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    Detective Comics #38 (DC, 1940) CGC VG- 3.5 Light tan to off-white pages. Making his grand debut appearance this issue is Robin the Boy Wonder, the greatest kid sidekick ever created. The addition of Robin (aka Dick Grayson) to the somewhat grim Batman stories would effectively lighten the tone of this series, which made the feature more popular than ever. Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson get the art credits here. This copy has its share of problems; there's a split spine at the top of the book to the first staple, there's a small name written near the top of Robin's cape, the bottom right hand corner has some light chew marks, and the paper is starting to turn tan; still, this is still a pretty solid and attractive copy of a very important Golden Age key issue. Overstreet 2003 VG 4.0 value = $6,666.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2004
    21st Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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