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    Crime Does Not Pay #22 (#1) (Lev Gleason, 1942) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. The first true-crime comic book, and the issue that launched an enormously successful genre! We've not seen any blue label copy since 2014 (a mere 3.0). It is considered "scarce," and the second most valuable of the genre -- #2 on Overstreet's list of Top Ten Crime Comics. Issue #23 is printed on the cover. Charles Biro cover art. Overstreet 2020 VF 8.0 value = $5,329; VF/NM 9.0 value = $9,415. CGC census 9/20: 1 in 8.5, 1 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1625872014 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    September, 2020
    10th-13th Thursday-Sunday
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