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    Detective Comics #38 (DC, 1940). The sensational debut of Robin, the Boy Wonder, is the centerpiece of this legendary key issue, certainly one of the three most important Batman comics ever published. The memorable cover by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson (taken from the story's splash page) beautifully showcases Batman's new sidekick, and even gets the color of his cape right (as opposed to Batman #1, where the Boy Wonder's cape was mysteriously green). This is a very nice mid-grade copy of this important book; moderate dust shadowing and one minor spine split are what keep it from a higher grade. The book presents beautifully for this range, with sharp corners and virtually no cover wear; colors are bright and vibrant. Unrestored mid-grade copies of this classic book are very rare; as of this writing, this is the second-highest unrestored grade that has been certified for this issue. Label notes "heavy tanning interior front and back cover." CGC VG/FN 5.0 Light tan pages. Overstreet 2001 GD 2.0 value = $3,040; FN 6.0 value = $9,120.

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    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
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