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    Strange Adventures #8 (DC, 1951) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages. This isn't just any gorilla cover, it's the cover that started the gorilla craze at DC. As the book Comics: Between The Panels reported, "When the circulation figures on the book tumbled in, (editor Julius) Schwartz said, 'The editor-in-chief came in and said, 'What happened to the circulation, it almost doubled in sales.' I looked at it and said, 'Maybe it was the gorilla.'" As the saying goes, the rest is history! By the way, the issue has interior art by Alex Toth and Gil Kane. Overstreet 2007 NM- 9.2 value = $1,360. CGC census 9/07: 2 in 9.2, 2 higher.

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    November, 2007
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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