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    Detective Comics #40 (DC, 1940) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white pages. When one thinks of icon books this issue comes immediately to mind. You have the second appearance of Batman and Robin in an action sequence, and the first time Robin is actually placed in peril. The wonderful perspective of Robin's plight is truly palpable as Batman rushes to the rescue and confronts the Joker in his first ever cover appearance. This first appearance and origin of Clayface also contributes to the importance of this true key issue. At the time of this writing, this is the highest graded CGC copy and it certainly shows. The bold and vivid colors jump off the page and let you know that you are looking at something very special indeed. Overstreet 2002 NM 9.4 value = $8,200.

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    March, 2003
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