2001 DC THE FLASH #179 JOKER: LAST LAUGH JIM LEE COVER. RARE NEWSSTAND VARIANT GRADED CGC 9.8 WHITE PAGES. VERY LOW POPULATION OF 3 TOTAL ACROSS ALL GRADES. ACTUAL ITEM IN PICTURES FOR SALE. Comicbookinvest website has data showing that in 2001, newsstand variants only made up 2-5% of the total printed comic books on the market.
They were found at actual newsstands, often displayed in spinner racks inside liquor stores, grocery stores etc and were typically printed on lower quality paper and were never bagged and boarded and often abused.