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    Detective Comics #38 Larson pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages. One of the most influential books of the Golden Age, this issue is ranked at number 15 on Overstreet's list of the most valuable comic books. The reason for the fuss is that this issue introduced Robin the Boy Wonder, the most famous sidekick of all. Batman's creators hoped that giving Batman a partner would help sales, and it's said that sales nearly doubled as a result, ushering in a kid sidekick craze throughout comics. This issue's art is by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, and Batman and Robin's repartee is courtesy of scripter Bill Finger. This particular copy came from the renowned Lamont Larson collection, known for its glossy covers and high page quality. Overstreet 2004 FN 6.0 value = $10,314. CGC census 12/04: 1 in 5.5, 7 higher. From the Northern Lights Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0056473017 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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