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    Batman #1 Incomplete (DC, 1940) CGC NG (No Grade) Brittle pages. One of the top issues in the comic hobby, featuring the first appearance of the Joker and the Cat (Catwoman). Hugo Strange appearance. Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson cover and art. Bill Finger story. CGC notes, "Coverless. (1st wrap missing, affects story. Spine of 2nd & 3rd wrap completely split & detached.) Incomplete." Even incomplete copies of this book are hot right now - this could be yours! This lot includes a nice cover reproduction of the issue -- the comic could be removed from the slab and placed between the covers for that "authentic" feel. Overstreet 2012 GD 2.0 value = $17,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 917786001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    May, 2013
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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