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    Marvel Comics #1 (Timely, 1939) CGC VG 4.0 Cream to off-white pages. The Marvel Age began right here, true believers! Marvel #1 is the third most-valuable comic book ever according to Overstreet, and it's the first Timely comic book, the issue that started the Marvel Universe that we all know and love. The Human Torch is the cover star (rendered by the great pulp artist Frank R. Paul), and this is also the character's first appearance. The Sub-Mariner also appeared on newsstands for the first time here, while Ka-Zar (resurrected from a short-lived pulp magazine series), the original Angel, and others rounded out this anthology book. CGC notes, "Three pieces of tape on interior cover." Overstreet 2015 VG 4.0 value = $48,000. CGC census 8/15: 2 in 4.0, 15 higher.

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