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    Detective Comics #40 (DC, 1940) CBCS Conserved GD/VG 3.0 Off-white to white pages. Featuring Batman and Robin. Includes the origin and first appearance of Clayface, and also the Joker's first cover appearance (sans white face and purple suit). The Joker story that was intended for this issue was instead used in Batman #1, and the cover of this issue is very similar to a splash page in that book. Artists include Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, and Fred Guardineer. CBCS notes, "Amateur Conservation Includes: Cover & interior reinforced, spine splits sealed, staples cleaned." Overstreet 2015 GD 2.0 value = $1,000.

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