole registry though. :cry:

Rico
Gonna crack and resub?
I've been thinking about it for over a year now and I just can't seem to do it... :oops:

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400yrs wrote:Rico, I noticed that you are buying some of the more common Magnus books like #13, for instance. Have you noticed particular problems with this book? To me, it seems like different paper was used than #12 (which I usually find in pretty nice shape). Seems like #13 and 14 suffer from ink rubs alot for some reason.
Fo hun..

To be honest I didn't have that many copies of it originally. I also haven't bought many copiees as well.

I think some the common issues I need in 9.8 are out there, its just that no one wants grade them or think it is even worth their time. :cry:

As far as problems... I do remember there being some problems with the few copies that I do have... and I remember me making a mental note that I hated the paper stock on that issue. :hm:

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Hey Guys...

Some more additions as of 9/24/07

These are new to my collection and are NOT pictured in any of the photos prior. :thumb:

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With BWS card.

Thanks Hobo for this one and the A & A Gold!

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Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
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Elveen wrote:Ok, what makes one of the A&A #0s a 9.6 and the other a 9.8?
To be 100% honest Elveen...

Absolutely NOTHING that I can see, on the front or the back covers.

I think I might send the 9.6 fora resubmission. Neither one of them have any stress lines or indentions... both have shap corners and great gloss.

:hm:

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Finally some more books to add and keep my others company. :P

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Lightning Strike wrote:
Elveen wrote:Boy them are some neat-o books.

But it looks like the A&A #0 has some imperfections on the bottom on the spine. I can see some white.

That is not a big deal in grading? :?
Yeah, you're right. There is some white showing there

Nope... that spine is super sweet guys. Otherwise I wouldn't have taken the chance of getting less than a 9.8 on that book when I have so many already. Scans can be a little decieving... both ways I guess. :?

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Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
Favorite title: Imperium
Favorite writer: Dysart & Fred Van Lente
Favorite artist: Larosa, Henry & CAFU

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I got some more slabs to add to the Vault today! :lol:

A big thanks to slab fix king - CKB :thumb:

11/24/07

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Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
Favorite title: Imperium
Favorite writer: Dysart & Fred Van Lente
Favorite artist: Larosa, Henry & CAFU

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Thanks CKB!

11/24/2007

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Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
Favorite title: Imperium
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Favorite artist: Larosa, Henry & CAFU

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Thanks again on this one CKB!

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Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
Favorite title: Imperium
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A few Unity issues to add as well. Thanks CKB!

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Favorite character: Shadowman - Harada
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Thanks CKB!

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