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    Marvel Comics #1 (Timely, 1939) CGC Apparent VF/NM 9.0 Moderate (P) Cream to off-white pages. The very first Marvel (Timely Comics at the time) comic book is on a very short list of collectors' most coveted issues of all time. Over the decades since its original 1939 printing, this issue has vied with Action Comics #1 and Detective Comics #27 as the most valuable among Overstreet's "Top Golden Age Books" list. Bill Everett's Sub-Mariner's origin is featured, as are the first appearances of the Human Torch by Carl Burgos and the Angel by Paul Gustavson. About this beautiful, professionally restored copy CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced, cleaned." Overstreet 2009 GD 2.0 value = $23,000; VG 4.0 value = $46,000; FN 6.0 value = $69,000; VF 8.0 value = $155,000; VF/NM 9.0 value = $270,000.

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    February, 2010
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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