The Walking Dead #3 First Print CGC 9.8 Signature Series comic book, which has been signed by Robert Kirkman, creator and writer of the Walking Dead and signed by the original series artist Tony Moore, who has sketched some original artwork onto the cover in the form of a zombie head sketch!
According to the CGC sales data, this is the only example to have been sold in the last 5 years!! Unsigned CGC 9.8 copies of this book have sold for up to $700 since November 2016 and a double signed CGC 9.8 Signature Series without the sketch sold for $1,000 in November 2017.
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 9.8 (NEAR MINT/MINT) and this is a yellow label CGC Signature Series, which means that an authorised CGC representative witnessed the signings and sketching 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 signatures and the sketch.
You can check the validity of this item and the signatures and the sketch by entering the 10 digit number on the label at the CGC web-site.
There are no cracks on the case. Any glare is just the scanner on the CGC case, which can cause reflection.