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    Detective Comics #40 (DC, 1940) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white to white pages. Featuring Batman and Robin. Includes the origin and first appearance of Clayface, and 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, 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. CGC notes, "Very minor amount of glue on spine of cover." Overstreet 2014 VG 4.0 value = $2,000. CGC census 5/15: 5 in 4.0, 23 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1291578003 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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