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    Detective Comics #40 (DC, 1940) CGC VG 4.0 Cream to off-white pages. A seminal issue, #40 contains not only the origin and first appearance of Clayface, but also presents the first Joker cover appearance (sans white face and purple suit). The Joker story that was intended for this issue was instead used in Batman #1. The cover of this ish is very similar to a splash page in the second Joker story in Batman #1. Artists include Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, and Fred Guardineer. Overstreet 2010 VG 4.0 value = $1,676. CGC census 10/10: 2 in 4.0, 16 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 913958001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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