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    Venom: Lethal Protector #1 Gold Variant White Cover/Printing Error (Marvel, 1993) CGC NM+ 9.6 White pages. One of less than a handful of this extreme rarity (only one other copy has been graded by CGC to date). This is the incredibly rare and limited white cover error of one of the Gold Holo-Foil cover variants (of which only 11,000 copies were produced), that were sold only to direct retailers, based on how many regular retail copies of #1 the retailer had purchased. notes of this singular error rarity (and of the "black cover" errors), "These (the black and white) error variants are another example of failures in the embossing process where either the foil was not applied or not enough heat was used, leading to the foil coming off the comic (some residue of the foil may remain).
    "The 'black cover printing error' variants are lacking the red foil background and there has also been a single 'white cover printing error' variant discovered that is likely to be a gold edition minus the foil.
    "There were a significant quantity of the black cover errors that made it past the printing quality control to the public and Marvel apparently made them returnable (not recalled). Anyone actually returning these (black cover) comics could be seriously regretting their decision, however, as they can be worth up to 200 times their cover price (depending on condition)."
    We expect this white cover error to significantly eclipse the values of the black cover copies. This error is not listed in Overstreet. CGC census 12/17: 1 in 9.6, 1 higher.

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