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    Marvel Comics #1 (Timely, 1939) CGC Apparent FN+ 6.5 Extensive (P) Cream to off-white pages. The first Timely comic continues to be one of the most sought-after and elusive comic books of all. It's almost impossible to overrate the significance of the issue that introduced the Human Torch by Carl Burgos, the Sub-Mariner by Bill Everett, Angel by Paul Gustavson, Ka-Zar, and other characters to the Golden Age of comics. The cover is by pulp artist Frank R. Paul. You would have to look long and hard to find a more attractive-looking copy of the historic book than this professionally restored specimen. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, spine splits sealed, cover reinforced, cover and staples cleaned." Overstreet 2004 GD 2.0 value = $19,250; VG 4.0 value = $38,500; FN 6.0 value = $57,750; VF 8.0 value = $138,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0628436001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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