Now Is The Time For Comic Stores To Start Ripping Up Copies Of Axis #1

STK649892The going rate for a copy of Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1 is under $2. The digital code sells for $1.

Right now, retailers are being told that those who ordered 250% of their orders for Original Sin #1 for Axis #1 are eligible for the Avengers #44 Final Issue Variant.

By stripping the covers for any remaining issues of Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1 that a retailer still has littering the back issue bins, they can exchange two covers for one variant edition of Avengers #44, only available with this deal.

But if a retailer qualified for the deal, but sold all their copies, it might benefit them to snap up copies on the open market, sell the digital codes and then rip off the covers before sending them in…

Indeed, if the cover is valued at $10 or more, that means the value of Axis #1 might go up to $5. If it's valued at $20, then then Axis #1 could be $10 and so on…

As Marvel says "There is no limit to the number of stripped full front covers that may be exchanged" which means if a retailer found a job lot, they could technically send back more covers tan they actually ordered…

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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