Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Pep Comics #1 (MLJ, 1940) CGC NM- 9.2 Cream to off-white pages. Over a year before Captain America Comics #1, the first patriotic superhero was introduced in this issue -- The Shield. This terrific example stands alone atop CGC's census as the highest-graded to date. That grade alone makes it a rarity, since MLJs from this era are rarely found in high grade, evidenced by CGC's census showing a mere 10 copies having earned grades as high as Very Good/Fine 5.0 to date. Also featured is the first appearance of the Comet, and a robot cover by Irv Novick. Additional interior art by Jack Binder and Jack Cole. Overstreet 2017 NM- 9.2 value = $17,500. CGC census 11/17: 1 in 9.2, none higher.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 22
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 762

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 April 30 - May 2 Comics Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    What an excellent job you did, and I am very pleased with this first sale.
    Thaya S.,
    Newark, NJ
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,692,116
    2020 January 9 The Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection from the Estate of D. Peter Ogden Online Auction
    2020 January 9 The Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection from the Estate of D. Peter Ogden Online Auction
    REALIZED $157,435