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    More Fun Comics #52 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent FN- 5.5 Moderate (B-3) Cream to off-white page. It's one of the most coveted comic book issues from the dawning of the Golden Age, ranking #12 in Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list. The big deal is the origin and first appearance of The Spectre. Bernard Baily is responsible for the cover and also provides interior story art. The Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books rates the issue as an "8" or "rare," and it's next to impossible to find in unrestored high grades. Only seven unrestored copies have earned CGC grades higher than 3.0, and just a total of nine have earned grades higher than 1.0! So, this nice restored copy deserves your attention! CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced, staples replaced." Overstreet 2013 GD 2.0 value = $8,000; VG 4.0 value = $16,000; FN 6.0 value = $24,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1290485001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    CGC has expanded its restoration scale to help collectors understand what was done to their book. Among newly added terminology, a letter grade of 'A', 'B', or 'C' is assigned to indicate the quality of the materials used in restoration coupled with the visual quality of the work done. 'A' denotes Excellent, 'B' is Fine, and 'C' is Poor. A quantitative numerical scale of 1-5 is assigned to indicate the extent of the restoration: Slight (1), Slight/Moderate, Moderate, Moderate/Extensive, and Extensive (5), respectively. Specific details of the new terminology can be found at CGC's website:

    http://www.cgccomics.com/news/viewarticle.aspx?IDArticle=4084

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