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    Detective Comics #27 (DC, 1939) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Moderate (P) Off-white to white pages. The first appearance of Batman is ranked behind only Action Comics #1 in the ranking of the most valuable comic books, and since Batman is arguably a more popular character than Superman with the younger generation, we wouldn't rule out this key taking over the top spot one day. Just about everyone reading this has likely read Bob Kane's six-page story in one of the innumerable reprints, but the serious collector needs not only a copy of the original, but an attractive-looking one, and boy, does this fill that bill. An assist by a professional restoration expert has returned this copy to pretty much what it must have looked like back in 1939, making it a desirable acquisition indeed. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, cleaned." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $32,143; VG 4.0 value = $64,286; FN 6.0 value = $96,429; VF 8.0 value = $192,859.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0041341005 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    May, 2007
    3rd-4th Thursday-Friday
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