Get a Guaranteed CGC 9.8 New Avengers #1 Plus Reading Copy Through Colossus Comics' Premium Pre-Order Service

Posted: 12/3/2004


SANTA CLARA, CALIF. (November 29, 2004) — Colossus Comics is now accepting pre-orders for the anticipated New Avengers #1 at a guaranteed CGC 9.8 grade, and offering a free ungraded “reading copy” along with its usual shipping-included $39.95 price. Colossus Comics ( is known as a CGC high-grade modern specialist, and for its pre-order and subscription services to any new comic title at a CGC 9.8 grade.

Colossus Comics is highlighting New Avengers #1 as its December Pre-Order Special because of its expected popularity as the first Avengers to feature top-favorite characters like Spider-Man and Wolverine. With the creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and David Finch, the comic is predicted to be a hot seller and valuable collectible in CGC grades of 9.8 and higher. New Avengers #1 ships on December 1, 2004; Colossus Comics will accept a limited number or pre-orders both prior to and after this date.

CGC 9.8 Pre-Order Details

New Avengers #1 may be ordered at or by calling 408-260-9109. Total cost is $39.95, which includes all shipping, grading and cover price costs for the graded book and the reading copy. The 9.8-grade books are archived in CGC's tamper-evident holder and delivered 6-8 weeks after issue date, to allow for grading.

Additional CGC 9.8+ Services

Customers may also pre-order any comic at a CGC 9.8 grade for $39.95*, or pay only $33 per book* (shipping and reading copy included) when ordering subscriptions to any ongoing comic title or mini-series. Plus, ongoing subscribers have opportunity to “trade-up” to CGC 9.9 or 10.0 books of their chosen title, when available.

More About Colossus Comics

Colossus Comics, Inc. is an established e-bay power seller (search: ccinc) with 99.99% positive feedback. Colossus Comics is especially known for its 9.8 CGC-grade subscription service to new comics, and is one of the largest dealers of CGC 9.9 and 10.0 modern comics. Colossus Comics Owner Steve Mortensen has been collecting and selling comics for 20 years. He writes a monthly column for Overstreet’s Comic Price Review, and is an Overstreet Price Guide advisor. Also an established graphic designer (, Mortensen has a love for the art of comic collecting, a keen eye for grading, and an outstanding reputation for quality products and service.

*Books with a cover price higher than $4 will cost more. Reading copies are available with 1-year/12 Issue Subscriptions and Mini-Series Subscriptions, but not individual preorders unless it is a special promotion such as the New Avengers #1 special. Inquire at

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