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    Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent FN 6.0 Slight (P) Off-white to white pages. This historic comic book needs little in the way of introduction, but let us remind you that the Caped Crusader himself, Bob Kane's Batman, made his debut within these very pages, and has of course been going strong ever since. Overstreet ranks this book number two on its "Top Golden Age Books" listing, right behind Action Comics #1 with its introduction of Superman. Few comics generate the kind of excitement this classic key issue creates; it's truly a thrill just to hold this slabbed book in one's hands (as this trembling cataloger can now testify). Yes, this copy carries with it the dreaded purple "Restored" label, but please allow us to point out that the work done was only minor; CGC notes, "Restoration includes spine splits sealed to cover, cover/centerfold reinforced." That's it -- no pieces added, no color touch. This copy, showing only moderate wear, retains plenty of great eye-appeal, and would make a proud addition to any collection. Overstreet 2005 GD 2.0 value = $31,500; VG 4.0 value = $63,000; FN 6.0 value = $94,500.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0055256003 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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