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    Best Comics #1 (Better Publications, 1939) Condition: FN/VF. This is the first time we've seen this comic, which is rated "scarce" by both Overstreet and Gerber. It was the very first comic book published by the prolific publisher Better (also known as Standard and Nedor). Its gimmick was a horizontal format! It's also slightly larger than the usual Golden Age comic, measuring 10 11/16" wide by 8" high. The comic has the adventures of the Red Mask, with humor and text features taking up the majority of the issue. This copy's fresh cover gloss as well as its provenance lead us to suspect that this may be the Edgar Church/Mile High copy. Overstreet 2006 FN 6.0 value = $261; VF 8.0 value = $544.From the John McLaughlin Collection.

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    September, 2006
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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