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    Action Comics #5 (DC, 1938) CGC VG 4.0 Slightly brittle pages. In almost 20 years of comic auctions, we have only seen three unrestored copies of this book with a grade higher than FR 1.0! This fifth appearance of Superman (he made a cover appearance on Action Comics #1, but didn't appear on the cover of Action again until issue #7) is currently tied for the #45 spot on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics, and Gerber's The Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books lists it as "rare." Leo E. O'Mealia did the desperate-in-the-desert cover, and Joe Shuster, Fred Guardineer, and Bernard Baily added interior art. Overstreet 2019 VG 4.0 value = $7,332. CGC census 11/19: 4 in 4.0, 13 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 2050685001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    21st-24th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 28
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