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    The Thing! #9 (Charlton, 1953) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. This bit of pre-Code Charlton creepiness hadn't ever passed through our hands before this auction. It has the claim to fame of being used in Seduction of the Innocent, with author Fredric Wertham noting, "Stomping on the face is a form of brutality which modern children learn early." The signature of Bob Forgione graces the cover, so we'd say it's a Forgione conclusion that he did the interior art as well. Overstreet 2005 VF 8.0 value = $494; VF/NM 9.0 value = $765. CGC census 12/05: 2 in 8.5, 2 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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