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    Adventure Comics #72 (DC, 1942) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. This issue's ranked among the 100 most valuable comic books by Overstreet, and no wonder demand is high since it has Simon and Kirby's first work on the Sandman and their first work for DC, period! The cover by Jack Burnley features Starman, the reigning hero of the book up to this point who would soon be eclipsed by S&K's dramatic interpretation of the Sandman and Sandy. Other heroes seen in this issue are Hourman (with art by Bernard Baily) and the Shining Knight (drawn by Creig Flessel). This is an absolutely gorgeous copy, so it's no surprise that only the Mile High has received a higher grade. Overstreet 2009 NM- 9.2 value = $19,000. CGC census 4/10: 2 in 9.2, 1 higher. From the Gary Keller Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0041344011 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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