Avengers #1 2nd Print Blank Sketch Variant CGC 9.6 Signature Series Signed comic book from Marvel Comics. A super copy of this Blank Sketch Variant comic book, which has been signed by artist Steve Kurth (Iron Man, GI.Joe, etc.) who has added some original artwork to the blank cover in the form of a detailed Iron Man vs. the Mandarin sketch.
It has been professionally graded by CGC, the largest independent comic grading company in the world, and slabbed in a sealed protective case.
The grade is guaranteed to be high investment grade 9.6 (NEAR MINT+) and this is a yellow label CGC Signature Series, which means that an authorised CGC representative witnessed the signing and this also acts as a Certificate Of Authenticity.
As soon as the comic is signed, it is removed by a CGC authorised party and submitted straight to CGC for grading and encapsulation, guaranteeing the authenticity of the signature.
You can check the validity of this item and the signature by entering the 10 digit number on the label at the CGC web-site at www.cgccomics.com
There are no cracks on the case. Any glare is just the scanner on the CGC case, which can cause reflection.