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    Detective Comics #39 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent FN/VF 7.0 Slight (P) Off-white pages. Robin first appeared in the issue preceding this one, making #39 one of the earliest adventures for the Dynamic Duo. And the Boy Wonder is thrown right into the action, becoming a prisoner of the opium-smuggling tong known as the Green Dragon! Such intrigue was nothing new for Detective -- this was the title that featured Chin Lung and Fu Manchu in its early days, after all. Backup features include Slam Bradley, the Spy, Speed Saunders, and the Crimson Avenger. The cover and the Batman story are by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: cover reinforced." Overstreet 2005 GD 2.0 value = $; VG 4.0 value = $581; FN 6.0 value = $1,162; VF 8.0 value = $1,743.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0130624004 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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