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    Adventure Comics #48 (DC, 1940) CGC FN 6.0 Cream to off-white pages. This is one of the key issues of Adventure's run, in fact it's a key DC issue, period. It's the very first appearance of early superhero the Hourman, whose powers last for one hour from the time he takes a dose of Miraclo. Hourman went on to become a charter member of the Justice Society as well as starring in this title for many an issue. The caped hero is drawn on the cover and inside the comic by Bernard Baily. Among the book's other stories is a tale featuring Hourman's future JSA colleague the Sandman (drawn by Ogden Whitney). The other "name" artists include Bob Kane and Paul Gustavson. Overstreet lists this key issue among the top 30 most valuable comic books of all. Overstreet 2005 FN 6.0 value = $6,700. CGC census 1/05: 1 in 6.0, 2 higher. From the Northern Lights Collection.

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