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    Detective Comics #38 (DC, 1940) CGC FN 6.0 Off-white to white pages. Unrestored copies of this key issue are seldom offered for sale, so we're pleased to be offering this blue-label copy of one of the top fifteen books in the hobby. It's the first appearance of Robin, who was the first teen sidekick character in comics, and of course remains the best-known kid hero in the present day. Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson are the cover artists. Overstreet 2010 FN 6.0 value = $13,800. CGC census 1/11: 2 in 6.0, 8 higher. From the Pinnacle Hill Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 914273001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    February, 2011
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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