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    Daring Mystery Comics #7 (Timely, 1941) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white pages. "The nicest book in the entire Chicorel collection" was the impression of the present writer after examining all the highlights before they were certified. Thus the NM+ certification comes as no surprise to us. If you get the chance to view the lots in person, don't miss this book, and if you're following the auction on, the zoom function is highly recommended!

    The only copy certified above 9.2 by CGC is one of just two certified above 8.0 to date (note that the existing 9.2 and a previously certified 9.0 are the same copy).

    As for this 9.6: the picture you see here says it all, but we'll note that the back cover is also absolutely immaculate, with not a hint of a dust shadow, and no other discoloration.

    Overstreet credits the cover art to Alex Schomburg, The very dynamic cover is in a different vein than the usual Timely formula, the better to spotlight an entirely new cast of characters that took over the title starting with this issue! While the likes of Captain Daring, the Challenger, the Silver Scorpion, the Blue Diamond, the Thunderer, and the Fin did not become household names, to us this underscores the vitality and creativity of the Golden Age, and we love the bold costumes of all of these heroes. Also, some of the creators involved are big names, most notably the Simon and Kirby team and Bill Everett.

    Overstreet 2009 NM- 9.2 value = $6,000. CGC census 4/09: 1 in 9.6, none higher. From the Chicorel Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 912194006 and purchase grader's notes if available.

    More information about Daring Mystery Comics, and Daring Mystery Comics #7.

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    May, 2009
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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