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    Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FN+ 6.5 Cream to off-white pages. From the collection of William D. MacNeil, M.D. comes an unrestored copy of one of the more coveted books in the hobby. It's got the first appearances of two of the best-known comic book villains, the Joker and Catwoman. The cover by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson is one of the most famous images of Batman and Robin. Although any copy of this key is eagerly snapped up, a copy certified as unrestored should excite particular interest, since surviving copies of the comic tend to have restoration of some sort more often than not. Included with this lot is a 1976 letter from Dr. MacNeil, confirming that he bought this copy upon publication in Spring 1940 and was the sole possessor of it for the ensuing 36 years. Overstreet 2007 FN 6.0 value = $22,950; VF 8.0 value = $53,500. CGC census 6/07: 2 in 6.5, 11 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0792871001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2007
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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