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    Green Lantern #4 San Francisco pedigree (DC, 1942) CGC VF/NM 9.0 White pages. Green Lantern and his buddy Doiby Dickles join the army and go to war on this cover, which is poignant because of the pedigree involved here. The San Francisco books belonged to a young man named Tom Reilly, who went off to war himself in 1942. Tom must have really loved comic books, as he or his family arranged to continue purchasing all comics released during his stay in service, so he could enjoy them upon returning. As you might guess, Tom never came back from his tour of duty, and his unread books were carefully stored away. They are now highly regarded as one of the most important collections of Golden Age comics yet discovered, rivaled only by the legendary Mile High hoard. CGC ranks this comic as best among the eight copies of issue #4 graded to date. Overstreet 2003 VF/NM 9.0 value = $3,750; NM 9.4 value = $5,000.

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