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    Detective Comics #31 Davis Crippen ("D" Copy) pedigree (DC, 1939) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. This is the nicest unrestored copy we've seen of this issue, a book that sports one of the most famous comic book covers of all. This classic by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson is the reason why this issue's listed among the 20 most valuable comic books by Overstreet! The inside of the comic also had a number of famous firsts, namely the debuts of the Batplane (called Batgyro here) and the Batarang (spelled "Baterang" in this early appearance). It's also got the first appearance of Bruce Wayne's fiancee, Julie Madison. And like all the early issues, this one backed up the Batman story with lots of private eye-type features, the most notable being a Slam Bradley story by Superman's creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Overstreet 2006 FN 6.0 value = $9,450. CGC census 6/06: 1 in 5.5, 3 higher. From the Crippen Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0745066002 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    August, 2006
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