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    Detective Comics #17 (DC, 1938) CGC GD+ 2.5 Slightly brittle pages. The nefarious Fu Manchu made his first DC appearance in this issue (note that the character on the cover of issue #1 was a Fu Manchu knockoff, not the original). Inside the comic, a serial featuring the popular villain begins, it's illustrated by Leo O'Mealia, and has a distinctive look, with typeset captions replacing word balloons. As for the rest of the issue, notable contributors include Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, who teamed up on the Slam Bradley and Spy features, and Bob Kane, who chipped in with a gag strip. Creig Flessel's cover features one of this title's regulars, Speed Saunders. This is the first time we've offered this issue here at Heritage! CGC notes, "Very minor amount of glue on spine of cover. (1 piece of tape on 1st page)." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $525. CGC census 5/06: 1 in 2.5, 4 higher. From the collection of Patrick Marchbanks.

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