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MARVEL SUPER ACTION #18 AVENGERS #57 1ST APPEARANCE OF THE VISION 6.0 - 6.5 For Sale


MARVEL SUPER ACTION #18  AVENGERS #57 1ST APPEARANCE OF THE VISION 6.0 - 6.5
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MARVEL SUPER ACTION #18 AVENGERS #57 1ST APPEARANCE OF THE VISION 6.0 - 6.5:
$19.95

This is your chance to own a piece of history with Marvel Super Action #18, featuring the first appearance of Vision in Avengers #57. This vintage comic book from 1980, graded 6.0 Fine, is a must-have for any US Comics and Marvel (MCU) Universe fan. Immerse yourself in the world of superheroes with this Bronze Age (1970-83) single issue, which also includes a reprint and cover art by John Buscema. The story follows the Avengers as they face off against Ultron and introduce Vision to their team. Don\'t miss out on this collectible item, perfect for any fan of Superheroes and Comics & Graphic Novels.
Analysis of the Comic Book: Marvel Super Action #18 (The Avengers)

Front Cover:

  • Condition:
    • Corners: Noticeable blunting, particularly on the bottom right corner.
    • Spine: Visible wear with multiple small stress lines.
    • Edges: Some wear along the edges, especially at the top and bottom.
    • Surface: Colors are vibrant, but there is noticeable wear and light creasing.
    • General Cleanliness: Some minor discoloration and wear marks.

Back Cover:

  • Condition:
    • Corners: Blunting is consistent with the front cover.
    • Spine: Wear along the spine is visible, with a few small stress lines.
    • Edges: Slightly more pronounced wear at the edges, with small tears and creases.
    • Surface: Noticeable wear and discoloration, especially towards the edges.
    • General Cleanliness: Discoloration and wear marks are more prominent.
Defects and Considerations:
  1. Corner Blunting:

    • Both covers show corner wear, more significant than in the first comic reviewed.
  2. Edge Wear:

    • Noticeable wear along the edges, with some minor tears and creases affecting the grade.
  3. Spine Condition:

    • Multiple small stress lines are visible along the spine, which is a factor in downgrading.
  4. Surface Quality:

    • The front cover retains good color vibrancy, but wear and light creasing are visible.
    • The back cover shows more significant wear and discoloration, which impacts the overall grade.
Estimated Grade:

Considering the defects noted and the overall condition of the comic, I would estimate the grade to be between 6.0 (Fine) and 6.5 (Fine+). The primary factors contributing to this grade are the corner blunting, edge wear, spine stress lines, and surface wear and discoloration, particularly on the back cover. These defects are moderate and affect the overall aesthetic and structural integrity of the comic.


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Comic Book Grading GuideWhen grading comics for our items, we follow a comprehensive set of criteria to ensure that you have a clear understanding of the condition of each book. Below is a detailed guide outlining the factors we consider and what each grade represents.Grading Criteria

Cover Condition:

Creases and Folds: Creases, especially those that break color, significantly impact the grade. Minor non-color-breaking bends are less severe.

Surface Wear: Includes scuffing, soiling, or any abrasions. A clean, bright cover is ideal.

Corners and Edges: Rounded corners, nicks, and tears along the edges are examined closely.Spine and Staples:Spine Stress and Wear: Includes spine rolls, stress lines, and any splits or tears. The condition of the spine is crucial in grading.

Staples: Staples are checked for rust, alignment, and whether they are original or replaced. Missing or rusted staples lower the grade.

Back Cover:Creases and Bends: Similar to the front cover, any creases or bends are noted.Soiling and Stains: Any discoloration, soiling, or stains on the back cover are considered.Corners and Edges: Wear and tear on the corners and edges of the back cover are evaluated.

Interior Pages:Page Quality: The color, brightness, and brittleness of the pages are important. Yellowed pages are common in older comics.Writing, Stains, and Tears: Any writing, staining, or tears within the pages are noted.Completeness: Missing pages or parts of pages will drastically lower the grade.Grading Scale:Near Mint (9.2 - 9.8): Almost perfect condition with only minor imperfections. Vibrant colors, sharp corners, and minimal wear.Very Fine (8.0 - 9.0): Slightly more noticeable defects such as minor spine wear, slight corner rounding, and minimal surface wear.Fine (6.0 - 7.5): More noticeable wear including minor creases, some spine wear, and minor surface wear. Still a solid, collectible condition.Very Good (4.0 - 5.5): Moderate wear including noticeable creases, small tears, and spine wear. Still structurally sound and collectible.Good (2.0 - 3.5): Major defects such as significant creasing, tears, and possibly some missing parts. Shows significant wear but still readable.Fair (1.0 - 1.8): Extensive damage including heavy creasing, large tears, and missing parts. Poor condition but still holds value for reading or completion purposes.Poor (0.1 - 0.5): Severe damage with extensive missing parts, heavy wear, and poor presentation. Used mainly for parts or extreme nostalgia.

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