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    Mad #4 Gaines File pedigree 8/12 (EC, 1953) CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages. According to EC lore, Mad was a modest seller over its first three issues, with #4 providing the big break for the fledgling publication. Maybe it was Harvey Kurtzman's memorable cover, but it could also be the brilliant parody "Superduperman" drawn by Wally Wood. If you grew up in the 70s you might remember the reprint of this issue that was a bonus in a Super-Special of that era. So grab an immaculate copy of the original! Overstreet 2010 NM- 9.2 value = $1,350. CGC census 4/11: 5 in 9.8, 1 higher.

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    May, 2011
    5th-6th Thursday-Friday
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