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First appearance of Luke Cage; Origin of Luke Cage; First appearance of Dr. Noah Burnstein; First appearance of Diamondback; First appearance of Billy Bob Rackham
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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Oct 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Oct 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Oct 13, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    Oct 10, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Oct 8, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Oct 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Oct 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Oct 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Oct 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Oct 3, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Sep 28, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 8.5 (VF+)
    Sep 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Sep 26, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 7.5 (VF-)
    Sep 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Sep 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Sep 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.2 (NM-)
    Sep 24, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Sep 18, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Sep 16, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Sep 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Sep 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Sep 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Sep 3, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Sep 1, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Aug 30, 2018
  • CGC Signature Series 9.8 (NM/MT)
    Aug 30, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Aug 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Aug 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Aug 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Aug 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Aug 25, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 3.5 (VG-)
    Aug 25, 2018
  • CGC Restored 9.4 (NM)
    Aug 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Aug 24, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Aug 24, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Aug 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Aug 13, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Aug 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Aug 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Aug 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Aug 5, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Aug 4, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Aug 3, 2018
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Jul 30, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.2 (NM-)
    Jul 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Jul 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jul 25, 2018
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Jul 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Jul 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Jul 25, 2018

CGC® Census

Data provided courtesy of the CGC Census.
Grade Total Universal Top Qualified Top Signature Top Restored Top
10.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.9 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.8 13 11 0.6% 0 - 2 1.2% 0 -
9.6 46 43 2.8% 0 - 2 2.4% 1 1.2%
9.4 92 80 6.9% 0 - 8 7.3% 4 6.0%
9.2 122 109 12.5% 0 - 9 12.8% 4 10.7%
9.0 181 161 20.7% 0 - 11 19.5% 9 21.4%
8.5 245 226 32.3% 0 - 9 25.0% 10 33.3%
8.0 275 251 45.2% 0 - 12 32.3% 12 47.6%
7.5 249 223 56.6% 1 100.0% 13 40.2% 12 61.9%
7.0 229 199 66.9% 0 - 22 53.7% 8 71.4%
6.5 201 174 75.8% 0 - 20 65.9% 7 79.8%
6.0 137 112 81.5% 0 - 17 76.2% 8 89.3%
5.5 119 108 87.1% 0 - 6 79.9% 5 95.2%
5.0 96 87 91.5% 0 - 7 84.1% 2 97.6%
4.5 66 57 94.5% 0 - 8 89.0% 1 98.8%
4.0 55 46 96.8% 0 - 9 94.5% 0 -
3.5 36 34 98.6% 0 - 2 95.7% 0 -
3.0 18 16 99.4% 0 - 2 97.0% 0 -
2.5 7 6 99.7% 0 - 1 97.6% 0 -
2.0 8 3 99.8% 0 - 4 100.0% 1 100.0%
1.8 2 2 99.9% 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.5 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
0.5 1 1 100.0% 0 - 0 - 0 -
Total 2,198 1,949   1   164   84  

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About

Key Issue
First appearance of Luke Cage; Origin of Luke Cage; First appearance of Dr. Noah Burnstein; First appearance of Diamondback; First appearance of Billy Bob Rackham
Publisher
Marvel
Store Date
June 10, 1972
Cover Price
$0.20
Editing
Stan Lee
Script
Roy Thomas, John Romita, Archie Goodwin
Pencils
John Romita, George Tuska
Inks
John Romita, Billy Graham
Letters
Skip Kohloff
GCIN
131633

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