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#5530268 - 03/16/12 07:32 PM New To CGC posted by deleranko
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Just got here

Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 0
Just sent in first submissions.

Just started collecting comic books 1 yr ago and just joined CGC this past month. I am now 22 yrs of age, somewhat of a late bloomer i guess. I started with modern comics but quickly made the jump to the more desirable and more attractive silver and golden age. Now I'm looking to get some of my own books graded and so recently joined CGC.

I have submitted 4 comics that have sentimental value. Payed myself so I don't waste my coupon on elementary comics. I also wanted to test my own grading merit, which I'm sure is quite ignorant and subject to bias, and also to familiarize myself with the process. My submissions are as follows:

Wolverine 1 Djurdevic variant- First comic I ever bought

Walking Dead 27

Green Lantern 2nd series 40

Action Comics 304-First silver age comic purchased.

These are my estimated grades. I can't wait to get these back and be disappointed!!! Just kidding I will be happy with any grade and really want to compare my expectations vs reality to help evaluate comics and future submission possibilities.

Reading all these different journals from all of you guys just gets me super excited to really turn my collecting into full gear. Reading the CGC graders experience I hope I never reach that point and am glad I'm a newbie and have so much to discover.

See more journals by deleranko

#5530431 - 03/16/12 08:37 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: CSJournals]
the420kid Offline
If you have a dream about out-posting me, you better wake up and apologize.

Registered: 06/22/09
Posts: 2771
Loc: Pennsylvania
as a newbie i'm glad you're already prepared to be let down by your grades. I had to learn about stains and scuffs the hard way.

cheers and welcome to the Borg collective....kiss all your money goodbye.

#5530955 - 03/16/12 11:18 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: CSJournals]
bagofleas Offline
Bid more or post more... tough one...

Registered: 01/09/09
Posts: 910
Loc: Florida
Yes, welcome to the Uber-OCD-about-graded-comics club! I've been in the CGC collecting side of all this for about three years now and let me tell you, once you jump in with both feet, U R HOOKED! Be careful or you may wind up completely broke!

#5532483 - 03/17/12 03:51 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: bagofleas]
mzhammer Offline

Registered: 06/07/11
Posts: 831
Loc: Southern California
Welcome aboard! From one newbie to another, looks like you've got some good taste! You're money may be missed, but your spirit shall remain high!

#5532783 - 03/17/12 05:50 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: mzhammer]
Tnerb Offline

Registered: 09/03/10
Posts: 869
Loc: Philadelphia
I found that I would rather have the comics than the money...

#5532978 - 03/17/12 07:05 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: CSJournals]
rodan57 Offline

Registered: 01/24/06
Posts: 5387
Loc: Small Town Ontario
Welcome to the Boards.
I try to imagine my collection as what could sit on the bookcase shelves of a slightly compulsive teenage boy who collects every Marvel, circa Christmas 1966. The collection would sit in neat piles beside a ball glove and an Aurora model of the Mummy. Perhaps a small set of "Lost in Space" trading cards, with an elastic band around them, would be nearby.

~My Transcendental 12

#5533444 - 03/17/12 10:47 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: rodan57]
oakman29 Offline

Colonial Mustard in the library WITH THE CANDLESTICK!


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Posts: 39041
Loc: Orange county,SoCal
This is my sig.There are many like it but this one is mine.

Call me Oak,Oakland,Oakman,David or Dave,just don't call me a cab.
Every collection,from the most valuable Golden age,to the readiest of reading copy Moderns,is assembled with care and thought,and is worthy of respect because of it,if for no other reason.RMA

A year ago...A cold October night...A broken down car on a dirt road...A man...A girl...Madness...Pain...And the shadows...My God the shadows!J.O'Barr
You're milkshake is gone dude. Wipe up the moisture ring and move on.-Chuck Gower
Sometimes you just have to be a cowboy.

#5535840 - 03/18/12 10:20 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: oakman29]
surfer99 Offline
Up 20 words per minute since I signed up

Registered: 07/10/08
Posts: 1369
Loc: Chandler, AZ
Welcome to the registry...even if you are a DC fan. Kidding! That's what's great about our little community, you get to broaden your horizons and check out some amazing collections that you otherwise might not ever see. Good luck on your collection, and keep us updated with more journals!


#5536941 - 03/19/12 01:27 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: surfer99]
deleranko Offline
(S)uper Collector

Registered: 03/17/12
Posts: 296
Thank you all for the welcoming. I hoping I can stay on top of submitting regular journal entries. And just to clear things up I am a Marvel fan as well.
#5540575 - 03/20/12 07:50 PM Re: New To CGC posted by deleranko [Re: deleranko]
jackowick Offline

Registered: 09/02/11
Posts: 63
Welcome aboard! Let us know when the grades come in, and those are some nice books! Hope they exceed your projections!

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