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Adventure Comics #48 Values

Publisher: DC, 1940

About Adventure Comics #48

First appearance of Hourman. Bernard Baily cover and art. Sandman appearance. Bob Kane and Ogden Whitney art. Currently #50 on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics.

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COVER DETAILS

Adventure Comics #48 Mile High pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. This major key issue of Adventure features t...
Title: The Hour-Man!

Characters: The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; The Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (inset)

Pencils: Bernard Baily (signed)

Inks: Bernard Baily (signed)


STORY DETAILS

Title: Origin of the Hour-Man

Characters: The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Mr. Bannerman; Marcia Van Shelton; Mary Kennedy; Patsy; Randall (villain); John Kennedy (villain, reforms at end of story)

Synopsis: Chemist Rex Tyler discovers a powerful chemical he calls "miraclo", and decides to put his new powers to work helping the oppressed. His first case involves the recovery of stolen pearls and the reforming of a would-be crook.

Pages: 6.000

Script: Ken Fitch

Pencils: Bernard Baily (signed)

Inks: Bernard Baily (signed)

Letters: Bernard Baily

Reprints: Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #96 (February 1972)

Notes: Expanded version presented in Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #16. Rex Tyler's post office box (#28) is given in this story. Fitch writer credit from Craig Delich and verified by Martin O'Hearn; we previously credited Gardner Fox. Letterer credit from Craig Delich.

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CGC Census Report*

Grade 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 Total
Universal  3 0 0 5 1 0 2 2 2 2 1 4 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 31
Qualified  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Signature Series  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Restored  1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 3 2 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 20
Total 4 0 0 6 1 0 3 2 3 2 1 6 4 4 3 0 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 50

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