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    Detective Comics #32 (DC, 1939) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. Batman was one tough customer in his first few appearances -- not only does he use a gun in this issue, he shoots two villains while they're asleep! Overstreet calls it the "first time a costumed hero used a gun in comic books." Bob Kane's dark character was already the star of the book in this, his sixth appearance, and while he didn't get full cover billing here, this was the first issue to have the "Batman head" logo on the cover. The main cover scene is by Fred Guardineer. The detectives in the issue include Speed Saunders (drawn by Guardineer) and Slam Bradley (with a Jerry Siegel story and Joe Shuster art). Overstreet 2005 FN 6.0 value = $1,857. CGC census 3/05: 3 in 5.5, 2 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0129346005 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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