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Example Based Comic Book Grading Guide

  • Estimated Grade is: 10Comic Book Example Based Grading

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ComicBookRealm's Example Based Grading tool is based loosely on a tool previously provided by a now defunct website. We will continue to refine the tool, please make feature requests for changes wished.

To use the tool click on the image most closely resembling what you see in your comic and it will be logged as you are taken to the next step.

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Abrasion / Cover Wear

Centration / miswrap

Color Spots

Color Lift

Corner Creases

Corner Rounding

Cover Gloss

Cover page missing

Cover Whiteness

Cutouts (Interior/Exterior)

Digs & Gouges

Edge Wear / Chipping

Ink Density (Printing Defect)

Interior Page Colour

Interior Pages Missing

Lying Flat


Piece Out (wear/rip damage)

Printer's Creases



Spine Creases

Spine Roll

Spine Stress Marks

Spine Tears


Stamps & Ink

Staple Placement

Staple Rust

Staple Wear

Subscription Crease

Sun Shadow






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