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    Detective Comics #168 Davis Crippen ("D" Copy) pedigree (DC, 1951) CGC FN+ 6.5 Cream to off-white pages. The origin of the Joker is revealed in this issue! And not only is this the only Golden Age telling of the origin, the Silver and Bronze Ages didn't add new information to the story... so while this book has a higher Guide value than the issues before and after it, it remains a major bargain as far as we're concerned! That "Red Hood" fellow on the cover is in fact the Joker, by the way. The cover art is credited to Lew Schwartz. Overstreet 2006 FN 6.0 value = $1,044; VF 8.0 value = $2,262. CGC census 6/06: 2 in 6.5, 9 higher. From the Crippen Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0745068001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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