Hit-Girl #1 Fernandez Retailer Incentive Variant CGC 9.8 Signature Series signed comic from Marvel Icon Comics, which is signed by John Romita Jr (Incredible Hulk, Avengers, Amazing Spider-man) the cover and series artist, who co-created the character and worked on the first Kick-Ass movie.
The Hit-Girl comic storyline forms the first part of the Kick-Ass 2 movie. John Romita Jr. makes infrequent convention appearances and there are no public records of any other sales of this issue in CGC Signature Series...
It has been professionally graded by CGC, the largest independent comic grading company in the world, and slabbed in a sealed tamper proof protective case. CGC also authenticated the original signatures.
The comic grade is guaranteed to be high investment grade 9.8 (NEAR MINT/MINT) and this is a yellow label CGC Signature Series, which means that an authorised CGC representative witnessed the signings and this also acts as a Certificate Of Authenticity. CGC remove the comic as soon as it is signed and ship it to their facility in Florida, to ensure that the signatures are authentic.
You can check the validity of this item and the signatures by entering the 10 digit number on the label at the CGC web-site.
There are no cracks on the case. Any glare on the scan is just caused by reflection on the outer case from the scanner.