Amazing Spider-Man 361 9.8 CGC Newsstand! Bagley signed and sketch 1st Carnage. 1st full appearance of Carnage, one of a race of extraterrestrial parasites known as the Symbiotes. Carnage is the offspring of Venom. Signed and Carnage sketch from Bagley.
1st full appearance of Carnage. Carnage made his feature film debut in Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage.Newsstand copies of this issue continue to sell for a significant premium. Demand is incredibly strong for Carnages 1st appearance and manages to outstrip the massive supply of this 90s icon. Newsstands are a fast growing trend.
CGC does not currently break out Newsstand editions making it difficult to accurately pin down numbers. Unlike direct market (comic shop) orders, Newsstand sales were returnable and unsold copies were destroyed. Current data places Newsstand print runs at approximately 30% for the Copper age (and as low as 1% in 2014). Additionally, Newsstand editions are notoriously difficult to find in high grade.Distribution, display and browsing habits are very different from direct market systems meaning oftentimes, issues are carelessly handled. Experts have tracked a ratio of 1 in 4 for CGC 9.8 Newsstand editions vs direct market for Amazing Spider-Man #361 meaning it is seeing gains despite being one of the easiest Newsstand books to find in high grade (others like Amazing Spider-Man #298 are closer to 1 in 100). Please ask me any questions. The item "Amazing Spider-Man 361 9.8 CGC Newsstand! Bagley signed and sketch 1st Carnage" is in sale since Thursday, October 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comic Books & Memorabilia\Comics\Comics & Graphic Novels". The seller is "skymobl" and is located in West Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped to United States.