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    Strange Adventures #8 Bethlehem pedigree (DC, 1951) CGC VF- 7.5 Off-white pages. This is the famous gorilla cover that started it all! We're referring to Julius Schwarz' reaction after he found out that sales had doubled on this issue, simply because of the gorilla on the cover. DC began placing Gorillas on many different covers, and watched in amazement as sales skyrocketed. The cover is quite hilarious, and reminds us how patterns can be found in the strangest of places. This gorgeous copy is NM, but suffers from a small circular tear near the bottom edge of the back cover. Own a piece of marketing history. Overstreet 2002 VF 8.0 value = $544.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2002
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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