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    Giant Comics Edition #12 Diary Secrets (St. John, 1950) Condition: GD. The #1 most valuable romance comic in the hobby according to Overstreet's ranking, this is an issue we've never offered before, but having seen the way #9 and #15 from this same series have performed in our auctions, we expect very strong interest in this one. The prostitute cover by Matt Baker speaks for itself! Despite the cover text that might appear to tie in with interior stories, each copy of this comic had different re-bound comics inside. One of those herein happens to be the scarce Adventures #1; also included are Teen Age Romances #6 (which features Baker art), Teen-Age Diary Secrets #4, and one issue we couldn't identify. Two of these were comic/magazine hybrids which St. John would trim down slightly to include in these re-bound books. This copy's back cover is beginning to separate, with a 2 1/2-inch split at the top and a 3/12-inch split at the bottom, and the last couple of pages have 3-inch tears. The page quality is cream to off-white. Overstreet 2007 GD 2.0 value = $132.

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    August, 2007
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