X-MEN #98 CGC 9.8 SS 2X's STAN LEE, CLAREMONT SINGLE HIGHEST GRADED #1519250001
SINGLE HIGHEST GRADED SIGNATURE SERIES COPY !!
FACT !! Due to popularity X-men issues have a significant number of signature series copies. Some issues have as many as 20 9.8's signed, yet only 1 of thise 9.8's might be signed by Stan LEE. CGC's census will not reveal who signed those ea copy. HOWEVER - in this particular Case - none of that applies !!
THIS copy of X-men #98 represents the only CGC 9.8 Signature Series in existence and as you can see it is signed by STAN LEE AND CHRIS CLAREMONT
Making this issue even more spectacular is that this copy represents
THE ONLY CGC 9.8 SIGNATURE SERIES COPY FOR ANY ISSUE between #'s 94 - 356 ! That's nearly 300 issues !!
When you consider the popularity of the X-men Series along this the fact this is just the 5th issue in the series featuring the new X-men, this seems rather surprising.
The CGC census reveals that there are 16 9.6 signature series copies and just one copy in 9.4 proving that plenty of others have tried, but only one copy was able to achieve this coveted status.
Obtaining a CGC 9.8 SS can prove quite difficult, once you factor in excess handling that occurs during the process of signing, this rang especially true when Stan signed, factor in in this issues unforgiving high gloss all black cover and you have the one, the only, CGC 9.8 Signature series copy !!
SIGNED BY STAN LEE & CHRIS CLAREMONT
Did we mention the Perfect Signature placement by Stan " the man" Lee ?? check it out !!
|Date Issued:||April 1976
|Condition:|| CGC 9.8
|Page Quality:||WHITE PAGES !