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DescriptionMaster Comics #1 Crowley File Copy (Fawcett Publications, 1940) Condition: VG/FN. This oversized comic (10.5" x 14") made history by almost causing a lawsuit! DC thought that Master Man, the title character, whose origin and first appearance are here, was a little too similar to their hero Superman, and once they threatened to sue, Fawcett withdrew the character after just six issues. This was only the second Fawcett series after Whiz Comics, and it offered 52 huge pages of action for 15¢, but its size made it rather difficult to store, and thus to preserve in nice condition, making high-grade copies all but non-existent. Gerber rates the book a "7" or "scarce". Bears a "Checking Copy" stamp on the front cover. Overstreet 2020 VG 4.0 value = $2,000; FN 6.0 value = $3,000.
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