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    The Thing! #17 Northford pedigree (Charlton, 1954) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white page. Here's a beautiful, flawless black-background copy of this last issue of this title. Steve Ditko provides a colorful sorcerer cover, which brings to mind his later work on Dr. Strange for Marvel. Inside, there's a classic parody of "Through the Looking Glass" by Bob Powell. Art by another future Marvel regular, Dick Ayers, is featured inside as well. Overstreet 2005 NM- 9.2 value = $975. CGC census 12/05: 1 in 9.4, none higher.

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    January, 2006
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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