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ASM # 193 (Comic Book Forums)



Author ASM # 193
Posted: February 6, 2013 4:30:09 pm
Publisher: Marvel

Series Title: the Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1

Issue(s): 193 "Variant" (Direct Market Edition)

Cover Date: June 1979

Cover Price: $0.40

Writer: Marv Wolfman

Artist: Keith Pollard, Jim Mooney

Cover Scan: Image

Last edited February 7, 2013 1:55:00 pm
Posted: February 7, 2013 12:18:38 am
ASM #193 is already in the database. To add the direct or newsstand it has to either be a different price or a different cover. Something different on the cover other than the UPC.
http://comicbookrealm.com/series/113/0/marvel-the-amazing-spider-man-vol-1

Posted: February 7, 2013 1:43:00 pm
Confused

One example;

ASM 194: http://comicbookrealm.com/series/113/1610/marvel-the-amazing-spider-man-vol-1-issue-194

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ASM 194b: http://comicbookrealm.com/series/113/261395/marvel-the-amazing-spider-man-vol-1-issue-194b

Image

Last edited February 7, 2013 1:44:50 pm
Posted: February 7, 2013 1:47:38 pm
Another one.... What am I missing here? Why are these variants listed when price and cover are identical? Eh?

ASM 192: http://comicbookrealm.com/series/113/1608/marvel-the-amazing-spider-man-vol-1-issue-192

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ASM 192b: http://comicbookrealm.com/series/113/227134/marvel-the-amazing-spider-man-vol-1-issue-192b

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Last edited February 7, 2013 2:00:05 pm
Posted: February 7, 2013 4:00:20 pm
I'm assuming they've been up for years. If we start adding newsstand/direct for everything we'll be adding hundreds maybe thousands of covers to the database. That's just not a feasible option. This is the current policy. Thanks for understanding.Smile

Last edited February 7, 2013 4:11:06 pm

Posted: February 7, 2013 4:55:44 pm
Yeah these were listed back when the site first started, like Steve said adding all these at this point would just chew up space on the database. You can make note of it being the Direct Market version in the notes section when you add it to your collection.
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Posted: February 8, 2013 9:37:33 am
they will be listed only if there is a current value is different by a significant amount

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Posted: February 8, 2013 10:04:09 am
If I remember right there was an article in an OSPG onetime talking about how ASM (specifically) had collectors scrambling for both versions...so at that point know versions were added.

I guess we could always remove the different versions now if the values never changed...
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Posted: February 8, 2013 10:46:32 am
I think we should just leave any that have been added already, as in the future you/we may want to list all versions and removing then adding again is just a lot of work and time.
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