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    Action Comics #23 (DC, 1940) CBCS GD+ 2.5 Off-white pages. This issue heralded the first appearance of Superman's superstar super-villain, Lex Luthor (who actually appears with red hair!). It's also the first mention of the Daily Planet, and the first appearance of the Black Pirate (Jon Valor). Currently tied for the #43 book on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics. Joe Shuster provided the Superman cover and interior art, and Sheldon Moldoff, Bernard Baily, and Fred Guardineer added interior art. CBCS notes, "Cover detached." Overstreet 2019 GD 2.0 value = $4,375.

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