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    Tip Top Comics #1-12 Bound Volume (United Features Syndicate, 1936-37) Condition: VG+. From the outside, this is the nicest bound volume you'll ever see, and the comics inside look great as well! This book, along with two other volumes, was sold only at the 1939 World's Fair and bound by the publisher in very handsome pictorial boards, the front showing Tarzan by Rex Maxon, and the back the Captain and the Kids by Rudolph Dirks. The first issue in this volume is Tarzan's first comic book appearance! As more and more collectors are finding out, bound volumes are an ideal way to preserve comics, and the copies here, though of course trimmed in the binding process, have a VF or better look about them. The pages are off-white with cream edges. Issues #1, 3-8, and 11 each have a small star-shaped piece cut out of the respective comic book cover. This is the rare bound volume that has an Overstreet listing -- the 2006 Guide assigns the book a VG value of $540. However, as is our custom for bound volumes, we have noted the combined VG value of the comics below, and we expect an auction result that far eclipses either figure. Overstreet 2006 VG 4.0 value for group = $4,326.From the John McLaughlin Collection.

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    September, 2006
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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