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    Famous Funnies #61-84 Bound Volume Group (Eastern Color, 1939-41) Condition: Average VG+. A favorite among early comics fans was Famous Funnies, filled with reprinted newspaper strips both well-remembered (Buck Rogers, Dickie Dare, Napoleon); and now-forgotten (BIg Chief Wahoo, Babe Bunting, Adventures of Patsy, Jitter). Early Jack Kirby Lightnin' and the Lone Rider art (signed "Lance" Kirby) can be found in a number of issues. Issue #81 contains the first appearance of Invisible Scarlet O'Neil. Great stuff for comics historians, fans of old strips, or comic collectors in general. These were file copies that were bound and trimmed into hardback books for office use -- Western Publishing presumably received these to use as reference, as the comics weren't published by Western. Most of the comics still retain their original cover gloss and like-new appearance. Overstreet 2005 VG 4.0 value for group = $1,120. From the Random House Archives.

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