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    More Fun Comics #53 Rockford pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC NM+ 9.6 Cream to off-white pages. Just a few years after DC launched its first comic book title (originally called New Fun Comics), its most enduring character, the Spectre, debuted. This is a breathtaking copy of one of the greatest Golden Age comic books of all, featuring Part II of the origin of the Spectre. Bernard Baily's cover is etched into most serious collectors' minds, but until you see this pedigreed copy, you probably had no idea this rare issue could look so fresh. The Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books rates it an "8" ("rare"), and of the nine copies CGC has certified to date, this Rockford copy ties with a Mile High copy for the top spot. Baily and Bob Kane art are featured in the interior. Overstreet 2009 NM- 9.2 value = $65,000. CGC census 1/10: 2 in 9.6, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0044492001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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