1 Gamora #2 Francesco Mattina 1:25 Variant

WRITER: Nicole Perlman
ARTIST: Marco Checchetto
This book kept rising and rising, all the way up to $900 back in December for a 9.8, then copy-gate happened.  The last 2 9.8's have sold this month for just $410.

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2 Walking Dead #100 2nd Print

WRITER: Robert Kirkman
ARTIST: Charlie Adlard
Yikes…in the winter of 2015, 9.8's had risen all the way up to $350.  They have since slowly declined so far that you can now get one in a 9.8 for $50 or less.

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3 Invincible Iron Man #10 Salvador Larroca Variant

WRITER: Matt Fraction
ARTIST: Salvador Larroca
The price skyrocketed last fall up to $300 for a 9.8.  The price has now fallen down to $125 for the same 9.8.

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4 Fantastic Four #45

WRITER: Stan Lee
ARTIST: Jack Kirby
Prices ballooned to all time highs back in 2014-2015.  Now this isn't an easy sell at half those values with CGC 6.0's sitting around $300.

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5 Marvel Tsum Tsum #4 Dave Johnson 1:25 Variant

WRITER: Jacob Chabot
ARTIST: David Baldeon
After multiple sales for 9.8's over $1200, this one crashed back to earth and you can now get it for less than $500.  9.6's and raws have been hit too as you can pick those up for $200 or less.

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6 Batman (Vol. 2) #1

WRITER: Scott Snyder
ARTIST: Greg Capullo
This was an easy, very liquid $250 for a long time in 9.8 grade.  The price is down to half of that and you can get a CGC 9.6 for less than $50.

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7 Amazing Spider-Man #797 Mike Mayhew Variant

WRITER: Dan Slott
ARTIST: Stuart Immonen
Remember when warnings were given about Red Goblin?  Remember when 9.8's of this book commanded $500?  That was just last spring.  You can now get a 9.8 for less than $200.

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8 Infinity Countdown #1 Adi Granov ‘Virgin' Variant

WRITER: Gerry Duggan
ARTIST: Aaron Kuder
9.8's were selling consistently in the $150-175 range last summer.  Unknown Comics all of a sudden started selling the previously ‘sold out' issue and prices plummeted.  Picking up a 9.8 for as little as $40-50 is now possible.

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9 Superman Adventures #5

WRITER: Scott McCloud
ARTIST: Bret Blevins
Livewire was supposed to be the next Harley Quinn.  While she may still be primed for greatness, it hasn't happened and investors jumped ship.  9.8's had peaked around $300 and you can now get one for around $100.

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10 Rags #1 Tim Lim Patreon Variant

WRITER: Trent Luther and Brian Ball
ARTIST: Luigi Teruel
After all the dust has settled, this book that hit highs around $500 just 2 months ago is now just about a $50-60 book.

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Saga #1 RRP Variant

WRITER: Brian K. Vaughn
ARTIST: Fiona Staples

This one was gaining consistently up to around $3000 for 9.8's.  Then the series went on hiatus and it has decreased all the way down to $2000.  Strangely, the regular issue has stayed pretty consistent for the past year around $350 for 9.8's.

Star Wars #1

WRITER: Roy Thomas
ARTIST: Howard Chaykin
I don't know if it is just the sheer volume of copies available or what, but 9.8's had been around the $1500 mark for several years but have now slipped down to around $800.

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