Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Detective Comics #3 (DC, 1937) CGC Apparent VG- 3.5 Slight (P) Cream to off-white pages. This is one of only two Detective issues to receive Overstreet's "rare" designation, and just one of two to receive a Gerber scarcity rating of "9." CGC's census further confirms this issue's rarity, as just four copies have been certified to date, none in high grade! What we're getting at is that this copy is not to be passed up, as who knows when you'll find another one. The cover art is by Creig Flessel. Featured characters in the issue include Slam Bradley, written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: tear seals to cover, cover & centerfold reinforced." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $1,750; VG 4.0 value = $3,500. From the collection of Patrick Marchbanks.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 589

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 December 14 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We were comfortable through the whole process because of the friendly yet professional approach Heritage took… The end result was more than worth it.
    Jennifer Lindsay,
    New Orleans
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,477,033
    2019 June 15 - 16 Animation Art - Dallas
    2019 June 15 - 16 Animation Art - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,071,175