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    Detective Comics #38 Davis Crippen ("D" Copy) pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Off-white pages. Robin the Boy Wonder made his first appearance here, and the debut of the most famous sidekick in comics puts this key issue among Overstreet's 15 most valuable comic books. According to lore, sales of this title nearly doubled once Robin came onto the scene, and soon thereafter almost every costumed crimefighter in comics got a kid sidekick to share fisticuffs and wisecracks with. The issue's art is by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, and Batman and Robin's dialogue is courtesy of scripter Bill Finger. CGC notes, "Tape stain on cover." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $3,611; VG 4.0 value = $7,222. CGC census 6/06: 3 in 3.0, 17 higher. From the Crippen Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0745066005 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    August, 2006
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