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    Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Cream to off-white pages. It's one of comicdom's most important and sought-after issues, currently ranking as the sixth most valuable Golden Age book of all. The premiere issue has the first appearance of the Joker and the Cat (later Catwoman), plus an appearance by Hugo Strange. Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson combined efforts for the front cover and for the back cover pinup of the Dynamic Duo. CGC notes, "Cover detached and spine completely split." Overstreet 2008 GD 2.0 value = $8,200. CGC census 4/08: 3 in 1.5, 40 higher. From the Williamsport Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 787334003 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    May, 2008
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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