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Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner (#1-4) CPV Values 2022


Canadian Price Variant Values, 2022 Price Guide
From: The 2022 CPV Price Guide for Canadian Price Variants (Type 1A) by Bill Alexander, Tim Bildhauser, Paul Clairmont, Jay Halstead, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Conan Saunders, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles, other price guide editions ]
Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner — 2022 Price Guide Values #1-4
Issue Direct Edition Value CPV
Cover Price
Type 1A Canadian Price Variant Value CGC-Confirmed
Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
#1 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 1 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $1.00 $33
▲ $11
$29 $23 $16 $11 $
 Marvel, 9/1984  1st Appearance of Dragonrider
Conan notes: Example variant sales at MyComicShop: a raw 2.0 on 6/22/2021 for $2, a raw 5.0 on 6/10/2021 for $6, a raw 6.0 on 6/8/2021 for $7, a raw 6.0 on 8/12/2020 for $7, a raw 6.0 on 10/13/2020 for $7, a raw 6.0 on 10/5/2020 for $7
CGC label note: $1.00 cover price.
 
#2 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 2 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $1.00 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 Marvel, 10/1984  Conan notes: A raw 8.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 8/12/2020 for $16  
#3 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 3 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $1.00 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 Marvel, 11/1984  Conan notes: A raw 6.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 8/12/2020 for $7  
#4 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 4 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 Marvel, 12/1984  Conan notes: A raw 6.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 8/12/2020 for $7
CGC label note: $1.00 cover price.
 
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner CGC Census Changes:
Issue # 10/27/2020
Census Count
9/21/2021
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
1502573+7+1
2152172+2--
3162223+6+1
4132163+3+1
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
94
~92%
8
~8%
112
~91%
11
~9%
 +18
  ~86% 
 +3
  ~14% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner Comics CPV FAQ

Do cover price variants exist for Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, Type 1A 1.00 cover price variants exist within the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner title.

Which issues of Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner have cover price variants in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: There are Type 1A cover price variants for issues #1-4 of Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner.

Are the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants of the 1980s rare?

✔️Accepted answer: The Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 1980s cover price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel (by contrast the well-preserved direct edition type sold in comic shops were not price variants). Within the newsstand distribution channel, the price variants were distributed only to a restricted geographic area within the larger North American newsstand market: that restricted area being Canada. Canada had one tenth the population of the United States in the 1980s. As a result, Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants from the 1980s are a dramatically more rare newsstand type, and collectors who care about relative rarity are keen to target the price variant version of issue numbers they seek for their collections of interesting and rare comic books.

Are Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 1980s cover price variants 1st printings?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, by definition Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner Type 1A price variants are first printings which were published simultaneously with the other types, on the exact same manufacturing equipment, at the same time, on the same paper, using the same ink, and with publication origin being the USA. The indicia, interior pages, and all other aspects of the variants beyond the cover price box are 100% identical to their regularly priced newsstand counterparts. The Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner price variants, having originated in the USA as first print originals, were then shipped North to their destination market.

Are Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants more valuable?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, as seen in more detail in the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner price guide page above, the variant values represent a sizable premium over the values of the commonplace direct editions in the same grades.

Help, I cannot find CGC 9.8 copies available for the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants I am looking for?!

✔️Accepted answer: We recommend lowering your grade expectations for all of the 1980s cover price variants, including those in the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner title. Remember, the price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel, which means they were treated as reading material, not as collectibles, by both the staff that handled them, and the typical buyers who as a general rule were members of the general public actually interested in reading the comics. Collectors buying comics from newsstands was the exception, not the norm. As a result, surviving copies in the 9.8 NM/MT grade tier can be exceptionally difficult to find among the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants. A more reasonable grade to shoot for would be 9.0-and-up.

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Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner (#1-4) Values 2022


From: The 2022 CPV Price Guide for Canadian Price Variants (Type 1A) by Bill Alexander, Tim Bildhauser, Paul Clairmont, Jay Halstead, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Conan Saunders, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles, other price guide editions ]

Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner Values — 2022 CPV Price Guide

Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
#1 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 1 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $33
▲ $11
 Marvel, 9/1984  1st Appearance of Dragonrider
Conan notes: Example variant sales at MyComicShop: a raw 2.0 on 6/22/2021 for $2, a raw 5.0 on 6/10/2021 for $6, a raw 6.0 on 6/8/2021 for $7, a raw 6.0 on 8/12/2020 for $7, a raw 6.0 on 10/13/2020 for $7, a raw 6.0 on 10/5/2020 for $7
CGC label note: $1.00 cover price.
 
#2 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 2 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $12
 Marvel, 10/1984  Conan notes: A raw 8.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 8/12/2020 for $16  
#3 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 3 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $12
 Marvel, 11/1984  Conan notes: A raw 6.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 8/12/2020 for $7  
#4 Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 4 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 Marvel, 12/1984  Conan notes: A raw 6.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 8/12/2020 for $7
CGC label note: $1.00 cover price.
 
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner CGC Census Data:
Issue # 9/21/2021
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant
1573+7+1
2172+2--
3223+6+1
4163+3+1
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
112
~91%
11
~9%
 +18
  ~86% 
 +3
  ~14% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner Comics CPV FAQ

Do cover price variants exist for Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, Type 1A 1.00 cover price variants exist within the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner title.

Which issues of Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner have cover price variants in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: There are Type 1A cover price variants for issues #1-4 of Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner.

Are the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants of the 1980s rare?

✔️Accepted answer: The Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 1980s cover price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel (by contrast the well-preserved direct edition type sold in comic shops were not price variants). Within the newsstand distribution channel, the price variants were distributed only to a restricted geographic area within the larger North American newsstand market: that restricted area being Canada. Canada had one tenth the population of the United States in the 1980s. As a result, Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants from the 1980s are a dramatically more rare newsstand type, and collectors who care about relative rarity are keen to target the price variant version of issue numbers they seek for their collections of interesting and rare comic books.

Are Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner 1980s cover price variants 1st printings?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, by definition Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner Type 1A price variants are first printings which were published simultaneously with the other types, on the exact same manufacturing equipment, at the same time, on the same paper, using the same ink, and with publication origin being the USA. The indicia, interior pages, and all other aspects of the variants beyond the cover price box are 100% identical to their regularly priced newsstand counterparts. The Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner price variants, having originated in the USA as first print originals, were then shipped North to their destination market.

Are Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants more valuable?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, as seen in more detail in the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner price guide page above, the variant values represent a sizable premium over the values of the commonplace direct editions in the same grades.

Help, I cannot find CGC 9.8 copies available for the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants I am looking for?!

✔️Accepted answer: We recommend lowering your grade expectations for all of the 1980s cover price variants, including those in the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner title. Remember, the price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel, which means they were treated as reading material, not as collectibles, by both the staff that handled them, and the typical buyers who as a general rule were members of the general public actually interested in reading the comics. Collectors buying comics from newsstands was the exception, not the norm. As a result, surviving copies in the 9.8 NM/MT grade tier can be exceptionally difficult to find among the Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner cover price variants. A more reasonable grade to shoot for would be 9.0-and-up.

Other comic book titles you may also like:
Amethyst Princess of Gemworld (#1-12, Annual #1) Price Guide
Doctor Strange (#55-78) Price Guide
Incredible Hulk (#276-322, Annual #11-14) Price Guide
Incredible Hulk Versus Quasimodo (#1) Price Guide
Legion of Substitute Heroes (#1) Price Guide

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