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Detective Comics #140 Values

Publisher: DC, 1948

About Detective Comics #140

Origin and first appearance of the Riddler (Edward Nigma). Features Batman and Robin. Win Mortimer cover. Dick Sprang and Curt Swan art. Currently tied for #68 on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics.

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COVER DETAILS

Detective Comics #140 The Promise Collection Pedigree (DC, 1948) CGC NM+ 9.6 White pages....
Title: The Riddler!

Characters: Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma]

Pencils: Win Mortimer

Inks: Win Mortimer


STORY DETAILS

Title: The Riddler

Characters: Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed Mayor of Gotham City; Harrison Eagle (millionaire collector, introduction); The Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain, origin, introduction)

Synopsis: Having grown up an expert and a cheat when it came to solving puzzles, Edward Nigma decides to use this capacity to mystify the Police and Batman...as the Riddler!

Pages: 12.000

Script: Bill Finger

Pencils: Dick Sprang

Inks: Charles Paris

Notes: Credits verified by Sprang and Paris per Craig Delich.

Data Courtesy of Grand Comics Database under Creative Commons license

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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  6 4 9 3 9 10 15 16 8 19 14 8 10 10 10 5 5 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 167
Qualified  1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
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 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23
Total 8 5 12 5 10 11 15 17 10 22 15 8 10 10 14 8 8 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 196

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