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    Weird Comics #1 Billy Wright pedigree (Fox Features Syndicate, 1940) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white to white pages. We've only offered this one a handful of times in collectible condition. This is a superhero comic despite appearances, and a fairly early one, pre-dating the first appearances of Green Lantern and Captain America. It was also the first comic to have the word weird in the title, which is significant because that word would later be considered a big sales booster. George Tuska bondage cover. Overstreet 2011 FN 6.0 value = $1,458; VF 8.0 value = $3,550. CGC census 2/12: 1 in 7.0, 2 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 22
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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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