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    Detective Comics #140 (DC, 1948) CGC VF- 7.5 Cream to off-white pages. The origin and first appearance of the Riddler (Edward Nigma) is currently tied for the #74 position on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics. Win Mortimer provided the puzzling cover featuring Batman and Robin, and the quintessential quizmaster. Dick Sprang and Curt Swan art. We can count on just two hands the number of higher-graded CGC copies on the current census for the issue. Overstreet 2020 VF 8.0 value = $17,500. CGC census 4/21: 5 in 7.5, 10 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1076137003 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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