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    Detective Comics #33 (DC, 1939) CGC GD- 1.8 Cream to off-white pages. One of the most popular and sought-after early Detectives is this one featuring a gun holster-wearing Batman on the Bob Kane cover (only Batman's fourth cover appearance). The origin of Batman is also inside. Any copy of this issue commands a good deal of attention from our bidders, and we expect no less for this copy! Kane, Sheldon Moldoff, and Fred Guardineer art. Currently issue #33 is listed in the #19 spot on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list. Overstreet 2016 GD 2.0 value = $9,000. CGC census 2/17: 5 in 1.8, 36 higher.

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    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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