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    Action Comics #1 (DC, 1938) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Moderate (P) Cream to off-white pages. In comic collecting, nothing bestows bragging rights like a copy of Action #1, and this is one of the most visually appealing copies ever offered for public auction. We think collectors will appreciate what professional restoration has done for this copy: the large white, yellow, and orange cover surfaces, usually smudged on most any copy you'll find, are very attractive here. Considering that we've seen collectors gladly pay tidy sums even for moldy or hole-punched copies of this key book, we think this clean specimen is a purchase that will make a collector very happy. Beaming at you from the slab will be the most famous comic book cover of all time, and you will be holding in your hands the most significant comic ever as well. Of course, the issue has the first appearance of Superman, the most famous comic book character of all, written and drawn by his creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. It's the number one comic in the hobby, and we expect it to retain that status for as long as comic books are collected. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, cover cleaned, reinforced." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $39,000, VG 4.0 value = $78,000; FN 6.0 value = $117,000; VF 8.0 value = $240,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0747830002 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2006
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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