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    Century of Comics #nn (Eastern Color, 1933) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. Just the third comic book ever made, this one came out after Funnies On Parade and Famous Funnies: A Carnival of Comics, but is much more valuable than either of its two predecessors. It's ranked among the 50 most valuable Golden Age comics by Overstreet, and would undoubtedly rank higher if not for the fact that no value above VF is listed! This comic's significance certainly makes it one to pursue: after the success of the previous comics mentioned above, companies such as Kinney Shoe Stores and Wheatena cereal asked M. C. Gaines, the "father of the American comic book," for another promotional giveaway item. And this one certainly topped its two 32-page predecessors, becoming the first 100-page comic book! The content consists of favorites from the Sunday funnies like Mutt and Jeff and Joe Palooka. Overstreet 2009 FN 6.0 value = $11,000. CGC census 10/09: 2 in 5.5, 2 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0101626001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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