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GRADING DICTIONARY
Here are the common abbreviations that occur in the comics industry.

ABBREVIATION

FULL NAME

ad

Arrival date

bc

back cover

bndry

bindery

brc

bottom right corner

brttl

brittle

bttm

bottom

cfo

center fold out

chew

chewed

chp

chip

cl

cover loose

clr chp

color chip

ct or clr tch

color touch

cnr

corner

crs

crease

co

chip out

cvr

cover

cvrlss

coverless

dst shad

dust shadow

dtch

detached

ext

extra

fc

front cover

fd

faded

fxng

foxing

g rat chew

giant rat chew

gl

glossy

grs pncl

grease pencil

int

interior

lft

left

lt

light

lt sub crs

light subs. crease

mnr

minor

mrvl chp

marvel chip

mssng

missing

owp

off white pages

pc

piece

pg

page

pll

pull

r

restored

reinf

reinforced

restpld

restapled

rll

roll

rstd

rusted

slvrfsh

silverfish damage

smll

small

splt

split

spn

spine

stckr

sticker

stmp

stamp

stn

stain

stpl

staple

sub crs

subscription crease

tn

tan

tny

tinny

tp

tape

tr

tear

wp

white paper

wrtng

writing

ws

water stain

wtr dmg

water damage

wvy

wavy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 


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