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    Detective Comics #38 (DC, 1940) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Light tan to off-white pages. One of the early Golden Age classics from DC is the issue that introduces Robin, the Boy Wonder. The 2002 edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide lists this as the 14th most valuable comic of all time, and moving up on the "Top 100 Golden Age Comics" list. Batman creator Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson combine for cover and interior art. Fred Guardineer and Ken Ernst contribute additional interior story artwork. To date, CGC has certified just three unrestored copies of this issue in high grade, and several more in mid-grade, not much nicer than our offering. CGC notes, "Large piece of tape on spine. Tape removed from cover." If you're working on a tight budget, but simply have to have the keys, this one is for you! Overstreet 2003 GD 2.0 value = $3,333; VG 4.0 value = $6,666.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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