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    Classics Illustrated #44 Mysteries of Paris - Original Edition (Gilberton, 1947) CGC VF 8.0 Off-white pages. Highest grade yet assigned by CGC for this issue. Used in Seduction of the Innocent, with author Fredric Wertham noting, "I had written that in the 'good' comic book The Mysteries of Paris blood shows beneath the bandage of a man whose eyes have been gouged out. The publisher demanded a retraction. But I stood my ground, because the blood was there." H. C. Kiefer cover and art. Overstreet 2005 VF 8.0 value = $406. CGC census 12/05: 1 in 8.0, none higher.

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    15th Sunday
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