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    Detective Comics #140 (DC, 1948) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. One of Batman's greatest arch-adversaries, the Riddler, has his origin and first appearance in this issue. Win Mortimer, one of the most prolific of all the artists who took a turn on the Caped Crusader, created this memorable cover. Other DC stalwarts Dick Sprang and Curt Swan contribute interior art. And now, a word about the condition of this copy: Goodgoshamighty! This key issue is rarely found in high grade, probably because of the abundant yellow background. CGC's latest census asserts that only three other copies have earned so much as a VF 8.0 certification, and none but this stunning copy has graded higher than VF 8.0! One of the gems of this auction. Overstreet 2003 NM 9.4 value = $5,800.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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