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    Adventure Comics #40 (DC, 1939) CGC VF- 7.5 White pages. This is the first time this copy has been offered at auction and just the second copy of #40 that we have seen in five years. The classic cover, by Creig Flessel, introduced the world to the Sandman and his exotic Gas Gun. Currently listed as the #23 book on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics, Adventure #40 contains the first conceived Sandman story (his New York World's Fair Comics appearance was the first to be published). This issue is listed as "rare" by Overstreet, and unrestored copies seem to be particularly hard to find, so this is the perfect time to snap up one of the nicest copies in existence! Overstreet 2020 VF 8.0 value = $53,280. CGC census 4/21: 1 in 7.5, 1 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1204521002 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    1st-5th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
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