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    Detective Comics #38 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Moderate (P) Cream to off-white pages. The first appearance of Robin the Boy Wonder started one of the most imitated concepts in all of comics. Just ask Bucky, Roy the Super-Boy, Sandy, Speedy, Pinky, Toro, etc. etc. Punching and kicking are just more fun when accompanied by puns and wisecracks! In the same vein, keys are more fun when they've been lovingly restored to look as appealing as this copy here. By the way, the tape stains mentioned in CGC's notes obviously refer to the interior cover, as the visible portion of the spine looks fine. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, cleaned, reinforced. (Tape stains on entire spine of cover.)" Overstreet 2008 GD 2.0 value = $3,850; VG 4.0 value = $7,700; FN 6.0 value = $11,550; VF 8.0 value = $29,000. From the Kylberg Collection.

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    May, 2008
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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