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    Big Shot Comics #1 (Columbia, 1940) CGC FN+ 6.5 Off-white to white pages. This blockbuster premiere issue features the first appearances of Skyman and the Face to go along with familiar stalwarts like Joe Palooka, Charlie Chan, and Spymaster. Ogden Whitney, who later became the primary cover artist for the American Comics Group (ACG), provides The Skyman cover and interior story and is joined by other name artists such as Fred Guardineer, Mart Bailey, and Ham Fisher. Not a very common issue, CGC's most recent census only one copy of this issue with a higher certified grade. Overstreet 2003 FN 6.0 value = $678.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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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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