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    Detective Comics #18 Mile High pedigree (DC, 1938) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. The cover is a classic -- I don't care who you are! Creig Flessel is the artist and Fu Manchu is the character. Unrestored copies of this book are tough to come by, and this is the highest-graded copy we've ever offered.
    Batman was nine months away and Superman had been in just three comics when this issue hit the stands. Fu Manchu was actually the star of a feature at this time, and the lineup of good guys included Slam Bradley (two-fisted sleuth), Speed Saunders (plainclothes cop), Buck Marshall (range-ridin' detective), Bart Regan (spy), and Cosmo ("the phantom of disguise"). A real gem among early DCs, and even with the slight mis-cut on the top edge, this truly exceptional copy holds the highest grade that CGC has yet awarded for the issue! Overstreet 2013 VF 8.0 value = $7,975; VF/NM 9.0 value = $11,238. CGC census 11/13: 1 in 8.5, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0918124001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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