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    Mad #1 (EC, 1952) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. Probably the best book in Gary Arlington's incredible EC collection, and a copy we thought had a very strong shot at 9.6 -- try to find something wrong with it! Harvey Kurtzman strikes a humorous nerve on the cover, with a man, a woman, and a child being stalked by that "slithering blob"... Melvin(!?!?), for the historic first issue of the very first and very revolutionary satire comic. This issue also has some great John Severin interior artwork. This stunning copy has awesome colors and great cover gloss, and additional art courtesy of Wally Wood, Jack Davis, and Bill Elder. Overstreet 2014 NM- 9.2 value = $7,300. CGC census 11/14: 2 in 9.4, 7 higher. From the Gary Arlington Collection.

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    November, 2014
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
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