Journey Into Mystery

Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0

Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0
Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0
Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0
Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0

Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0

Marvel Comics JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR vs 1st Enchantress & Executioner in VG/FN 5.0 condition. Some gloss, moderate cover creasing and wear, mostly along the spine and cover edges and corners.

Pages and covers firmly attached, cream colored pages. Small 1/2 tear on the mid-back cover edge.

Small, light dime-sized stain at the bottom cover. 1/8 splits at top and bottom spine with some abrading. The comic has characteristics typical for the grade according to the Overstreet Price Guide grading standards(see below). Bagged and boarded, any price tags, wrinkles or glare is on the bag, not the comic.

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Overstreet Comic Book Grading Scale & Definitions. NEAR MINT (NM): Nearly perfect with only minor imperfections that keep it from the next higher grade.

Minor feathering that does not detract from the overall beauty of an otherwise higher grade copy is acceptable for this grade. Subtle bindery/printing defects are allowed. Bindery tears must be less than 1/16" on Silver Age and later books, although on Golden Age books bindery tears of 1/4" have been noted. Cover is flat with almost.

Inks are bright with high reflectivity and a minimum of fading. Generally well centered and firmly secured to interior pages. Corners are cut square and sharp with ever-so-slight blunting permitted. A 1/16 bend is permitted with no color break. Small, inconspicuous, lightly penciled, stamped or inked arrival dates are acceptable as long as they are in an unobtrusive location. No soiling, staining or other discoloration apart from some slight foxing. Spine is tight and flat. No spine roll or split allowed. Staples are generally centered; may have slight discoloration.

No staple tears are allowed; almost no stress lines. In rare cases, a comic was not stapled at the bindery and therefore has a missing staple; this is not considered a defect. Any staple can be replaced on books Fine, but only vintage staples can be used on books from Very Fine to Near Mint. Mint books must have original staples. Paper is (no worse than) off-white to cream, supple and fresh.

No hint of acidity in the odor of the newsprint. Slight interior tears are allowed. NEAR MINT (NM): Nearly perfect with only a minor additional defect or defects that keep it from Near Mint.

A limited number of minor bindery/printing defects are allowed. A light, barely noticeable water stain or slight foxing that does not detract from the beauty of the book is acceptable for this grade. Cover is flat with (almost) no surface wear. Inks are bright with only the slightest dimming of reflectivity.

A 1/16-1/8 bend is permitted with no color break. Staples may show some discoloration. 9.0 VERY FINE/NEAR MINT (VF/NM): Nearly perfect with outstanding eye appeal.

A limited number of bindery/printing defects are allowed. Almost flat cover with almost imperceptible wear. Inks are bright with slightly diminished reflectivity.

An 1/8 bend is allowed if color is not broken. Corners are cut square and sharp with ever-so-slight blunting permitted but no creases. Several lightly penciled, stamped or inked arrival dates are acceptable. No obvious soiling, staining or other discoloration except for very minor foxing.

Only the slightest staple tears are allowed. A very minor accumulation of stress lines may be present if they are nearly imperceptible. Paper is (no worse than) cream to off-white and supple.

Very minor interior tears may be present. 8.5 VERY FINE+ (VF+): Fits the criteria for Very Fine but with an additional virtue or small accumulation of virtues that improves the books appearance by a perceptible amount. 8.0 VERY FINE (VF): An excellent copy with outstanding eye appeal. Sharp, bright and clean with supple pages. A comic book is this grade has the appearance of having been carefully handled.

A limited accumulation of minor bindery/printing defects is allowed. Cover is relatively flat with minimal surface wear beginning to show, possibly including some minute wear at corners. Inks are generally bright with moderate to high reflectivity. An unnoticeable 1/4 crease is acceptable if color is not broken.

Stamped or inked arrival dates may be present. No obvious soiling, staining or other discoloration except for minor foxing. Spine is almost flat with no roll. Possible minor color break is allowed.

Very slight staple tears and a few almost very minor to minor stress lines may be present. Any staple can be replaced on books up to Fine, but only vintage staples can be used on books from Very Fine to Near Mint. Paper is (no worse than) tan to cream and supple. Minor interior tears at the margin may be present.

7.5 VERY FINE (VF): Fits the criteria for Very Fine but with an additional defect or small accumulation of defects that detracts from the books appearance by a perceptible amount. 7.0 FINE/VERY FINE (FN/VF): An above-average copy that shows minor wear but is still relatively flat and clean with outstanding eye appeal.

A small accumulation of minor bindery/printing defects is allowed. Minor cover wear beginning to show, with interior yellowing or tanning allowed, possibly including minor creases.

Corners may be blunted or abraded. Inks are generally bright with a moderate reduction in reflectivity. The slightest spine roll may be present, as well as a possible moderate color break. Slight staple tears and a slight accumulation of light stress lines may be present. Paper is (no worse than) tan to cream, but not brown. 6.5 FINE+ (FN+): Fits the criteria for Fine but with an additional virtue or small accumulation of virtues that improves the books appearance by a perceptible amount. 6.0 FINE (FN): An above-average copy that shows minor wear but is still relatively flat and clean with no significant creasing or other serious defects.

Eye appeal is somewhat reduced because of slight surface wear and the accumulation of small defects, especially on the spine and edges. A FINE condition comic book appears to have been read a few times and has been handled with moderate care.

Some accumulation of minor bindery defects is allowed. Minor cover wear apparent, with minor to moderate creases. Inks show a significant reduction in reflectivity. Blunted corners are more common, as is minor staining, soiling, discoloration, and/or foxing.

A minor spine roll is allowed. There can also be a 1/4 spine split or severe color break. Staples may show minor discoloration.

Minor staple tears and a few slight stress lines may be present, as well as minor rust migration. Paper is (no worse than) brown to tan and fairly supple with no signs of brittleness. Centerfold may be loose but not detached. 5.5 FINE (FN): Fits the criteria for Fine but with an additional defect or small accumulation of defects that detracts from the books appearance by a perceptible amount. 5.0 VERY GOOD/FINE (VG/FN): An above-average but well-used comic book. A comic in this grade shows some moderate wear; eye appeal is somewhat reduced due to the accumulation of defects. Still a desirable copy that has been handled with some care.

An accumulation of bindery defects is allowed. Minor to moderate cover wear apparent, with minor to moderate creases and/or dimples.

Inks have major to extreme reduction in reflectivity. Blunted corners are increasingly common, as is minor to moderate staining, discoloration, and/or foxing. A minor to moderate spine roll is allowed.

A spine split of 1/2 may be present. A slight accumulation of minor staple tears and an accumulation of minor stress lines may also be present, as well as minor rust migration.

Paper is (no worse than) brown to tan with no signs of brittleness. May have the faintest trace of an acidic odor. Minor tears may also be present. The item "Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0" is in sale since Thursday, August 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Silver Age (1956-69)\Superhero\Thor".

The seller is "hoichi" and is located in Corona, New York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia.
  • Main Character: Thor
  • Publisher: Marvel

Marvel JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103 THOR 1st Enchantress & Executioner VG/FN 5.0