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    Green Lantern #1 (DC, 1941) CGC GD/VG 3.0 Off-white to white pages. A year after the origin and first appearance of Green Lantern was featured in All-American Comics #16, the character got his own title. While not as rare as the earlier origin issue, this self-titled premiere also earned a "7" from Gerber's influential The Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books. It features a cover by Howard Purcell that Overstreet rates a "classic" and interior story art by co-creator Martin Nodell.
    The other co-creator, Bill Finger, signed the interior of the book for our consignor, Lee Castleman, at the same comic show he signed the copy of Castleman's All-American Comics #16, also being offered in our auction. This is a great opportunity to own either one or both of the two iconic Green Lantern issues. CGC notes, "Very minor amount of color touch on cover. (Tape on cover.) 'From Bill Finger' written on 1st page in pen." Overstreet 2014 GD 2.0 value = $2,700; VG 4.0 value = $5,400. CGC census 11/14: 3 in 3.0, 46 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 919419004 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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