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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)
    Jan 19, 2019
  • CGC Universal 9.6 (NM+)
    Jan 17, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Jan 17, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jan 16, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 15, 2019
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Jan 15, 2019
  • CGC Universal 9.4 (NM)
    Jan 15, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Jan 14, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Jan 10, 2019
  • CGC Signature Series 7.5 (VF-)
    Jan 9, 2019
  • CGC Signature Series 9.4 (NM)
    Jan 9, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Jan 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Jan 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Jan 4, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Jan 4, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Jan 4, 2019
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Jan 3, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 31, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Dec 24, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Dec 24, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Dec 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Dec 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 20, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Dec 19, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 18, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Dec 17, 2018
  • CGC Signature Series 5.5 (FN-)
    Dec 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Dec 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Dec 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Dec 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Dec 15, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Dec 13, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Dec 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Dec 10, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 9, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Dec 8, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Dec 7, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 8.5 (VF+)
    Dec 5, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Dec 4, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.2 (NM-)
    Dec 3, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Dec 3, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Dec 1, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.4 (NM)
    Nov 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.2 (NM-)
    Nov 28, 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 0.5% 0 - 2 1.2% 0 -
9.6 46 42 2.6% 0 - 3 2.9% 1 1.1%
9.4 92 81 6.6% 0 - 7 7.1% 4 5.7%
9.2 123 110 12.0% 0 - 9 12.4% 4 10.2%
9.0 183 164 20.1% 0 - 11 18.8% 8 19.3%
8.5 253 233 31.7% 0 - 10 24.7% 10 30.7%
8.0 288 261 44.5% 0 - 14 32.9% 13 45.5%
7.5 262 235 56.1% 1 100.0% 14 41.2% 12 59.1%
7.0 234 203 66.2% 0 - 22 54.1% 9 69.3%
6.5 210 183 75.2% 0 - 20 65.9% 7 77.3%
6.0 150 123 81.3% 0 - 17 75.9% 10 88.6%
5.5 127 114 86.9% 0 - 7 80.0% 6 95.5%
5.0 98 89 91.3% 0 - 7 84.1% 2 97.7%
4.5 68 59 94.2% 0 - 8 88.8% 1 98.9%
4.0 58 48 96.6% 0 - 10 94.7% 0 -
3.5 38 36 98.4% 0 - 2 95.9% 0 -
3.0 21 19 99.3% 0 - 2 97.1% 0 -
2.5 8 7 99.7% 0 - 1 97.6% 0 -
2.0 8 3 99.8% 0 - 4 100.0% 1 100.0%
1.8 3 3 100.0% 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 2,284 2,025   1   170   88  

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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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