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    Marvel Comics #1 (Timely, 1939) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Off-white to white pages. The most valuable non-DC comic book in the world and understandably so -- it's effectively the Big Bang of the Marvel Universe. We've offered several copies over the past 15 years, but nearly one-half of those were either restored copies or unrestored copies graded GD 2.0 or less. It's been over a year since we offered a copy in any grade, and we've only had three unrestored copies with higher grades than this in over five years! The Human Torch is the cover star (rendered by the great pulp cover artist Frank R. Paul), and this is the character's first appearance. The Sub-Mariner appeared on the newsstands for the first time here, with Ka-Zar and the Angel also featured. Overstreet 2016 GD 2.0 value = $26,000; VG 4.0 value = $52,000. CGC census 11/16: 2 in 3.0, 18 higher.

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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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