​Gorgeous NM/M (9.8) Incredible Hulk Issues in Pedigree Comics' June 9.8/9.6 Astonishing Hulk Auction

Pedigree Comics is still accepting consignments for their upcoming June CGC certified 9/8/9.6 Astonishing Hulk Auction. The auction is scheduled to begin on the night of Monday, June 7th and last for ten (10) days until the night of Thursday, June 17th as a separate event on the Pedigree Comics website (www.PedigreeComics.com). There is no Buyers Premium on any of the lots in the auction and every listing will have no reserve. Every book is CGC graded and the minimum bid is only $20 for this auction. You can view the high grade comics in the Auction Preview right now. Just go to the Pedigree Comics website and click on the Auction banner.

This auction will feature a phenomenal run of Tales to Astonish and Incredible Hulk, almost all in 9.8 with a few in 9.6. There are well over 100 books in this collection and only 13 (all Tales to Astonish issues) are in 9.6 with close to 100 in 9.8. The Tales to Astonish run begins with the Hulk's first appearance and start in the title in #59 and goes to #96 (almost 20 issues) and the Incredible Hulk run begins with #107 and goes to #298 (plus #340 and Annuals 6 and 8), all in 9.8 and almost all with white pages (save for an Incredible Hulk #181 in 9.2)!

The focus of this article is the all 9.8 Incredible Hulk run that is the highlight of the June auction. Every book is a 9.8 save for a superb copy of Wolverine's first appearance in Incredible Hulk #181 and that is a 9.2! Almost every Hulk issue has white pages (78 out of 94) and the ones that do not have off-white to white. Almost every issue is the highest graded copy to date. Here are the highlights:

Incredible Hulk 107 9.8
Incredible Hulk 111 9.8
Incredible Hulk 116 9.8
Incredible Hulk 117 9.8
Incredible Hulk 122 9.8
Incredible Hulk 123 9.8
Incredible Hulk 126 9.8
Incredible Hulk 132 9.8
Incredible Hulk 136 9.8
Incredible Hulk 141 9.8
Incredible Hulk 147 9.8
Incredible Hulk 157 9.8
Incredible Hulk 159 9.8
Incredible Hulk 164 9.8
Incredible Hulk 171 9.8
Incredible Hulk 175 9.8
Incredible Hulk 181 9.2
Incredible Hulk 182 9.8
Incredible Hulk 185 9.8
Incredible Hulk 196 9.8
Incredible Hulk 200 9.8
Incredible Hulk 202 9.8
Incredible Hulk 206 9.8
Incredible Hulk 250 9.8
Incredible Hulk 271 9.8
Incredible Hulk 340 9.8
Incredible Hulk Annual 6 9.8

Please check this space and the Pedigree Comics website over the next couple of weeks for all the details and new listings in the auction.

If you have high grade CGC or CBCS certified comic books to sell or consign, do yourself a favor and contact Pedigree Comics' CEO and President, Doug Schmell. Please go to the site (www.PedigreeComics.com)and read the following for all consignment information or contact him directly at (561) 422-1120 or (561) 596-911 or by email at [email protected].

Pedigree Comics is still accepting consignments for the June Auction and will continue to do so until the night of Monday, June 7th. The sooner you consign your books the more exposure they will receive. Pedigree Aggressively promotes and advertises each auction and sends periodic newsletters to all of their over 25,000 customers announcing the auction items. They also offer generous cash advances for quality consignments so check the site for consignment instructions and get your books in now.

Mr. Schmell invites you to take advantage of Pedigree’s many outstanding services. Consignors maximize their profits selling in a Grand Auction, more so than on any other auction site or auction house. They do not charge a buyers’ premium, an amount that most bidders take into consideration when bidding in other sites (the bidders simply deduct the buyers’ premium amount, usually 20% of the winning price, from their final bid, meaning less $$ to the consignor and more to the auction site). The higher the value of your book(s) that sell in a Grand Auction, the more $$ you take home under Pedigree Comics’ Climbing Scale as follows:

A Climbing Scale is in effect for consigned comics with a winning bid
as follows:

10% Commission for any consigned item that sells up to $10,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $90% of the final bid price);

9% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $10,000 and up to $25,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $91% of the final bid price);

8% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $25,000 and up to $50,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $92% of the final bid price);

6% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $50,000 and up to $100,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $94% of the final bid price);

5% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $100,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $95% of the final bid price).

Pedigree consistently sets new sales records for Golden Age, Silver Age and Bronze Age comic books in each of their bi-monthly auctions and they do not saturate the market with the same material each month. Grand Auctions are unique and exciting, with brand new CGC and CBCS certified and diversified, highest quality material in each event. Why take home less $$ and settle for less by consigning with someone else?

There are three easy ways to consign your books to the upcoming June Grand Auction. The only criteria is that the books must be CGC or CBCS graded and worth no less than $100.00. If you have high grade raw books that you want to have certified and sold in the June auction or a future Grand Auction, you can utilize Pedigree’s Raw To Riches Consignment Service, in which they will have your books certified under their account and will lay out all the CGC or CBCS grading fees in advance for you (refer to the website and their Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide advertisement for all the details of the Raw to Riches Consignment Service). Here is how to consign:

1. Ship your books to their offices in Wellington, Florida. They will inventory, scan and upload each book into the Grand Auction listing. The items will be listed under your personal account and you will receive email notification at the conclusion of the auction with a list of every consigned book that sold along with the winning bid made.

2. Email the scans of the books you wish to consign directly to them at [email protected]. They will format and upload each scan onto their server and then put each book into the Grand Auction listing. Please use a .jpeg format with the resolution set at 72 and the pixel width at no more than 1200 for optimum clarity. If you do not have a scanner you can use a digital camera.

3. You can upload your own scans, item information, book descriptions and reserve amounts, if any, by utilizing their Automated Consignment System. Just register onto the site (www.PedigreeComics.com) and login, click the “Customer Page” tab under “Your Account” and then click “Consignments” (under the “Auctions” heading). You will then be able to enter the Pedigree Comics Consignment Management System and list your own CGC and CBCS certified books. You will receive an email once you have uploaded the scan and book information for each individual item into the system and they will then review the information imparted for accuracy. The item(s) will then be added to the Grand Auction listing to be bid on. You will be amazed how simple it is to use the Automated Consignment System.

If you have any questions or comments about the consignment process, any of the auction lots or about the June 9.8/9.6 Astonishing Hulk Auction in general, please contact Mr. Schmell at (561) 422-1120 (office) or (561) 596-9111 (cell) or at [email protected]. For any financial related and consignment payment questions, please contact their CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at [email protected] and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact their Web Master at [email protected].

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