Silver Surfer #4 (1969) First Print CGC 9.8 graded comic book from Marvel Comics. It is written by Stan Lee with artwork by John Buscema, Howard Purcell, Sal Buscema and Paul Reinman.
This key Silver Age Marvel comic book from 1969 features Thor and Loki appearances and Hulk, Thing and Hercules cameos plus the Tales of the Watcher backup story.
It has been professionally graded by CGC, the largest independent comic grading company in the world, and slabbed in a sealed protective case.
There is a faint arrival stamp date on the cover on the Surfer's board, which was commonplace in the 1960s and does not affect the CGC grading. This book was part of the key Rocky Mountain collection and is one of only 4 CGC 9.8 pedigree examples of this book in the world!
The grade is guaranteed to be top investment grade 9.8 (NEAR MINT/MINT) and the CGC label also acts as a Certificate Of Authenticity. There are no higher graded examples of this book.
You can check the validity of this item by entering the 10 digit number on the label at the CGC comics web-site.
NOTE - There is a small 5mm crack on the lower left edge of the case, which was caused by careless shipping by the US dealer we bought it from some years ago. The outer case can be replaced by sending it to CGC in Florida.
Any glare is just the scanner on the CGC case, which can cause reflection.