In 1982 Marvel started publishing Mini-Series for the first time! The 3 issue Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions was the FIRST EVER Marvel Mini-Series followed by the 1982 classic Frank Miller Wolverine Mini-Series! The CGC Graded Comic Presentation has been enhanced with CGC Custom Labels!! The CGC Custom Labels are regularly retired so don't expect to see Your Custom Label that's on Your graded book to be around long!You'll have a custom label that sets your book apart from others! Here's lots on info on Newsstands! CGC Now recognizes the Value of the Newsstand versions by adding "NEWSSTAND" onto the labels! Unlike at your comic book store, newsstand books were handled uncaringly by the general public.
Books were Destroyed by the Dreaded Spinner Rack Spine Bend (SRSB) as kids bent books in half to see the ones behind the other ones!!!! Kids with snotty noses and sticky fingers Damaged books too!!!!This Heresy was happening at your local 7-11 and other locations! That's why newsstands are hard to come by in better conditions!
How many were sent back and then how many survived in high grade shape! Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions. Gruenwald, Mantlo & Grant story John Romita Jr. & Pablo Marcos art John Romita Jr. Of Peregrine, Talisman, Collective Man, Blitzkrieg, Defensor & Shamrock.