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    Superworld Comics #1 (Hugo Gernsback, 1940) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Cream to off-white pages. Rated a "scarce" issue by both Overstreet and Ernst Gerber, this esoteric book is always a crowd-pleaser. The fantastic fantasy cover is by noted sci-fi pulp artist Frank R. Paul. Inside is the origin and first appearance of Hip Knox, Super Hypnotist. Other features were Mitey Powers, Buzz Allen, the Invisible Avenger, and Little Nemo. CGC notes, "4 pieces of tape on spine of cover & 1 on interior cover. Overstreet 2008 GD 2.0 value = $731; VG 4.0 value = $1,462. CGC census 4/08: 1 in 3.0, 5 higher.

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