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    Action Comics #6 Billy Wright pedigree (DC, 1938) CGC VF+ 8.5 Off-white to white pages. This is the only copy graded above 7.0 to date, and one of just three graded above 6.0! We're talking about one of Overstreet's top 50 Golden Age comics. This very early Superman adventure (the Man of Tomorrow's sixth appearance) also has the debut of an unnamed "office boy," who according to Overstreet as well as DC's own Who's Who is none other than Jimmy Olsen. That's a pretty important debut in its own right, considering that Superman's Pal later starred in his own comic that ran for twenty years! We'd be remiss if we didn't note that this may be DC's first-ever gorilla cover -- a theme the publisher would return to over and over in later decades, to the delight of many fans including us. Leo O'Mealia is the cover artist. Overstreet 2011 VF 8.0 value = $15,000; VF/NM 9.0 value = $24,500. CGC census 2/12: 1 in 8.5, none higher.

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    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
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