Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options

    Description

    Century of Comics #nn (Eastern Color, 1933) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages. Just the third comic book ever made, this one came out after Funnies On Parade and Famous Funnies: A Carnival of Comics, but is much more valuable than either of its two predecessors. It's ranked among the 50 most valuable Golden Age comics by Overstreet, and would undoubtedly rank higher if not for the fact that no value above VF is listed! This comic's significance certainly makes it one to pursue: after the success of the previous comics mentioned above, companies such as Kinney Shoe Stores and Wheatena cereal asked M. C. Gaines, the "father of the American comic book," for another promotional giveaway item. And this one certainly topped its two 32-page predecessors, becoming the first 100-page comic book! The content consists of favorites from the Sunday funnies like Mutt and Jeff and Joe Palooka. Overstreet 2009 FN 6.0 value = $11,000. CGC census 10/09: 2 in 5.5, 2 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0101626001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 592

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Nov 19, 2009 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2022 February 4 - 6 Animation Art Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Every time I've had a question or an issue, whether it's about a charge, a consignment, getting books mailed, a check that needed to be sent, or whatever the issue has been, whether it's her department or not, Nancy always immediately gets back to me.
    Adam Perlman,
    Rochester, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search