This first printing is the only printing that has an ad for Gobbledygook #1 & 2. Origin and 1st appearance of the Turtles and Splinter. According to Overstreet, the first printing is the only printing that has an ad for Gobbledygook #1 & 2. The four later printings of #1 can be identified as such by the printing information on the inside front cover. Counterfeit copies exist for this issue, most of which have a half inch wide white streak or scratch marks across the center of the back cover, as well as a bluish black instead of a deep black on the black part of the cover.
Counterfeit copies also have very white inside paper and the inside cover is a bright white. This item is a consignment. This item is a consignment, which means that the price has been set by the consignor rather than by MyComicShop.It is located at our headquarters and ships just as quickly as everything else we carry. The item images for this listing are not stock images, they show the exact item offered. We take pride in our accurate, consistent grading. You can be confident in receiving a well-graded comic when ordering from us. We understand that condition is important to collectors. Orders are processed each weekday morning, so be sure to submit all orders quickly if you want us to combine them. The item "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 1st Printing Variant 1st Printing CGC 9.4 1984" is in sale since Wednesday, July 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comic Books & Memorabilia\Comics\Comics & Graphic Novels". The seller is "mycomicshop" and is located in Arlington, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.