This major key, the first appearance of Starman, had no where to go but up. It had been restored by an amateur a long time ago so it graded at an approximate 1.5 extensive amateur which is almost worse case senerio.
See how I took this first appearance of The Justice Society Of America from a ratty, disintegrating poor condition all the way to an amazing certified 6.5!
Have a book that is missing a huge piece of the cover or page? No problem, with leaf casting, recreating art and text by hand or with ink transfer your book can be considered complete again.
Check our our latest restoration case study, this time on a poor copy of the 2nd appearance of the Silver Age Flash.
Typically it takes black kryptonite to separate Superman into two pieces…but in this case all it took was a simple paper rip.