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    Action Comics #2 (DC, 1938). After seeing Action #1 on the newsstands, DC became nervous that the cover was too sensational, and yanked Superman from future covers, not to be seen there again until #7. Leo E. O'Mealia was handed the task of drawing the next five covers, starting with the fantastic adventure scene we see here. As Golden Age key issues have skyrocketed in price over the last decade, there has been a push towards the more affordable, and scarce second issues, particularly on books like Detective #28, Superman #2 and this book, the second appearance of the Man of Steel. A very attractive copy with little structural damage and great eye-appeal, exhibiting a spine roll and two holes towards the bottom spine, visible from the back cover. You can't get closer to the holy grail of comics than this issue. CGC VG/FN 5.0 Light tan to off-white pages. Overstreet 2001 FN 6.0 value = $8,570.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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