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    Batman #1 Bob Kane Verified Signature (DC, 1940) CBCS Restored (Moderate Professional) FN 6.0 Off-white to white pages. Stunning in appearance, this copy not only presents as an even higher grade, the co-creator of Batman, Bob Kane, has signed and inscribed the back cover! The issue is currently ranked #5 on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list and has a bead on #4. Featured in this premiere issue are the first appearances of the Joker and the Cat (aka Catwoman) and a retelling of Batman's origin. The classic cover is by the team of Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson. CBCS has verified the authenticity of Bob Kane's signature. The book was inscribed "To my friend Sid -- with the complements [sic] of Batman and Robin. With the best wishes of the creator. Sincerely, Bob." CBCS notes, "Professional Restoration Includes: Small amount of color touch on cover, pieces added to cover, cover & centerfold reinforced, tear seals, cover cleaned." Overstreet 2018 GD 2.0 value = $50,000; VG 4.0 value = $100,000; FN 6.0 value = $150,000.

    More Information: EDIT: Inscription by Bob Kane described.

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    November, 2018
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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