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    Action Comics #1 (DC, 1938) CGC VF- 7.5 Moderate (P) Off-white to white pages. Your eyes do not deceive you -- this is a gorgeous copy of the most valuable comic book of all, the origin and first appearance of Superman. Anyone who doubts what professional restoration can accomplish needs to take a look at this stunner of a copy! The cover and pages are so fresh-looking it makes you feel like you're back in 1938 and just plucked this, very gingerly, off the newsstand. We have had the privilege to sell a few copies of this comic over the years, but this one most closely approximates the feeling you'd have of getting an off-the-presses original. The edges are perfect, and the white pages and white areas of the front cover are brilliant. It's hard to overstate the significance of Action #1, which by universal consensus started the Golden Age of comic books. Even people who aren't comic collectors know that this is one of the most desirable collectibles in existence, and as such, owning the original bestows the ultimate in bragging rights on the owner. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, spine/pages reinforced, cleaned." Overstreet 2005 GD 2.0 value = $38,500; VG 4.0 value = $77,000; FN 6.0 value = $115,500; VF 8.0 value = $231,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0006252001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    January, 2006
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