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    Marvel Mystery Comics #40 Billy Wright pedigree (Timely, 1943) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. We've never seen a copy of this book with such bold cover colors -- what a showcase for the classic cover art of Alex Schomburg! If you judged this book on the front cover alone it would be a 9.4, and note that this copy has no writing or marking on the cover of any kind. We seem to recall one ace Timely collector calling this the best cover ever produced by that publisher. It's tough to argue with that giving the striking zeppelin attack scene. Our bidders in Iceland (and Heritage actually has quite a few) might be interested to note that that fair nation is being defended by the Human Torch here. Overstreet 2011 VF/NM 9.0 value = $3,505; NM- 9.2 value = $5,000. CGC census 2/12: 1 in 9.0, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 916170003 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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