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USA Comics #1 Values

Publisher: Marvel, 1941

About USA Comics #1

Joe Simon and Jack Kirby cover art, plus splash page for the Defender. Origin and first appearance of the Whizzer. Origin of Major Liberty (called Mister Liberty in this first issue). The Defender with sidekick Rusty and Jack Frost begin. Basil Wolverton art on Rockman story. Only appearance of the Young Avenger.

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COVER DETAILS

USA Comics #1 Billy Wright pedigree (Timely, 1941) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages....
Characters: The Defender [Don Stevens]

Pencils: Jack Kirby

Inks: Joe Simon


STORY DETAILS

Title: The Hideous Dame Kackle

Characters: The Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty (introduction, Defender's sidekick); Sally Kean (introduction); Dame Kackle (villain, introduction)

Synopsis: When U.S. Marine Don Stevens investigates the death of a man who was pushed from an old schooner, it is the Defender who is called to the fore to battle the evil Dame Kackle.

Pages: 18.000

Pencils: Al Avison ?; Charles Nicholas ?

Inks: Charles Nicholas

Notes: Pencils previously credited to Charles Nicholas. Revised art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo, 4/4/2007. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-18-08.

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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  1 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 4 4 0 1 5 2 5 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 42
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Restored  0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Total 1 0 1 2 1 1 3 3 5 2 5 4 0 2 8 3 7 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 59

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