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    Archie Comics #1 (Archie, 1942) CGC VG- 3.5 Cream to off-white pages. Every copy of this book we've ever auctioned has sold for more than the Overstreet value, and we expect that trend to continue here -- people are realizing what a tough book this is, and demand is high. This issue is considered by Overstreet to be the first teen comic. Archie's previous appearances were in Pep and Jackpot, which also had adventure features, and he hadn't been the sole cover feature of a comic previously. This issue established the Archie-Veronica relationship, presenting a revised retelling of their first encounter. This book also has the very first appearance of Mrs. Andrews, Archie's mother. This is one of Overstreet's top fifty Golden Age books, and we continue to recommend that you go after it whenever offered, in any grade. Overstreet 2011 VG 4.0 value = $8,400. CGC census 2/12: 2 in 3.5, 9 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 178914002 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
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