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    Detective Comics #1 (DC, 1937) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Cream to off-white pages. The significance of this Platinum Age milestone is unquestioned -- it's the first issue of the title that gave comics publishing giant DC its name! It came out over a year before Action Comics #1 and over two years before Batman's first appearance in Detective Comics #27, the two most valuable comics of all -- and it's rarer than both. Overstreet and Gerber agree it's a "scarce" issue, and we can corroborate, having offered an unrestored copy in only two previous auctions! Historic was the issue, and historic were the contributors -- Vin Sullivan with the cover; Creig Flessel, Joe Shuster, Paul Gustavson, and Fred Guardineer with interior art; and Jerry Siegel with storywriting. Get your copy today! Overstreet 2007 GD 2.0 value = $9,150; VG 4.0 value = $18,300. CGC census 5/07: 2 in 3.0, 3 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0056443004 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2007
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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