Archive for the Comic Book Grading Category


Comic Book Pressing and Prep Example Video

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If you are looking to do any kind of flip or try to improve a comic’s grade, pressing or some sort of prep service must be considered.  A slight increase in grade can mean thousands of dollars difference in final sales price so this must be taken seriously. Of course, only a professional solution is […]

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Comic Verification Authority – CVA

Last year a new comic book grading service emerged on the collecting/investing scene.  The company is called Comic Verification Authority or CVA.  According to their website their mission is: CVA’s mission is to enable collectors, dealers, and investors with a wide range of experience levels to quickly and easily identify examples with outstanding relative eye appeal. In […]

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CGC vs PGX

Livingdead on YouTube made this video about the CGC vs. PGX debate.  He makes some interesting points, especially about the real motivation behind a professional grading company. Nobody is grading comics out of the goodness of their heart, it’s a money making enterprise.   Here’s the next part:  

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