Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Daring Mystery Comics #2 Larson pedigree (Timely, 1940) CGC VF/NM 9.0 White pages. Gerber and Overstreet both call this issue "rare," not a term either book bandies about lightly (it means 11 to 20 copies exist according to Gerber). But that's just one reason to covet this Golden Age gem. The cover, featuring The Phantom Bullet, is by Alex Schomburg, one of the masters of cover art. The interior artists include another of the greats, Joe Simon. And if all that isn't enough, witness the name "Lamont" lightly penciled on the cover -- that would be Lamont Larson, whose pedigree collection is one of the top five (some would say top two) ever discovered. A look at CGC's census offers the clincher: a mere four copies of the issue have been certified to date, and not only is this one the highest-graded at VF/NM, only one (a VF-) is even within shouting distance, with the stragglers firmly in "reading copy" territory. Overstreet 2004 VF/NM 9.0 value = $10,381; NM- 9.2 value = $14,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0062150006 and purchase grader's notes if available.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2004
    13th-14th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 849

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $6) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 30 days left to consign to the 2021 January 14 - 15 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Another super auction! As a consignor, I am very pleased with the results.
    Russ Cochran
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search