If you want to hear some realities about comic book values, grading and CGC I highly recommend you take some time and view the three videos below. While there are a few things I disagree with, this was an impromptu video and not meant to be all inclusive so I give the interviewee wide latitude. The general themes he discusses are correct.
In the first video he highlights a copy of Metal Men #17. That book in CGC 7.0 sold for $20, in CGC 9.0 it sold for $75.00, a perfect example of what he’s talking about in the decision to send to CGC.
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