The Verdict Is In !!



Hey everyone. I just got my comic back from CGC and the verdict is…

CGC Qualified Grade 7.5 – TALES OF THE TMNT #3 Manufacturing Error (Manufactured with the interior of Turtle Soup #1) .

Tales of the TMNT 03_manufacturing error_CGC 7.5_front_1st print (October 1987)

I called CGC to inquire how they came to that decision. They told me that they always list comics by what the cover is, regardless of what’s inside and that they do this because once a comic is slabbed, the cover is all that can be seen.  Basically, they match the label with the title on the cover and then use the label to “qualify” or explain what is different about it from a standard issue.  Thanks CGC.  Good explanation and very nice work as always!

So, I’ve gotten my answer and I’ve now listed this in my database accordingly.  It’s now one of only two graded copies in existence!

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