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    Adventure Comics #40 (DC, 1939) CGC VG 4.0 Cream to off-white pages. This amazing cover by Creig Flessel introduced the world to the ominous look of the Sandman, who made his Adventure Comics debut here (this is believed to be the first Sandman story to be created, with his New York World's Fair Comics appearance beating it to publication). This issue is called "rare" by Overstreet, and unrestored copies seem to be particularly hard to find. The best CGC-graded copy is only a 7.0, and only a handful have been graded higher than our offering. This issue is number 11 in the 2004 Overstreet list of the most valuable Golden Age books; you can't go wrong with this key issue. Overstreet 2005 VG 4.0 value = $8,750. CGC census 2/05: 1 in 4.0, 5 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0008396002 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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