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    Detective Comics #31 (DC, 1939) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Cream to off-white pages. One of the most famous comic book covers of all, this one's a classic by any measure. It's a cover which has been paid homage to by many subsequent Bat-artists over the years, but none have matched the ominous mood set here by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson. The intense interest in this cover is also the primary reason that this book is listed among the top 20 most valuable comic books by Overstreet. But don't discount the story, which has a few major firsts, namely the debuts of the Batplane (called Batgyro here) and the Batarang (spelled "Baterang" in this early appearance). It also features the first appearance of Bruce Wayne's fiancee, Julie Madison. As this was a very early Batman appearance, the Bat-story is backed up by a plethora of other detective stories, the most notable of which is Slam Bradley by Superman's creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Overstreet 2004 GD 2.0 value = $2,815; VG 4.0 value = $5,636. CGC census 12/04: 2 in 3.0, 8 higher. From the Northern Lights Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0056045015 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    February, 2005
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