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    Detective Comics #38 Allentown pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white pages. The fourth most valuable issue in the illustrious title's long run is the one that introduced Robin the Boy Wonder as Batman's sidekick. Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson combined for the cover and associated on interior story art, while other well-known Golden Age artists Ken Ernst and Fred Guardineer also contributed interior art. This copy has so much going for it we may run out of space! Not only is it from the respected Allentown pedigree, this copy was also part of the Nicolas Cage Collection. Just four copies of #38 have earned grades higher than FN+ 6.5 from CGC to date, and our beauty is the only copy grading higher than 9.0. Truly one of the highlights of our sale! Overstreet 2005 NM- 9.2 value = $60,000. CGC census 2/05: 1 in 9.4, none higher.

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    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
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