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    Detective Comics #38 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent FN- 5.5 Slight (A) Cream to off-white pages. The first appearance of Robin the Boy Wonder puts this issue among the 20 most valuable Golden Age books. Robin was the first superhero sidekick, arguably the best, and undoubtedly the best-known to this day. Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson are the cover artists of this key issue. We were interested to see the name "Claire Moe" written at the top of the front cover. Mr. Moe was a comic artist who worked for several Golden Age publishers -- he's perhaps best known as the cover artist of Marvel Mystery #2. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, piece re-attached, tear seal, glue on spine of cover." Overstreet 2007 GD 2.0 value = $3,750; VG 4.0 value = $7,500; FN 6.0 value = $11,250.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0780766001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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