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    Startling Comics #49 The Promise Collection Pedigree (Better Publications, 1948) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages. Possibly the most famous and highly sought-after of Alex Schomburg's airbrushed covers, and the robot, bondage cover, noted as a classic by Overstreet, has never looked better than on this tied-for-highest-grade pedigree copy. Schomburg is arguably the top cover artist of the Golden Age, and an online poll, done several years ago, to determine the best Alex Schomburg cover, ranked this as the second-best of his entire career behind only Suspense Comics #3, a book that in high grade has since surpassed the $250,000 mark. We are certainly expecting many multiples of 9.2 Guide for this one as well. Overstreet 2020 NM- 9.2 value = $22,000. CGC census 6/21: 5 in 9.6, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1973701012 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Proxy Bidding Ends
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    18th Friday 10:50 am CT
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    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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